(Black) Lightning Does Strike Twice

The CW threw there hat in the inclusive ring with last year's announcement of D.C.'s Black Lightning. After the success of their mostly white superhero shows - adding Supergirl two years ago- it was time D.C.'s first African American star shined. Akin to Marvel's Luke Cage, Lightning struck in the 1970s off the popularity of … Continue reading (Black) Lightning Does Strike Twice

ELN: ‘Flash’ drags back as ‘This Is Us’ continues strong

The week of premieres continued with CW’s The Flash beginning its fourth season. I also made it through the best episode of This Is Us yet. After season three’s lackluster run, viewers had been promised a fresh start as The Flash is “ reborn.” What we got was an average episode that could have been … Continue reading ELN: ‘Flash’ drags back as ‘This Is Us’ continues strong

ELA: ‘Supergirl’ returns & ‘The Gifted’ steadily improves

Monday evening my full TV schedule aired as The CW’s Supergirl began its third season. We also were delivered the second entry in Fox’s solid The Gifted. Both comic series - one from DC, the other Marvel. Season three of CW’s only heroine series finds Kara hating her human alter ego. Still hurt from Mon-El … Continue reading ELA: ‘Supergirl’ returns & ‘The Gifted’ steadily improves

N.O.T.: Supergirl, S2

Recently completed season two of The CW's Supergirl starring Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El. The show originally aired on CBS before making the shift to the more viewer-friendly sister channel, also home of The Flash and Arrow. This season was much stronger with the arrival of Cadmus, White Martians and other aliens threatening Earth. I'll highlight my highs and lows, and … Continue reading N.O.T.: Supergirl, S2