Overruling the objections of The A.V. Club’s Emily L. Stephens, USA has canceled its freshman comedy Benched. Despite the presence of Happy Endings’ Eliza Coupe, Maria Bamford, and a bunch of other people that, while we like them, now that we think about it have more of a niche appeal, the legal comedy has apparently been pulling only mediocre ratings with no concurrent spike in on-demand and DVR viewing to get the suits excited. No word yet on whether the series will be sold to Netflix on appeal.
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