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.
Chef Mario Batali Leaving ABC’s ‘The Chew’ Amid Sexual Harassment Claims
Celebrity chef Mario Batali is stepping aside as co-host of ABC’s The Chew. At least four women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, of which Batali acknowledges “much of the behavior described does, in fact, match up with ways I have acted.”
Marvel Eyes New ‘Rising’ Animated Franchise With Diverse Superheroes
Some of Marvel’s most beloved and diverse superheroes are headed to the small-screen. The comics giant is working on a new animated Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors project, featuring fan-favorites like Ms. Marvel, Squirrel Girl, Spider-Gwen, and some familiar voices from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
‘Game of Thrones’ Stannis Regrets His Role: ‘I Was Disheartened By the End’
Game of Thrones has its reputation for major stars in minor roles, but few characters were short-changed like Stephen Dillane’s Stannis Baratheon. The actor apparently agrees as much, given his diminished role, claiming “I was entirely dependent on Liam [Cunningham] to tell me what the…
Alec Baldwin Might Get His Own ABC Talk Show
Alec Baldwin is practically an SNL cast member at this point, but the actor may soon have a more unexpected perch – his own talk show. Reports suggest Baldwin is negotiating with ABC for a new series based on his WNYC radio show, with production potentially starting next week.
Hank Azaria Says ‘Simpsons’ Considering Apu Changes After Documentary
Simpsons character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon has long-influenced stereotypes about people from India, so much so that comedian Hari Kondabolu made a full documentary about The Problem With Apu. Now, character voice Hank Azaria admits the controversy is “a lot to think about,” as well that…
‘Stranger Things’ Is Officially Renewed for Season 3
Stranger Things has officially been canceled. No, I’m kidding – can you imagine? Given all the hoopla and unanswered questions of the breakout Netflix drama’s second season, the streaming service has of course confirmed that Eleven, Mike, Will, Joyce, Dustin and all the rest wil…
Hayley Atwell Returns to ‘Agent Carter’ in New Animated ‘Avengers’ Clip
We’ve never quite lost hope that Agent Carter has more live-action adventures ahead, but Marvel’s animated arm has the next best thing. Hayley Atwell returns to her beloved role in Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars, as seen in a new clip from the upcoming guest arc.
‘Today’ Host Matt Lauer Fired Over Imminent Sexual Harassment Allegations
Yet another major news figure has been removed from their post over reports of sexual harassment. Ahead of word that Today anchor Matt Lauer would be outed as a serial sexual harasser, NBC News and Today have confirmed the long-time host will step down.
David Cassidy, Star of ‘The Partridge Family,’ Dies at 67
A music legend and iconic TV star alike has sadly left us. Actor-singer David Cassidy, best known for his place among The Partridge Family, has passed away at the age of 67.
‘SNL’ Women Past and Present Defend Al Franken in Sexual Harassment Statement
The ongoing cycle of sexual harassment exposure has repeatedly put SNL in an awkward position; one the show seems reticent to address. In light of accusations against writer-turned-senator Al Franken, however, thirty-six female cast and crew have now spoken out to defend Franken’s name.