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ABOUT A BOY
Air Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time Slot: 9:01 PM-9:31 PM EST on NBC
Episode Title: "ABOUT A BOY'S DAD"
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"ABOUT A BOY"

"ABOUT A BOY'S DAD"

04/29/2014 (09:01PM - 09:31PM) (Tuesday) : IT'S A FAMILY REUNION FOR MARCUS WHEN HIS DAD COMES TO TOWN FOR A VISIT-TONY HALE GUEST STARS-Marcus (Benjamin Stockham) is elated when his father, Hugh Womple (guest star Tony Hale) takes a break from his penguin research in Antarctica to make a surprise visit. While Fiona (Minnie Driver) does her best to mask her tormented attraction, she can't help but notice how consumed Hugh is with his work and his indifference towards anything Marcus is interested in. At Fiona's urging, Will (David Walton) steps in and does his best to encourage some much needed father-son bonding. Meanwhile, Sam's (guest star Adrianne Palicki) demanding work schedule throws a wrench into their plans for romance. Al Madrigal also stars. TV-PG DS

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ABOUT A BOY (NBC)
Returns Tuesday, October 14
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/22/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's second) on 5/9/14
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).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Al Madrigal as Andy
· Annie Mumolo as Laurie
· Benjamin Stockham as Marcus
· David Walton as Will
· Minnie Driver as Fiona
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Anjelah N. Johnson-Reyes as Laurie (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Eric Fellner as EP
· Jane Rosenthal as EP
· Jason Katims as CRTR/EP
· Jon Favreau as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liza Chasin as EP
· Robert De Niro as EP
· Tim Bevan as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Tribeca Productions
· True Jack Productions
· Universal Television
· Working Title Television