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.
Richard Hatch, Original ‘Battlestar Galactica’ and Reboot Star, Dies at 71
Sad news for fans of both the original, and rebooted Battlestar Galactica series, as actor and sci-fi icon Richard Hatch has passed away. The producer, writer and onetime soap opera star was 71.
NBC Considering ‘American Idol’ Revival Season, Because NBC
It hasn’t been terribly long since FOX said goodbye to American Idol, what with the whole “reality competition” craze having appreciably cooled since the early 2000s regardless. Still, leave it to NBC to potentially drag Ryan Seacrest back to the stage for a revival season, thro…
Daryl Gets a New Crossbow and Carol Takes Aim in Fresh ‘Walking Dead’ Trailer
Andrew Lincoln swore that The Walking Dead would feel more optimistic in the back half of Season 7, and may actually live up to that promise. See Daryl and Carol lock and load once more in a new trailer, while Eugene surprisingly enjoys his stay with Negan, and even Rick cracks a smile!
‘Vikings’ Star Travis Fimmel Sets New History ‘Anti-Hero Anthology’
Ragnar may be drinking ale from curved horns in the halls of Valhalla, but Vikings star Travis Fimmel has plenty more work ahead. The former king will star, write and produce in a new History anthology series exploring the anti-heroes of history, beginning with Wyatt Earp.
Andrew Lincoln Swears ‘The Walking Dead’ Will Be Less Depressing in 2017
It’s been an exceptionally punishing year for fans of The Walking Dead, who first endured the cop-out of Negan’s entrance, a summer spent waiting, and about eight episodes since of misery under The Saviors’ reign. Rick will finally fight back when Season 7 returns in February, a…
Debra Messing Says ‘Will and Grace’ Revival Reports Are ‘Wrong’
Will & Grace fans eager for a revival after the 2016 election short got a shot in the arm with star Leslie Jordan’s announcement that a 10-episode order was already placed, but you know what they say when things sound too good to be true. That Debra Messing will publicly humiliate you ove…
Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Princess Leia, Dies at 60
Terrible news to confirm today, as a beloved icon and Star Wars star’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Carrie Fisher, actress behind both Princess and General Leia, has passed away at age 60. The revered actress and comedic presence had earlier suffered a heart attack en-route from …
SNL Sets ‘Rogue One’ Star Felicity Jones to Host 2017 Return
The year’s final SNL host Casey Affleck poked fun at the seeming oddity of his own presence as the final guest of 2016, but if anyone seemed more appropriate, it’d be Rogue One star Felicity Jones. Thankfully, the erstwhile Jyn Erso will get her chance as the first host of 2017.
Facebook Wants to Start Buying Original TV Content
There’s no one definition to “TV” anymore, considering half of our most-watched series are easily binged on a phone. Great shows can come from unorthodox places, and Facebook might be getting ready to stretch that definition further with its own line of original and scripted con…
Alan Thicke, ‘Growing Pains’ Star, Dies at 69
As 2016 seems to be an unendingly cruel mistress, another beloved TV parent has left us behind. Alan Thicke, actor behind Growing Pains patriarch Jason Seaver has passed away at age 69. The acclaimed sitcom star had only days earlier made a surprise cameo in the second season of Netflix’s Ful…