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.
Of Course ‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Disney’s Fox Acquisition in 1998
Thousands of years from now, alien archaeologists will come to one inescapable conclusion: The Simpsons dictated humanity’s every advance. The latest evidence is none other than today’s giant Disney-Fox merger, which America’s favorite family jokingly predicted in 1998.
Matt Lauer Accused of Sexual Harassment, Indecent Exposure and More
Matt Lauer’s dismissal from Today was a sign of harassment allegations to come, and the storm has officially hit. A new report details Lauer’s history of exposing himself to women, making sexualized and demeaning comments among the staff, and even installing a bizarre lock system in hi…
David Cassidy, Star of ‘The Partridge Family,’ Dies at 67
A music legend and iconic TV star alike has sadly left us. Actor-singer David Cassidy, best known for his place among The Partridge Family, has passed away at the age of 67.
‘Mad Men’ Producer Confirms Matt Weiner Harassment: ‘He’s an Emotional Terrorist’
Enough Hollywood harassment scandals have emerged in recent weeks that a few get lost in the shuffle. Mad Men creator Matt Weiner seemingly found cover, for instance, but now writer-producer Marti Noxon speaks up to corroborate the original account, describing Weiner as “an ‘emotional …
Report: ‘House of Cards’ May Not Be Able to Fire Kevin Spacey
It didn’t take long for Netflix and House of Cards to distance themselves from star Kevin Spacey in the wake of pedophilia accusations from actor Adam Rapp. Producers placed Spacey on leave with intent to rewrite House of Cards’ final season around Robin Wright’s Claire, but the…
‘Flash’ and ‘Supergirl’ Showrunner Suspended Over Sexual Harassment
The tidal wave of Hollywood sexual harassment has reached The CW. At least nineteen employees have come forth against Flash and Supergirl executive producer Andrew Kreisberg with multiple allegations, for which Warner Bros. TV has officially suspended him.
FX Drops Louis C.K. as Producer on Four Shows, TBS Series Suspended
FX seemed somewhat slower to cut ties with producing partner Louis C.K., instead labeling their relationship “under review.” Now, following the comedian’s own statement, FX confirms C.K. will no longer act as producer to Better Things, Baskets or others, with production suspende…
‘House of Cards’ Plotting Multiple Spinoffs After Season 6 Cancellation
House of Cards is approaching an understandable endpoint after six seasons and increasing scrutiny around Kevin Spacey, but the Underwoods’ legacy may yet continue. According to new reports, Netflix is going the Game of Thrones route with a number of potential spinoffs.
Robert Guillaume, Star of ‘Benson,’ Dies at 89
One of TV’s most beloved and versatile stars has sadly passed away. Emmy-winner and Tony-nominee Robert Guillaume, star of everything from Benson to The Lion King, has died of prostate cancer complications at the age of 89.
Kate McKinnon and Lin-Manuel Miranda Lead New Netflix ‘Magic School Bus’ Trailer
Buckle up, the next generation of The Magic School Bus has arrived. The iconic kids’ show Rides Again with a first trailer for the revamped series, featuring SNL favorite Kate McKinnon as a new spin on the famous Ms. Frizzle, with a special guest role for Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.