Jason Katims' 'About a Boy,' 'Joe, Joe and Jane' get orders

NBC has picked up two more comedy projects, including a new spin on the Nick Hornby novel “About a Boy” from Jason Katims.

The Peacock also gave the nod to laffer “Joe, Joe and Jane” revolving around a children’s book author. It’s penned by Joe Port and Joe Wiseman and hails from 20th Century Fox TV.

Katims wrote the script for “About a Boy” and exec produces for Universal TV.

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