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.
Hoda Kotb Will Officially Replace Matt Lauer as ‘Today’ Co-Host
It took the whole of December, but NBC has finally named a new Today host to replace Matt Lauer. Hoda Kotb will permanently take over the co-hosting slot alongside Savannah Guthrie, having filled in for Lauer after the disgraced anchor was let go over sexual harassment charges.
You Won’t Believe the Hilarious, Sexy Source for ‘Game of Thrones’ Dragon Sounds
If there’s one thing we agree on after seven Game of Thrones seasons, it’s that dragons remain as lifelike and awe-inspiring as ever. There may be a good, sexy reason for the former, as new insight from sound designer Paula Fairfield reveals that Drogon’s cries around Daenerys m…
Dave Chappelle Dropping Surprise Second Netflix Special on New Year’s Eve
Excited though we were for a new Dave Chappelle special next week, Equanimity marked the last of his new Netflix material. Well, not anymore! A new trailer confirms that a fourth special will also be released in tandem with the New Year’s Eve debut.
‘Walking Dead’ Star’s Father Blasts AMC for ‘Firing’ His Son
The Walking Dead has seen its share of bitter exits, but rarely do the parents get involved. Such appears to be the case with Sunday’s game-changing character death, as the actor’s father tore into the network on social media, claiming “I never trusted Gimple or AMC.”
George Clooney Returns to TV to Lead and Direct New ‘Catch-22’ Series
Add another name to the ranks of Hollywood A-listers dipping a toe in TV. George Clooney will return to the medium that made him famous to both star in, and direct a new limited series adaptation of Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.
HBO Drops Louis C.K. After Sexual Misconduct Report, FX Reviewing Ties
The entertainment world is understandably reevaluating partnerships with Louis C.K. in the wake of Thursday’s bombshell report. HBO has opted to remove the comedian from its upcoming autism benefit and streaming library, while FX is rethinking its own relationship with C.K.
Woody Harrelson Just Killed Your ‘True Detective’ Reunion Dreams
We don’t know if True Detective can make Season 3 work, let alone start revisiting past characters, but one hope for a Rust and Marty reunion may be dashed. Woody Harrelson isn’t interested in any kind of return to HBO’s True Detective, even if his partner says otherwise.
It’s Judgment Day in the Final ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Trailer
If you thought the Demogorgon was scary, just wait until the Shadow Monster invades Hawkins. Watch Will’s nightmares come to life and get turned to Eleven, as the final Stranger Things 2 trailer recruits a bit of help to fight off the end of the world.
Maggie’s ‘Walking Dead’ Pregnancy Might Confirm Major Season 8 Shake-Up
Time is a curious thing on The Walking Dead, as where some seasons jump months at a time, others pick up seconds later. That’s made Maggie’s Season 6 pregnancy difficult to chart, but word of whether we’ll meet the little tyke in Season 8 might hint at a major change to come.
‘Game of Thrones’ Almost Brought Gendry Back in Season 6
Sunday’s Game of Thrones brought with it a great many shocking developments and reunions, but perhaps none delighted fans more-so than Joe Dempsie’s Gendry Baratheon. The character’s rowing Season 3 exit was finally resolved with a major role to play, but it seems producers almo…
‘Fuller House’ Season 3 Sets Fall Premiere With 30th (!) Anniversary
The recent rash of Netflix cancellations has produced one oddly-harmonious refrain in the comments: “Cancel Fuller House instead!” Well, apologies. Not only are the Tanners and Fullers officially returning for Season 3 in September, but they’re celebrating a major milestone in t…
‘Preacher’ Season 2 Teases Its Gorier Side in New Featurette
We've only one more week before Preacher hits the road to search for God, but there's plenty of time to look ahead. Get your best look yet at Season 2 with an in-depth featurette highlighting some of the grosser aspects, along with a tone closer to the comics.