SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE

About a Boy

Genres: Comedy
Broadcast on: M-Net, M-Net City

Rate:

7.0

Add to Show Favourites

Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
NBC 22 Feb 2014 13 May 2014 Tuesdays, 21h00 - 21h30 13
M-Net 26 Mar 2014 18 Jun 2014 Wednesdays, 19h30 - 20h00 13
M-Net City 06 May 2015 22 May 2015 Weekdays, 19h30 - 20h00 13


Season 1

About a Boy is an American single-camera television sitcom developed by Jason Katims as an adaptation of the 1998 novel of the same title by Nick Hornby, in which successful songwriter and bachelor Will Freeman lives a carefree life as the "ultimate man-child" until his perfect world is turned upside down when single mother Fiona and her 11-year-old son Marcus move in next door.

Will Freeman (David Walton, Bent, Perfect Couples) lived a charmed existence in San Francisco. After writing a hit song, he was granted a life of free time, free love and freedom from financial woes. He's single, unemployed and loving it.

So imagine his surprise when Fiona (Minnie Driver, The Riches), a needy single mom and her oddly charming 11-year-old son, Marcus (Benjamin Stockham, 1600 Penn), move in next door and disrupt his perfect world.

When Marcus begins dropping by his home unannounced, Will's not so sure about being a kid's new best friend. But before he realises it, Will starts to enjoy the visits and even finds himself looking out for the kid. In fact, this newfound friendship teaches him a thing or two that he never imagined possible - about himself and caring for others.

The series also stars Al Madrigal (Gary Unmarried) as Will's best friend Andy, a thoroughly whipped stay-at-home dad.

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.


Season 1 Cast

as
Will

as
Marcus

as
Andy

as
Fiona

as
Laurie

as
Dr. Samantha Lake

as
Dakota

as
Makala

as
T.J.

as
Himself

as
Veronica

as
Jenny

as
Miguel's Mom

as
Joanne

as
Lou

as
Fiona's Male Boss

as
Fiona's Female Boss

as
Homeless Patient

as
Richard

as
Crosby

as
Hugh Womple

as
Orlando

as
Prospective Tenant

LATEST ARTICLES

The Wild on e.tv and eExtra Teasers - August 2020

Series finale! Ashwin is obsessed with finding Amita. Also, will Itumeleng and Marang finally live happily ever after?


Days of Our Lives Teasers - August 2020

There is major fallout from the celebrations but slowly people start remembering what happened.


New on TV today: Wednesday 15 July

Tonight there's A Gathering Storm on Nat Geo and some Celebrity Ghost Stories on Lifetime.


The lowdown on SABC1's two new Bonang specials

It's goodbye to 1Magic and hello-again to SABC1 with a Bonang blitz in August.


The Way To Paradise 2 Teasers - August 2020

Pregnancy checks, drugging leading to sex and more!


Iron Rose 2 Teasers - August 2020

A fatal shoot-out unites Altagracia and León.


New on TV today: Tuesday 14 July

Spoorloos is back on kykNET with a new cast and story as three police dramas return to M-Net.


Moja Love responds to queries about #icanact open casting call

Is there a short list? What's happening with the audition applications? The answer to your questions.


Lithapo Teasers - August 2020

A mystery suitcase is opened, secrets are revealed and Pabi must deal with her Senzo/Nolo sandwich.


New on TV today: Monday 13 July

Predict My Future on CuriosityStream docuseries or join the Animal Kingdom on e.tv.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central


LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.