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.
McDonald’s Sets ‘Rick and Morty’ Szechuan Sauce Return (For Real This Time)
The great Szechuan Wars seem so very long ago, and McDonald’s is finally ready to make peace. The fast food favorite has officially announced plans to bring back the infamous Szechuan sauce in a quantity Rick and Morty fans should be pleased by.
Another ‘Muppets’ Reboot Is Happening on Disney’s Streaming Service
The Muppets may get an even fresher start than returning as Babies. According to reports, the beloved franchise may yet receive another TV reboot for Disney’s impending streaming service.
Netflix ‘Lost in Space’ Reboot Finally Sets April Premiere in First Teaser
You’d be forgiven not to remember that Netflix confirmed a Lost in Space reboot series way back in 2016, but the danger to Will Robinson is finally real. The Jupiter 2 launches anew in our first teaser for the revamped sci-fi classic, which has already charted an April premiere.
That ‘Black Mirror’ Dating App From ‘Hang the DJ’ Is Here to Ruin Your Relationship
First they let robot pizza trucks loose on the streets, then they taught robotic dogs to open doors. Now, Black Mirror has made another terrifying collision with reality, as a new “Hang the DJ”-inspired dating app will tell you exactly how much time you and your sweetie have left.
A ‘Seinfeld’ Revival Is Finally ‘Possible,’ Says Jerry
It’s official – er, officially possible. Seinfeld has long been seen as the holy grail of potential TV revivals, and its star and co-creator finally concedes that Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer may join the ranks of iconic TV shows brought back for an encore.
‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants Blew an Entire Sports Category, and Trebek’s Reaction Was Priceless
A great man once spoke about the “gaps” we fill in one another. That man was Rocky Balboa, but these sports-deficient Jeopardy! players might not even recognize him. A new viral clip sees all three contestants completely confounded by a football category, and Alex Trebek was not amused.
Stephen King Returns to ‘Shawshank’ in Hulu’s Super Bowl ‘Castle Rock’ Trailer
If you thought the first trailer for Hulu’s J.J. Abrams-produced Castle Rock anthology was an overload of Stephen King references, the latest will really lock you up. Return to Shawshank and meet the all-star cast in a new Super Bowl spot for Castle Rock’s summer premiere.
Norm Macdonald Might Be Getting His Own Netflix Talk Show
As Netflix wades deeper into high-profile talk shows, Norm Macdonald may soon join their ranks. The comedian and former SNL star recently suggested his podcast duties might next extend to a full-fledged Netflix talk series, though negotiations aren’t final just yet.
‘Stranger Things’ Boss Hints at New Season 3 Evil, Fewer Episodes
Word that Stranger Things 3 would wait until 2019 has us all upside down, but there may be good news yet. Season 3 of the breakout Netflix drama is largely mapped out, including new “forces of evil” and slim hope that fewer episodes might keep a 2018 premiere in play.
‘The Walking Dead’ Renewed for Season 9 With New Showrunner
Soft ratings on The Walking Dead Season 8 have raised questions of the series longevity, and we at last have an answer. The flagship AMC drama will return for a ninth season with (most of) its cast intact, though Angela Yang will take over for Scott Gimple as showrunner.
Sorry, That ‘LOST’ Revival Isn’t Happening Anytime Soon
Given today’s endless TV revivals, it’s hard to overlook former cultural phenomena with unsatisfying ends. ABC’s LOST would seem like a prime target, but network heads aren’t admitting to any official revival talks just yet, despite one of the creators returning to ABC in recent months.
‘X-Files’ Revivals Likely Canceled Without Gillian Anderson, Says FOX
The first X-Files revival had fans questioning the series’ role in modern times, to say nothing of the poorly-received return this past week. Star Gillian Anderson also suggested that Season 11 might be her last, and now both FOX and creator Chris Carter seem to be jumping ship without Scully at the helm.
‘Rick and Morty’ Season 4 Might Not Premiere Until (Late!) 2019
Rick and Morty fans are no stranger to long waits, but our first real intel on Season 4’s premiere isn’t good news. One writer claims little-to-no work has been done on any new episodes just yet, which could leave Rick and Morty high and dry until 2019, if not 2020.
Deadmau5 Gave Us Our First New ‘Rick and Morty’ of 2018
We’ve once again entered a dimension in which the next Rick and Morty premiere remains a mystery. Fortunately, deadmau5 and creator Justin Roiland had a special New Year’s treat for concertgoers, in what may be the only fresh Rick and Morty we get in 2018.
‘Jeopardy!’ Player’s ‘Gangsta’ Pronunciation Costs Thousands in Must-See Clip
Boy, if there’s one topic you’d never imagine Jeopardy! a stickler for, it’s gangsta rap. You have to see this viral video of a contestant losing over $3000, as judges reverse Alex Trebek’s acceptance of proper “Gangsta’s Paradise” pronunciation.
‘Game of Thrones’ Is 2017’s Most-Pirated Show, But ‘Rick and Morty’ Is Gaining
If Game of Thrones skipping 2018 has one advantage, it’s that next year will finally bring us a new king of TorrentFreak’s most-pirated TV. It totally won 2017, of course, but a few new additions like Rick and Morty or demotions for Arrow might make this a very different list going forward.