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.
The 10 Best TV Shows of 2017 (So Far)
Six of the choices from last year either delayed airdates or ended outright, so let’s do some damage before Emmy season! ScreenCrush carves through 2017’s most memorable for all the Tales, Lies, Dicks and Unfortunate Events that had our TVs buzzing.
‘Will and Grace’ Dance It Out in New 2017 Revival Promo
After eleven years of waiting, Will and Grace will likely start fresh with production this fall, rather than tease too much too early. Still, there’s never a bad time for dancing, so check out a new promo for the return of Jack, Karen and … whatever the other two’s names are.
FOX Plots New Singing Competition After Losing ‘American Idol’
American Idol moving to ABC is bound to leave FOX a little green, and they might even spend a little in retaliation. FOX is apparently working on a brand-new singing competition to rival Idol and The Voice with a unique format.
Adam West Recorded More ‘Family Guy’ for Next Season, Bosses Confirm
Just as NBC’s Powerless carried on the late Adam West’s inimitable presence, so too will Family Guy keep our beloved Bright Knight alive. Producers confirm West recorded at least five more episodes for the coming season, after which Quahog’s mayor may never be replaced.
‘Walking Dead’ Season 8 Might Have a Few Missing Players At First
Seven years in, The Walking Dead was bound to conflict with fan-favorites taking other work. AMC’s horror smash usually takes precedence, but according to recent reports, at least three Walking Dead favorites will have reduced roles in Season 8.
Don’t Worry, Alec Baldwin’s Trump Will Be Back for ‘SNL’ This Fall
Most everything we’ve heard from SNL Season 43 has involved those leaving the series behind, so there’s finally good news from up top. So long as our national nightmare persists, Alec Baldwin will be back in his golden wig to deliver that bigly famous Trump impression.
‘Downton Abbey’ Movie Reportedly in Development for 2018
It’s hard to pinpoint when exactly Downton Abbey transitioned from water-cooler drama to gilded afterthought, but we didn’t have to wait long to revisit the Crawley family. NBCUniversal bosses claim Downton Abbey is gearing up for a movie, which might shoot as early as 2018.
‘Will and Grace,’ ‘This Is Us’ and More Set NBC Fall 2017 Premieres
We’ve still quite a ways to go before getting into the nitty-gritty of fall premieres, but NBC is joining the ranks with official schedules. Find out when Will & Grace, breakout hit This Is Us and The Good Place return, along with Law and Order and more.
Tim Allen’s ‘Last Man Standing’ Will Not Be Revived at CMT
Strangely enough, Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing may have more twists and turns to its cancellation than six seasons on ABC. The recently-canceled sitcom was negotiating to return on Country Music Television, though the talks have broken down over money.
Adam West, TV’s ‘Batman,’ Dies at 88
We’ve lost one of comic and TV culture’s most enduring favorites, as original Batman star Adam West has passed away. The smooth-voiced star became iconic for his portrayal of the ‘60s Caped Crusader, earning a place in the pop culture pantheon over the decades.