The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
‘Simpsons’ Boss Slams Apu Controversy: People ‘Pretend They’re Offended’
Just when Simpsons voice Hank Azaria seemed to turn a corner on the Apu controversy, creator Matt Groening drags us right back. The longtime producer accuses viewers of “pretending” the character is more offensive than they actually believe.
Amazon Prices Are Going Up – Is ‘Lord of the Rings’ to Blame?
Amazon is going all-out for its original series, but that money has to come from somewhere. The company confirms its Prime membership costs will rise 20% next month, and it may just have to do with all those expensive new TV offerings like Lord of the Rings.
‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Is Officially in Production
Things are about to get pretty strange in Hawkins … again. Watch the cast of Stranger Things reassemble with a few new faces, as our first teaser for Season 3 announces the start of production.
Netflix Data Reveals ‘Stranger Things’ Insane Premiere Ratings
Netflix may never reveal full “ratings” for movies and TV, but one inescapable fact is now clear: Stranger Things is more popular than Bright. New Nielsen data puts the ‘80s Netflix sci-fi far above other originals in same-day watching, atop other surprising statistics.
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Visits the Enterprise in First Season 2 Tease
Star Trek: Discovery may not return until 2019, but Season 2 is already boldly going. Get a look at the new (old) Enterprise with a first production teaser that puts a Discovery spin on those classic yellow, red and blues.
‘SNL’ Stars Colin Jost and Michael Che Will Host the 2018 Emmys
Weekend Update is officially going to the Emmys. NBC confirms that SNL writers and stars Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the 2018 ceremony later this year, while creator Lorne Michaels is getting back involved as well.
‘Luke Cage’ Takes on NFL Draft in First Season 2 Clip
Marvel’s Luke Cage is officially out of hiding. The Harlem hero is ready to show off his full strength in Season 2, and our first clip from the June premiere is perfectly timed to all the college athletes going pro with the NFL Draft.
Allison Mack’s Sex Cult Has Already Inspired Multiple TV Series
Well, we couldn’t toss “sex cult” and “TV actress” around without someone in Hollywood getting ideas. So it is that multiple groups are looking to adapt the NXIVM sex-trafficking group that got Smallville star Allison Mack arrested, both in TV docu-series and ficti…
‘Black Mirror’ Returns to the ‘80s in First Season 5 Photos
It’s no “San Junipero” sequel, but Black Mirror is once again headed to the ‘80s. Filming has begun on a new Season 5 episode in London, and our first photos reveal a treasure-trove of forgotten 1980s businesses and even more easter eggs.
‘Game of Thrones’ Author Confirms No ‘Winds of Winter’ in 2018
Another winter will have come and gone before Game of Thrones fans feel the Winds. Series author George R.R. Martin has confirmed readers’ worst fears – the Song of Ice and Fire’s long-awaited sixth novel won’t hit shelves until at least 2019.
Nickelodeon’s ‘Double Dare’ Officially Returning for New Episodes
We double-dare you not to love this – one of Nickelodeon’s greatest game shows is officially oozing back onto TV. The network confirms new episodes of ‘80s-‘90s classic Double Dare will arrive as early as this summer.
Lauren Cohan Officially Back for ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 9
The Walking Dead will not be devoid of Maggie in Season 9. Star Lauren Cohan confirms AMC worked out a deal for her return, though her character may still leave the series in light of Cohan’s new project.