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.
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 Fuller House.
Anne Rice’s ‘Vampire Chronicles’ Could Be Coming to TV
The TV vampire craze seems more or less behind us, especially after The Vampire Diaries comes to a close in 2017, but could Anne Rice’s original bloodsuckers bring it back? We might find out, as rights to The Vampire Chronicles are officially primed for a TV series of “the highest quality,” according to the author.
‘Supergirl’ Thanksgiving Gets ‘Flash’-y Intrusion in ‘Medusa’ Crossover Clip
Now that all the extended trailers and sneak peeks are out in the open, we still need Supergirl to kick off the big “Invasion!” crossover this coming Monday. So it is with our first “Medusa” clip, that Thanksgiving dinner gets a very Flash-y entrance at an unexpected moment.
‘Supergirl’ May Have Hinted at Batman Appearance Again
A bonafide TV Batman may have become the holy grail for DC fans, between the Arrow-verse tiptoeing around direct reference to the Dark Knight, or Gotham languishing in its inability to wait for Bruce Wayne’s future. Supergirl even made our first direct reference to Gotham City, and may now have hinted at Tyler Hoechlin’s Superman working with a troubled, technologically skilled vigilante.
Classic ‘Twin Peaks’ Will Stream on Showtime in December
It remains to be seen if Showtime’s Twin Peaks revival will answer any of the myriad mysteries left over by the initial run two decades ago, but first things first: we have to remember what those mysteries are. Thankfully, Showtime will help us out in December, streaming the full two seasons to subscribers ahead of the 2017 return.
‘Game of Thrones’ Tormund Teases Season 7 Meeting We Need to See
There were at least a few Tormund Giantsbane fans on edge all throughout Game of Thrones Season 6, particularly as the character faced a deadly battle that could easily have cost multiple fan-favorites. Thankfully, Tormund survived to make sexy bread-eyes at Brienne in Season 7, but Kristofer Hivju is teasing an even more adorable pair for next year.
‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Might Be Planning its Next Great Battle
There’s very little guideline for the remaining Game of Thrones seasons; whether to expect another all-out battle toward the end of Season 7’s truncated run, or if all major conflicts will wrap up before the final White Walker showdown in Season 8. Still, Season 7 laid out some very clear confrontations ahead, and new set reports suggest Daenerys might be out of her element in a major battlefield showdown.
‘Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington Disappointed Death Didn’t Change Jon
As often as anyone has come back to life on Game of Thrones, we’ve been reminded they don’t come back the same. Then again, that wasn’t immediately true of Kit Harington’s Jon Snow this past season, for which the actor admits a bit of disappointment with the script. Plus – is Jon safe for Season 7?
‘Star Trek’ TV Boss Bryan Fuller Talks Gay Sulu Depiction in ‘Beyond’
Star Trek Beyond took an affirmative step toward LGBTQ representation with word that John Cho’s Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu would be depicted with a husband, though original portrayer George Takei had a surprisingly negative reaction to the nod toward his own sexuality. Now, leading the charge to put Trek back on TV with Star Trek: Discovery, Bryan Fuller weighs in on the “lovely move of inclusivity.”
Watch ‘Game of Thrones’ Build ‘Battle of the Bastards VFX Layer-By-Layer
Whether or not Game of Thrones’ big “Battle of the Bastards” served any purpose but to unseat Ramsay Bolton, there’s no arguing the technical wizardry of the HBO drama’s first proper battle. And while we’ve gotten a few insights into production, check out the vast layering of FX shots in a new reel, to place soldier after soldier after giant after horse into one frame.
‘Game of Thrones’ Explains Those Insanely Short Season 6 Travel Times
Game of Thrones left us with quite a few upsets by Season 6 finale “The Winds of Winter,” though certain reappearances more than ever exacerbated running questions of how quickly characters traverse the map. Now, writer-producer Bryan Cogman offers a frank answer to said riddle, one which sadly never ends with Arya’s best rendition of “I’m On A Boat.”
Gillian Anderson Says FOX Hasn’t Approached Her About New ‘X-Files’
FOX’s upfront announcements have come and gone, cementing that The X-Files won’t return for another round just yet, even if its revival season cliffhanger left off on a pretty urgent note. David Duchovny has his own opinions on what a new season would need, but Gillian Anderson says FOX hasn’t even so much as inquired about her availability.