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.
John Mahoney, Star of ‘Frasier,’ Dies at 77
One of TV’s most beloved fathers has sadly passed away. Reports confirm that John Mahoney, best known for his role as the curmudgeonly Martin Crane across eleven seasons of Frasier, died in Chicago at the age of 77.
‘Westworld’ Season 2 Sets April Premiere in Violent Super Bowl Trailer
If the football game doesn’t look like anything to you, we have something that might. Return to Westworld as HBO drops the first official Season 2 trailer, chock-full of all the robot-on-human carnage you could ask for from the Super Bowl, along with an April premiere date.
Mark Salling, Star of ‘Glee,’ Dies of Apparent Suicide at 35
An already-tragic aftermath of FOX’s Glee has taken another sad turn. Disgraced star Mark Salling has been found dead at the age of 35, as police appear to have ruled the actor’s death a suicide.
Norm Macdonald Might Be Getting His Own Netflix Talk Show
As Netflix wades deeper into high-profile talk shows, Norm Macdonald may soon join their ranks. The comedian and former SNL star recently suggested his podcast duties might next extend to a full-fledged Netflix talk series, though negotiations aren’t final just yet.
‘Wonder Years’ Star Claims Series Ended Over Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
The series finale of The Wonder Years may have been more contentious than we thought. According to star Alley Mills, the series hadn’t originally intended to conclude with Season 6, and only did so over a looming sexual harassment case against Fred Savage and Jason Hervey.
Would a ‘Friends’ Revival Be as ‘Sad’ as Lisa Kudrow Says?
Now that CBS has reached back through time to bring Murphy Brown to 2018, the age of revivals is truly upon us. Many have long-viewed Friends as the Holy Grail of potential reunion series, but star Lisa Kudrow now dismisses the prospect as “sad.” Is she right?
Kevin Spacey Cost Netflix $39 Million Over ‘House of Cards’ and ‘Gore’
The price of doing business with predators is high. A new Netflix earnings report from the end of 2017 reveals that the streaming giant took a staggering $39 million write-down in disbanding the relationship with Hollywood abuser Kevin Spacey, both in shortening the final House of Cards season and s…
‘Veep’ Season 7 Moves to 2019 for Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Cancer Recovery
Fans of Julia Louis-Dreyfus want the Emmy-winning actress in good health, and Veep isn’t taking any chances. The HBO comedy will officially postpone filming on the seventh and final season until Louis-Dreyfus has had time to recover from chemotherapy for her breast cancer, thereby placing a p…
A Reality Show Crew Was Arrested Smuggling a Fake Bomb Into an Airport
A bomb scare at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey turned out not to be terrorism, but pure stupidity. Reports claim at least seven members of a reality show TV crew were arrested on Thursday for filming an attempt to smuggle a fake bomb through TSA checkpoints.
Trump Tell-All ‘Fire and Fury’ Is Getting Its Own TV Show
We knew the Trump presidency would make one hell of an event series someday; maybe not one year in, and three weeks after its tell-all book. And yet, the all-consuming Fire and Fury novel will indeed spark its own TV adaptation, landing a seven-figure deal for author Michael Wolff.