'Friends With Benefits': Danneel Ackles and Ryan Hansen get casual on NBC


NBC's romantic comedy series "Friends With Benefits" hasn't had the smoothest road to your television. It was slated for a mid-season premiere, but as enthusiasm for the show fizzled, it was pushed back repeatedly. Certainly there's the issue of the series being overshadowed by the film of the same name, which is currently in theaters starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis.Then there's the fact that the network hasn't bothered to support the show -- relegating it to a summer Friday night burn-off schedule, with minimal promotion, never bodes well. Still, despite a lack of confidence from the new regime at NBC, we're charmed by the show. And if your Friday night date night is a bust, it's just the remedy you need.It certainly comes with a pedigree. The pilot was penned by "(500) Days of Summer" writers Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber and was directed by David Dobkin, of "Wedding Crashers" fame. Executive producers David...



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