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.
Gillian Anderson Slams ‘X-Files’ Season 11’s All-Male Writing Staff
Standing beside X-Files fan disappointment that Season 11 would lack key franchise writers was the realization that again, only men were invited to pen Mulder and Scully’s return. Star Gillian Anderson certainly noticed as well; voicing her disappointment and adding a low quotient of female d…
Tim Allen’s ‘Last Man Standing’ Will Not Be Revived at CMT
Strangely enough, Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing may have more twists and turns to its cancellation than six seasons on ABC. The recently-canceled sitcom was negotiating to return on Country Music Television, though the talks have broken down over money.
‘Batman’ Stars Burt Ward, Julie Newmar and More React to Adam West’s Passing
We’re still reeling from the loss of Adam West, TV’s original Batman and “Bright Knight” icon of superhero fans. The actor lost a battle with leukemia this weekend, and now Batman co-stars Julie Newmar and Burt Ward weigh in, along with Family Guy producers and many more.
Adam West, TV’s ‘Batman,’ Dies at 88
We’ve lost one of comic and TV culture’s most enduring favorites, as original Batman star Adam West has passed away. The smooth-voiced star became iconic for his portrayal of the ‘60s Caped Crusader, earning a place in the pop culture pantheon over the decades.
Netflix Wants to Cancel Its Original TV Series More Often
It’s admittedly rare of Netflix to pull the plug on original series after one season, but with recent cuts like The Get Down (and potentially Sense8), the safety … well, net might finally have holes. According to a new interview with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, the streaming service mig…
Dual Francos Bring Porn to ‘70s New York in HBO ‘The Deuce’ Trailer
HBO’s last venture into ‘70s New York didn’t end so well, but a double-dose of James Franco, sprinkled with The Wire creator David Simon and a dash of porn might do the trick. See for yourself, as a first official teaser-trailer for HBO’s The Deuce promises a September pr…
‘Roseanne’ Revival Explains How John Goodman’s Dan Will Return
Once we’d gotten past the “why” of ABC’s Roseanne revival, there was still the “how” of John Goodman’s Dan taking part. The character famously served as one of the series finale’s heavier twists, but new details of the revival seek to undo poor…
‘Katrina: American Crime Story’ Adds Dennis Quaid as George W. Bush
We haven’t had a good Katrina: American Crime Story casting since at least February, so consider this some major strategery. Season 2 of Ryan Murphy’s FX drama elects Dennis Quaid as our 43rd President, none other than George W. Bush.
Roger Ailes, Ousted Head of Fox News, Dies at 77
Perhaps no source of information in the modern day has proven so polarizing as Fox News, and now the controversial figure behind it has passed away. Former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes has died at the age of 77, following his prior ouster from the network.
Ian McShane Can Do Both ‘Deadwood’ Movie and ‘American Gods’
The prospect of a Deadwood revival movie is heating up now that creator David Milch has turned in a complete script, but assembling the cast is another matter. Thankfully, the movie’s most vocal proponent came prepared, as Ian McShane would balance Deadwood with Starz’s American Gods.