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 Chew’ Host Mario Batali Officially Fired Over Sexual Harassment
ABC has officially severed all ties to Mario Batali, including his role as co-host of The Chew. The move follows an initial suspension stemming from multiple sexual harassment allegations that surfaced earlier this month.
Of Course ‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Disney’s Fox Acquisition in 1998
Thousands of years from now, alien archaeologists will come to one inescapable conclusion: The Simpsons dictated humanity’s every advance. The latest evidence is none other than today’s giant Disney-Fox merger, which America’s favorite family jokingly predicted in 1998.
‘Walking Dead’ Ratings Are Still Declining – Could Season 9 Be the Last?
Curious changes are afoot at The Walking Dead, especially as the show’s eighth season has seen some notably tempered ratings. Sunday’s midseason finale also averaged some of the show’s worst numbers since Season 2, and – given the hour’s big twist and some contract…
‘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.
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.”
‘Game of Thrones’ Stannis Regrets His Role: ‘I Was Disheartened By the End’
Game of Thrones has its reputation for major stars in minor roles, but few characters were short-changed like Stephen Dillane’s Stannis Baratheon. The actor apparently agrees as much, given his diminished role, claiming “I was entirely dependent on Liam [Cunningham] to tell me what the…
Wait, So Jeffrey Tambor Never Quit ‘Transparent’ After All?
Allegations of sexual harassment against Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor followed an all-too familiar pattern; someone bravely speaks out, investigations are launched, more claims surface and said star exits the project. We must have missed the “JK!” in Tambor’s resignation, how…
Danny Masterson Fired From Netflix’s ‘The Ranch’ Over Rape Allegations
The tidal wave of consequences from Hollywood sexual assault seemingly never reached The Ranch star Danny Masterson, even as Netflix executives inadvertently disclosed their dismissal of his accusers. Now, The Ranch has finally let Masterson go, and the actor doesn’t seem to be taking the new…
‘Black Mirror’ Unveils ‘Star Trek’ Spoof and More in Full Season 4 Trailers
We still don’t have an official premiere date for Black Mirror Season 4 (that first trailer was in August!), but we do have the next best thing. Who needs one promo, when all six new episodes get their own full-length trailers, including that delightful-seeming Star Trek spoof?
Alec Baldwin Might Get His Own ABC Talk Show
Alec Baldwin is practically an SNL cast member at this point, but the actor may soon have a more unexpected perch – his own talk show. Reports suggest Baldwin is negotiating with ABC for a new series based on his WNYC radio show, with production potentially starting next week.