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.
Netflix Snags ‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening’s Next Animated Series
Despite failing to outlive its progenitor, Futurama joined the ranks of Matt Groening’s iconic animated works to follow The Simpsons, and Netflix may have given both another sibling. Reports confirm Groening is readying a new animated series for Netflix, though the concept remains under lock and key.
Netflix’s ‘Fuller House’ Sets 2016 Premiere With Nostalgic First Teaser
It’s here, it’s here! At long last, the reunion no one in the history of ever wanted is here! Comet may be dead, but Full House lives on, awash in nostalgia for the milkman, the paperboy, evening TV and all. Yes, the first Fuller House teaser has arrived, complete with a February premiere date, in case you wonder what ever happened to predictability.
2015 Emmy Winners: Live Updates of Tonight’s Awards!
The 2015 Emmys are upon us, hosted by Brooklyn Nine-Nine star and SNL alum Andy Samberg, and the competition is arrestingly steep. Will this be Mad Men‘s year? What about Tatiana Maslany? We’ll be updating all through tonight’s broadcast, so keep it here for every winner (and loser!) from the 2015 Emmy Awards!
WWE’s ‘Tough Enough’ to Replace Hulk Hogan After Racist Remarks
We’ve barely begun to witness the fallout of Terry “Hulk Hogan” Bollea’s racist remarks making their way public, the WWE already having severed all ties to the iconic wrestler. So while said severance understandably pulls Hogan off as a judge for WWE reality competition Tough Enough, the series will endure by replacing him.
TLC Finally Cancels ‘19 Kids and Counting’ Over Duggar Molestation Scandal
TLC surprised the general public in keeping 19 Kids and Counting under a low profile after news of Josh Duggar’s past molestation scandal, pulling the series off-air without canceling it outright. Now, the network confirms its exit from the 19 Kids and Counting Duggar family business, officially pulling the plug on the show at last.
TVLand Pulls ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Episodes From Lineup, Guess Why
Amid continued controversy over the Confederate flag, corporations seem to be racing one another to pull down anything and everything associated with the Civil War symbol. The Dukes of Hazzard even had the image taken off merchandise of the iconic General Lee (which kept the name, for … reasons?), and now TVLand has upped the ante by pulling them Duke boys off their lineup altogether.
Dick Van Patten, Star of ‘Eight is Enough’ and ‘Spaceballs,’ Dead at 86
A sad day for fans of Eight is Enough and the world at large, as representatives of actor Dick Van Patten have confirmed news that the 86-year old passed away of unknown causes. The lifelong star was also known for his work in such Mel Brooks movies as Spaceballs and Robin Hood: Men in Tights.
Bob Saget and Lori Loughlin Round Out Netflix ‘Fuller House’ Cast, Comet Still Probably Dead
Netflix’s Fuller House may not not have Michelle or either Olsen twin (or our respect, anticipation, interest ... ), but two mainstays of the Tanner household will indeed drop by Kimmy and D.J.’s new digs. Not only will Aunt Becky join Uncle Jessie at the Fuller House, but so too will Bob Saget’s Danny Tanner.
TLC Cancels ’19 Kids and Counting’ After Josh Duggar Molestation Confession
If this is your first week learning of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting or its star Josh Duggar, you are not off to a great start. Previously troubled by Honey Boo-Boo, the network has officially pulled the reality series from its lineup, following Duggar’s admission of incestuous molestation near of a decade ago.
‘Friends’ Reunion Shot Down Once and for All By Series Creator
The Age of Revivals spurred along by the likes of Netflix’s Fuller House or whatever NBC drags out of the dumpster next has many hopeful that Friends will finally get its oft-discussed reunion. Nope! Co-creator Marta Kauffman bluntly states “reunions suck,” at last putting an end to speculation.
Sawyer Sweeten, Star of ‘Everybody Loves Raymond,’ Dead at 19
A sad day for fans of Everybody Loves Raymond and the world at large, as the family of series star Sawyer Sweeten has confirmed news that the 19-year old passed away Thursday of a suspected suicide, in Texas. The young star and his twin brother Sullivan had played Raymond sons Geoffrey and Michael Barone from 1996 to 2005.
‘Full House’ Getting Netflix Revival Treatment With ‘Fuller House,’ Seriously
24: Live Another Day certainly kicked down the door, while Coach was apparently already living inside, and now it seems we have a Full House. Oh yes, we’ve got it, dude, the long-awaited Netflix Full House reunion series we never knew we never wanted. Prepare for … Fuller House!