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.
Danger, Netflix! ‘Lost in Space’ Trailer Reveals the New ‘Robot’
Netflix’s Lost in Space reboot is really making up for … well, Lost time. Just weeks after finally debuting a first teaser, the Robinsons are already crash-landing into April with a full trailer and an intriguing new mystery.
Trump Tell-All ‘Fire and Fury’ Is Getting Its Own TV Show
We knew the Trump presidency would make one hell of an event series someday; maybe not one year in, and three weeks after its tell-all book. And yet, the all-consuming Fire and Fury novel will indeed spark its own TV adaptation, landing a seven-figure deal for author Michael Wolff.
Bill Murray Returns to ‘SNL’ as Unmasked Steve Bannon
Well, if current events forced SNL to retire the grim Steve Bannon, they sure went out with a bang. Watch Bill Murray‘s surprise return to the series that made him famous, as SNL’s take on Trump’s (ex) right-hand man finally removes the cloak.
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!
‘House of Cards’ Plotting Multiple Spinoffs After Season 6 Cancellation
House of Cards is approaching an understandable endpoint after six seasons and increasing scrutiny around Kevin Spacey, but the Underwoods’ legacy may yet continue. According to new reports, Netflix is going the Game of Thrones route with a number of potential spinoffs.
‘Simpsons’ Boss Shares Script Pages of Unmade Prince Episode
The Simpsons has visited just about every nook and cranny of pop culture in its near-30 years, though a long-abandoned episode concept saw the late Prince putting in a particularly meta appearance. Now, Simpsons boss Al Jean shares the tribute episode that might have been, as well what caused the revered artist to decline.
‘Archer’ Will Remain a Private Eye After Season 7, Which Isn’t the Last (Yet)
After a delayed start in 2016, this Thursday will see the Archer gang returning in yet another new role, the days of organized spywork largely behind them. And while we wouldn’t expect “ISIS” to return anytime soon, creator Adam Reed says the team will stick to their new line of private eye work beyond Season 7, while talk of a movie and series’ ending begins to swirl.
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 to Finally Have ‘Proper Battle,’ From ‘Hardhome’ Director
You’ve seen it in the trailer, you’ve read set reports for the better part of a year, but Game of Thrones is finally ready to confirm a mammoth battle toward the end of Season 6. Well, not literal mammoths (but maybe!). The series finally had a chance to shoot a “proper battle” with clashing armies and limited CG, orchestrated by the visionary director that brought us “Hardhome.”
Peter Capaldi Says Next ‘Doctor Who’ Companion Has Officially Been Cast
We won’t see Doctor Who again until the 2016 Christmas Special, even then without perhaps meeting the next companion to follow Jenna Coleman’s Clara, though he or she has apparently already been cast. Peter Capaldi says he’s already begun working with the franchise’s newest actor, perhaps precipitating a formal announcement soon.
HBO Will Add 50% More Originals, But Your HBO Now Subscription is Safe
Considering Netflix has pushed it to the point of debuting near of a new season or series every week, the premium providers of old seem almost deprived of new content. HBO won’t take that lying down, planning to up its original series haul by at least 50% of its current stable, but will it affect subscription fees?
NBC ‘Taken’ Prequel Casts ‘Vikings’ Star for His Particular Set of Skills
The world of movie-TV reboots accommodates a great many approaches these days, not the least curious of which will see Liam Neeson’s Taken character Bryan Mills returned to his formative years, yet still in the modern day. We now know which actor will develop his particular set of skills as well, setting Vikings star Clive Standen as our new Taken man.
Experience the Horror of Donald Trump as a ‘Game of Thrones’ Character
No doubt Game of Thrones has shaped the manner in which political rivalries play out their bitter ends in the media, that the harshest of podium insults scarcely raise an eyebrow anymore. Well, with Game of Thrones and Donald Trump both on everyone’s minds, it’s no surprise the Orange King fits right in with the world of Westeros.