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 ‘Breaking Bad’ Writers Had a Terrible First Pitch for [SPOILER]’s Death
It’s hard to believe Breaking Bad is ten years in our rear-view, but harder to imagine the roads not taken. One of the AMC drama’s most heartbreaking deaths almost arrived a full two seasons early, as creator Vince Gilligan reveals some of the writers’ worst pitches.
Danny McBride’s ‘Vice Principals’ HBO Successor May Film This Year
Danny McBride and Jody Hill’s HBO Vice Principals may have gone too soon, but we won’t wait long for the next chapter. A new interview sees McBride teasing that their next HBO series might film as early as this year, completing their “misunderstood angry man trilogy.”
Amazon Officially Cancels ‘I Love Dick,’ ‘One Mississippi’ and ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson’
We knew Amazon was likely to drop a few series in its quest for universal hits, but this is a bloodbath. Not only have Jill Soloway’s I Love Dick and Tig Notaro’s One Mississippi been given the axe, but not even Jean-Claude Van Damme could kick it away.
Trump Tell-All ‘Fire and Fury’ Is Getting Its Own TV Show
We knew the Trump presidency would make one hell of an event series someday; maybe not one year in, and three weeks after its tell-all book. And yet, the all-consuming Fire and Fury novel will indeed spark its own TV adaptation, landing a seven-figure deal for author Michael Wolff.
Kristen Wiig Returns to TV (Sort Of) for New Reese Witherspoon Apple Comedy
Boy, that Apple wasn’t kidding about their entry into the TV business. Atop high-profile projects from Reese Witherspoon and Steven Spielberg, the tech giant has now booked SNL alum Kristen Wiig for a new ten-episode comedy with Witherspoon producing.
‘American Gods’ Showrunner Exit Might Be Good News for FX’s ‘Y: The Last Man’
The departures of Bryan Fuller and Michael Green from Starz’s American Gods have been bad news across the board, but there may yet be silver lining. FX is reportedly “pretty optimistic” about their own adaptation of beloved comic drama Y: The Last Man, now that Green has a bit m…
‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Eyes Two More Years With Ellen Pompeo as TV’s Highest-Paid Actress
Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes’ new Netflix deal left the future of ABC’s flagship medical drama in question, and it seems fans have Ellen Pompeo to thank for its return. A new tell-all interview details Pompeo’s quest to balance the pay scales and earn a producerr…
‘Shannara Chronicles’ Adaptation Canceled After Two Expensive Seasons
Another Game of Thrones-inspired adaptation bites the dust. MTV put its best effort forward to adapt the YA-friendly Shannara novels as an ongoing series, but even moving the show to Spike wasn’t enough to stave-off a two-season cancellation.
J.J. Abrams Is Coming Back to TV to Write a New Space Drama
Star Wars: Episode IX isn’t the only thing keeping J.J. Abrams’ head in space. The LOST and Westworld executive producer is headed back to TV to write and create a new series about a family that finds itself “transporting to another land,” with both HBO and Apple reported…
‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Went Full ‘CSI’ Confirming [SPOILER]’s Season 8 Return
The eighth and final Game of Thrones season hasn’t suffered any major leaks yet, but leave it to dedicated spoiler-hounds to get creative with their sourcing. A key character may yet have a role to play in Season 8, and we’re both impressed and unsettled with how fans figured it out.