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.
John Mahoney, Star of ‘Frasier,’ Dies at 77
One of TV’s most beloved fathers has sadly passed away. Reports confirm that John Mahoney, best known for his role as the curmudgeonly Martin Crane across eleven seasons of Frasier, died in Chicago at the age of 77.
David Cassidy, Star of ‘The Partridge Family,’ Dies at 67
A music legend and iconic TV star alike has sadly left us. Actor-singer David Cassidy, best known for his place among The Partridge Family, has passed away at the age of 67.
2017 Emmys: All the Winners From TV’s Biggest Night
The 2017 Emmys have arrived at last, hosted by master of ceremonies Stephen Colbert. Will The Crown rule the day, or will This Is Us move us all to tears with acceptance speeches? What about The Handmaid's Tale’s first big competition, or all those dark horses? We’ll be updating all through tonight’s broadcast, so keep it here for every winner (and loser!) from the 2017 Emmy Awards!
David Letterman Returning to TV for New Netflix Series
Like so many famous Davids, you’d never know if Letterman was content to enjoy retirement, or stage an unexpected comeback. The revered interviewer and former Late Show host is officially making a return to our lives, leading – what else – a new Netflix series doing what he does best.
‘Batman’ Stars Burt Ward, Julie Newmar and More React to Adam West’s Passing
We’re still reeling from the loss of Adam West, TV’s original Batman and “Bright Knight” icon of superhero fans. The actor lost a battle with leukemia this weekend, and now Batman co-stars Julie Newmar and Burt Ward weigh in, along with Family Guy producers and many more.
‘Boondock Saints’ Stars Deny Any TV Series, Sequel Involvement
Let’s be real; Boondock Saints fans were never so enamored of the sequel, and recent reports of a fan-funded prequel series raised more eyebrows than capital. Writer-director Troy Duffy at least hoped a TV series could pave the way for stars Norman Reedus and Sean Patrick Flanery to complete a film trilogy, but the real-life MacManus brothers now step up to distance themselves from the property.
Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Princess Leia, Dies at 60
Terrible news to confirm today, as a beloved icon and Star Wars star’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Carrie Fisher, actress behind both Princess and General Leia, has passed away at age 60. The revered actress and comedic presence had earlier suffered a heart attack en-route from London to Los Angeles.
‘Star Wars’ Icon Carrie Fisher Stable After Heart Attack [UPDATE]
In what may turn out to be one more giant hardship for 2016, troubling reports are coming in that Star Wars legend and all-around icon Carrie Fisher may be in critical condition. Fisher reportedly suffered a “massive” heart-attack aboard an airplane, and has been rushed to the hospital.
Alan Thicke, ‘Growing Pains’ Star, Dies at 69
As 2016 seems to be an unendingly cruel mistress, another beloved TV parent has left us behind. Alan Thicke, actor behind Growing Pains patriarch Jason Seaver has passed away at age 69. The acclaimed sitcom star had only days earlier made a surprise cameo in the second season of Netflix’s Fuller House.
Review: ‘Walking Dead’ Spills Serious Guts in 2016 Closer ‘Hearts Still Beating’
‘The Walking Dead’ Season 7 proves it can get “Hearts Still Beating” in a bloody midseason close, but is Rick finally ready to fight back after two more needlessly cruel deaths? And who’s that mystery man spying on Alexandria from afar? Find out in our full review!
SNL Resurrects Bryan Cranston’s Walter White as Trump Cabinet Pick
Trump cabinet picks have been bad, but not Breaking Bad, at least until now. The SNL cold open for John Cena’s debut hour got Bryan Cranston reprising his iconic role as Walter White, tapped to head the DEA (what else) in the new administration.
SNL Adds ‘Westworld’ Twist to ‘Anderson Cooper 360’
SNL was bound to tackle Westworld eventually, but like the series itself, we’d need a good twist in the process. See how the mundanity of reporting on Trump scandals takes a trip out West when SNL tackles Anderson Cooper 360 in Kristen Wiig’s return episode.
‘The Simpsons’ Responds to President Trump Prediction: ‘Being Right Sucks’
Time and time again, fans dismissed the possibility of a Trump presidency as a throwaway Simpsons gag, even during the real-life campaign. Now, The Simpsons itself has a chance to acknowledge one of its strangest prophecies, one it’s none-too-thrilled to have been right on.
‘Walking Dead’ Review: ‘Service’ Gives Negan a Depressingly Topical Victory Lap
‘The Walking Dead’ makes Season 7 too real performing “Service” to Negan’s victory, but does the first trip to Alexandria spark a sense of rebellion, or languish in grief? And will anyone tell poor Tara about Denise? Find out in our full review!
‘Walking Dead’ Review: ‘The Well’ Runs Dry for Ezekiel’s Grand Introduction
‘The Walking Dead’ soldiers through Season 7 with a trip to “The Well,” but was our first trip to The Kingdom too early a diversion after last week’s brutal premiere? How do Ezekiel and Shiva make the grade? Find out in our full review!
Colbert Flexes His Profanity in New Showtime Election Special Teasers
We’re all going to let the expeletives fly on Election Night 2016, regardless of the outcome, and no one is more excited than Stephen Colbert. After years of keeping it cable and broadcast-appropriate, the Late Show host is exercising all the profanity he can muster in new TV spots for the live Showtime election special.