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.
‘Jeopardy!’ Player’s ‘Gangsta’ Pronunciation Costs Thousands in Must-See Clip
Boy, if there’s one topic you’d never imagine Jeopardy! a stickler for, it’s gangsta rap. You have to see this viral video of a contestant losing over $3000, as judges reverse Alex Trebek’s acceptance of proper “Gangsta’s Paradise” pronunciation.
Hoda Kotb Will Officially Replace Matt Lauer as ‘Today’ Co-Host
It took the whole of December, but NBC has finally named a new Today host to replace Matt Lauer. Hoda Kotb will permanently take over the co-hosting slot alongside Savannah Guthrie, having filled in for Lauer after the disgraced anchor was let go over sexual harassment charges.
The Actual Queen of England May Have Referenced ‘The Crown’ on Christmas
Much as we love to imagine historical figures sitting down to watch their fictionalized selves, there’s no way the real Queen Elizabeth II actually watches The Crown, right? A key moment from the Netflix drama’s second season seemed to make its way into this year’s Christmas add…
‘Game of Thrones’ Is 2017’s Most-Pirated Show, But ‘Rick and Morty’ Is Gaining
If Game of Thrones skipping 2018 has one advantage, it’s that next year will finally bring us a new king of TorrentFreak’s most-pirated TV. It totally won 2017, of course, but a few new additions like Rick and Morty or demotions for Arrow might make this a very different list going for…
‘Fuller House’ Might Actually Bring Back Steve Urkel
Netflix’s Fuller House may never bring Michelle back to the fold, but another ‘90s TV icon could be waiting in the wings. A curious reference from the Season 3 finale brings Family Matters’ Steve Urkel back into play, and producers have actually discussed bringing the famed char…
Dan’s Return Gets Confusing in First ‘Roseanne’ Revival Promos
Like Will & Grace (and perhaps now Mad About You), sitcom revivals have a habit of ignoring their own series finales. That’s certainly the case with John Goodman’s Roseanne return, and the first official promos for our 2018 revival are not afraid to poke fun.
A ‘Mad About You’ Revival Is in Development Too
If Will & Grace, Roseanne and The Office weren’t enough hot revival action for you, Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt may get back into bed with NBC. Reports indicate the erstwhile Paul and Jamie Buchman are working on a possible Mad About You revival almost twenty years after the finale.
James Franco Is Young Santa in Cut ‘SNL’ Hallmark Christmas Sketch
The bizarre subculture of dime-store Christmas movies seems oddly pervasive this year, and has not gone unnoticed at SNL. The “Not Ready for Primetime Players” have at least one more gift in the form of a cut short, featuring host James Franco in an endless stream of indistinguishable …
Louis C.K.’s Voice Edited Out of Disney’s ‘Gravity Falls’
Sexual harassment revelations against Louis C.K. have naturally precluded any new projects, but Disney has taken matters one step further. Multiple episodes of the Disney Channel’s Gravity Falls have taken to overdubbing C.K.’s voice, so as to remove any association with the comedian.
‘Great American Baking Show’ Reveals Winner After Johnny Iuzzini Scandal
Removing sexual harassers from their posts comes with the added cost of dragging down projects around them. ABC even pulled The Great American Baking Show entirely when allegations against co-host Johnny Iuzzini broke, and the season’s winner has now been revealed early.