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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.
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Netflix’s Bill Cosby Standup Special Not ‘Appropriate’ for Release, Says Boss

Prior to the many pieces, victims and testimony cementing Bill Cosby’s status as a reviled public figure, the comedian had almost reached the cusp of a comeback, planning a new NBC series and a Netflix standup special. Netflix was quick to shelve plans to release the special once Cosby’s deeds became a national focus, and now the streaming service doesn’t ever believe it “appropriate” to air.

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WWE’s ‘Tough Enough’ to Replace Hulk Hogan After Racist Remarks

We’ve barely begun to witness the fallout of Terry “Hulk Hogan” Bollea’s racist remarks making their way public, the WWE already having severed all ties to the iconic wrestler. So while said severance understandably pulls Hogan off as a judge for WWE reality competition Tough Enough, the series will endure by replacing him.

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TLC Finally Cancels ‘19 Kids and Counting’ Over Duggar Molestation Scandal

TLC surprised the general public in keeping 19 Kids and Counting under a low profile after news of Josh Duggar’s past molestation scandal, pulling the series off-air without canceling it outright. Now, the network confirms its exit from the 19 Kids and Counting Duggar family business, officially pulling the plug on the show at last.

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‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Goes Back in Time for Full ‘First Day of Camp’ Trailer and Poster

No one knew for certain if Wet Hot American Summer could pull off its prequel reunion series on Netflix, but by the full trailer, the First Day of Camp looks like everything we’ve dreamed. See the star-studded cast reunited (and joined by some other ridiculously famous folk) for our first official trailer, along with a slick new poster!

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TVLand Pulls ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Episodes From Lineup, Guess Why

Amid continued controversy over the Confederate flag, corporations seem to be racing one another to pull down anything and everything associated with the Civil War symbol. The Dukes of Hazzard even had the image taken off merchandise of the iconic General Lee (which kept the name, for … reasons?), and now TVLand has upped the ante by pulling them Duke boys off their lineup altogether.

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Dick Van Patten, Star of ‘Eight is Enough’ and ‘Spaceballs,’ Dead at 86

A sad day for fans of Eight is Enough and the world at large, as representatives of actor Dick Van Patten have confirmed news that the 86-year old passed away of unknown causes. The lifelong star was also known for his work in such Mel Brooks movies as Spaceballs and Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

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Have Mercy, Lifetime’s Unauthorized ‘Full House’ Movie Looks Horrific

As if the world’s Full House fan(s) weren’t already scouring the internet for every item of gossip on who will or won’t return for Netflix’s Fuller House, Lifetime has officially withheld its mercy on us. Behold, the cast of the upcoming Unauthorized ‘Full House’ Story, and nary a felt woodchuck among them.

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The ‘Seinfeld’ Cast Hated Working With Susan, So They Conspired to Kill Her

Seinfeld is truly the gift that keeps on giving, whether bestowing all its episodes on modarn platforms like Hulu, putting Jerry and Elaine on the road together, or unveiling surprise stories of the past. Latest from the treasure trove is Jason Alexander’s explanation of Heidi Swedberg’s Susan Ross, whom the cast apparently hated working with, and conspired together to kill off.

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Stephen Colbert Ditches the Colbeard in First ‘Late Show’ Promo

We’re still feeling out a world post-Late Show With David Letterman, but Stephen Colbert is already gearing up and shaving down for his big debut. The former Colbert Report host finally ditches his Colbeard in prep for the September debut, and you may never look at hot dogs the same way again.

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Bob Saget and Lori Loughlin Round Out Netflix ‘Fuller House’ Cast, Comet Still Probably Dead

Netflix’s Fuller House may not not have Michelle or either Olsen twin (or our respect, anticipation, interest ... ), but two mainstays of the Tanner household will indeed drop by Kimmy and D.J.’s new digs. Not only will Aunt Becky join Uncle Jessie at the Fuller House, but so too will Bob Saget’s Danny Tanner.

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