Michaela Watkins is best known for her roles on Saturday Night Live, Trophy Wife, and Enlightened. But she's also a writer and producer, and with partner Damon Jones (who Watkins met when they were part of L.A.'s comedy stage show The Groundlings), is behind the USA comedy, Benched. Eliza Coupe stars as a high-powered lawyer who falls from grace and looks to rebuild her life as a public defender. Watkins and Jones tell us why we should do time with Benched....read more
Yvette Nicole Brown has landed her first post-Community role!
Brown, as well as Saturday Night Live alums Molly Shannon and Chris Parnell, will guest-star on USA's new comedy Benched, the network announced Tuesday.
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USA has picked up the half-hour comedy Benched, the network announced Friday.
The legal sitcom stars Happy Endings' Eliza Coupe as Nina, a corporate attorney who is forced to become a public defender after a very public breakdown. Better Off Ted's Jay Harrington plays Nina's colleague Phil, a scruffy public defender and avid gambler.read more