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.
‘Orange Is the New Black’ Boss Admits Season 5 Became ‘Fan-Fiction’
We generally reward TV for taking big swings, but experiments in format can just as easily backfire. So it was with Orange Is the New Black’s ambitious, but rushed three-day Season 5 experiment, something showrunner Jenji Kohan admits suffered due to new writers.
George R.R. Martin Stopped Watching ‘Game of Thrones’
Much as we like to needle George R.R. Martin for taking his sweet time, the man is unfathomably busy. So much so, in fact, that he admits to no longer watching the HBO series based on his work, even if the two Game of Thrones have long since gone “their separate ways.”
‘SNL’ Will Keep Live Coast-to-Coast Airings in Season 43
The banner year of SNL’s forty-second season culminated with an experiment that saw its final four episodes airing live on the west coast. Now, even as Season 43 loses some familiar faces, creator Lorne Michaels confirms SNL will be keeping its new format.
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Leaks Sixth Episode, But Not By Hackers (Again)
Boy, that HBO has some rotten luck. Not only did Game of Thrones and HBO overall suffer a malicious hack, but said pirates didn’t even have to release episodes online. Game of Thrones Season 7 has accidentally leaked its own penultimate episode.
‘GLOW’ Body-Slams Netflix Into Season 2 Renewal
Netflix renewals can be unpredictable, and it certainly raised eyebrows that Alison Brie’s GLOW wrestled through June and July without an official Season 2 announcement. Well, pass the glitter, as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling will be back in action before long.
NBC Revival Fever Now Back at ‘The Munsters,’ Seth Meyers Producing
NBC is far from the only guilty party when it comes to TV revivals, but there’s something special about reviving something you failed to revive. The Munsters may live again, as NBC succeeds Mockingbird Lane with another attempt at the ghoulish family, executive produced by Seth Meyers.
FX Updates on ‘Louie,’ ‘Fargo’ Season 4 and ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Spinoff
It’s the final day of TCA press tour, and with it, FX updates are fast and furious. Network brass have either grim or wonderful news on future Louie, while Fargo Season 4 might be a few years away, and FX Sons of Anarchy spinoff Mayans MC could have a greenlight in the next few months.
‘Twin Peaks’ Not Likely to Be Renewed for Season 2 on Showtime
It’s hard to believe we’re already thirteen weeks into Showtime’s expansive Twin Peaks revival; partly because you’d be hard-pressed to follow any one linear story. We might not have much more closure after the Labor Day finale either, as Showtime doesn’t believe i…
HBO Hackers Reportedly Leak Next ‘Game of Thrones’ Script, Exec Emails
Game of Thrones’ leak of Season 7’s “The Spoils of War” turned out an international error rather than consequence of the network’s recent hack, but the group responsible has designs of their own. Another round of leaks reportedly reveals detailed descriptions of Th…
‘Roseanne’ Revival Confirms John Goodman’s Dan Is Alive, More Alum Cast
We’re starting to a see a bizarre revival trend in which shows like Will & Grace completely ignore their finales in favor of a comeback. So too is Roseanne confirmed to ignore its meta-twist ending, because what’s Roseanne without John Goodman’s Dan?