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 Best TV Shows of 2017 (According to Kevin Fitzpatrick)
Peak TV got even Peak-ier this year, taking us everywhere from Gilead, to Monterey, to another universe populated solely by Carrie Coon. Join ScreenCrush TV critic Kevin Fitzpatrick on the impossible task to rank the very Best TV Shows of 2017!
NBC Is Officially Considering an ‘Office’ Revival for Next Season
NBC is rarely one to learn the right lessons from success, so how best to follow a thriving Will & Grace revival? Why, undoing any goodwill from The Office series finale, of course, and plotting an official revival for the 2018-19 season!
Aaron Sorkin Wants to Reboot ‘The West Wing’ With Sterling K. Brown
The age of TV reboots hasn’t quite taken us back to The West Wing, though it’s at least on Aaron Sorkin’s mind. Don’t worry about a Trumped-up Jed Bartlet, however, as Sorkin reveals a potential revival might elect Emmy-winner Sterling K. Brown to the highest office. So, …
David Cassidy, Star of ‘The Partridge Family,’ Dies at 67
A music legend and iconic TV star alike has sadly left us. Actor-singer David Cassidy, best known for his place among The Partridge Family, has passed away at the age of 67.
‘SNL’ Pays Tribute to Las Vegas, Tom Petty With Jason Aldean Cold Open
Much as we saw last season, SNL took time at the top of the show to address a major tragedy with song. Watch this weekend’s cold open, as Las Vegas singer Jason Aldean pays tribute to lost lives with a special acknowledgement for Tom Petty.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Announces Breast Cancer Diagnosis on Twitter
The fight is just beginning for one of Hollywood’s most revered comediennes. Veep and Seinfeld favorite Julia Louis-Dreyfus took the courageous step of announcing her own breast cancer diagnosis over Twitter, pivoting the discussion to healthcare as HBO answers questions about Veep’s f…
CBS ‘Kevin Can Wait’ Spent Fifteen Seconds Killing Off Erinn Hayes’ Donna
Sitcoms don’t have the most graceful history of handling turnover among cast (Two and a Half Men, anyone?), and CBS’ Kevin Can Wait has added one for the books. Watch how they handled the departure of Erinn Hayes as Kevin’s wife Donna … in less than twenty seconds.
‘Fuller House’ Stopped Asking Olsen Twins to Return as Michelle
Netflix’s Fuller House returned somewhat quietly over the weekend, especially as Season 3 marked the original Full House’s 30th anniversary. The series is known for celebrating its sitcom past, but if thirty years couldn’t attract either Olsen back to their humble beginnings, pr…
‘Starsky and Hutch’ Reboot Developing From ‘Guardians’ Director James Gunn?
TV reboots are starting to run amok once more, but it’s another matter when Marvel director James Gunn is guarding one. The Guardians of the Galaxy favorite may take a crack at reviving classic cop duo Starsky & Hutch, bringing a few other big Gunns with him.
NBC Has Tried Reviving ‘Frasier’ for Years, But No ‘Real Interest’
NBC really went all-in on its revivals with a Will & Grace renewal and talk of more 30 Rock and The Office, but one must-see-comedy in particular can hear the blues a-calling. A new report suggest NBC has had conversations to revive Frasier for years, albeit with one notable hitch.
‘How I Met Your Mother’ Spinoff Back in Development With New Writers (Again)
Brace yourself, that How I Met Your Mother spinoff is coming around for another pass. After CBS’ initial attempt at a How I Met Your Dad and FOX’s This Is Us-superseded version, a third group of 20th Century Fox writers will take aim at a female-focused reboot.
‘Twin Peaks’ Not Likely to Be Renewed for Season 2 on Showtime
It’s hard to believe we’re already thirteen weeks into Showtime’s expansive Twin Peaks revival; partly because you’d be hard-pressed to follow any one linear story. We might not have much more closure after the Labor Day finale either, as Showtime doesn’t believe i…
‘Roseanne’ Revival Confirms John Goodman’s Dan Is Alive, More Alum Cast
We’re starting to a see a bizarre revival trend in which shows like Will & Grace completely ignore their finales in favor of a comeback. So too is Roseanne confirmed to ignore its meta-twist ending, because what’s Roseanne without John Goodman’s Dan?
ABC Scuttles ‘Little Mermaid’ Live Musical Plans Until 2018, If Ever
Live network musicals are still pretty hit and miss, and some don’t get the chance to have their voices heard. Case in point, The Little Mermaid will remain under ABC for the time being, cancelling October plans for a live adaptation.