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.
George Clooney Returns to TV to Lead and Direct New ‘Catch-22’ Series
Add another name to the ranks of Hollywood A-listers dipping a toe in TV. George Clooney will return to the medium that made him famous to both star in, and direct a new limited series adaptation of Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.
SNL Rounds Out October With Tom Hanks, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars
Time will tell if SNL manages to up its Season 42 ratings surge with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, but the latter two weeks of October are shaping up nicely as well. Not only is Emily Blunt confirmed for October 15, but so too will Tom Hanks and Lady Gaga make their SNL returns.
Green Day Says ‘American Idiot’ Movie Happening at HBO
Green Day’s operatic American Idiot album naturally lent itself to a full-scale musical, but could it keep the same energy through a televised adaptation? We might find out, as Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong says HBO is in early stages of adapting the former Broadway musical.
‘American Horror Story: Roanoke’ Has Another Premise Twist Coming
Just when you thought our long national eye-roll was over, and American Horror Story had finally unveiled its meta-Roanoke premise, Ryan Murphy will throw another curveball. The enigmatic showrunner teases that Season 6 will have a major shakeup midway through, and then again by Roanoke’s end…
Science Man Bill Nye Wants You Hooked on Netflix for His New Series
Keeping firm on its goal of upping original content to 50% of its offerings, Netflix is ready to hook the science crowd with a new talk show from acclaimed expert and media personality Bill Nye. We’ll have to wait until 2017 for Bill Nye Saves the World, but observe some early experimentation…
‘Fuller House’ Season 2 Sets December Premiere With First Poster
The first season of Netflix’s Fuller House did the legwork of cramming in as many past guest stars and references as possible, so will the second run stand on its own? We’ll find out inside the year, as Fuller House Season 2 sets a December bow with a new poster, seemingly ditching the…
‘Supergirl’ Spins the Wheel on Dichen Lachman as DC’s Roulette
It remains to be seen if Supergirl Season 2 (her first on The CW) will correct any perceived stumbles of the first year, but its use of recognizable DC figures remains on point. Newest to enter Supergirl’s orbit is Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The 100 favorite Dichen Lachman, spinning the wheel…
‘The Simpsons’ Returning Homer’s Greatest Enemy for 600th Episode
Season 28 is shaping up to be a big one for The Simpsons; not solely for the series’ first hour-long special, or even the 600th episode, but also some of the familiar faces popping up. To wit, the joint Treehouse of Horror and 600th episode will feature the return of one of Homer’s gre…
Orlando Bloom, Gugu Mbatha-Raw Lead Joe Swanberg’s Netflix ‘Easy’ Tease
Just when you thought you had a handle on Netflix’s upcoming series, in swoops Joe Swanberg with a star-studded anthology series about modern sex and love. See Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Orlando Bloom, Malin Akerman and so, so many more in the first teaser and photos from Netflix’s Easy Septembe…
Bill Nye Will ‘Save the World’ With New Netflix Talk Show
It’s been a banner day for Netflix, between a Stranger Things Season 2 renewal and a closer look at Luke Cage, and Bill Nye is here to continue the streak. Yes, the Science Guy is coming back to a serialized format, as Netflix prepares to launch a Bill Nye Saves the World talk show in 2017.
SNL Losing Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah for Season 42
SNL is built for a bit of turnover here and there, but that doesn’t remove the sting from losing some of its best not-ready-for-primetime-players. To wit, Season 42 has some surprising departures, including series veterans Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah.
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Confirms Episode Order, Summer 2017 Premiere
Now that the mystery of Game of Thrones Season 6 has come to an end, the final seasons remained an open question for HBO, between reports of truncated episode orders and delayed production. Now, we finally know that Season 7 will get underway this summer, aiming for a Summer 2017 premiere with seven…