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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.
Orange Is the New Black Taryn Manning Leaving
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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 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’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 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’ 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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‘Walking Dead’ Gets the Rebellion Off to Shaky Start in First 2017 Photo

We all got to bask in Rick’s reunion with Daryl and Maggie at the close of Walking Dead mid-Season 7 finale “Hearts Still Beating,” but there’s still the difficult task of actually inspiring hope to “Rise Up” against Negan. Rick isn’t off to a great start in our first photo from the 2017 premiere, as long as you-know-who remains in charge of the Hilltop.

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Andrew Lincoln Swears ‘The Walking Dead’ Will Be Less Depressing in 2017

It’s been an exceptionally punishing year for fans of The Walking Dead, who first endured the cop-out of Negan’s entrance, a summer spent waiting, and about eight episodes since of misery under The Saviors’ reign. Rick will finally fight back when Season 7 returns in February, and Andrew Lincoln insists “There’s a lot more levity, if you can believe that.”

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Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Princess Leia, Dies at 60

Terrible news to confirm today, as a beloved icon and Star Wars star’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Carrie Fisher, actress behind both Princess and General Leia, has passed away at age 60. The revered actress and comedic presence had earlier suffered a heart attack en-route from London to Los Angeles.

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Alec Baldwin’s SNL Salary for Playing Trump is Anything But Yuge

Once upon a time, Alec Baldwin thought he might get to retire his SNL rendition of Donald Trump, as the world moved on with a Clinton presidency. Now, over a month past the election and three appearances since, Baldwin reveals not only a surprisingly small takehome for the role, but also the likelihood of a regular presence going forward.

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