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.
Meet ‘Jerry Before Seinfeld’ in New Netflix Standup Special Trailer
We’ve seen photos of Jerry Seinfeld’s first new Netflix comedy special, but as with any standup, it’s all about the delivery. See for yourself in a first trailer for Jerry Before Seinfeld, as the revered comedian revisits his past and younger material in new footage.
‘The Simpsons’ Fired Its Main Composer After 27 Years
The Simpsons hasn’t had to replace any of its core voice cast just yet, but will nonetheless sound a bit different in Season 29. Longtime composer Alf Clausen was apparently let go from the series after nearly three decades, while the show pursues “a different kind of music.”
‘SNL’ Will Keep Live Coast-to-Coast Airings in Season 43
The banner year of SNL’s forty-second season culminated with an experiment that saw its final four episodes airing live on the west coast. Now, even as Season 43 loses some familiar faces, creator Lorne Michaels confirms SNL will be keeping its new format.
Amazon ‘Galaxy Quest’ Series Back in Development With Paul Scheer
It was almost two years ago that Amazon landed the potential Galaxy Quest TV series, which hit an understandable snag with the passing of star Alan Rickman. Now, Amazon has decided never to give up or surrender, hiring comedian Paul Scheer to rework a new TV take on the Star Trek spoof.
‘Walking Dead’ Season 8 Resumes Production After Fatal Stuntman Accident
The stunt community and loved ones of Walking Dead performer John Bernecker endured a tragic loss over the weekend, as an on-set accident hospitalized the stuntman and led to his death. The series naturally shut down production on the eighth season, but has since (temporarily) resumed.
‘The Muppets’ Kermit Voice Actor Replaced After 27 Years
Even as a sizable portion of Kermit the Frog’s current popularity stems from voiceless internet memes, there’s no mistaking one of The Muppets‘ most froggy tones. Well, we may need to re-tune our years, as Kermit voice Steve Whitmire will step down after twenty-seven years for m…
The 10 Best TV Shows of 2017 (So Far)
Six of the choices from last year either delayed airdates or ended outright, so let’s do some damage before Emmy season! ScreenCrush carves through 2017’s most memorable for all the Tales, Lies, Dicks and Unfortunate Events that had our TVs buzzing.
Adam West Recorded More ‘Family Guy’ for Next Season, Bosses Confirm
Just as NBC’s Powerless carried on the late Adam West’s inimitable presence, so too will Family Guy keep our beloved Bright Knight alive. Producers confirm West recorded at least five more episodes for the coming season, after which Quahog’s mayor may never be replaced.
‘Stranger Things 2’ Will Turn Comic-Con 2017 Upside-Down
Stranger Things Season 2 has gone quiet since the Super Bowl teaser, but there’s an ominous red cloud on the horizon that may roll up as soon as Comic-Con 2017. See what the sequel series to Netflix’s breakout hit will bring to San Diego, including new footage and more!
Live-Action ‘Jetsons’ Series in Development With Robert Zemeckis?
Modern takes on the classic Hanna-Barbera toons have had trouble getting off the ground, but The Jetsons may literally rise above. Reports indicate a new live-action version of the far-out future family is gearing up for Warner Bros., executive produced by someone with a little Future experience.
Don’t Worry, Alec Baldwin’s Trump Will Be Back for ‘SNL’ This Fall
Most everything we’ve heard from SNL Season 43 has involved those leaving the series behind, so there’s finally good news from up top. So long as our national nightmare persists, Alec Baldwin will be back in his golden wig to deliver that bigly famous Trump impression.
‘Making a Murderer’ Subject Brendan Dassey Has Overturned Conviction Upheld
We still don’t know what Season 2 of Netflix’s Making a Murderer might look like, though enough has happened to swing the narrative in multiple directions. Last summer saw alleged accomplice Brendan Dassey nearly free on an overturned conviction; now upheld, but what does it mean?