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.
‘Jeopardy!’ Player’s ‘Gangsta’ Pronunciation Costs Thousands in Must-See Clip
Boy, if there’s one topic you’d never imagine Jeopardy! a stickler for, it’s gangsta rap. You have to see this viral video of a contestant losing over $3000, as judges reverse Alex Trebek’s acceptance of proper “Gangsta’s Paradise” pronunciation.
All Rise for the Full ‘American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson’ Trailer!
FX and Ryan Murphy’s incoming American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson has kept us all delighted by its ridiculous photos and over-dramatized teasers, even if the prolific cast has been left to obscurity. Now, the court of FX has finally unsealed the full trailer for The People v. O.J. Simpson, and it is every bit the absurdity we expected.
Trevor Noah’s ‘Daily Show’ Cancels Chris Brown Interview After Backlash
It’s difficult to say if Trevor Noah has found his particular Daily Show groove after ascending the throne from Jon Stewart in September, but where Noah hasn’t generally shied away from challenging guests, at least one punch has been pulled. Following controversial announcements of a Chris Brown interview, The Daily Show appears to have quietly canceled the appearance.
Stephen Colbert Talks First ‘Late Show’ Musical Guest, ‘Dry-Trumping’ and More
The September 8 premiere of Stephen Colbert’s new Late Show tenure draws ever closer, and with Jon Stewart finally stepped away from the spotlight, Colbert has taken every opportunity to redefine his post-Comedy Central career. Straight out of TCA, we now know what familiar musical guest will join George Clooney for the premiere, amid a host of other new details.
Stephen Colbert Ditches the Colbeard in First ‘Late Show’ Promo
We’re still feeling out a world post-Late Show With David Letterman, but Stephen Colbert is already gearing up and shaving down for his big debut. The former Colbert Report host finally ditches his Colbeard in prep for the September debut, and you may never look at hot dogs the same way again.
‘SNL’ 40th Anniversary Special: Eddie Murphy Confirmed to Return?
NBC has remained curiously quiet on ‘SNL’’s three-hour 40th Anniversary special on February 15, and while cameos galore are expected, our first major homecoming may have arrived. Following a 31-year absence, Eddie Murphy will reportedly return to ‘SNL’ to ring in the NBC sketch comedy legend’s 40th anniversary.
‘Better Call Saul’ Moved to 2015, Picked Up for Season 2, Plus First Photo!
We were on the fence when AMC announced that 'Breaking Bad' would spawn its very own 'Better Cal Saul' spinoff, but already the network is doubling down on its criminal lawyer. Not only has 'Better Call Saul' already been renewed for a second season, but the series premiere has also moved to 2015, and the first photo of Bob Odenkirk as a stylin' Saul Goodman has arrived!
‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Final Season: “Lost” Episodes Hit Netflix in March, Plus Director’s Cuts!
We've been excitedly devouring every scrap of news to come out of the forthcoming 'Star Wars' animated series, 'Star Wars Rebels,' but what of all the unreleased material from 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars'? Fans of the now-defunct series are in for some good news, as the "Lost Missions" will hit Netflix in their entirety in March, along with the complete series collection and director's cu
‘The Walking Dead’ “Inmates” Preview: Which Survivors Will Reunite Next?
AMC brought all our hopes and dreams to life with 'The Walking Dead' season 4's return this past Sunday, but what happens "After" Rick, Carl and Michonne were reunited? Check out what prison survivors we'll next catch up with when this coming Sunday's all-new installment "Inmates" shambles out, with a brand new clip and photos of the hour to preview!
‘Vikings’ Season 2 Premiere Clips: Ragnar and Rollo Fight a “Brother’s War”
The 'Vikings' of History's namesake will be back to raid, pillage and plunder a second season beginning February 27, but before they do, they may need to settle some differences of their own. See Ragnar Lothbrok take on his brother Rollo as opposing armies clash in the first clips from 'Vikings' season 2 premiere "Brother's War"!
Dan Harmon’s ‘Rick & Morty’ Renewed for Season 2 on Adult Swim
We'll admit to not having checked in very much with 'Community' creator Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's trippy Adult Swim sci-fi comedy 'Rick and Morty,' though we've noticed its rave reviews and surprisingly competitive ratings. That said, fans are in for some seriously good news: Adult Swim has officially picked up 'Rick and Morty' for season 2!
HBO Taps David Fincher to Remake ‘Utopia’ with ‘Gone Girl’ Author Gillian Flynn
We weren't at all surprised yesterday to see HBO picking up buzzy Jack Black comedy 'The Brink,' what with 2014 bringing the final seasons of 'True Blood,' 'The Newsroom' and 'Boardwalk Empire,' atop the cancellations of 'Family Tree' and 'Hello Ladies,' and now the premium cable network has added even more cinematic pedigree to its lineup. David Fincher has re-teamed with 'Gone Girl' writer Gilli
FOX’s ‘Gotham’ TV Series: Donal Logue Confirmed as DC Detective Harvey Bullock
Well, this isn't much of a surprise. Following the news that Fox's Batman-prequel TV series 'Gotham' had cast Alfred, The Penguin, and others atop Ben McKenzie in the leading role of Detective James Gordon, 'Sons of Anarchy' and 'Vikings' vet Donal Logue has officially been confirmed for the DC role of gruff detective Harvey Bullock.
‘How I Met Your Mother’ Spinoff: Greta Gerwig to Lead ‘How I Met Your Dad’!
Given the state of 'How I Met Your Mother''s ninth and final season, news that a potential spinoff, fittingly titled 'How I Met Your Dad,' drew mixed reactions across the board. And while opinions remain divided on a gender-inverted take on the long-running CBS comedy, its leading lady is more than up to the task. 'Frances Ha' star Greta Gerwig has officially been cast to spin her tale as the lead
The CW’s ‘Flash’ TV Series Adds 1990 ‘Flash’ John Wesley Shipp!
Just when you thought 'The Flash''s TV future was all-but assured as an 'Arrow' spinoff, The CW has literally doubled down on its titular hero. The latest to join the scarlet speedster's 2014 TV updates is none other than TV's previous live-action 'Flash,' 1990 CBS star John Wesley Shipp! Of course, there couldn't be two Flashes at once...could there?
HBO’s ‘The Brink': Jack Black and Tim Robbins Political Comedy Gets Series Order
HBO will shed an impressive amount of its programming over the course of 2014, airing final seasons of 'True Blood,' 'The Newsroom' and 'Boardwalk Empire,' atop the cancellations of 'Family Tree' and 'Hello Ladies,' so it isn't a surprise to see a star-studded pilot getting the fast track. To that end, HBO's Jay Roach-directed geopolitical comedy 'The Brink,' starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins, h
‘Star Wars Rebels’ Cast: Freddie Prinze Jr. Confirmed as “Cowboy Jedi” Kanan!
Upcoming 'Star Wars' animated series 'Star Wars Rebels' remained secretive even through its first character reveal, but at long last we have our first major protagonist, Jedi, and voice actor to boot. Prepare to join the 'Star Wars Rebels' with newly-confirmed voice actor Freddie Prinze Jr., giving life to the ponytail-wearing "cowboy" Jedi knight, Kanan!
’24: Live Another Day’ Adds ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Michelle Fairley, Replacing Judy Davis
FOX's impending '24' revival, titled '24: Live Another Day,' has scarcely shot an inch of footage to the point where its recent Super Bowl trailer was specially created for promotion, but a major casting tweak should keep things rolling along. Following Emmy-winner Judy Davis' unexpected exit from production, 'Live Another Day' has added fan-favorite 'Game of Thrones' mom Michelle Fairley in the p
FOX’s ‘Gotham’ TV Series Casts The Penguin, Alfred, Sarah Essen and More!
This past weekend, we were blindsided to learn that FOX's forthcoming Batman prequel TV series, 'Gotham,' cast 'Southland' and 'The O.C.' star Ben McKenzie in the central role of Detective Jim Gordon, but now the new DC drama unveiled an even plumper portion of casting. Meet your new Oswald "The Penguin" Cobblepot, as well as young Bruce Wayne's loyal Alfred, Captain Essen, and Gordon's
Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’ Reveals Three Final Trailers: “I’m Not Going Anywhere!”
We're just days away from Netflix's 'House of Cards' season 2 premiere, but given the "all at once" model, the debut of 13 new episodes will have to last us until 2015, season 3 renewal or no. To that end, check out three more trailers for the coming return of Netflix's Kevin Spacey-Robin Wright political thriller, each more tantalizing than the last!
‘The Wonder Years’ Finally Coming to DVD, Original Music and All
Though ABC classic 'The Wonder Years' has been available to stream on Netflix in recent years, fans of the Fred Savage coming-of-age tale have no doubt noticed something amiss about the reproduction, specifically music replacements of the more iconic tracks included in the show. The series' prolific soundtrack and the expensive cost of licensing those songs had kept an official 'The Wonder Years'
TNT’s ‘Mob City’ Canceled: Frank Darabont’s ‘Dead’ Followup Gets Walking Papers
Excited though we were to see ousted 'Walking Dead' showrunner Frank Darabont take his talents to TNT for its impressive period drama 'Mob City,' we certainly saw this coming. Despite its six-episode "limited series" billing, TNT has officially declined to produce any additional episodes of the Jon Bernthal-starring drama, effectively canceling 'Mob City' and its Hollywood dreams. Read M
The CW’s ‘Flash’ TV Series Adds Tom Cavanagh in Mysterious New Role
Earlier today we caught a bit of what-if information on The CW's 'Flash,' TV pilot, gauging the fate of Grant Gustin's Barry Allen should the network not move forward with the 'Arrow' spinoff, but in the meantime, 'The Flash' keeps right on casting. 'Ed' star Tom Cavanagh is the latest to sign onto the cast, but does his role have any major DC ties?
‘Breaking Bad’ Spanish Remake: Watch 6 Minutes of ‘Metastasis’ Right Now, Plus New Details!
It's been awhile since we've heard much from 'Breaking Bad''s Spanish language remake 'Metastasis,' at least since the first trailer back in October, now that 'Better Call Saul' dominates the conversation. So while we wait for a return to the original world of Walter White, check out an epic 6-minute preview of the Spanish language 'Metastasis,' along with new details on its own Saul Goodman! Read
‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ Adds ‘SNL’ Alum Fred Armisen as Band Leader
The sweeping changes to the late night landscape have only recently begun, with Jay Leno having said his goodbyes to 'The Tonight Show,' with Jimmy Fallon soon to take his place. Seth Meyers too, has left behind 'SNL' for his impending 'Late Night' gig, which we've now learned to feature fellow alumni Fred Armisen leading the band!
‘The Walking Dead’ “Inmates” Sneak Peek: Will Daryl and Beth Make It On Their Own?
AMC monster drama 'The Walking Dead' may have returned for the latter half of season 4, but "After" only gave us a small picture of the surviving group after 2013's midseason finale, "Too Far Gone." Next week's episode, "Inmates," will catch up with everyone's favorite crossbow-toting redneck, Daryl Dixon, along with his unlikely companion, Beth Greene, and you can ch
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4: Watch 15 Minute “Ice and Fire: A Foreshadowing” Preview Right Now!
Sunday conversation may have been dominated by 'The Walking Dead''s return, but 'Game of Thrones' won't be far behind, with bigger dragons than ever! Tonight brought an epic 15-minute preview of season 4 titled 'Ice and Fire: A Foreshadowing,' and you can watch the entire clip-filled preview right now!
New ‘Bates Motel’ Season 2 Trailer Gets Tense: “I Will Die if You Leave!”
The second season of A&E prequel drama 'Bates Motel' won't officially open for business until March 3, though the footage and photos we've glimpsed of the new episodes have been largely fleeting. Tension is a slow boil as always now that A&E has scared up a brand new trailer for the premiere that highlights just how tense things will get this season at the 'Bates Motel.'
FX’s ‘Redshirts': ‘Star Trek’ Spoof Novel Getting Limited Series Adaptation
The critical tempering of 'Star Trek Into Darkness' only emboldened chatter the franchise should look to make a TV return in the future, and while Paramount seems adamant about keeping 'Star Trek' in theaters, we've got the next best thing. FX will adapt meta spoof novel 'Redshirts' into a limited series, bringing author John Scalzi's parody vision to life.
New ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 Footage from ‘Ice and Fire: A Foreshadowing’
Earlier today brought a bit of good news for 'Game of Thrones' season 5, in that season 3 and 4 star Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei) would join as a series regular next year, but what about those hungry for new footage now? There's always 'Game of Thrones Ice and Fire: A Foreshadowing' on Sunday, but get an early look with new footage right now!