Day: April 3, 2019

New kind of heroine — cynical, sexy, bitter and blind

The CW network already has TV’s most distinctive heroines.
One is super, one’s a zombie, three are witches and one is the world’s only witch-werewolf-vampire tribred. One breaks into song; another was jolted by the return of her dead husband.
Now there’s “In the Dark” and Murphy Mason. She’s “kind of a disaster,” said CW’s Paul Hewitt. “She smokes. She drinks. She’s into casual sex. She’s rude to pretty much everybody – her parents, her roommates, the cops, her guide dog Pretzel. Oh, and she’s blind.” Read more…

Best-bets for April 6: Final-four showdown

1) Basketball, 6:09 and 8:49 p.m., CBS. The college tournament has been wildly entertaining – and unpredictable. In three of the four regions, the top-seeded team was ousted; even Duke, with its superhero superstar, is gone. The only one to survive (barely) was Virginia; in today’s first game, it faces Auburn, fresh from upsets over North Carolina and Kentucky. The second game has Michigan State (the Duke-slayer, led by Cassius Winston, shown here) facing Texas Tech, which upset Gonzaga. Read more…