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.
‘DuckTales’ Reboot Sets August Premiere – Watch the New Opening Credits!
We’ve waited patiently for Disney XD’s DuckTales reboot, and it’s finally paying off in gold. Learn the new series’ two-fold premiere plan for late summer, and get that theme song stuck in your head all over again with the opening titles!
Netflix Wants to Cancel Its Original TV Series More Often
It’s admittedly rare of Netflix to pull the plug on original series after one season, but with recent cuts like The Get Down (and potentially Sense8), the safety … well, net might finally have holes. According to a new interview with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, the streaming service might be getting a bit more strict with its renewals.
‘Animaniacs’ Reboot in Development With Steven Spielberg
The antics of Yakko, Wakko and Dot were timeless enough that an Animaniacs revival feels long-overdue. The three may just get loose from the Warner tower yet again, as reports suggest Warner Bros. animation is tooling around with a new Animaniacs, once again guided by Steven Spielberg.
Rumor: ‘Luke Cage’ Season 2 Starts Casting for Production
The Defenders only had so long to rest up after production, as Jessica Jones immediately returned to work for a long-overdue second season. Less clear was when Daredevil Season 3 or Luke Cage Season 2 might shoot, but mounting evidence suggests that the latter is headed back to Harlem soon, and with a new villain in tow.
Dave Chappelle’s Netflix Specials Were Their Most-Viewed Ever
Dave Chappelle has definitely come back to the limelight over the last year, between SNL hostings and new Netflix specials, but with numbers like these, you’d think he never left. Netflix reveals that Chappelle’s dual standup premieres became their most-viewed comedy specials ever.
Netflix ‘Dear White People’ Trailer Gets Its Own Trigger-Warning
Despite its 2014 release as a film, Dear White People caused some minor uproar with its first Netflix TV series announcements. Thankfully, the full trailer for the adaptation of Justin Simien’s racial satire comes with its very-own trigger warning to weed out misplaced outrage.
Alec Baldwin Pulls ‘SNL’ Double-Duty as Trump and Bill O’Reilly
No one was exactly surprised to see Alec Baldwin kicking off the final five SNL episodes of Season 42 as Donald Trump, though the reluctantly recurring star added yet another major media impression. See Alec Baldwin face off with Alec Baldwin, as the reigning SNL host pulls double-duty as Trump and Bill O’Reilly for a Fox News sketch.
The CW’s ‘Black Lightning’ Revealed in First Costume Photo
We’re hard-pressed to imagine The CW adding yet a fifth DC superhero to its airwaves, but the FOX-transplanted Black Lightning is nonetheless ready to strike. See for yourself in the first official production photo, as Hart of Dixie alum Cress Wiliams suits up in an electrifying costume.
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 remember it.
‘The Fresh Prince’ Lives in Alfonso Ribeiro’s Cast Reunion Photo
Will Smith may look a bit more like Uncle Phil than the Fresh Prince these days, but put the cast together, and you wouldn’t think any time passed at all. See for yourself, as Alfonso Ribeiro shares a look at near of the entire reunited cast, looking Fresh as ever.
Netflix Changing Star-Rating System With New Compatibility Measure
Netflix has been around long enough that its generational users interface very differently; some solely focused on streaming, while others continue physical media, and others still swear by five-star ratings. Now, Netflix has decided to overhaul its ratings system significantly, even adding a compatibility option.
‘Insecure’ and Dwayne Johnson’s HBO ‘Ballers’ Set July Premieres
Now that Game of Thrones has shuffled off its usual spring perch alongside Silicon Valley and Veep, it’s going to need company. Enter Issa Rae and Dwayne Johnson, as Insecure Season 2 and Ballers Season 3 officially have their marching orders for July.