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NBC Needs to Get Bent

Seriously, what the headline says. Because the powers-that-be clearly don't get how delightful this new rom-com is, or they wouldn't be burning off all six episodes with three weeks of back-to-back airings. Much like last season's Perfect Couples (ironically also from executive producer Tad Quill and co-starring David Walton ), Bent has a charm that is seemingly lost on the network happier with things like...  http://www.tvguide.com/News/Watercooler-NBC-Bent-1045128.aspx?rss=breakingnews

'Bent's' Jeffrey Tambor: 'I like characters that are difficult'

Jeffrey Tambor has played two of the most celebrated (and likely loathed) characters in recent TV history. He starred as Hank Kingsley, the self-absorbed sidekick on "The Larry Sanders Show" and then as George Bluth, the patriarch on the revered comedy "Arrested Development." And Tambor can't wait to give his dry comic acting style another go on the new NBC series "Bent."Tambor plays Walt, a struggling actor who is divorced and living with his son, a contractor, played by David Walton. Of course it wouldn't be a Tambor role if there weren't a few tones of extreme narcissism. In this case Walt believes himself to be a ladies man, even if he really isn't."[Walt] thinks he's a lothario. He thinks he's hot. And he's constantly flirting and constantly on the make," Tabmor says. "I think he thinks he looks like Robert Redford. I like characters like that. I like characters that are difficult. I like... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/03/bents-jeffrey-tambor-i-like-characters-that-are-difficult.html

'Bent's' Amanda Peet, David Walton Talk Characters' Complicated Chemistry (Video)

  On NBC’s new romantic comedy series,  Bent ,  Amanda Peet  and  David Walton’s characters are indescribably drawn to each other, but come from two very different worlds. Pete (Walton) is a smooth talking contractor with a loose view on life. Alex (Peet) is a Type-A personality lawyer who’s picking herself up after divorcing an incarcerated husband, becoming a single mother, and buying a new home. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/QHvqO9WQ9pg/bent-nbc-amanda-peet-david-walton-interview-302866

Bent (NBC) “Pilot” Episode 1

Bent  “Pilot” Episode 1  airs Wednesday, March 21 on NBC (9:30 – 10:00 p.m. ET). Show Summary:  “Bent” is a romantic comedy  about a womanizing, surfer dude contractor and his beautiful, no-nonsense, type-A client, who work together to remodel each other’s lives as they renovate her Venice, California home. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/03/21/bent-nbc-pilot-episode-1/  
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