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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.
Emmys 2017 Stephen Colbert Host
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Stephen Colbert Set as 2017 Emmys Host, Promises Yuge Audience

Just when you were shaking off the Golden Globes and bracing for the Oscars, it’s time to think about the Emmys! Yes, months ahead of the actual show, CBS confirms that Stephen Colbert will host the TV industry’s biggest night, and won’t shy away from the Trump jokes.

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SNL Writer Suspended Indefinitely After Barron Trump Tweet

SNL writers understandably channel their feelings toward Donald Trump into comedy on a weekly basis, but aren’t immune to crossing lines. NBC seems to agree, as a writer has been given an indefinite suspension for a tweet about Trump’s son Barron.

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Alec Baldwin Hosting SNL for 17th Time, Twitter Be Warned

It seemed perhaps a little odd that Alec Baldwin’s Trump was nowhere to be found on the first post-inauguration SNL, but Baldwin is more than making up for it. SNL has officially booked a record-setting return for Baldwin as host, and Trump Twitter is officially on notice.

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No, Taryn Manning Isn’t Leaving ‘Orange Is the New Black’ in Season 5

Orange Is the New Black has had its share of turnover and a few cast departures over the years, so when word broke that Taryn Manning might be taking Pennsatucky out of Litchfield and off the show altogether, fans were understandably dismayed. Fear not, however, as Manning herself stepped up to debunk the rumors.

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Mike Judge Returns to Animation With Cinemax Country Music Comedy

King of the Hill creator Mike Judge may have briefly returned to his animated roots with a Beavis and Butthead revival in 2011, but Cinemax may grant him a longer stay. The Silicon Valley creator has been given a series order for Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus, an animated country music series.

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Fargo Season 3 Premiere April
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‘Fargo’ Season 3 Eyes April Premiere, ‘Kiss’ With Past Seasons

At long last, Fargo Season 3 is finally starting to thaw out of that Minnesota cold. Not only do we have an impressive cast list, but also a spring premiere window, as cast and crew discuss the third year’s notably modern setting. Plus, what “kiss with the past” can we look forward to?

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Alec Baldwin Trump SNL Other Venues
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Alec Baldwin’s SNL Trump May Expand to ‘Other Venues’ Outside Show

The initial shock of Donald Trump’s election left it unclear if SNL would continually call on Alec Baldwin for such an extended commitment, but the 30 Rock alum and ranking host has soldiered on, much to the real Trump’s enjoyable chagrin. Baldwin may even follow in Will Ferrell’s “Dubya” footsteps, apparently taking the role to “other venues.”

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Coen Brothers TV Series Ballad of Buster Scruggs
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Coen Brothers to Write and Direct TV Western ‘Ballad of Buster Scruggs’

The prospect of a TV Fargo may not have been enough to lure the Coen brothers to TV, but one of their unexplored projects just might. Reports claim the iconic directing pair will write and helm a new western miniseries, perhaps taking a TV/film hybrid approach for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

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Star Wars ABC TV Series Talks Future
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‘Star Wars’ Live-Action TV Talks ‘Blown Way Out of Proportion,’ Says ABC

It’s that time of year again, and the moment ABC brass are willing to take questions, you know the prospect of a live-action Star Wars TV series is hanging around. The latest reports suggest we could see a series “far into the future,” so let’s blow that out of proportion!

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