Will These ‘Happy Endings’ And ‘Better Off Ted’ Stars Fare Better On USA Network?

01.24.14 4 years ago 21 Comments

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Eliza Coupe and Jay Harrington starred on two of our favorite unjustly cancelled shows, season nine of Scrubs and the much-beloved American remake of Coupling, so their new show for USA Network, the Michaela Watkins-created Benched, has our full support. (I’ve also heard good things about Happy Endings and Better Off Ted.)

According to Deadline, Benched is a single-camera “courtroom comedy that focuses on Nina (Coupe), a dedicated, career-driven corporate attorney who has a very public nervous breakdown after getting passed up for an expected promotion, and finds herself working as a public defender. Harrington stars as Nina’s new colleague, Phil, a tall, dark, and handsome, if not a little scruffy, public defender and avid gambler.” That sounds…OK, I guess?

The premise isn’t what’s going to make us watch, anyway; it’s remembering…



Can VH1 pick up Better Off Ted reruns, too?

Via Deadline

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