Bent (NBC 2012, Amanda Peet, David Walton)

Bent is a sitcom with romantic comedy vibes 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.

The recently divorced Alex (Amanda Peet) is a high-strung lawyer who is raising her young daughter, Charlie (Joey King, “Ramona and Beezus”) as a single mom.

She downsizes into a smaller house and hires charismatic Pete, a free-spirited ladies’ man and recovering gambling addict who desperately needs this gig with Alex to jumpstart his life — and prove that he is no longer a screw-up.

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Amanda Peet as Alex
David Walton as Pete
Jeffrey Tambor as Walt
Joey King as Charlie
Margo Harshman as Screwsie

key behind the scenes crew
Craig Zisk as Director of pilot
Tad Quill as Creator/Executive Producer

show type

broadcast from
3/21/2012 – 4/4/2012
1 season with 6 episodes in total

network and production companies
NBC – Rosalita Productions – Universal Television

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