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.
Charlie Murphy, ‘Chappelle’ Comic and Eddie Murphy’s Brother, Dies at 57
Every Eddie Murphy and Dave Chappelle fan will remember Charlie Murphy; edgier stand-up comedian and source of the famous “True Hollywood Stories” that launched Chappelle’s Show into the stratosphere. Sadly, Charlie Murphy is no longer with us, having passed away at age 57.
Alec Baldwin Pulls ‘SNL’ Double-Duty as Trump and Bill O’Reilly
No one was exactly surprised to see Alec Baldwin kicking off the final five SNL episodes of Season 42 as Donald Trump, though the reluctantly recurring star added yet another major media impression. See Alec Baldwin face off with Alec Baldwin, as the reigning SNL host pulls double-duty as Trump and …
‘Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi Was Almost Literal, And More Abandoned Plots
Seinfeld was no stranger to discarded episodes, but at least a few ideas were probably better off on the scrap heap. Writer-producers David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer reveal a few Seinfeld concepts that never made it past the writers room, including skeletons, a trip to Mexico, and a pretty literal tw…
NBC’s ‘Will and Grace’ Revival Extended With Additional Episodes
More often than not, hot-ticket network revivals are usually one-and-done, but Will & Grace fans are at least getting some additional bang for their buck. NBC’s revival of Will, Grace, Jack, Karen and the rest is getting an extension, adding a few more episodes to its run.
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Craft New NBC Reality Competition
As if you hadn’t enough trouble keeping The Handmaiden and The Handmaid’s Tale separate, Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman are adding a new wrinkle. The Parks and Recreation pair will host The Handmade Project, a new NBC reality competition for craft-making.
FOX Now Bidding for ‘American Idol’ Revival Over NBC
It wasn’t terribly surprising that FOX would say goodbye to American Idol after so many years, but word that NBC might look to revive it alongside The Voice came more unexpectedly. Now, FOX is reportedly bidding for the rights to bring American Idol back on its own, almost exactly as we remem…
‘The Walking Dead’ Braces for All-Out War in Season 7 Finale Trailer
One year after The Walking Dead Season 6 built toward Negan’s arrival, the leather-clad villain is once again ready to face off with Rick; this time with armies on both sides. So reveals the official trailer for Season 7 finale “The First Day of the Rest of Your Life,” along wit…
Watch the Worst ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Fail in History
Regardless of pop culture prowess, we’ve all heard those iconic titles that our brains automatically fill in. You say “citizen,” I say Citizen Kane! A “streetcar?” A Streetcar Named Desire! Or, you could be like this Wheel of Fortune contestant, who brain-farted ou…
Chuck Barris, ‘Gong Show’ Host and Game Show Creator, Dies at 87
Chances are, any modern game show of the dating or talent variety owes some debt to The Gong Show and Dating Game creator Chuck Barris. Regardless of what you remember him by, the prolific TV host and producer has now sadly passed away at age 87.
Melissa McCarthy Already Taking Sean Spicer Notes for SNL Return
SNL has one heck of a Season 42 finish ahead, to follow Louis C.K. with Jimmy Fallon, Chris Pine, Melissa McCarthy and The Rock, and live on every coast at that. Of all those names, however, McCarthy might build the most anticipation, as the Sean Spicer impressionist says she’s already squirr…