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"ABOUT A BOY"
"ABOUT A KISS"
04/22/2014 (09:01PM - 09:31PM) (Tuesday) : GAME NIGHT TURNS INTO ANYTHING BUT FUN AND GAMES FOR WILL-ADRIANNE PALICKI GUEST STARS-Andy (Al Madrigal) and Laurie (guest star Annie Mumolo) host a game night and Will (David Walton) invites Sam (guest star Adrianne Palicki (Friday Night Lights)), but things don't go exactly as planned when she arrives. When his friend TJ (guest star Zach Cregger) asks Fiona (Minnie Driver) to join him for the festivities, Will goes to great lengths to discourage any sparks from flying. Meanwhile, Marcus (Benjamin Stockham) is uneasy when he discovers the mother of an older mean girl at school will be babysitting him. Keith Powell also guest stars.
SEASON(S): 2 (33 episodes, 6 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 5/8/15
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, May 2014) NBC has renewed Tuesday night comedy "About a Boy" for a second season. "About a Boy" stars David Walton, Minnie Driver, Benjamin Stockham, Al Madrigal, Leslie Bibb and Annie Mumolo. Jason Katims, Tim Bevan ("Les Misérables," "About a Boy"), Eric Fellner ("Les Misérables," "About a Boy"), Liza Chasin ("Les Misérables," "About a Boy"), Robert De Niro ("About a Boy," "Meet the Parents") and Jane Rosenthal ("About a Boy," "Meet the Parents") serve as executive producers. "About a Boy" is a production of Universal Television, Working Title Films, True Jack Productions and Tribeca Productions. In its first season, "About a Boy" is averaging a 2.4 rating, 7 share in adults 18-49 and 8.3 million viewers overall in "most current" results from Nielsen Media Research. Facing comedy competition in the Tuesday 9-9:30 p.m. ET slot from Fox's "The New Girl" and ABC's "The Goldbergs," "About a Boy" is #1 in the half-hour among Big 4 comedies in adults 18-49, total viewers and other key measures (versus regular-slot original competition, "most current"). Versus NBC's year-ago results in the time period, "About a Boy" is up 20% in 18-49 (with a 2.4 rating vs. a 2.0, "most current," regular-slot originals).