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 Is Officially Considering an ‘Office’ Revival for Next Season
NBC is rarely one to learn the right lessons from success, so how best to follow a thriving Will & Grace revival? Why, undoing any goodwill from The Office series finale, of course, and plotting an official revival for the 2018-19 season!
Carrie Fisher Will Still Appear in ‘Family Guy’ and ‘Catastrophe’ in 2017
We’re still reeling the loss of Star Wars legend and all-around treasure Carrie Fisher, though as tends to be the case with departed stars, their upcoming projects will help uphold their legacy. In addition to completing her work on Star Wars Episode VIII, Fisher had also recorded several 2017 episodes of Family Guy, and completed her role in Season 3 of the UK’s Catastrophe.
Alec Baldwin’s SNL Salary for Playing Trump is Anything But Yuge
Once upon a time, Alec Baldwin thought he might get to retire his SNL rendition of Donald Trump, as the world moved on with a Clinton presidency. Now, over a month past the election and three appearances since, Baldwin reveals not only a surprisingly small takehome for the role, but also the likelihood of a regular presence going forward.
Facebook Wants to Start Buying Original TV Content
There’s no one definition to “TV” anymore, considering half of our most-watched series are easily binged on a phone. Great shows can come from unorthodox places, and Facebook might be getting ready to stretch that definition further with its own line of original and scripted content.
Hulu Eyes ‘Foxy Brown’ TV Series With Meagan Good
Foxy Brown has cast a long shadow over pop culture, with plenty of heroines paying homage over the intervening decades, and Hulu might just bring back the real thing. The streaming outlet has begun development of a new series based on the 1974 cult classic, with Minority Report star Meagan Good already in line to star.
Donald Trump Still Executive Producing Schwarzenegger’s ‘Apprentice’
Just when you thought NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice one of the few aspects of 2017 putting Donald Trump behind it, it seems the former boss and Tweeter-Elect will still make his presence felt. Reports confirm Trump will maintain an executive producer credit on Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Celebrity Apprentice, raising further conflict-of-interest questions.
‘Walking Dead’ Star Chandler Riggs on College Affecting Season 8
Even as The Walking Dead keeps Carl alive as a symbol of hope for the future, it stands to reason Chandler Riggs will eventually leave the series behind. That prospect got more immediate with word Riggs would soon be attending college, for which the Walking Dead star says of the balancing act “It wouldn’t be easy but I think that could be possible.”
John Cena and Casey Affleck Round Out SNL’s 2016 Hosts
We’ve already got on our dancing shoes for La La Land star Emma Stone to make her SNL return this weekend with musical guest Shawn Mendes, but what of the other December slots? Studio 8H may need to widen its doorways, as John Cena has now booked his SNL debut, with Manchester By the Sea star Casey Affleck closing out 2016.
Here’s Your Sexy First Trailer for The CW’s Sexy ‘Archie’ Reboot ‘Riverdale’
We all have our fun with The CW’s outrageously attractive casts pushing the limits of teen drama, but can a dash of Archie balance the scales? We’ll find out, as Riverdale and its inhabitants get a dramatic (and sexy, don’t forget sexy) makeover in the first 2017 trailer.
Florence Henderson, ‘Brady Bunch’ Mother and Star, Dies at 82
A sad day for fans of The Brady Bunch and revered actress Florence Henderson, as the Brady family matriarch has passed away at age 82. Henderson had since appeared in everything from Murder, She Wrote, to Roseanne, 30 Rock and Dancing With the Stars.
Stephen Colbert Debuts Trump’s Own ‘Hamilton’ Musical
Whether or not you believe that Trump’s Hamilton controversy with VP-Elect Mike Pence was intended to draw attention from the Trump University settlement, it certainly made for one of the more unusual Presidential feuds in history, Hamilton included. So much so, that Stephen Colbert sought to enter the conflict into history with its own Hamilton-esque hip-hop musical.
‘Duck Dynasty’ Has Finally Been Hunted to Cancellation
Once upon a time, TV stood in awe of Duck Dynasty pulling in significantly higher ratings than some non-reality shows, to the point that one member’s exile from the series made national headlines. Now, after five years and eleven seasons, the Robertson clan will finally hang up their duck whistles, at least on TV.