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.
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Teaser Shows Off Daenerys’ New Digs
No longer must Game of Thrones fans stare at a block of ice for a CG teaser: Season 7 is here! See Cersei, Daenerys and Jon Snow get some fresh threads in a new “Long Walk” teaser for the July premiere, complete with chilly twist.
‘Sesame Street’ Releases First Videos of Julia, a New Muppet With Autism
Sesame Street has provided decades’ worth of early education and inclusion, and now the series will help shed light on autism as well. The children’s classic has released its first official videos featuring Julia, a new four year-old muppet with autism who will debut in early April.
Netflix Confirms New Button to Skip Opening Credits
Just as Netflix decided to revamp its ratings system, so too is your binge habit getting an upgrade. Users have observed a new feature that allows one to skip the opening credits of a given episode, and get straight to the good stuff.
‘Crashing’ Star Artie Lange on Possible HBO Firing Over Drug Charges
Any fan of Artie Lange knows the comedian’s history of substance abuse and legal troubles, one which added a new chapter this week with an arrest for possession. Lange also has a prominent role on HBO’s Crashing, which the star acknowledges may now come to an end, if not necessarily by…
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Director Says Dragons Now Airplane-Size
Game of Thrones fans never lack for dragon appreciation, but there are diminishing returns to their escalation in size, and difficulty to portray onscreen. Leave it to Season 7 to make them even bigger, now estimating Drogon, Viserion and Rhaegal to be the size of commercial jets.
SNL Sets McCarthy, The Rock and More for Season 42, With Live West Coast Twist
If perhaps SNL seemed to be sleeping on the job with its two-hosts-per-month in 2017, they had good reason. Not only have the final four hosts been announced, including Jimmy Fallon, Melissa McCarthy and The Rock, but shows will air live across the country for the first time in history.
YouTube Reveals ‘YouTube TV’ Subscription Service for Cord-Cutters
If you thought the cord-cutters’ market was aggressive before, just wait until you get a load of YouTube TV. The online video staple announced the full scope of its live TV bundle, complete with unlimited cloud DVR and a moderate monthly subscription fee.
Louis C.K. Adds Two New Standup Specials to Netflix Comedy Empire
As if Sarah Silverman, Dave Chappelle and Jerry Seinfeld weren’t enough, Netflix has picked up yet another comedy icon for new specials. Louis C.K. has joined the streaming service with a commitment for two new standup performances, the first of which will arrive as early as April.
FOX ‘X-Men’ TV Series Pilot Casts Jamie Chung as Blink
FOX’s Bryan Singer-directed X-Men drama doesn’t have a name, or even many confirmed characters, at least until now. Recent Gotham alum Jamie Chung will suit up as Marvel’s Blink, who Singer had previously showcased in Days of Future Past.
‘Broad City’ Season 4 Side-Eyes Steve Buscemi as First Guest Star
Broad City has never lacked for guest stars each year, and now that Season 4 production has finally gotten underway, our first is a real eyeful. Yes, Steve Buscemi is off the Boardwalk and out on the town for Broad City, as revealed in a new Season 4 production photo.
Jordan Peele Reprises His Obama Impression for Seth Meyers
We may have seen the last of Key & Peele’s famous anger translation sketch with Keegan-Michael Key’s Luther and Jordan Peele’s Obama, but don’t expect either to give up the ghost for good. Peele briefly brought Obama back for a Late Night With Seth Meyers appearance, …
Even ‘The Walking Dead’ Bosses Don’t Know How Old Carl Is Supposed to Be
It’s a classic conundrum for serialized shows with child actors; younger characters invariably grow older than the story would suggest. The Walking Dead star Chandler Riggs has naturally aged seven years from its 2010 beginnings (compared with a relatively condensed timeline for the show), bu…