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.
Watch A ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Contestant Lose $7000 Over Pronunciation
Boy, game shows are real sticklers these days. You have to check out this viral video of a Wheel of Fortune contestant losing over $7000 of his hard-spelled money for something as simple as minor mispronunciation.
‘Stranger Things’ Bosses Slam ‘Meritless’ Plagiarism Lawsuit
Don’t think a Stranger Things lawsuit will turn the Duffer brothers upside down. The pair have responded to allegations the breakout Netflix drama was cribbed from a Montauk short, calling the lawsuit “completely meritless.”
‘Friends,’ ‘Seinfeld’ or ‘Cheers’ Won’t Get Revivals, Says NBC
If Will & Grace didn’t kick in the TV revival door, Roseanne certainly blew it off the hinges. There’s still a few major TV revivals to ponder, but NBC brass now say Seinfeld or Friends will never happen.
‘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.
‘Smallville’ Star Appears in Sex Cult Leader’s Arrest Video
The ongoing saga of an alleged sex cult involving Smallville star Allison Mack has taken a sharp turn. The actress accused of aiding an organization that abuses and brands women has resurfaced in a video depicting the arrest of its leader, and Mack is reportedly next.
ABC’s Monster ‘Roseanne’ Ratings Guarantee More Revivals Are Coming
Well, if a third season renewal for Will & Grace hadn’t clued you in – revivals are officially here to stay. ABC’s two-part Roseanne premiere cleaned up with almost 20 million viewers, landing the highest-rated comedy episode in years.
The ‘Stranger Things’ Kids Negotiated Insane Raises for Season 3
If you’re going to get chased by a Demogorgon a third time, you’d better get paid doing it. Sources indicate the Stranger Things cast has secured upwards of 1200% raises for the third season, including the show’s young breakout stars.
NBC Renews ‘Will and Grace’ Revival for a Third (!) Season
Most revivals are one-and-done, so leave it to Will & Grace to break down another norm. Following NBC’s pre-premiere renewal for a bonus tenth season, the network is already confirming a third revival run before the first has finished airing.
Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series Will Cost (At Least) $500 Million
We knew Amazon would pay a pretty penny to develop its own Lord of the Rings TV series, but they might as well raid Smaug’s lair. New estimates put the TV iteration of Middle Earth at $500 million (to start!), and all before Amazon has even assigned talent to the project.
Netflix Cancels ‘Patches’ Reward System for Young Binge-Watchers
Just like that – binge-watching Netflix is once again its own reward. The streaming service has pulled the plug on an incentivized “patches” feature that parents complained was encouraging kids to binge shows at unhealthy rates.