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.
The ‘Roseanne’ Revival Cut an Insanely Dark Gun Storyline
The hoopla surrounding ABC’s Roseanne revival has largely died down, even as the series continues pushing hot-button topics. That said, producer Whitney Cummings now reveals a cut gun control story written before the Parkland shootings, but considered too dark for TV.
Bill Cosby’s Kennedy Center Honors Rescinded Over Sexual Assault
As the long-awaited sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby takes hold, more institutions are cutting past ties with the comedian. Following his expulsion from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Cosby will now have two prior Kennedy Center honors stricken from the record.
‘Simpsons’ Star Hank Azaria Is ‘Willing to Step Aside’ From Apu
The Simpsons’ response to decades of Apu concerns proved less than ideal, and it’s still unclear if the FOX animation staple will consider changes. Star Hank Azaria is rethinking his role, however, and now claims he’s “willing to step aside.”
A ‘King of the Hill’ Revival Would Make One Huge Change to the Cast
Revivals are everywhere these days, but FOX certainly caught our eye with news that Mike Judge’s King of the Hill might make a propane-fueled comeback. Should FOX move forward, however, Judge previews a change to the core cast that would be unusual, as animation goes.
Jon Favreau Will Write and Produce ’Star Wars’ Live-Action TV Series
As Star Wars Rebels ends, Disney is taking the TV franchise lightyears ahead. The mind behind Disney streaming’s live-action Star Wars TV series is none other than Jon Favreau, who will write and produce.
That ‘Jersey Shore’ Reunion Is Already Returning for a Second Season
We don’t even know if the Jersey Shore crew can make it work in 2018, but they’re already setting up a second tanning bed. MTV’s imminent revival has booked a second Family Vacation a month before we even set foot in Miami.
Hide the Twigs, A ‘Blair Witch’ TV Series Is in Development
Lionsgate’s 2016 attempt at a surprise Blair Witch revival didn’t exactly reignite the franchise, but there’s always TV! Reports indicate that the newly-branded Studio L is working on a small-screen iteration of The Blair Witch Project, along with a number of other adaptations.
Deceased ‘Walking Dead’ Stuntman’s Mother Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
The Walking Dead is facing yet another legal challenge. Apart from repeated profit-sharing lawsuits from showrunners past and present, AMC has now been hit with a wrongful death lawsuit by the family of late stuntman John Bernecker, who died from an accident during production in 2017.
David Letterman Netflix Series ‘My Next Guest’ Sets January Premiere With First Tease
A voice we’ve dearly missed is finally coming back to late night. David Letterman has officially booked his Netflix debut with new series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction; setting a monthly schedule with guests like George Clooney and Barack Obama. Watch the first teaser!
Heather North, Voice of Daphne in ‘Scooby-Doo,’ Dies at 71
One of the most well-known stars behind the original Scooby-Doo has tragically passed on. Reports confirm that Heather North, voice behind cartoon heroine Daphne Blake, died of a longtime illness at the age of 71.
Watch Jimmy Fallon’s Tearful ‘Tonight Show’ Goodbye to His Mother
Last week saw an unusual interruption in Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show, as the host canceled a week’s worth of shows over a reported family emergency. Fallon’s mother Gloria had passed on November 4, for which the normally-goofy comedian returned Monday night with a heartfelt address of his most beloved audience member.
Discovery Revving Up ‘American Chopper’ for a Winter Revival
One of the last decade’s defining reality dramas is gearing up to return. American Chopper will bring the Teutuls back to the limelight, as Discovery is officially picking up the fan-favorite motorcycle family for a winter return.