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.
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Sets Jonathan Frakes’ Return as Director
The jury’s out on how deeply Star Trek: Discovery connects to the original franchise, but at least one episode will make it a Number One priority. Our favorite beard-having, leg-swinging First Officer is back, as Next Generation star Jonathan Frakes will work behind the scenes on Discovery.
‘Fuller House’ Season 3 Sets Fall Premiere With 30th (!) Anniversary
The recent rash of Netflix cancellations has produced one oddly-harmonious refrain in the comments: “Cancel Fuller House instead!” Well, apologies. Not only are the Tanners and Fullers officially returning for Season 3 in September, but they’re celebrating a major milestone in the process.
Kevin Bacon ‘Tremors’ TV Series Lands Syfy Pilot Order
It only took two years, but the worm has finally turned. Syfy has given an official pilot order to a Kevin Bacon-fronted Tremors TV series, continuing the 1990 film legacy that spawned four direct-to-video sequels and a prior TV series.
‘X-Files’ Season 11 Writers Revealed: What Fan-Favorites Are Missing?
A gentle understanding behind The X-Files’ latest return held that Season 11 would correct the missteps of its predecessor; namely, more balanced writing. We’ll at least have more episodes to that effect, but the full writers list for the next X-Files revival is still missing some key names.
Marvel’s ‘The Inhumans’ Reveals Attilan in New Poster
Marvel’s made us admittedly nervous keeping so much of The Inhumans under wraps before a September premiere, but surely we can expect news from Comic-Con, right? Well, our first taste of the royal rollout may have arrived, as a new banner reveals the famous Inhuman home.
Colbert Teases 2020 Presidential Run in ‘Late Show’ Russia Clip
Whatever your politics, the most recent election has celebs contemplating runs for office. Whether Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson or Kanye, someone from the entertainment world might make a legitimate 2020 bid, and Stephen Colbert may have used his Late Show trip to Russia for the announcement.
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Will Finally Allow Starfleet Crews to Be Jerks
Fifty years of Star Trek means endless tweaks to Gene Roddenberry’s idyllic vision of the future, and Star Trek: Discovery will add a major one. Despite a prior franchise mandate, the new CBS iteration will apparently allow Starfleet crew to actually conflict with one another; not just alien warships.
‘Making a Murderer’ Subject Brendan Dassey Has Overturned Conviction Upheld
We still don’t know what Season 2 of Netflix’s Making a Murderer might look like, though enough has happened to swing the narrative in multiple directions. Last summer saw alleged accomplice Brendan Dassey nearly free on an overturned conviction; now upheld, but what does it mean?
FOX Sets ‘The Gifted,’ ‘Gotham’ and More Premieres for Fall 2017
The CW may have TV superheroes on lock, but FOX may give them a run for their money later this year. The full fall 2017 schedule has been announced, featuring X-Men drama The Gifted, Gotham Season 4, Lucifer and all your new and returning favorites.
Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler Bring ‘Really!?!’ Back for Shakespeare Protests
Weekend Update will be returning ahead of SNL this summer, but leave it to Seth Meyers to one-up them. One of SNL’s best pairs reunites for another round of “Really!?!,” as Amy Poehler drops by Late Night With Seth Meyers to take on the Julius Caesar protest.
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Reveals First Look at Jason Isaacs, New Bridge
The first Star Trek: Discovery trailer finally revealed the new CBS series’ characters and aesthetic, yet we never saw the title ship or its crew. Birds and stones, Trek fans, as a new photo reveals Discovery’s Captain Lorca; both the man and his ship.
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Explains Trailer’s Vulcan Relationship
Star Trek: Discovery at last provided us with a September premiere, but more than a few details of the series itself remain hazy. The trailer seemed to imply some Vulcan origins for Sonequa Martin-Green’s leading role; now explained by the Walking Dead alum herself.