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.
The ‘Roseanne’ Revival Cut an Insanely Dark Gun Storyline
The hoopla surrounding ABC’s Roseanne revival has largely died down, even as the series continues pushing hot-button topics. That said, producer Whitney Cummings now reveals a cut gun control story written before the Parkland shootings, but considered too dark for TV.
‘Friday Night Lights’ Is Becoming a Movie Again
From book to movie, TV and back again. Friday Night Lights is finally returning to the big screen, but perhaps not how you hoped – new Halloween director David Gordon Green has signed on to direct an entirely new movie iteration of the high school football drama.
Tina Fey and Amy Schumer Are ‘SNL’ Season 43’s Final Hosts
Donald Glover may be hosting SNL next month alone, but he won’t be taking May solo. The final Season 43 hosts and musical guests have been announced, including four extremely talented women.
Cary Elwes Is Joining the ‘Stranger Things 3’ Cast
Stranger Things 3 casting is already the stuff of fairy tales. The Netflix drama’s ‘80s sensibility will carry on, as Princess Bride icon Cary Elwes is set to join the Stranger Things cast in a political role that confirms other recent rumors.
Carol Burnett’s Netflix Talk Show Will Premiere in May
At long last, Carol Burnett is coming to Netflix with A Little Help. The revered comedienne’s new kids-themed talk show has officially set a May premiere for all twelve episodes. Check out the first teaser and get the full list of guests, from Billy Eichner to Taraji P. Henson.
NBC Renews ‘Will and Grace’ Revival for a Third (!) Season
Most revivals are one-and-done, so leave it to Will & Grace to break down another norm. Following NBC’s pre-premiere renewal for a bonus tenth season, the network is already confirming a third revival run before the first has finished airing.
Did ‘The Office’ Just Confirm Toby Was the Scranton Strangler?
The Office has been closed down for years, but not everything was resolved. A persistent theory claims that the Scranton Strangler is none other than Toby Flenderson, and NBC has even put out a new Making a Murderer-style video hinting as much.
Netflix Cancels ‘Patches’ Reward System for Young Binge-Watchers
Just like that – binge-watching Netflix is once again its own reward. The streaming service has pulled the plug on an incentivized “patches” feature that parents complained was encouraging kids to binge shows at unhealthy rates.
Netflix Is Reportedly Developing a ‘60 Minutes’-Style News Show
Something had to fill those 700 TV and movie slots, so Netflix may be getting into the news business. Reports suggest the streaming giant is looking into its own “weekly news magazine show” in the vein of 60 Minutes or 20/20.
Sterling K. Brown Recreates ‘SNL’ Credits in Adorable New Promo
SNL promos have been increasingly esoteric in recent years, but may now have outdone themselves. This Is Us star Sterling K. Brown heralds his hosting debut with a new miniature recreation of the SNL opening credits, which might be the cutest thing you’ll ever see.
‘Star Wars Resistance’ Is Rumored to Be Disney’s Next TV Project
As Star Wars Rebels comes to a close, Disney may have tipped its hand to the next generation of Star Wars TV. Suspicious trademarks for the name Star Wars Resistance already have fans abuzz with possibilities for the new series coming to Disney streaming.
Hide the Twigs, A ‘Blair Witch’ TV Series Is in Development
Lionsgate’s 2016 attempt at a surprise Blair Witch revival didn’t exactly reignite the franchise, but there’s always TV! Reports indicate that the newly-branded Studio L is working on a small-screen iteration of The Blair Witch Project, along with a number of other adaptations.
Looks Like Kristin Chenoweth Is Officially Out of ‘American Gods’
Another of the old Gods is bidding America farewell. Following some initial uncertainties, American Gods star Kristin Chenoweth has taken a new NBC role that spells out “no future plans” for Season 2 of the Starz drama.
McDonald’s Sets ‘Rick and Morty’ Szechuan Sauce Return (For Real This Time)
The great Szechuan Wars seem so very long ago, and McDonald’s is finally ready to make peace. The fast food favorite has officially announced plans to bring back the infamous Szechuan sauce in a quantity Rick and Morty fans should be pleased by.