First air date
October 28, 2014
Benched is a network sitcom that stars Eliza Coupe. The show revolves around a successful lawyer who believes that she is up for a promotion at her high class law firm. While devoting her entire life to her work, the main character sacrificed a lot of her personal relationships along the way. When she discovers that she was passed up for a promotion in favor of a lesser qualified candidate, she gets extremely upset and quits her job. The show follows this lawyer as she delves into the public sector of law. She finds a job in the public defenders' office, which proves to be a monumental challenge.