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Feb. 25 TV Picks: ‘About a Boy’ on NBC

TV picks for Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, include “About a Boy” on NBC, “Glee” on Fox and “Mind Games” on ABC.

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‘About a Boy’

The pilot episode aired over the weekend, but you can jump right into the second episode of this TV adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel about a single man (David Walton) and his new next-door neighbors (Benjamin Stockham and Minnie Driver). The first episode was pretty standard stuff, but knowing that it’s in the hands of writer/producer Jason Katims (“Friday Night Lights,” “Parenthood”) holds promise for better things. 9:01 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, on NBC (

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times or on Twitter @dougknoop

Also on Tuesday

“The Originals,” 8 p.m. (The CW): Rebekah is targeted by a vengeful witch; Elijah seeks help from Hayley and Marcel when a decision puts others in danger.

“Glee,” 8 p.m. (Fox): Santana lands the role of Rachel’s understudy, causing tension at home; Tina and Artie vie for valedictorian.

“Frontline,” 9 p.m. (KCTS): “Secrets of the Vatican”: Pope Benedict XVI becomes the first pope in 600 years to voluntarily step down from the position as worldwide leader of the Roman Catholic Church

“Mind Games,” 10 p.m. (ABC): An expert in human behavior named Clark opens a unique agency with his brother, a recently incarcerated former con artist, where they use psychological manipulation to solve people’s problems.

“Justified,” 10 p.m. (FX): Boyd and the Crowes fly south for a crucial drug score; Raylan pursues a small-time grifter with big-time enemies.

“Late Night with Seth Meyers,” 12:36 a.m. (NBC): Rapper Kanye West; Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson; author Robyn Doolittle.

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