'The Big C' premiere: Alexis Bertrand takes up broom ball


"The Big C" returned Sunday night (April 8) to Showtime and, in keeping with the show's format of one season equals one actual weather season, it is full-on winter for the Jamisons. Cathy's cancer has responded amazingly to the drug trial, so for now her outlook is not quite as grim. The creators said way back before Season 1 premiered that they realize there are ups and downs in a cancer patient's life, so it's not as if Cathy is cured and everything will be sunshine and puppies from now on. But it's nice to see her get some good news. Other good news is that Paul didn't die. We're actually a little torn on that front - don't get us wrong, Oliver Platt is wonderful and the Cathy-Paul relationship has been beautiful to watch, but it would've been an interesting choice on the show's part if he had died. But he didn't and that's...



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