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.
Disney Streaming Confirms ‘Star Wars’ TV Budget, No ‘Defenders’ Move
Even as Disney’s independent streaming service will launch in fall 2019, the TV side is already taking shape. Not only do we have a sense of what budget the Star Wars TV series and its companions will have (hint: dragon-sized), but we also know The Defenders are safe at Netflix.
Elizabeth Olsen TV Dramedy Coming to Facebook – Yes, Facebook
Don’t get confused if Elizabeth Olsen suddenly pops up in your timeline. The Avengers star is heading to TV (ish) as Facebook picks up a new half-hour streaming dramedy with Olsen doing what we all use Facebook for – stalking exes.
‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Confirms Reduced Episode Order
No one was exactly surprised that Stranger Things’ breakout success would lead to additional episodes in Season 2, though at least one felt pretty extraneous. Well, we can expect a tighter turnaround in Season 3, as producers officially confirm the next round of episodes will be trimming down…
Jennifer Garner Returns to TV For Lena Dunham HBO Comedy ‘Camping’
Jennifer Garner is making a TV return, but she’s not the only one. The former Alias star is Camping out at HBO with Girls team Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, as based on a British series of the same name.
ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ Officially Ending After Season 7
Looks like ABC is officially closing the book on Once Upon a Time. The heavily Disney-fied ABC fantasy will run its course at the end of Season 7, having already once rebooted its main premise.
Jenny Slate and More Set for New ‘Muppet Babies’ Cast
Whether or not you recognized the great Barbara Billingsley as voice of the Muppet Babies’ Miss Nanny, her successor is in good company. Disney Junior confirms Zootopia star Jenny Slate will take over as the faceless character, while Kermit, Piggy, Gonzo and more get new voices as well.
‘Conan’ TV Series Happening at Amazon With ‘Game of Thrones’ Best Director
Amazon wasn’t messing around when they said they wanted their own Game of Thrones. Not only is the streaming service working on a Lord of the Rings offshoot, but Game of Thrones’ own battle specialist Miguel Sapochnik is working on a new TV adaptation of Conan the Barbarian.
John Mahoney, Star of ‘Frasier,’ Dies at 77
One of TV’s most beloved fathers has sadly passed away. Reports confirm that John Mahoney, best known for his role as the curmudgeonly Martin Crane across eleven seasons of Frasier, died in Chicago at the age of 77.
‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants Blew an Entire Sports Category, and Trebek’s Reaction Was Priceles…
A great man once spoke about the “gaps” we fill in one another. That man was Rocky Balboa, but these sports-deficient Jeopardy! players might not even recognize him. A new viral clip sees all three contestants completely confounded by a football category, and Alex Trebek was not amused…
The Actual Air Force Debunked Will Ferrell’s ‘SNL’ Clown ‘Pilots’ Sketch
Sometimes, even SNL jokes fly over the Air Force’s heads. A recent sketch saw host Will Ferrell as a pilot with the callsign “Clown Penis,” and actual Air Force and Navy officials have now stepped in to clarify why the bit was unrealistic.