NBC's 'About a Boy' Gets Post-'Voice' Slot, Sets Midseason Schedule

About a Boy
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Stars: David Walton, Minnie Driver, Benjamin Stockham, Anjelah N. Johnson, Leslie Bibb, Al Madrigal
Team: Jason Katims, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jane Rosenthal, Robert DeNiro; director - Jon Favreau

An adaptation of Nick Hornby's novel and the 2002 Hugh Grant feature film, About a Boy follows the relationship between a bachelor man-child and the young boy who moves in next door with his crazy, single mother.

NBC has solidified the remaining premiere dates for midseason, utilizing the upcoming Sochi Olympics as a launchpad for two freshmen comedies.

About a Boy, from Parenthood executive producer Jason Katims, will get a special post-Olympics preview on Friday, Feb. 21, at 10:30 p.m., before officially launching Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 9 p.m. in the prime post-The Voice slot.

Growing Up Fisher, from creator DJ Nash, will have its official debut following About a Boy on Feb. 25 at 9:30 p.m., after also getting an Olympics preview on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 10:30 p.m.

Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams' Believe and Crisis, starring Gillian Anderson and Dermot Mulroney, will both take the Sunday slots beginning March 16 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., respectively.

American Dream Builders, hosted by Nate Berkus, will open Sundays beginning March 23 at 8 p.m.

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