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'Murder's' Annalise and other TV women leap darkly into antihero scene
'Murder's' Annalise and other TV women leap darkly into antihero scene

Much has been made of the rise of the TV antihero, and deservedly so. Walter White, Tony Soprano, Dexter and Don Draper gave new meaning to the term "guilty pleasure." It's taken a while for women to join those ranks, but now the airwaves are fairly teeming with female characters as ruthless, ambitious and manipulative as any man. And like Ginger Rogers dancing with Fred Astaire, they can do it backward and in heels. You've seen the ladies who lunch? These are the women who punch. This fall, ABC gave us Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) on the new "How to Get Away With Murder," something she helps an awful lot of people do. Netflix gives us Claire Underwood...

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