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.
Tim Allen’s ‘Last Man Standing’ Officially Revived at FOX
The network that canceled Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Last Man on Earth is placing its faith in Tim Allen. Following initial rumors, FOX confirms Allen’s Last Man Standing will return for new episodes after its cancellation at ABC last year.
‘Rick and Morty’ Has Been Renewed for 70 (!) More Episodes
Those Rick and Morty Season 4 negotiations were bigger than we thought. Not only have creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon confirmed Season 4 is go at Adult Swim, but the title duo’s adventures could well take us through Season 10.
The ‘Roseanne’ Revival Cut an Insanely Dark Gun Storyline
The hoopla surrounding ABC’s Roseanne revival has largely died down, even as the series continues pushing hot-button topics. That said, producer Whitney Cummings now reveals a cut gun control story written before the Parkland shootings, but considered too dark for TV.
‘Friday Night Lights’ Is Becoming a Movie Again
From book to movie, TV and back again. Friday Night Lights is finally returning to the big screen, but perhaps not how you hoped – new Halloween director David Gordon Green has signed on to direct an entirely new movie iteration of the high school football drama.
Bill Cosby’s Kennedy Center Honors Rescinded Over Sexual Assault
As the long-awaited sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby takes hold, more institutions are cutting past ties with the comedian. Following his expulsion from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Cosby will now have two prior Kennedy Center honors stricken from the record.
Rick Moranis to Reprise ‘Spaceballs’ Role for ‘The Goldbergs’
Rick Moranis is coming out of retirement for a fan-favorite role. The beloved Ghostbusters and Honey, I Shrunk The Kids star will lend his voice to an episode of ABC’s The Goldbergs, reprising his famous Spaceballs role as Dark Helmet.
‘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.
‘13 Reasons Why’ Season 2 Will Premiere in May
13 Reasons Why, eighteen days out. Netflix has confirmed that Season 2 of the controversial suicide drama will debut in mid-May, and has already released a cryptic teaser of Hannah Baker’s next mystery.
‘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.
Nickelodeon’s ‘Double Dare’ Officially Returning for New Episodes
We double-dare you not to love this – one of Nickelodeon’s greatest game shows is officially oozing back onto TV. The network confirms new episodes of ‘80s-‘90s classic Double Dare will arrive as early as this summer.
‘Simpsons’ Star Hank Azaria Is ‘Willing to Step Aside’ From Apu
The Simpsons’ response to decades of Apu concerns proved less than ideal, and it’s still unclear if the FOX animation staple will consider changes. Star Hank Azaria is rethinking his role, however, and now claims he’s “willing to step aside.”
Tina Fey and Amy Schumer Are ‘SNL’ Season 43’s Final Hosts
Donald Glover may be hosting SNL next month alone, but he won’t be taking May solo. The final Season 43 hosts and musical guests have been announced, including four extremely talented women.
Donald Glover Will Host and Perform on ‘SNL’ in May
One doesn’t set Donald Glover to host SNL and overlook his musical talent. The Atlanta and Solo: A Star Wars Story star will make his SNL hosting debut in May, pulling double-duty with his musical alter-ego Childish Gambino.
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.
Mike Myers’ Dr. Evil Returns in New ‘Tonight Show’ Sketch
The White House has no shortage of evil bald men, but consider it officially down one. Watch Mike Myers bring his most evil Austin Powers character out of cryo-stasis, as Jimmy Fallon consults with the latest White House castoff.
‘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.
Of Course Donald Trump Called ‘Roseanne’ Over Ratings Success
The ratings bonanza around ABC’s Roseanne revival caught everyone by surprise, but what happened next should not. Documented ratings-hound and sitting U.S. President Donald Trump naturally reached out to bask in the success and show his own support for the revival.
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.
‘Stranger Things’ Will Have More Sun and ‘Poppy Fun’ in Season 3
We already know that Stranger Things 3 will take us to 1985 for all the Back to the Future references therein, but the stars won’t be the only ones with new looks. Fresh intel on the third season reveals a lot more sun and fun in store for the Hawkins crew, at least before “things inevitably turn super dark.”
‘Stranger Things’ Bosses Talk Season 3 Time-Jump, ‘Back to the Future’ Influence
Stranger Things 3 hasn’t even begun filming, and already we’re getting an early preview. Showrunners confirm new details of the third season, including a Future-istic 1985 setting, young love going strong and more of everyone’s favorite father figure: Steve.