Ratings: NBC's About a Boy Samples Well, Olympics Hit a New Low
Saturday night’s all right for fightin’, at least according to Elton John, but it’s not your typical spot to find a network series premiere.
Of course, with NBC airing its penultimate night of Winter Olympics coverage from Sochi, Russia, the Peacock net used the opportunity to launch its small-screen adaptation of About a Boy. The gamble resulted in … READ MORE
About a Boy: Will You Hang With It Again?
Within five minutes of meeting him, here’s what we know about Will Freeman: He loves the ladies (and the ladies love him). He has an aversion to all things kid-related. And he’s also a big fat liar.
It’s not until later in About a Boy — NBC’s new comedy that made an early debut Saturday — that we learn our protagonist actually has a soft side. READ MORE
TVLine Items: Game of Thrones Promotes [Spoiler], Nashville Vet to Romance Men and More
Daenerys’ gal pal is sticking around.
Game of Thrones has upped Nathalie Emmanuel, who plays former slave and the Mother of Dragons’ trusted advisor Missandei, to series regular for (the soon-to-be-ordered) Season 5 …READ MORE
TVLine Items: Friday Night Lights Reunion on NBC, Being Human Star's Grimm Gig and More
A member of Jason Katims’ Friday Night Lights Repertory Company is headed back to NBC.
Katims has tapped Adrianne Palicki to join the cast of his new Peacock comedy About a Boy, TVLine has confirmed. She will play …READ MORE
Fresh NBC Trailers: About a Boy, Growing Up Fisher, J.J. Abrams' Believe and Crisis
As part of its Television Critics Association winter press tour presentation on Sunday, NBC released new trailers for four of its midseason debuts: Parenthood producer Jason Katims’ adaptation of About a Boy, the JK Simmons/Jenna Elfman comedy Growing Up Fisher, the Alfonso Cuaron-directed and J.J. Abrams-produced Believe and the political-themed thriller Crisis. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEOS
About a Boy, Growing Up Fisher: Check Out Exclusive Key Art for NBC's Midseason Comedies
Somehow, a “future’s so bright, gotta wear shades” reference seems appropriate in conjunction with the promotional campaign for NBC’s new comedy About a Boy — but don’t take our word for it.
Indeed, we’ve got your exclusive first look at key art for Jason Katims’ small-screen adaptation of the popular Nick Hornby novel (and subsequent 2002 Hugh Grant film) as well as the Peacock net’s Growing Up Fisher. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
NBC Announces Midseason Premiere Dates, About a Boy and Believe Nab Voice Lead-In
NBC is singing About a Boy‘s tune: The network has scheduled the Minnie Driver-starring comedy in the plum, post-Voice 9 pm slot on Tuesdays. READ MORE
NBC Pilot Scoop: MADtv Alum Joins About a Boy
Actress, comedienne, and MADtv grad Anjelah N. Johnson has landed a co-starring role in About a Boy, NBC’s Jason Katims-produced single-camera comedy pilot, TVLine has learned. READ MORE
Pilot Scoop: Minnie Driver Joins About a Boy
Minnie Driver has landed the female lead opposite Bent‘s David Walton in About a Boy, NBC’s Jason Katims-produced single-camera comedy pilot, TVLine has learned. READ MORE
Pilot Scoop: David Walton to Headline Jason Katims' NBC Adaptation of About a Boy
David Walton (Bent) has signed on to star in NBC’s Jason Katims-produced single-camera comedy pilot About a Boy, TVLine has confirmed. READ MORE