About a Boy

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Mega Buzz: Diaries' Changes, NCIS: LA's Throwdown and a Chicago Fire Accident

Paul Wesley, Daniela Ruah, Taylor Kinney

Each week, executive editor Adam Bryant satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.

Any scoop on The Vampire Diaries? — Jessica
You've probably already Season 6's first teaser, which features Stefan telling Elena to move on. Well, there's a reason their convo wasn't face-to-face. When the season begins, Stefan will definitely not be anywhere near Mystic Falls. In fact, he will have taken up a surprising new profession in his new "home." And while we're the topic of professions, Alaric also has a new job. Hey, newly resurrected vampires have rent to pay too!

How long will Talia be sticking around on
 NCIS: LA? — Mary
Sorry, Densi 'shippers: It doesn't look like Talia (Mercedes Masohn) is going anywhere soon.... read more

Jason Katims Developing Medical Drama for CBS

Jason Katims

CBS has given a put pilot commitment to a medical drama from Jason Katims(ParenthoodAbout a BoyFriday Night Lights), according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Recruits Adrianne Palicki to Play Marvel Character

Adrianne Palicki

Adrianne Palicki has been enlisted to play another superhero.

The Friday Night Lights actress, who played Wonder Woman in NBC's failed 2011 pilot, has been cast on ... read more

CBS’ Odd Couple Casts The Following’s Leslie Bibb

Leslie Bibb

Leslie Bibb has gotten herself a new odd job!

The Popular vet has joined the cast of CBS' Odd Couple reboot, reports TV Line.

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Critic's Notebook: The Network Upfronts

Robin Lord Taylor, Benjamin McKenzie

A curious rite of mid-May: Even as the broadcast networks are wrapping their regular seasons with a flurry of cliffhangers and finale events — farewell, Cristina Yang, and a toast to those soon-to-be-newlyweds Mitch and Cam — all eyes in the industry are already looking to the future, with a just-concluded Upfront Week of noisy presentations in New York in which new series and schedules are announced with a fanfare that probably beats the alternative: blowing taps for all the failed series announced last year at this time.

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NBC's Fall 2014 Schedule: The Blacklist Is on the Move, No Parks and Recreation

James Spader

NBC has unveiled its new fall schedule, which will cut its Thursday night comedy block in half and eventually make room for its biggest freshman hit of this season, The Blacklist.

Add new fall shows to your watchlist now!

Although The Blacklist will keep its post-The Voice slot in the fall, it will eventually be replaced ... read more

Parenthood Renewed for Sixth and Final Season

Joy Bryant, Dax Shepard

We're going to need a bigger box of tissues.

NBC has renewed Parenthood for the family drama's sixth and final season, the network announced Sunday. The series was the last scripted NBC show to receive a renewal for the 2014-2015 season following days of silence about the fate of the Braverman clan.

Get the latest news on NBC's 2014-2015 schedule

Parenthood will remain in its current timeslot on Thursdays at 10/9c for its final 13 episodes. This means there's only 13 episodes left to... read more

Upfronts: NBC's 2014-15 Fall Schedule

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Below you can find NBC's new fall schedule, along with a list of pilots the network has picked up to series for the 2014-15 season. Click here for ABC, CBS, Fox and The CW.
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Exclusive About a Boy Video: Marcus Crashes Will and Sam's Romantic (and Pants-Less!) Morning

Benjamin Stockham, David Walton

Will (David Walton) and Sam (Adrianne Palicki) are (finally!) heating up on About a Boy, but leave it to his very friendly next-door neighbor Marcus (Benjamin Stockham) to crash... read more

Top Moments: Thrones' Baby Blues and Diane Keaton Has No Idea How Beer Pong Works

Jimmy Fallon and Diane Keaton

Our top moments of the week:

12. Worst Sleepover:
 When Marcus' dad, Hugh, comes to town on About a Boy, he crashes at Will's place. Unfortunately, Hugh is a "hot sleeper," so he insists on slumbering in the nude and later sneaks to Will's bed when the couch isn't up to snuff. When a sudden knock at the door wakes them, Will finds himself and Hugh fully spooning with some unconscious caressing thrown in for... read more

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Premiered: February 22, 2014, on NBC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A well-off bachelor develops an unexpected friendship with his young neighbor.

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