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.
Steven Bochco, Creator of ‘NYPD Blue’ and More, Dies at 74
One of TV’s most iconic writer-producers has sadly passed. Reports confirm that Steven Bochco, developer behind Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, Doogie Howser M.D. and NYPD Blue has passed away at the age of 74.
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.
‘Roseanne’ Revival Already Renewed for Another Season
Following an initial 18 million viewers, months of national conversation and an additional 3 million DVR streams, ABC has officially decided its Roseanne revival will be canceled. Oh, wait – *checks notes* – the other thing.
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.
NBC Renews ‘Will and Grace’ Revival for a Third (!) Season
Most revivals are one-and-done, so leave it to Will & Grace to break down another norm. Following NBC’s pre-premiere renewal for a bonus tenth season, the network is already confirming a third revival run before the first has finished airing.
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.
‘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.
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.”
O.J. Simpson May Have Confessed to Murder in Lost ‘If I Did It’ Special
There’s good reason FOX never aired the 2006 O.J. Simpson If I Did It interview. The “Lost Confession” finally came to light on Sunday, and a few telltale slips during the macabre interview may see Simpson confirming his guilt in the murders of Nicole Brown and Ronald Goldman.
A Fake ‘Simpsons’ Word Has Embiggened the Real Dictionary
As often as The Simpsons predicts reality, America’s favorite family can sometimes make their own. Such is the case with a perfectly cromulent new addition to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, dating all the way back to a 1996 Simpsons episode.