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.
‘Will and Grace,’ ‘This Is Us’ and More Set NBC Fall 2017 Premieres
We’ve still quite a ways to go before getting into the nitty-gritty of fall premieres, but NBC is joining the ranks with official schedules. Find out when Will & Grace, breakout hit This Is Us and The Good Place return, along with Law and Order and more.
Fudge Yeah, ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Is Coming Back for Season 4
Netflix may have tightened its grip around less-viewed series, but you know what they say about Kimmy Schmidt. The Unbreakable fan-favorite is officially coming back for Season 4 next year, right when we could use the sunshine.
‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Big Bad Will Become Series’ ‘Main Villain’
The Demogorgon may have come and gone, but the threat posed by Stranger Things’ Upside Down has only just begun. To that end, it seems whatever new big bad we meet in Season 2, series creators tease said beastie will become “our main villain.”
SNL Sets Scarlett Johansson’s Return, Octavia Spencer Musical Guest
SNL didn’t quite have its ducks in a row with the announcement that Hidden Figures star Octavia Spencer would lead the first March show; lacking a musical guest to accompany. Now, not only has NBC filled out the March 4 dance card, but so too will Scarlett Johannson make a return appearance the following week.
‘Walking Dead’ Shirt Pulled Over Racist Complaint, Star Claims ‘People Are Stupid’
The Walking Dead has had no shortage of controversy since the brain-bashing arrival of Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s Negan, though the series may have inadvertently stoked racial tension as well. U.K. suppliers apparently pulled official merchandise over accusations of racism, though Morgan himself dismisses the controversy with “people are stupid.”
Kevin Smith ‘Supergirl Lives’ Synopsis Teases Roulette, Harley Quinn (Smith)
Kevin Smith will return to the DC TV-verse a third time for Supergirl’s 2017 premiere, and he’s brought Harley Quinn with him. Not that Harley Quinn, mind you, but his daughter, who forms the centerpiece of a new synopsis for our “Supergirl Lives” midseason premiere.
The CW Giving ‘Charmed’ the ‘Carrie Diaries’ Prequel Treatment
Charmed is one of those past properties always swirling new rumors of a possible reboot, but at long last, The CW may have conjured something real. The Halliwell sisters may not be back, but we might see a prequel version of the series with a Charmed reboot.
Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Princess Leia, Dies at 60
Terrible news to confirm today, as a beloved icon and Star Wars star’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Carrie Fisher, actress behind both Princess and General Leia, has passed away at age 60. The revered actress and comedic presence had earlier suffered a heart attack en-route from London to Los Angeles.
The CW Eyes ‘Lost Boys’ Reboot With Decade-Spanning Twist
Even as The CW becomes a conglomerate of TV superheroes, you didn’t think the young-skewing network would let vampires go, did you? With The Vampire Diaries on its way out, and The Originals approaching a middle, The CW has in mind to reboot vampire classic The Lost Boys with a surprisingly ambitious generational twist.
Showtime Eying Stephen Colbert Live Special for Election Night
Live Colbert Late Show not enough for you? You’re in luck for the actual 2016 election night. Win or lose, Stephen Colbert might host a live special that very night, according to new word from Showtime.
Homer Reveals Presidential Pick in New ‘Simpsons’ Trump Slam
It was sixteen years ago that The Simpsons laughed off the idea of a President Trump racking up national debt, and while the real thing feels far less funny, the FOX animation staple still finds ways to make its voice heard. See who Homer’s voting for in a brutal Trump takedown.
MTV Classic Bringing Back ‘Daria,’ ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ and More
One doesn’t have to be out-of-touch to not recognize MTV anymore, or malign the dearth of ‘90s staples like Beavis & Butt-Head, or later years like Clone High or Pimp My Ride. Luckily, MTV will return to its roots with an MTV Classic channel as early as next week, bringing back a treasure-trove of your old favorites.