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.
Netflix Fired the Executive Who Didn’t Believe Danny Masterson’s Accusers
It took Netflix suspiciously long to sever ties with Danny Masterson in the wake of numerous rape allegations, and the reason why added a new layer of shame to the matter. A Netflix exec inadvertently explained to an accuser that management simply didn’t believe the allegations, and the strea…
‘She-Ra’ Reboot, ‘Boss Baby’ Series and More Coming to Netflix in 2018
The broad success of Netflix animated series like Voltron and Trollhunters will give way to a whole new power in 2018. Not only is a She-Ra reboot on deck for next year, but also new animated iterations of The Boss Baby, Captain Underpants and more.
‘Walking Dead’ Bosses Confirm THAT Huge Death, and It Might Not Be the Last
We’re accustomed to death on The Walking Dead, and doubly-so when the comics provide a road map. That’s what made that climactic bite in Sunday’s midseason finale such a shocker, and – before you ask – both producers and the actor in question confirm the character&…
Chef Mario Batali Leaving ABC’s ‘The Chew’ Amid Sexual Harassment Claims
Celebrity chef Mario Batali is stepping aside as co-host of ABC’s The Chew. At least four women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, of which Batali acknowledges “much of the behavior described does, in fact, match up with ways I have acted.”
A Big ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Shakeup Will Push ‘Supergirl’ Season 3 to June
We’d always wondered how long The CW could keep folding DC dramas into its lineup, and the schedule might finally have cracked. Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow will begin trading timeslots in 2018, pushing Supergirl’s finale all the way into June.
‘Westworld’ Season 2 Halts Production Over California Wildfire Concerns
HBO’s Westworld makes a point of what chaos it controls, but real-life wildfires fall outside that purview. The hotly-anticipated second season has briefly halted production once more, this time over safety concerns with the only wildfire in Rye, California.
Steven Soderbergh Defends Netflix ‘Godless’ Against Plagiarism Suggestion
Netflix western Godless may have mis-marketed itself as female-driven, but the idea of a mining town run by women feels notably specific. So much so, in fact, that filmmaker David Lowery mused about the similarity to one of his own projects, and producer Steven Soderbergh has aggressively come out a…
David Cassidy, Star of ‘The Partridge Family,’ Dies at 67
A music legend and iconic TV star alike has sadly left us. Actor-singer David Cassidy, best known for his place among The Partridge Family, has passed away at the age of 67.
HBO Drops Louis C.K. After Sexual Misconduct Report, FX Reviewing Ties
The entertainment world is understandably reevaluating partnerships with Louis C.K. in the wake of Thursday’s bombshell report. HBO has opted to remove the comedian from its upcoming autism benefit and streaming library, while FX is rethinking its own relationship with C.K.
‘The Walking Dead’ Just Pulled Off Its Most WTF Character Return Yet
The Walking Dead rarely leaves any one thread dangling too long, but its latest return might be the series’ biggest surprise yet. Sunday’s “The Damned” brought a major blast from the past for Rick, and might just change the game going forward.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Kingkiller Chronicle’ Is Coming to Showtime
It’s been almost a year since we first heard that national treasure Lin-Manuel Miranda would bring Patrick Rothfuss’ best-selling Kingkiller Chronicle to both movies and TV, and it’s finally Showtime for the latter. The premium network has officially snatched up a Kingkiller ada…
Robert Guillaume, Star of ‘Benson,’ Dies at 89
One of TV’s most beloved and versatile stars has sadly passed away. Emmy-winner and Tony-nominee Robert Guillaume, star of everything from Benson to The Lion King, has died of prostate cancer complications at the age of 89.