Day: May 8, 2019

It’s a redhead conspiracy

OK, there’s a moral here for royalty-watchers:
Never let an actress marry a redhead. They’re likely to come up with a surprising name for the baby.
That’s what happened with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Their son has just been named Archie, after (one assumes) the world’s most famous redhead, Archie Andrews, of comic-book fame. Read more…

Best bets for May 10: “SHIELD” returns amid chaos in the universe

1) “Agents of SHIELD” season-opener, 8 p.m., ABC. Now that Marvel rules the movies, shouldn’t it be big on TV? It keeps trying, with shows ranging from pretty good (“Cloak & Dagger) to quite awful (“Inhumans”). This ambitious effort has drawn so-so ratings; ABC originally said it wouldn’t return until summer. Now the good news: Summer starts early and another season has already been ordered. As the team re-assembles (including Elizabeth Henstridge and Chloe Bennetm shown here), Coulson is dead, but Clark Gregg returns as a new character, Sarge. Read more…