About a Boy is an American television series that aired midseason on NBC as part of the 2013–14 United States network television schedule. The single-camera comedy is based on a novel of the same name by Nick Hornby and developed for television by Jason Katims.
On January 10, 2014, NBC announced that About A Boy would premiere following the 2014 Olympics on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10:30 PM EST (later revised by the network to Saturday, February 22 at 11:00 PM EST). It will then premiere on its regular timeslot on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 9:00 PM EST following The Voice
Successful songwriter and bachelor Will Freeman lives a carefree life as the "ultimate man-child". His perfect world is turned upside down when single mom Fiona and her 11-year-old son Marcus move in next door.