Benched Season 1
Benched Season 1
First Air Date: October 28, 2014
|First Aired on||:||2014|
1x12 Brief Encounters (December 30, 2014)
Nina faces a difficult choice after reuniting with Trent; Phil examines his own relationships.
1x11 Campaign Contributions (December 30, 2014)
Phil is on the shortlist for Public Defender of the Year; Trent brings a young boy to court.
1x10 Solitary Refinement (December 23, 2014)
An old friend asks Nina to set her up with Phil, a female judge takes a liking to Carlos, and Nina goes on an ill-fated date of her own.
1x09 A New Development (December 23, 2014)
Nina discovers the D.A.'s plans to arrest the city's homeless and faces a crisis of conscience.
1x08 Diamond Is a Girl's Worst Friend (December 16, 2014)
Nina is assigned one of Phil's former defendants and lands herself in a bet with Phil. Meanwhile, Phil and Carlos decide to teach Micah a lesson.
1x07 Curry Favor (December 09, 2014)
Nina makes friends with a spunky forensics analyst who takes the concept of loyalty a bit too seriously. Carlos gets worrisome glimpse into Phil's life.
1x06 Rights and Wrongs (December 02, 2014)
Nina must accept that losing cases to Trent is a fact of life. Carlos gives up smoking, which worries the rest of the gang.
1x05 Shark, Actually (November 25, 2014)
Nina is concerned that she is being played by a private defense lawyer assigned to help her. Phil attempts to impress a pretty stenographer.
1x04 Sell It (November 18, 2014)
Nina discovers that she needs a refresher on influencing jurors and winning friends. Phil and Trent have to deal with a curmudgeonly judge.
1x03 Hooked & Booked (November 11, 2014)
Phil tricks Nina into believing that all of the public defenders voluntarily go to jail to better understand their clients. She learns what lengths she'll go to be a part of the gang.
1x02 Downsizing (November 04, 2014)
Nina attends a gala honoring public defenders; however, her former colleagues are unimpressed.
1x01 Pilot (October 28, 2014)
Corporate lawyer Nina Whitley has given up a lot in her climb to the top. However, when she's passed over for a promotion and her former fiance gets engaged to another woman, Nina has an epic meltdown.