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 ‘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.
‘Clarissa Explains It All’ Reboot in Development at Nickelodeon
We don’t need Clarissa to explain today’s TV revival fad, but darn it all if Nickelodeon isn’t calling her anyway. Melissa Joan Hart is in talks to return to one of her most famous roles, as Nickelodeon plots a new rendition of Clarissa Explains It All.
The Situation Faces Jailtime in First ‘Jersey Shore’ Revival Trailer
The Jersey Shore cast really has a situation now. MTV’s Family Vacation revival heads to Miami in the first official trailer – a little older, slightly wiser and an even hotter mess, but no less fun. Plus, bonus courtroom procedural with The Situation!
ESPN Boss Admits Cocaine Extortion Plot Forced His Resignation
The December resignation of ESPN chief John Skipper led to speculation of imminent harassment scandals, but the truth was far more complicated. Skipper now reveals that threats of extortion from his cocaine dealer placed both ESPN and his family in an “untenable position.”
‘American Idol’ Contestant Speaks Out on Unwanted Katy Perry Kiss
We’ll spare you the “I Kissed a Girl, and Didn’t Like It” joke.
Netflix Is Reportedly Developing a ‘60 Minutes’-Style News Show
Something had to fill those 700 TV and movie slots, so Netflix may be getting into the news business. Reports suggest the streaming giant is looking into its own “weekly news magazine show” in the vein of 60 Minutes or 20/20.
‘Stranger Things’ Bosses Respond to Allegations of On-Set Abuse
New rumors have emerged around Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer, as a crew member departed the series alleging the two “seek out and verbally abuse women” on-set. The Duffers have now responded, claiming the reports “mischaracterize our set.”
‘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.
Barack and Michelle Obama Are Developing Their Own Netflix Series
You can already feel the tweetstorm brewing.
Sterling K. Brown Recreates ‘SNL’ Credits in Adorable New Promo
SNL promos have been increasingly esoteric in recent years, but may now have outdone themselves. This Is Us star Sterling K. Brown heralds his hosting debut with a new miniature recreation of the SNL opening credits, which might be the cutest thing you’ll ever see.
‘Roseanne’ Revival Lampshades Dan’s Death in First ABC Trailer
One wouldn’t necessarily expect the Conner family to take stock of the Oscars, but Roseanne is officially going for gold. The 90th Academy Awards brought our first look at ABC’s upcoming Roseanne revival, and John Goodman’s miraculous return has not gone unnoticed.
‘Stranger Things 3’ Ups a Fan-Fave and Adds New ‘Alternative Girl’
Stranger Things Season 3 is officially open for business. Ahead of a spring production date, the third installment has confirmed a Season 2 fan-favorite will have a much larger role, and added Maya Thurman-Hawke as a mysterious new player.
Even Trump Thinks ‘SNL’ Should Bring Back Darrell Hammond’s Impression
Let’s be honest – SNL’s Trump impression has little to do these days but parrot back actual statements, and even Alec Baldwin thinks playing the role is “agony.” Trump himself even used Baldwin’s quote to push SNL into bringing Darrell Hammond’s iteration back, and maybe … he’s not wrong?
FOX Will Air O.J. Simpson’s ‘If I Did It’ Interview as a ‘Lost Confession’
Just when you thought FX and Ryan Murphy wrung every last drop from The People v. O.J. Simpson, FOX will air another side of the story. Twelve years after FOX had the good sense to pull O.J. Simpson’s distasteful If I Did It special, The Juice will officially be loose as a Lost Confession in the coming weeks.
‘Cobra Kai’ Takes a Shot at Mr. Miyagi in New ‘Karate Kid’ Series Trailer
The Cobra Kai do not wax on. The Cobra Kai do not wax off. Everything you learned in The Karate Kid goes out the window with a fresh trailer for the YouTube Red sequel series, as Sensei Johnny takes an unorthodox approach to training the next generation of dojo fighters.
That ‘Jersey Shore’ Reunion Is Already Returning for a Second Season
We don’t even know if the Jersey Shore crew can make it work in 2018, but they’re already setting up a second tanning bed. MTV’s imminent revival has booked a second Family Vacation a month before we even set foot in Miami.
‘Full’ and ‘Fuller House’ Creator Fired Over On-Set Misconduct
We’re not going to make the “how rude” joke, but we know you were thinking it.
The ‘Parks and Recreation’ Cast Was Not Having the NRA Posting Leslie Knope GIFs on Twitter
Bless the Parks and Recreation cast, and the political optimism they’ve come to embody. Following an NRA attempt to co-opt the image of Leslie Knope over Twitter, creator Mike Schur and stars Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler are letting the pro-gun organization have it.
There’s a Weird Rumor the ‘Stranger Things’ Bosses Are Leaving After Season 3
We haven’t reached the midpoint of Stranger Things just yet, so there’s no way creators would jump ship now, right? That’s exactly the rumor going around with executive producers Ross and Matt Duffer, but sources already indicate the claim may have been turned upside down.
‘This Is Us’ Star Sterling K. Brown and Bill Hader to Host ‘SNL’ in March
As if Golden Globes, SAG Awards and a role in Black Panther weren’t enough, Sterling K. Brown’s banner 2018 is adding another honor. The This Is Us star will make his SNL hosting debut in March, flanked by Charles Barkley and Bill Hader.