About a Boy is Good - if it Can Behave

Marcus (Benjamin Stockham) and Fiona (Minnie Driver) 
meet their new neighbor Will (David Walton) in “About a Boy” 
(Photo by: Jordin Althaus/NBC)

About a Boy Tuesdays at 9:00 p.m.

This season, NBC is adding two family-themed shows to its line-up, but its first, About a Boy, isn’t appropriate for the whole family – at least during the pilot episode. Still, it’s a charming story with a lot of potential. Based on the best-selling novel by Nick Hornby ("High Fidelity," "An Education"), written and produced by Jason Katims ("Friday Night Lights," "Parenthood"), and directed by Jon Favreau ("Iron Man," "Revolution") Boy is a coming of age story with heart.

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