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.
‘Clarissa Explains It All’ Reboot in Development at Nickelodeon
We don’t need Clarissa to explain today’s TV revival fad, but darn it all if Nickelodeon isn’t calling her anyway. Melissa Joan Hart is in talks to return to one of her most famous roles, as Nickelodeon plots a new rendition of Clarissa Explains It All.
The Situation Faces Jailtime in First ‘Jersey Shore’ Revival Trailer
The Jersey Shore cast really has a situation now. MTV’s Family Vacation revival heads to Miami in the first official trailer – a little older, slightly wiser and an even hotter mess, but no less fun. Plus, bonus courtroom procedural with The Situation!
Netflix Is Reportedly Developing a ‘60 Minutes’-Style News Show
Something had to fill those 700 TV and movie slots, so Netflix may be getting into the news business. Reports suggest the streaming giant is looking into its own “weekly news magazine show” in the vein of 60 Minutes or 20/20.
Netflix Cancels ‘Patches’ Reward System for Young Binge-Watchers
Just like that – binge-watching Netflix is once again its own reward. The streaming service has pulled the plug on an incentivized “patches” feature that parents complained was encouraging kids to binge shows at unhealthy rates.
‘American Idol’ Contestant Speaks Out on Unwanted Katy Perry Kiss
We’ll spare you the “I Kissed a Girl, and Didn’t Like It” joke.
HBO Bosses Hint at Major ‘Game of Thrones’ Series Finale Deaths
Game of Thrones fans have at least another year before HBO brings the saga to a close, but the end has already come for many involved. Case in point, network bosses tease that a recent finale reading had cast member after cast member “falling down to their deaths.”
‘Walking Dead’ Cast Urges AMC to Meet Lauren Cohan’s Salary Demands
The Kingdom and The Hilltop are standing together. Weeks after news broke that The Walking Dead star Lauren Cohan might leave the series behind, co-star Khary Payton has delivered a surprisingly frank message to AMC, calling on the network to “pay the woman.”
O.J. Simpson May Have Confessed to Murder in Lost ‘If I Did It’ Special
There’s good reason FOX never aired the 2006 O.J. Simpson If I Did It interview. The “Lost Confession” finally came to light on Sunday, and a few telltale slips during the macabre interview may see Simpson confirming his guilt in the murders of Nicole Brown and Ronald Goldman.
‘Game of Thrones’ Might Be Hinting at a Cold Fate for Cersei
If you thought Cersei had it too easy in Game of Thrones Season 7, the final episodes may deliver the comeuppance you seek. New filming reports suggest an actor’s return that may have dire consequences for Cersei, as well as a very chilly relocation.
A Fake ‘Simpsons’ Word Has Embiggened the Real Dictionary
As often as The Simpsons predicts reality, America’s favorite family can sometimes make their own. Such is the case with a perfectly cromulent new addition to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, dating all the way back to a 1996 Simpsons episode.
‘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.
‘SNL’ Tackles One of ‘Star Wars’ Biggest Mysteries in New Cut Sketch
We’ve long-since forgiven Star Wars oddities like sound in space or planets with one ecosystem, but one thing never adds up: Why does everyone speak different languages to one another? SNL sought to answer exactly that with a new cut-for-time short.