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 Data Reveals ‘Stranger Things’ Insane Premiere Ratings
Netflix may never reveal full “ratings” for movies and TV, but one inescapable fact is now clear: Stranger Things is more popular than Bright. New Nielsen data puts the ‘80s Netflix sci-fi far above other originals in same-day watching, atop other surprising statistics.
ABC Cancels ‘Black-ish’ Episode Over Political ‘Creative Differences’
ABC has taken the rare step of pulling an episode over its political content. A recent episode of Black-ish has been shelved indefinitely over “creative differences” with showrunner Kenya Barris, owing to its commentary on the state of the country.
Tracy Morgan Returns to TV With Tiffany Haddish in ‘The Last OG’ Trailer
We very nearly lost Tracy Morgan once upon a time, and now the 30 Rock and SNL alum has finally made his TV return. Get an extended look at Morgan’s new TBS post-prison comedy The Last OG, produced by Jordan Peele and featuring the always-delightful Tiffany Haddish.
David Oyelowo Will Voice Scar in ‘Lion King’ TV Series ‘The Lion Guard’
We’re still waiting for news of the live-action (ish) Lion King, but the franchise’s TV arm has its own brand-new Scar. Lion King sequel series The Lion Guard will borrow a Star Wars Rebels fan-favorite to bring Scar back to life (ish), and we’ve got the first look.
‘Roseanne’ Revival Developing at ABC (Or Netflix) With Original Cast
Oh, the Pandora’s Box we opened with even one sitcom revival. Latest off the nostalgia conveyor belt is none other than Roseanne, which will follow Will and Grace and Fuller House with its own modern revival, complete with original cast.
‘Sons of Anarchy’ Boss Teases First ‘Mayans MC’ Spinoff Footage
Just yesterday we heard Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter detailing production of FX’s upcoming spinoff pilot Mayans MC, and now we’re getting a first look. See the next MC clubhouse in a new photo of an upcoming scene from the Sons of Anarchy offshoot.
Alan Thicke, ‘Growing Pains’ Star, Dies at 69
As 2016 seems to be an unendingly cruel mistress, another beloved TV parent has left us behind. Alan Thicke, actor behind Growing Pains patriarch Jason Seaver has passed away at age 69. The acclaimed sitcom star had only days earlier made a surprise cameo in the second season of Netflix’s Fuller House.
Trevor Noah’s ‘Daily Show’ Cancels Chris Brown Interview After Backlash
It’s difficult to say if Trevor Noah has found his particular Daily Show groove after ascending the throne from Jon Stewart in September, but where Noah hasn’t generally shied away from challenging guests, at least one punch has been pulled. Following controversial announcements of a Chris Brown interview, The Daily Show appears to have quietly canceled the appearance.
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Confirms Jon Snow, April Premiere in First Poster
Game of Thrones has had a rough go of keeping Jon Snow's Season 6 status under wraps, admittedly putting up a better fight than some, but at long last, the ex-Lord Commander is risen. Game of Thrones has officially confirmed Jon Snow's return by a surprising new poster, along with an April premiere!
Netflix’s Bill Cosby Standup Special Not ‘Appropriate’ for Release, Says Boss
Prior to the many pieces, victims and testimony cementing Bill Cosby’s status as a reviled public figure, the comedian had almost reached the cusp of a comeback, planning a new NBC series and a Netflix standup special. Netflix was quick to shelve plans to release the special once Cosby’s deeds became a national focus, and now the streaming service doesn’t ever believe it “appropriate” to air.
10 ‘Empire’ Facts to Drip-Drippity Drop Knowledge On
FOX’s Empire proved an unexpected juggernaut across its first season, but did you know the Lee Daniels drama bucked every trend by its climbing ratings? Or that we almost had Wesley Snipes and Mo’Nique instead of Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson? These are just some of the trivial tracks flowing through the eleventh episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which drip-drops knowledge of FOX’s Empire!
‘Empire’ Season 2 Sets September Premiere, Prepare Your Cookies
Only weeks earlier FOX confirmed its Empire juggernaut would hold onto its Wednesday timeslot for Season 2, but now the Lee Daniels music drama is first out of the gate with a FOX premiere date. When will Cookie, Luscious and the Lyon family return to rebuild FOX’s Empire for Season 2?