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.
‘SNL’ Season 43 Adds Three New Cast Members, Seven (!) New Writers
We knew changes were coming to SNL Season 43 after the departures of Vanessa Bayer, Bobby Moynihan and Sasheer Zamata, but these additions are real buzzer-beaters. Ahead of Saturday’s premiere, SNL welcomes Heidi Gardner, Luke Null and Chris Redd to the series, with more than double as many w…
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Might Not Air Until 2019
Star Trek: Discovery just aired its premiere, and already we’re impatient for Season 2. The same lengthy production that delayed Sunday’s arrival repeatedly might keep us waiting until 2019 for a second round, according to producers.
‘Battle of the Bastards’ Director Might Return for ‘Game of Thrones’ Final Season
The shortened run of Game of Thrones Season 7 still managed several standout hours, but nonetheless lacked some visual flair from seasons past. That may change for the eighth and final run, as fan-favorite “Hardhome” and “Battle of the Bastards” director Miguel Sapochnik …
‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Will Finally Let Negan Drop F-Bombs
Long before The Walking Dead had us sweating Negan’s first victim, fans were concerned how AMC might replicate the villain’s colorful language. We’ve seen alternate takes on DVD, but it seems AMC may finally allow Jeffrey Dean Morgan to let a few F-bombs drop in Season 8.
‘Fuller House’ Stopped Asking Olsen Twins to Return as Michelle
Netflix’s Fuller House returned somewhat quietly over the weekend, especially as Season 3 marked the original Full House’s 30th anniversary. The series is known for celebrating its sitcom past, but if thirty years couldn’t attract either Olsen back to their humble beginnings, pr…
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Leaps Off the Page With New Opening Credits
If you’ve seen one montage of Federation ships sailing through space, you’ve seen them all. That’s why Star Trek: Discovery aimed for something different with its title credits, as the intricate designs and technology leap off the page before Sunday’s premiere.
Sam Waterston Returning to ‘Law and Order’ for ‘SVU’ Stint
Law & Order will outlive us all, and SVU will cement that with the return of a long-lost fan-favorite. No, not Christopher Meloni, but Sam Waterston picking up the Jack McCoy mantle for the Law & Order spinoff’s 19th (!) season.
‘Walking Dead’ Boss Hints at New Big Bad Debut in Season 8
The Walking Dead’s new key art made explicit Season 8's intent to adapt the comic “All Out War,” but could the battle with Negan really last sixteen episodes? Perhaps not, as showrunners hint that Season 8 will resolve the conflict, and potentially move on to a new, soft-sp…
No One Knows Where to Shoot in New ‘Walking Dead’ Season 8 Key Art
The Walking Dead has a grave new threat to face in Season 8. Sure, there’s Negan, the dead and that whole “All Out War” thing, but depth-perception is the real killer. There’s enemies on all sides in new Season 8 key art, and no one seems to agree which way is up.
Netflix Wanted ‘Stranger Things’ 3 and 4 Shot Back-to-Back (Because of Puberty)
There’s good reason child actors rarely hang around genre TV, as cameras capture their growth faster than stories can tell. The Stranger Things kids too will seem noticeably older in Season 2, and Netflix even hoped to shoot the next two seasons back-to-back to avoid that pesky puberty.
Trevor Noah Will Remain Our ‘Daily Show’ Host Through 2022
Like John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight, The Daily Show is settling in for the long haul. Comedy Central confirms Trevor Noah has extended his contract through at least 2022, with the the addition of annual year-end specials.
‘Fuller House’ Celebrates 30th (!) Anniversary in First Season 3 Trailer
Full House is now officially too old to live with its parents. Thankfully, Netflix successor series Fuller House doesn’t pay rent, so there’s nothing (too) creepy or sad about returning to that iconic house for Season 3, especially as the new trailer commemorates the show’s 30th…