“Opening Statements” (04/11/17; 9:00-9:30PM) – As the trial officially begins, Josh’s (Nicholas D’Agosto) strategy of painting another suspect as the murderer takes a crucial blow. Meanwhile, Anne (Jayma Mays) and Dwayne (Steven Boyer) investigate why Larry’s (John Lithgow) former lover, Alfonzo, isn’t on the prosecution’s witness list.
“A Hostile Jury” (04/11/17; 9:30-10:00PM) – Josh (Nicholas D’Agosto) tries to show the hostile jury the real Larry (John Lithgow) when they visit the crime scene inside the Henderson home before they hear the devastating testimony of Larry’s former lover, Alfonzo. Meanwhile, Anne (Jayma Mays) and Dwayne (Steven Boyer) search for Margaret’s missing cell phone.
In the spirit of true-crime documentaries, this outrageous fish-out-of-water comedy “Trial & Error” centers on bright-eyed New York lawyer Josh Segal (Nicholas D’Agosto), who heads to a tiny Southern town for his first big case. His mission? To defend an eccentric “rollercizing” poetry professor (John Lithgow) accused of the bizarre murder of his beloved wife. Settling into his makeshift office behind a taxidermy shop and meeting his quirky team of local misfits, Josh suspects that winning his first big case will not be easy, especially when his client is always making himself look guilty.
The cast also includes Jayma Mays, Sherri Shepherd, Steven Boyer and Krysta Rodriguez.
Jeff Astrof and Matt Miller serve as writers and executive producers. Jeffrey Blitz directs and also serves as an executive producer. “Trial & Error” is produced by Barge Productions and Good Session Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.