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.
Rick Moranis Will Return for Netflix’s ‘SCTV’ Reunion
The Rick Moranis comeback tour continues. Just days after the Spaceballs star came out of retirement to reprise his role for The Goldbergs, Netflix confirms the SCTV comic legend will return for Netflix’s upcoming reunion special directed by Martin Scorsese.
Hopper Has a Brand-New Look in ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3
The debate over Hopper’s hotness is about to go Upside Down.
‘Conan’ Is Becoming a Half-Hour Show in 2019
Big changes are coming to TBS’ Conan. One year after rumors the series would shrink to a weekly format, TBS and Conan O’Brien now confirm the series will instead air four nights a week as a half-hour series, while expanding Team Coco’s focus on digital and live content.
‘Broad City’ Ending With Season 5 in 2019
The Queens of Broad City are broadening their horizons. Comedy Central confirms the fan-favorite comedy duo of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer will end the series with a fifth and final season in 2019, but already have new TV projects on the horizon.
HBO Fixed Gender Pay Disparity on All of Its Shows
Pay parity shockers are all too common, as Princes out-earn Queens and X-Files agents fight for equal pay. HBO has preemptively taken matters into its own hands (with a little help from Reese Witherspoon) to ensure “no inappropriate disparities” between male and female stars.
‘The Simpsons’ Responds to Apu Stereotype Controversy
It’s been months since comedian Hari Kondabolu laid out The Problem With Apu, and The Simpsons at last responds. A short aside from Sunday’s latest sees Lisa brushing off the stereotype controversy as “something that started decades ago and was applauded and inoffensive,” and unlikely to be changed.
‘13 Reasons Why’ Adding New Cast Intro About Suicide Prevention
The second season of 13 Reasons Why will make some notable changes from the first. The results of a new Northwestern University study have influenced Netflix to draft a new intro to the teen suicide drama, as well as a revamped after-show with prevention resources.
New ‘Rick and Morty’ Run the Jewels Video Is Practically a New Episode
We’re going to be pretty desperate for new Rick and Morty until at least late 2019, so Adult Swim has thankfully provided some relief. Our favorite cosmic adventurers do their best Men in Black for a new Adult Swim music video from Run the Jewels.
‘Stranger Things’ Bosses Respond to Allegations of On-Set Abuse
New rumors have emerged around Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer, as a crew member departed the series alleging the two “seek out and verbally abuse women” on-set. The Duffers have now responded, claiming the reports “mischaracterize our set.”
Netflix Is Testing a Reward System for Young Binge-Watchers
Just like every addiction, Netflix is seeking to make theirs fun for kids. User reports have revealed that the streaming service has begun testing “patches” on certain youth-oriented programming, with an aim to introduce “collectible items for a more interactive experience.”