Bent – NBC 9/8c – SERIES PREMIERE
“Pilot” – Recently divorced Alex (Amanda Peet) is a high-strung lawyer raising her 10 year-old daughter Charlie (Joey King) as a single mom. Unwilling to let anything get in her way, she downsizes into a smaller house and hires charismatic contractor Pete (David Walton), a free-spirited, recovering gambling addict who is a ladies man and in desperate need of this gig. Upon hiring him, Alex quickly realizes that she has met her match in Pete, who along with his motley construction crew, will not only tear apart her kitchen but transform her worldview in the process. Jeffrey Tambor stars as Pete’s narcissistic live-in father Walt and Margo Harshman stars as Alex’s wild younger sister Screwsie.
Bent – NBC 9:30/8:30c
“Smitten” – Fed up with her lack of a love life, Alex (Amanda Peet) devises a way to take her relationship with her boyfriend Ben (guest star Matt Letscher) to the next level. Meanwhile, in spite of his feelings for Alex, Pete (David Walton) rekindles his romance with ex-girlfriend Natalie (guest star Diora Baird), but repercussions quickly unfold. Elsewhere, with hopes of winning over Alex, Pete and Ben vie for Charlie’s (Joey King) attention.
Happy Endings – ABC 9:30/8:30c
“You Snooze, You Bruise” – Dave finds himself bullied at the gym by Corey (guest star Bobby Moynihan, “Saturday Night Live,”), and former bully Alex coaches him on how to fight back. Meanwhile, the residents at Brad and Jane’s condo are fed up with Jane being too controlling as president of their home owners’ association, and rise up to challenge her for the job. But when Penny tells Jane to “sleep on it” before she does anything rash, her advice results in an all-new, suddenly chill Jane.
Psych – USA 10/9c
“Let’s Doo-Wop It Again” – When the founder of “Right Now,” Santa Barbara’s oldest at-risk youth program, is shot and almost killed, Shawn, Gus and a few members of Gus’ a cappella group from college investigate to find the culprit.