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.
‘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.
That ‘Office’ Revival May Become a Christmas Special
As the wheel of revivals turns, The Office looks like it might be next. Rather than returning for a full series, however, star John Krasinski said he’d rather borrow a page from the show’s O.G. incarnation to make it happen.
Monica Lewinsky Season of ‘American Crime Story’ Not Happening
The shakeup of Ryan Murphy’s Netflix move may have claimed its first victim. The Horror, Crime and Feud boss reveals that a planned Monica Lewinsky season of American Crime Story has been scrapped altogether, and Feud remains further in question.
Steven Bochco, Creator of ‘NYPD Blue’ and More, Dies at 74
One of TV’s most iconic writer-producers has sadly passed. Reports confirm that Steven Bochco, developer behind Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, Doogie Howser M.D. and NYPD Blue has passed away at the age of 74.
Of Course Donald Trump Called ‘Roseanne’ Over Ratings Success
The ratings bonanza around ABC’s Roseanne revival caught everyone by surprise, but what happened next should not. Documented ratings-hound and sitting U.S. President Donald Trump naturally reached out to bask in the success and show his own support for the revival.
ABC’s Monster ‘Roseanne’ Ratings Guarantee More Revivals Are Coming
Well, if a third season renewal for Will & Grace hadn’t clued you in – revivals are officially here to stay. ABC’s two-part Roseanne premiere cleaned up with almost 20 million viewers, landing the highest-rated comedy episode in years.
Nickelodeon’s Top Showrunner Dropped After Reported Outbursts
A surprising shake-up at Nickelodeon may not be so amicable as reported. The kids’ network has dropped showrunner Dan Schneider – creator of iCarly, Kenan & Kel and more – after “multiple complaints of abusive behavior” and an apparent argument during a network meeting.
Apple’s New TV Shows May Premiere in March 2019
Apple has a breathtaking lineup assembled for its journey into TV, but when and how will we actually see the darn things? New estimates place the tech giant’s streaming content in line for an early 2019 premiere, though some shows display less progress than others.