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Wednesday TV Picks: The new 'Bent' on NBC
TV Picks for Wednesday, March 21, 2012, include the new "Bent" on NBC; "American Idol" on Fox; and "Happy Endings" on ABC.
Tonight in Prime Time
A new half-hour romantic comedy about a single mother and lawyer (Amanda Peet) who moves into a new house and the contractor she hires (David Watson). Wonder if they meet cute? 9 p.m. Wednesday on NBC (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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Also on Wednesday
"NBA Basketball," 6 p.m. (ESPN): Los Angeles Lakers at Dallas Mavericks (Live).
"American Idol," 8 p.m. (Fox): The 10 remaining finalists perform Billy Joel songs.
"How the West Was Won" (1962), 9:15 p.m. (TCM): The history of 19th-century Western expansion, as seen through the lives of three generations of a pioneer family.
"Happy Endings," 9:31 p.m. (ABC): Dave gets bullied at the gym and Alex teaches him to fight back; residents of the condo challenge Jane for her job as president of the homeowner's association.
"CSI," 10 p.m. (CBS): The team investigates a robbery/homicide at an "Alice in Wonderland"-themed wedding; Hodges wants his visiting mother to think Morgan is his girlfriend.
"Monster Man," 10 p.m. (Syfy): A unique werewolf for the creature feature "Hallow Pointe"; makeup effects for director Richard Elfman's sequel to the cult classic "Forbidden Zone."
The New York Times