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’s ‘Weekend Update’ Officially Going Primetime in August
The rumors are true: SNL is taking Weekend Update out for a primetime spin once more. Seeing as today’s news is never not in need of incisive comedy, Colin Jost and Michael Che will end their summer breaks early to bring new half-hour Weekend Update episodes to NBC.
‘Big Bang Theory’ Spinoff ‘Young Sheldon’ Gets Series Order, Jon Favreau
The Big Bang Theory is certainly up there in its twilight years, but the TV world will not be bereft of “Bazinga!” for long. Prequel spinoff series Young Sheldon is officially coming to CBS, with none other than Jon Favreau attached to direct.
YouTube Reveals ‘YouTube TV’ Subscription Service for Cord-Cutters
If you thought the cord-cutters’ market was aggressive before, just wait until you get a load of YouTube TV. The online video staple announced the full scope of its live TV bundle, complete with unlimited cloud DVR and a moderate monthly subscription fee.
‘Walking Dead’ Shirt Pulled Over Racist Complaint, Star Claims ‘People Are Stupid’
The Walking Dead has had no shortage of controversy since the brain-bashing arrival of Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s Negan, though the series may have inadvertently stoked racial tension as well. U.K. suppliers apparently pulled official merchandise over accusations of racism, though Morgan himself d…
‘Walking Dead’ Finds Explosive ‘Rock in the Road’ in New Premiere Clip
At long last, The Walking Dead will finally reconvene this Sunday to answer the question “Ugh, can Season 7 be less of a drag?” Sure, there are other questions too, including who set a dynamite new trap in a clip from Sunday’s “Rock in the Road.”
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…