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.
A Robot Predicted All the ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Deaths
Predicting the final Game of Thrones season is a crapshoot, especially without George R.R. Martin’s books to guide us. We’re expecting some major deaths by next year’s finale, but a complex algorithm may have predicted even bigger shockers in store.
Ricky Gervais Is Returning to Netflix for a New Series
Ricky Gervais isn’t leaving Netflix anytime soon. Following the Office star and comedian’s standup special, Gervais has announced he’ll follow the streaming Derek with a new After Life comedy; executive producing, directing and starring as a widower looking to punish the world.
‘Conan’ Is Becoming a Half-Hour Show in 2019
Big changes are coming to TBS’ Conan. One year after rumors the series would shrink to a weekly format, TBS and Conan O’Brien now confirm the series will instead air four nights a week as a half-hour series, while expanding Team Coco’s focus on digital and live content.
‘SNL’ Stars Colin Jost and Michael Che Will Host the 2018 Emmys
Weekend Update is officially going to the Emmys. NBC confirms that SNL writers and stars Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the 2018 ceremony later this year, while creator Lorne Michaels is getting back involved as well.
Allison Mack’s Sex Cult Has Already Inspired Multiple TV Series
Well, we couldn’t toss “sex cult” and “TV actress” around without someone in Hollywood getting ideas. So it is that multiple groups are looking to adapt the NXIVM sex-trafficking group that got Smallville star Allison Mack arrested, both in TV docu-series and fiction.
We Dare You to Decrypt These ‘Westworld’ Season 2 Episode Descriptions
Now that Westworld Season 2 is officially under review, HBO is bringing the first episode descriptions online. Go on, try to make sense of such cryptic gems as “Is this now?” and “ショーグン・ワールドへようこそ,” we dare you.
The Final ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 Trailer Is Its Most Terrifying Yet
If you thought The Handmaid’s Tale had some eye-popping (sorry Ofwarrren) visuals before, wait until you see Season 2. Our first full trailer for the dystopian drama’s hotly-anticipated return is here, and it looks like Gilead is ready to e-x-p-l-o-d-e.
‘13 Reasons Why’ Adding New Cast Intro About Suicide Prevention
The second season of 13 Reasons Why will make some notable changes from the first. The results of a new Northwestern University study have influenced Netflix to draft a new intro to the teen suicide drama, as well as a revamped after-show with prevention resources.
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.
‘Game of Thrones’ Spinoff and ‘Big Little Lies’ Draining HBO’s Budget
HBO has a vast bottom line to pump millions into Game of Thrones, but even they have limits. Company heads admit that pricey purchases like a Game of Thrones spinoff or even Big Little Lies Season 2 have burned serious holes in their pockets.
A ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Reboot Is ‘Frequently’ Discussed at FOX
Much as we’ve dreaded the thought, Buffy the Vampire Slayer might return to life yet a third time. FOX bosses say they’ve frequently discussed the possibility of resurrecting Joss Whedon’s brand of vampire pop, and are just waiting for the go-ahead to make it so.
‘Norm Macdonald Has a Show’ on Netflix, Comedian Confirms
The Obamas are great and all, but the biggest Netflix star of all is at last confirmed. Norm Macdonald officially has his own streaming talk show, with none other than David Letterman serving a key role.