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.
Aziz Ansari Sets SNL Hosting Debut After Felicity Jones
We’ve known for some time that Rogue One star Felicity Jones would steal the SNL plans as our first 2017 host, so who should follow? None other than Master of None star Aziz Ansari, booking his SNL debut for the week after.
The CW Giving ‘Charmed’ the ‘Carrie Diaries’ Prequel Treatment
Charmed is one of those past properties always swirling new rumors of a possible reboot, but at long last, The CW may have conjured something real. The Halliwell sisters may not be back, but we might see a prequel version of the series with a Charmed reboot.
‘Stranger Things’ Demogorgon Effects Revealed in Behind-the-Scenes Photos
One of the things we learned in our extensive look at Stranger Things’ Demogorgon concept art was just how much engineers thought to realize the creature practically. Now, gruesome behind-the-scenes photos and videos from production show just how the Upside Down monster looked as a terrifying…
Shyamalan’s TNT ‘Tales From the Crypt’ in Question Over Rights Issues
We haven’t heard much about M. Night Shyamalan’s proposed TNT reinvention of Tales From the Crypt in some time, and there might be good reason. According to reports, budget and rights complications have thrown a wrench into production, which could affect a 2017 premiere date, if not ca…
Alec Baldwin’s SNL Salary for Playing Trump is Anything But Yuge
Once upon a time, Alec Baldwin thought he might get to retire his SNL rendition of Donald Trump, as the world moved on with a Clinton presidency. Now, over a month past the election and three appearances since, Baldwin reveals not only a surprisingly small takehome for the role, but also the likelih…
Matthew McConaughey ‘Wouldn’t Hesitate’ to Do ‘True Detective’ S3
HBO seems to have bounced back from its string of disappointments with Westworld, but don’t expect True Detective to be granted another shot just yet. If it is, at least Season 1 star Matthew McConaughey is all-in to return for another round with creator Nic Pizzolatto.
SNL Sets ‘Rogue One’ Star Felicity Jones to Host 2017 Return
The year’s final SNL host Casey Affleck poked fun at the seeming oddity of his own presence as the final guest of 2016, but if anyone seemed more appropriate, it’d be Rogue One star Felicity Jones. Thankfully, the erstwhile Jyn Erso will get her chance as the first host of 2017.
The Best TV Shows of 2016 (According to Kevin Fitzpatrick)
Peak TV grows ever-more crowded in 2016, with hundreds of series competing from Westeros to Westworld, the streets of Harlem, underwater factories and everywhere in between. Join ScreenCrush TV critic Kevin Fitzpatrick to cut through all the clutter, and rank the very Best TV Shows of 2016!
No, ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Wasn’t Casting for Multiple Elevens
Stranger Things has plenty of mysteries left to unfurl in Season 2, perhaps foremost among them the return of Millie Bobby Brown’s Eleven. One casting call even had fans buzzing that Eleven’s predecessors (or successors) might join the fray, though a surprisingly direct source now refu…
Alan Thicke, ‘Growing Pains’ Star, Dies at 69
As 2016 seems to be an unendingly cruel mistress, another beloved TV parent has left us behind. Alan Thicke, actor behind Growing Pains patriarch Jason Seaver has passed away at age 69. The acclaimed sitcom star had only days earlier made a surprise cameo in the second season of Netflix’s Ful…