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Why You Should Be REALLY Excited About 'About A Boy'

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 03.11.2014 | TV

When you’re really good at something, it’s easy to have an ego. Jason Katims is really good at taking films, like "Friday Night Lights" and "Paren...

One Possible Keeper In A Wobbly Comedy Bunch

Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.21.2014 | TV
Maureen Ryan

"About a Boy," despite its missteps, is the only one of the three shows with real potential. The cast is very good and if the central relationships are beefed up, it could be a keeper.

New Shows You Should Watch If Your Favorite Show Was Canceled

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.20.2014 | TV

Mid-season premieres are upon us. Cold War-based "The Assets" and crime-fighting "Killer Woman" are already in full swing, but there are a few new sho...

Tyra Collette Is Back

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 01.24.2014 | TV

Adrianne Palicki is reuniting with her old "Friday Night Lights" boss Jason Katims. EW has confirmed that the former "FNL" star has booked a guest ...

'Parenthood' Will Cross Over With 'About A Boy' ... Again

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

With "Parenthood" creator Jason Katims at the helm of NBC's new sitcom "About a Boy " -- and both series set in the Bay Area -- it's no big surprise t...

12 Romantic Comedies That Are Better Than The Book

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment

The book is always better than the movie, right? It came first. You imagined it all in your head. How can a two-hour cinematic experience possibly liv...

16 Adorable Child Stars Of The New TV Season

The Huffington Post | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 08.23.2013 | TV

With the debut of a slew of new series in the 2013-2014 TV season comes tons of new talent ... in all shapes and sizes. And you can't forget about ...

It's An 'About A Boy' Reunion

Posted 06.10.2013 | Celebrity

It was a full on "About A Boy" reunion when Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hault had a brief run-in at the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix in Montreal yester...

About That 'About A Boy' Show ...

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.16.2013 | TV

NBC is bringing the 2002 film "About A Boy" to TV. The movie, which starred Toni Collette, Hugh Grant, and Nicholas Hoult and was based on the Nic...

'Lost' Star Lands New Pilot

Posted 03.04.2013 | TV

"Lost" star Naveen Andrews is back in business with ABC, having been cast in the network's new drama pilot, "Reckless." The pilot centers around D...

Minnie Driver Joins 'About A Boy' Adaptation

Posted 02.14.2013 | TV

NBC has cast Minnie Driver as the female lead in their adaptation of "About A Boy," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Driver will play Fiona, t...

'About A Boy' Gets Its Star

Posted 02.08.2013 | TV

Move over, Hugh Grant. David Walton has been tapped to star in NBC's comedy pilot "About A Boy," based on the 2002 film and novel by Nick Hornby, ...

'About A Boy' Gets The TV Treatment

Posted 09.28.2012 | TV

Get excited, Nick Hornby (and Hugh Grant) fans: Jason Katims is developing an "About A Boy" TV show that's been picked up by NBC, according to Deadlin...

Chatting with Ben Folds; Plus His Video Premiere of "A Working Day"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Co-written with novelist Nick Hornby, "A Working Day" is Ben Folds' commentary on popularity and hipness that skewers its topic while calling out the internet, blogs, and other social media in the process.

Ten Minutes With: Nick Hornby

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

From his home in London, Nick Hornby took a few minutes to speak with me about the recession, his writing, and mixing it up with singer-songwriter Ben Folds.

HuffPo Review: Nick Hornby's, Juliet, Naked

Katya Wachtel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Katya Wachtel

Nick Hornby talks about his latest novel, shopping for producers, and the fright that might accompany a quotidian reading of the New York Times' art blog.

Nicholas Hoult of A Single Man: About a Boy Who's Become a Man -- With Oscar Prospects!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

For most of us in America it's startling not only to see the physical change to manhood in Nicholas Hoult, but to remark how intriguing and comparable his roles are in About A Boy and A Single Man.