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.
Hoda Kotb Will Officially Replace Matt Lauer as ‘Today’ Co-Host
It took the whole of December, but NBC has finally named a new Today host to replace Matt Lauer. Hoda Kotb will permanently take over the co-hosting slot alongside Savannah Guthrie, having filled in for Lauer after the disgraced anchor was let go over sexual harassment charges.
You Won’t Believe the Hilarious, Sexy Source for ‘Game of Thrones’ Dragon Sounds
If there’s one thing we agree on after seven Game of Thrones seasons, it’s that dragons remain as lifelike and awe-inspiring as ever. There may be a good, sexy reason for the former, as new insight from sound designer Paula Fairfield reveals that Drogon’s cries around Daenerys m…
‘Fuller House’ Might Actually Bring Back Steve Urkel
Netflix’s Fuller House may never bring Michelle back to the fold, but another ‘90s TV icon could be waiting in the wings. A curious reference from the Season 3 finale brings Family Matters’ Steve Urkel back into play, and producers have actually discussed bringing the famed char…
‘Game of Thrones’ Is 2017’s Most-Pirated Show, But ‘Rick and Morty’ Is Gaining
If Game of Thrones skipping 2018 has one advantage, it’s that next year will finally bring us a new king of TorrentFreak’s most-pirated TV. It totally won 2017, of course, but a few new additions like Rick and Morty or demotions for Arrow might make this a very different list going for…
‘Master of None,’ ‘Good Place’ and More Kept Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores in 2017
Even as Rotten Tomatoes continues to highlight divisions between audiences and critics, some of the best TV nonetheless gets its due. A full seventy-nine series managed to keep a “Certified Fresh” rating in 2017, and just ten took home the coveted perfect score. Did your favorite make …
Rose Marie, Star of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’ Dies at 94
Another TV icon has been lost in an already-difficult 2017. Reports confirm that The Dick Van Dyke Show icon and Hollywood Squares veteran Rose Marie has passed away at the extended age of 94.
A ‘Mad About You’ Revival Is in Development Too
If Will & Grace, Roseanne and The Office weren’t enough hot revival action for you, Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt may get back into bed with NBC. Reports indicate the erstwhile Paul and Jamie Buchman are working on a possible Mad About You revival almost twenty years after the finale.
Ian McKellen Isn’t Thrilled With Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Recasting Gandalf
Amazon spent ungodly amounts of money for a Lord of the Rings TV series, and they’ve barely sketched it out. The prequel drama likely wouldn’t connect to Peter Jackson’s films, but Sir Ian McKellen says Amazon has another thing coming if they recast Gandalf.
Amazon Passed on All Three of Its New Pilots, Might Cancel Others
Amazon is undergoing even more overhaul. In addition to its abandonment of the viewer feedback model for new pilots, Amazon has now passed on almost all of its latest shows, and might not renew some critical favorites.
Heather North, Voice of Daphne in ‘Scooby-Doo,’ Dies at 71
One of the most well-known stars behind the original Scooby-Doo has tragically passed on. Reports confirm that Heather North, voice behind cartoon heroine Daphne Blake, died of a longtime illness at the age of 71.