[12/15/15 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 15
Updates include: TNT cancels "Agent X," "Legends" and "Public Morals"; Kelsey Grammer, Rosemarie DeWitt cast in Amazon's "The Last Tycoon"; and NBC's "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris," IFC's "Benders" also get the axe.

[09/29/15 - 08:00 AM]
"Benders" & "Gigi Does It" - New Original Series to Premiere Thursday, October 1 on IFC
David Krumholtz stars in the latter, about Gertrude Rotblum, who loses her beloved husband, but gains a new lease on life with the help of an unexpected inheritance and her trusty male companion sidekick.

[06/10/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 10
Updates include: Ashley Greene joins the cast of DirecTV's "Rogue"; "Outlander" bulks up cast for season two; and Cristine Rose latest to reprise role for NBC's "Heroes Reborn."

[06/09/15 - 09:54 AM]
Lindsey Broad, Chris Distefano, Mark Gessner, Ruy Iskandar and Andrew Schulz Lead the Cast of IFC's New Hockey Comedy, "Benders"
Creators Jim Serpico and Tom Sellitti are executive producing along with their Apostle partner Denis Leary.

[03/31/15 - 10:06 AM]
Score! Hockey Comedy "Benders" Coming to IFC in Late 2015
The new scripted comedy that follows friends who are bonded by an irrational completely reasonable obsession with their beer-swilling amateur hockey league.

[02/03/15 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 3
Updates include: The CW adds "Cheerleader Death Squad" to its pilot roster; Malin Akerman cast in Showtime's "Billions"; and Tone Bell bound for NBC's "People Are Talking."

[10/01/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 1
Updates include: ABC eyes summer run for drama "Clementine"; Tim DeKay to guest on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."; and Heather Graham to return to Dollanganger TV movies at Lifetime.

10/1/15 - 11/19/15
canceled/ended (2015-2016 season)
completed airing its current season
1 (8 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
confirmed as canceled on 12/15/15
(from IFC's press release, September 2015) This Thursday, October 1, IFC will kick off a brand new Thursday night lineup with the premiere of two new original comedies, Benders and Gigi Does It. Starting off is the night is Benders, which follows a group of friends and their irrational obsession with their adult-hockey league, The Chubbys, and stars Lindsey Broad, Chris Distefano, Mark Gessner, Ruy Iskandar and Andrew Schulz. Here's an early glimpse at the Thursday's premiere episode, which will air at 10:00pm ET/PT. Watch as Paul (Schulz) receives an uncomfortable request from his grandfather (Breaking Bad's Mark Margolis) who is sick of being sick (and watching his favorite football team lose!).
· Andrew Schulz as Paul Rosenberg
· Chris Distefano as Anthony
· Lindsey Broad as Karen
· Mark Gessner as Dicky
· Ruy Iskandar as Sebalos
· Steven Schirripa as Vito
· Denis Leary as EP
· Jim Serpico as CRTR/EP
· Tom Sellitti as CRTR/EP
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
· Apostle Productions