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.
‘Simpsons’ Documentary ‘The Problem With Apu’ to Re-Air After Controversy
The Simpsons re-ignited controversy around the show’s portrayal of Apu, and The Problem isn’t going away. TruTV will re-air comedian Hari Kondabolu’s The Problem With Apu on Sunday, and even pit it against its inspiration.
‘Roseanne’ Revival Already Renewed for Another Season
Following an initial 18 million viewers, months of national conversation and an additional 3 million DVR streams, ABC has officially decided its Roseanne revival will be canceled. Oh, wait – *checks notes* – the other thing.
‘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 forward.
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.
HBO Drops Louis C.K. After Sexual Misconduct Report, FX Reviewing Ties
The entertainment world is understandably reevaluating partnerships with Louis C.K. in the wake of Thursday’s bombshell report. HBO has opted to remove the comedian from its upcoming autism benefit and streaming library, while FX is rethinking its own relationship with C.K.
Russian Trolls Allegedly Watched ‘House of Cards’ to Learn American Politics
Jokes about reality resembling a bad House of Cards plot may have been more accurate than we realized. It seems the Russian troll farms that interfered in the 2016 election actually drew inspiration from the political strife of Kevin Spacey’s Netflix drama.
McDonald’s Ran Out of ‘Rick and Morty’ Szechuan Sauce, and Fans Aren’t Loving It
For one beautiful moment, it seemed the multiverses of Rick and Morty aligned to bring us the McDonald’s Szechuan dipping sauce that Rick famously ranted about. Now, it seems McDonald’s one-day promotion has turned more sour than sweet, as empty locations rile up fans.
Donald Trump Almost Sued ‘Sharknado’ Over Scrapped Presidential Cameo
Ah, to live in a world where the Trump presidency’s biggest disaster was a Sharknado. It almost happened, as the Apprentice host very nearly played the second sequel’s president, and – in true Trump fashion – threatened to sue when producers rescinded the offer.
2017 Emmy Nominations: ‘Westworld’ and ‘SNL’ Go Big, Still No ‘Leftovers’ Love
It’s a brave new world for the 2017 Emmy awards with Game of Thrones and others sitting this year out. The big announcement is finally here, as presented by Veep star Anna Chlumsky and Criminal Minds veteran Shemar Moore, so let’s find out what we’re all angry about/celebrating this year at the Emmys!
Don’t Worry, Alec Baldwin’s Trump Will Be Back for ‘SNL’ This Fall
Most everything we’ve heard from SNL Season 43 has involved those leaving the series behind, so there’s finally good news from up top. So long as our national nightmare persists, Alec Baldwin will be back in his golden wig to deliver that bigly famous Trump impression.