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.
Dave Chappelle Addresses Transgender Jokes, Then Criticizes Louis C.K. Accusers
Dave Chappelle managed to address the controversy surrounding last year’s standup specials, and ignite a new one all at once. The comedian’s latest Netflix standup offers a measured response to jokes about Caitlyn Jenner and the transgender community, though a subsequent special sees C…
Spike Lee’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Returning for Season 2 on Netflix
The original structure of Spike Lee’s 1986 She’s Gotta Have It was well-suited to a TV adaptation, but where might Netflix take it in Season 2? We’ll find out, as both Lee and star DeWanda Wise confirm Nola Darling will keep living that Brooklyn life another season.
Report: There’s a Chance Apple Might Buy Netflix
In this era of giant media corporations swallowing one another, another major acquisition might be on the horizon. Industry analysts are predicting that an influx of Apple cash might soon lead to a flashy purchase for the tech giant; with Netflix itself painted as a prime target.
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.
‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ Season 2 Sets March Premiere in First Teaser
Your happy new year has just taken an Unfortunate turn. Netflix and Count Olaf have a new message for you, as Season 2 of A Series of Unfortunate Events has officially booked a late March premiere with some miserable new footage.
Watch Jodie Whittaker’s ‘Doctor Who’ Debut as First Female Doctor
Christmas has come and gone, and with it another round of Doctor Who goodbyes. This time it’s extra special, however, as not only star Peter Capaldi and showrunner Steven Moffat’s exits from the series, but also the debut of our first female Doctor, Jodie Whittaker! Watch for yourself …
The Best TV Shows of 2017 (According to Kevin Fitzpatrick)
Peak TV got even Peak-ier this year, taking us everywhere from Gilead, to Monterey, to another universe populated solely by Carrie Coon. Join ScreenCrush TV critic Kevin Fitzpatrick on the impossible task to rank the very Best TV Shows of 2017!
‘Great American Baking Show’ Reveals Winner After Johnny Iuzzini Scandal
Removing sexual harassers from their posts comes with the added cost of dragging down projects around them. ABC even pulled The Great American Baking Show entirely when allegations against co-host Johnny Iuzzini broke, and the season’s winner has now been revealed early.
Louis C.K.’s Voice Edited Out of Disney’s ‘Gravity Falls’
Sexual harassment revelations against Louis C.K. have naturally precluded any new projects, but Disney has taken matters one step further. Multiple episodes of the Disney Channel’s Gravity Falls have taken to overdubbing C.K.’s voice, so as to remove any association with the comedian.
James Franco Is Young Santa in Cut ‘SNL’ Hallmark Christmas Sketch
The bizarre subculture of dime-store Christmas movies seems oddly pervasive this year, and has not gone unnoticed at SNL. The “Not Ready for Primetime Players” have at least one more gift in the form of a cut short, featuring host James Franco in an endless stream of indistinguishable …