USA’s ‘Benched’ is the Perfect Coupe-ing Mechanism


Eliza Coupe (“Happy Endings,” “Scrubs”), one of America’s great unknown national treasures, stars in USA’s newest original comedy, “Benched,” premiering October 28. In it, Coupe portrays Nina Whitley, a former corporate attorney whose life is turned upside down after a heart-wrenching breakup. Following a nervous breakdown for the ages, she returns to world of law, now as a public defender.

Hilarity, dare I say, ensues.

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‘Parenthood’ Recap: Bravermans Can’t Escape Life’s Big Changes


Crosby is in the early stages of a midlife crisis, as Amber, Joel and Julia are recognizing the challenges of single parenthood.

Zeek sympathizes with Crosby’s need to maintain his independence, but he, like Jasmine, recognizes that his youngest son is on the verge of a deconstructive path.

Meanwhile, Amber is only now recognizing how hard it will be to maintain a romantic relationship as a single mom, and Joel is recognizing the possibility of another paternal figure in Sydney and Victor’s lives.

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Netflix Teases Ominous Kyle Chandler Starrer ‘Bloodline’


“We’re not bad people, but we did a bad thing,” says Kyle Chandler, in our first glimpse at “Bloodline.”

The former “Friday Night Lights” star joins Linda Cardellini (“Mad Men”), Sam Shepard (“The Right Stuff”) and Sissy Spacek (“Carrie”) in Netflix’s forthcoming drama about four grownup siblings dealing with the return of their trouble-making brother. Continue reading…

‘The Affair’ Won’t Split Off Like a Tangent (Recap)


Noah hasn’t learned from Bruce’s mistakes. Just like his aristocratic father-in-law, our male protagonist finds himself bewildered by temptation. His need for a little ‘me time’ is just a desire to further his iniquitous tryst with Alison.

Alison, on the other hand, succumbs to Noah’s advances whilst appearing to be on the cusp of a mental breakdown.

Their flirtation blossomed into a full blown make out sesh in episode two, though the tales of how they got there continued to differ greatly.

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