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.
Bill Cosby’s Kennedy Center Honors Rescinded Over Sexual Assault
As the long-awaited sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby takes hold, more institutions are cutting past ties with the comedian. Following his expulsion from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Cosby will now have two prior Kennedy Center honors stricken from the record.
O.J. Simpson May Have Confessed to Murder in Lost ‘If I Did It’ Special
There’s good reason FOX never aired the 2006 O.J. Simpson If I Did It interview. The “Lost Confession” finally came to light on Sunday, and a few telltale slips during the macabre interview may see Simpson confirming his guilt in the murders of Nicole Brown and Ronald Goldman.
Barack and Michelle Obama Are Developing Their Own Netflix Series
You can already feel the tweetstorm brewing.
FOX Will Air O.J. Simpson’s ‘If I Did It’ Interview as a ‘Lost Confession’
Just when you thought FX and Ryan Murphy wrung every last drop from The People v. O.J. Simpson, FOX will air another side of the story. Twelve years after FOX had the good sense to pull O.J. Simpson’s distasteful If I Did It special, The Juice will officially be loose as a Lost Confession in the coming weeks.
Tracy Morgan Returns to TV With Tiffany Haddish in ‘The Last OG’ Trailer
We very nearly lost Tracy Morgan once upon a time, and now the 30 Rock and SNL alum has finally made his TV return. Get an extended look at Morgan’s new TBS post-prison comedy The Last OG, produced by Jordan Peele and featuring the always-delightful Tiffany Haddish.
Dave Chappelle Addresses Transgender Jokes, Then Criticizes Louis C.K. Accusers
Dave Chappelle managed to address the controversy surrounding last year’s standup specials, and ignite a new one all at once. The comedian’s latest Netflix standup offers a measured response to jokes about Caitlyn Jenner and the transgender community, though a subsequent special sees Chappelle questioning both the #MeToo movement and fellow comedian Louis C.K.’s accusers.
Dave Chappelle Dropping Surprise Second Netflix Special on New Year’s Eve
Excited though we were for a new Dave Chappelle special next week, Equanimity marked the last of his new Netflix material. Well, not anymore! A new trailer confirms that a fourth special will also be released in tandem with the New Year’s Eve debut.
Matt Lauer Accused of Sexual Harassment, Indecent Exposure and More
Matt Lauer’s dismissal from Today was a sign of harassment allegations to come, and the storm has officially hit. A new report details Lauer’s history of exposing himself to women, making sexualized and demeaning comments among the staff, and even installing a bizarre lock system in his office.
‘Stranger Things’ Is Getting Its Very Own ‘Sesame Street’ Parody
The TV world is understandably a bit Upside Down with the release of Stranger Things 2, so leave it to Sesame Street to be polite with its latest parody. Oscar, Grover, Ernie and the gang will all pull off their own Stranger Things, as announced in a new teaser for Thanksgiving.
A ‘Bad Boys’ TV Series Is Happening With Gabrielle Union’s Character
Bad Boys 3 may never get off the ground, but a TV spinoff just got real. New reports suggest that Sony Pictures TV is pitching a small-screen version of the Bad Boys franchise both starring, and based around Gabrielle Union’s DEA character.
Spike Lee Returns to 1986 for First Netflix ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Trailer
Spike Lee really wasn’t kidding when he said he’d revisit his first official feature for a new Netflix series. Meet the new Nola Darling, as Netflix goes polyamorous for the first full She’s Gotta Have It trailer, featuring none other than a time-traveling Spike Lee.
TNT’s ‘Major Crimes’ Canceled Before Season 6, Star and Showrunner React
Six seasons is a healthy stretch for any series, but TNT’s The Closer spinoff Major Crimes is not going quietly. TNT has confirmed that Season 6 will be the last for the series, though it’s showrunner maintains “it was not at all my idea, nor did I want to leave the show.”