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.
NBC Has Tried Reviving ‘Frasier’ for Years, But No ‘Real Interest’
NBC really went all-in on its revivals with a Will & Grace renewal and talk of more 30 Rock and The Office, but one must-see-comedy in particular can hear the blues a-calling. A new report suggest NBC has had conversations to revive Frasier for years, albeit with one notable hitch.
‘King of the Hill’ Revival Under Consideration at FOX
More often than not, TV revivals feel like a quick chance to reunite impossibly well-kept stars, but a King of the Hill return … might make sense? FOX has apparently had several conversations with creator Mike Judge for another trip to Arlen, Texas, we tell you what.
HBO Hack Was Seven Times Bigger Than Sony’s, FBI Now Involved
Hacking scandals are everywhere these days, and a recent HBO attack that allegedly leaked Game of Thrones scripts and several comedy episodes may be bigger than feared. Sources say the data extends to many more times what Sony suffered in 2014, and is now being investigated by the FBI.
FOX Plots New Singing Competition After Losing ‘American Idol’
American Idol moving to ABC is bound to leave FOX a little green, and they might even spend a little in retaliation. FOX is apparently working on a brand-new singing competition to rival Idol and The Voice with a unique format.
Yes, ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ Revival Will Address the Age of Trump
The cancellation of ABC’s Last Man Standing raised questions of the network’s comfort with Trump-supporting stars, especially as ABC pondered re-calibrating its audience post-election. Reviving Roseanne seemed like a way to gauge that, and network brass now assure “we’re …
Charlie Murphy, ‘Chappelle’ Comic and Eddie Murphy’s Brother, Dies at 57
Every Eddie Murphy and Dave Chappelle fan will remember Charlie Murphy; edgier stand-up comedian and source of the famous “True Hollywood Stories” that launched Chappelle’s Show into the stratosphere. Sadly, Charlie Murphy is no longer with us, having passed away at age 57.
‘Big Bang Theory’ Officially Back for Two More Seasons (At Least!)
Well, they weren’t going to have a Young Sheldon without at least giving the old Sheldon a proper sendoff. The Big Bang Theory is officially confirmed for a whopping forty-eight more episodes with a two-season renewal, but will it be their last?
SNL Writer Suspended Indefinitely After Barron Trump Tweet
SNL writers understandably channel their feelings toward Donald Trump into comedy on a weekly basis, but aren’t immune to crossing lines. NBC seems to agree, as a writer has been given an indefinite suspension for a tweet about Trump’s son Barron.
Miguel Ferrer, ‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘RoboCop’ Star, Dies at 61
Hollywood has lost one of its most prolific supporting actors today, as Twin Peaks star and storied actor Miguel Ferrer has lost a battle with cancer. The recognizable star identified with everything from the original RoboCop to NCIS has passed away at age 61.
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 …