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.
Natalie Portman Raps With Andy Samberg, Defends ‘Star Wars’ in ‘SNL’ Return
It’s been twelve years since Natalie Portman hosted SNL, and you’d better believe another rap was coming. Watch the Annihilation star take on motherhood and defend the Star Wars prequels (with returning alum Andy Samberg) in a new Portman rap worthy of the original.
‘Stranger Things’ Boss Hints at New Season 3 Evil, Fewer Episodes
Word that Stranger Things 3 would wait until 2019 has us all upside down, but there may be good news yet. Season 3 of the breakout Netflix drama is largely mapped out, including new “forces of evil” and slim hope that fewer episodes might keep a 2018 premiere in play.
A ‘Mighty Ducks’ TV Series Is Reportedly Quacking Up at ABC Studios
Practice your quacks and get in Flying V formation – The Mighty Ducks may be skating onto a TV near you. Reports indicate that the classic kids’ sports comedy is eyeing a return to the ice with a new TV iteration from the original trilogy’s screenwriter.
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.
Aziz Ansari Responds to Sexual Misconduct Claim: ‘I Continue to Support the Movement’
This past weekend saw Master of None star Aziz Ansari seemingly added to the #MeToo movement after an account surfaced of the comedian’s repeated attempts to proposition a date for sex. Now, Ansari has issued a statement largely corroborating the account, and adding “I took her words t…
‘The Walking Dead’ Renewed for Season 9 With New Showrunner
Soft ratings on The Walking Dead Season 8 have raised questions of the series longevity, and we at last have an answer. The flagship AMC drama will return for a ninth season with (most of) its cast intact, though Angela Yang will take over for Scott Gimple as showrunner.
‘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.
‘Flight of the Conchords’ Officially Returning With New HBO Special
The Conchords are officially making a return Flight. HBO confirms that Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement will return to HBO in their musical roles with a new hour-long Flight of the Conchords reunion special, just in time for spring.
Self-Driving Pizza Trucks Are Real, Because Life Is ‘Black Mirror’ Now
Of all the dark, dystopian tech Black Mirror has devised in four seasons, we never thought pizza would betray us. And yet, our inexorable slide into Charlie Brooker’s digital nightmare continues, as Pizza Hut will soon have self-driving trucks out to murder us all.
Louis C.K. TBS Comedy ‘The Cops’ Officially Scrapped Over Sexual Harassment
No less than four FX series understandably cut ties with Louis C.K. once word of his harassment habits broke, but animated TBS comedy The Cops only suspended production. Now, TBS and FX have opted not to replace C.K. as star and producer; rather shuttering the series altogether.
‘Animaniacs’ Reboot Officially Lands at Hulu With Two-Season Order
Whatever your take on TV’s endless revivals, the latest will really put some bologna in your slacks. Yes, the Animaniacs are officially returning, as Hulu places a two-season order for a new version of the classic series with Steven Spielberg returning as executive producer.
David Letterman Netflix Series ‘My Next Guest’ Sets January Premiere With First Tease
A voice we’ve dearly missed is finally coming back to late night. David Letterman has officially booked his Netflix debut with new series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction; setting a monthly schedule with guests like George Clooney and Barack Obama. Watch the first teaser!