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.
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.
ESPN Boss Admits Cocaine Extortion Plot Forced His Resignation
The December resignation of ESPN chief John Skipper led to speculation of imminent harassment scandals, but the truth was far more complicated. Skipper now reveals that threats of extortion from his cocaine dealer placed both ESPN and his family in an “untenable position.”
‘Blue’s Clues’ Reboot Happening at Nickelodeon With New Host
Pretty soon, kids and adults will all have the exact same shows to grow up on. Filming on a brand-new Blue’s Clues is set to begin this summer, and Nickelodeon will hold open auditions for the next host (but sadly not the dog).
‘Roseanne’ Revival Lampshades Dan’s Death in First ABC Trailer
One wouldn’t necessarily expect the Conner family to take stock of the Oscars, but Roseanne is officially going for gold. The 90th Academy Awards brought our first look at ABC’s upcoming Roseanne revival, and John Goodman’s miraculous return has not gone unnoticed.
Disney Confirms Multiple ‘Star Wars’ TV Series, Creator Announcement Soon
No one knew when Disney might confirm details of its streaming service’s live-action Star Wars TV series, but word of Game of Thrones bosses heading to the movies raised questions. Now, Disney bosses profess “a few” Star Wars series may be in the works, along with their own immi…
‘This Is Us’ Simmers Crock-Pot Feud in New Super Bowl Promo
This Is Us fans will have to wait until after the Super Bowl to learn the exact circumstances of Jack’s fate, but Crock-Pot is getting an early reprieve. Following fan uproar over the appliance brand’s involvement in a deadly fictional fire, Milo Ventimiglia and NBC try to squash the b…
A ‘Murphy Brown’ Revival Is Happening at CBS With Candice Bergen
The onslaught of classic sitcom revivals continues. Next on the factory floor is none other than Murphy Brown, as CBS is putting together an official reunion series with original star Candice Bergen and creator Diane English.
Meryl Streep Is Joining the Cast of HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2
Meryl Streep is coming for your Emmys next. Hollywood’s most beloved actress is officially headed to TV, as HBO’s Big Little Lies pours a little California wine into the Holy Grail of Season 2 castings.
‘SNL’ Sets Will Ferrell and Jessica Chastain as January Hosts
This coming weekend will see Sam Rockwell taking the SNL stage for the first time, but January 2018 has yet more celebs in store. Season 43 will continue the year with fellow first-timer Jessica Chastain, along with SNL vet Will Ferrell.
Johnny Galecki Says ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Will End in 2019
Not even CBS can keep The Big Bang Theory afloat forever. Star Johnny Galecki now says that CBS’ highest-rated comedy will likely call it quits after twelve seasons, sending off Leonard, Sheldon, Raj, Penny, Howard, Bernadette and Amy as early as 2019.