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.
Ryan Murphy Clears Up ‘American Horror Story’ S7 Using Trump-Clinton
American Horror Story Season 7 isn’t quite under the same veil of secrecy as its predecessor, but has nonetheless sown confusion over its use of 2016 Election figures. First we wouldn’t see Trump and Clinton; then we would, and now Ryan Murphy finally clears up how.
FOX Now Bidding for ‘American Idol’ Revival Over NBC
It wasn’t terribly surprising that FOX would say goodbye to American Idol after so many years, but word that NBC might look to revive it alongside The Voice came more unexpectedly. Now, FOX is reportedly bidding for the rights to bring American Idol back on its own, almost exactly as we remem…
SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’ Officially Going Primetime in August
The rumors are true: SNL is taking Weekend Update out for a primetime spin once more. Seeing as today’s news is never not in need of incisive comedy, Colin Jost and Michael Che will end their summer breaks early to bring new half-hour Weekend Update episodes to NBC.
Wait, So ‘American Horror Story’ Season 7 Has Trump and Clinton After All?
The American Horror Story got too real with suggestions that Season 7 would follow the 2016 election, Trump, Clinton and all, until Ryan Murphy clarified the political connection as allegorical. Now, Murphy seems to walk back his words yet again, suggesting Trump and Clinton castings are forthcoming…
‘Katrina: American Crime Story’ Adds Matthew Broderick as FEMA Head
We’re likely to dip band and forth between major castings for Seasons 2 and 3 of Ryan Murphy’s FX American Crime Story (they do shoot back-to-back), and the pendulum has now swung to Katrina. Matthew Broderick joins the franchise as a key FEMA figure in the title American Crime; second…
NBC Considering ‘American Idol’ Revival Season, Because NBC
It hasn’t been terribly long since FOX said goodbye to American Idol, what with the whole “reality competition” craze having appreciably cooled since the early 2000s regardless. Still, leave it to NBC to potentially drag Ryan Seacrest back to the stage for a revival season, thro…
First Look at Ryan Murphy, Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon’s FX ‘Feud’
Ryan Murphy’s second FX anthology proved a surprising hit, but can Feud recapture the same magic? See for yourself in the first official footage of Feud: Bette and Joan, as Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon take Hollywood rivalry to biblical proportions.
Carrie Fisher-Debbie Reynolds HBO Doc ‘Bright Lights’ Sets Early Premiere
Yesterday saw HBO announcing a tribute to the late Carrie Fisher via encore presentation of her adapted Wishful Drinking, and the network will waste little time paying tribute to her mother Debbie Reynolds as well. The official release of upcoming mother-daughter documentary Bright Lights has now be…
Carrie Fisher Dies at 60
Beloved actress Carrie Fisher has passed away at age 60, after suffering a heart attack earlier this week.
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 Ful…