The USA network may have passed on saving Happy Endings last year, but they're giving a new show to one of Happy Endings' stars. USA has given a 12-episode order to Benched, a new half-hour sitcom starring Eliza Coupe, THR reports.
Benched, which was ordered as a pilot presentation in October, follows a career-driven corporate lawyer (Coupe) who has a breakdown after being passed over for a promotion and starts working as a public defender. Jay Harrington (Better Off Ted) plays her new colleague, a handsome, gambling-addicted public defender. The show was created by SNL alum Michaela Watkins, The Groundlings' Damon Jones, and Party Down co-creator [...]
Happy Endings is finally coming back to TV tomorrow, and to ring in the new season, the cast and writers held a live show at the UCB Theatre in LA on Saturday (embedded in its entirety above). Hosted by cast members Casey Wilson and Adam Pally, the live show is full of funny stuff, whether you're familiar with Happy Endings or not, and it also features Happy Endings actors Damon Wayans Jr. and Eliza Coupe, Happy Endings director Fred Savage (yes, that Fred Savage), Happy Endings writers Gil Ozeri, Jackie Clarke, Brian Gallivan, and non-Happy Endings people like Kat Dennings and Adam Pally's cousin Ben. It's a jam-packed show featuring cardboard cut-outs, crazy [...]