TV Club: It’s alien vs. alien in Supergirl’s fight club

The first rule of fight club? Always wear formal wear. At least that seems to be the case in National City’s secret alien cage match, which serves as entertainment for the city’s rich and powerful. Run by Dichen Lachman’s slinky, champagne-loving Veronica Sinclair a.k.a. Roulette, the alien fight club is the main focus of “Survivors.” But while the episode has some high points when it comes to dealing with both alien-on-alien violence and survivor’s guilt, “Survivors” is a bit of a step down after the strong first three episodes of the season. That’s partially because Kara takes a bit of a backseat this week, which is always a bummer, but it’s also because the show is going through some growing pains in its new CW-era.

After all, it’s a pretty big shift to go from the “Supergirl battles Fort Rozz escapees …

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