NBC Announces Its Upcoming Season Pilots

Posted Saturday May 11, 2013 1:12 PM GMT

As the networks continue to announce their new pickups for the upcoming season, NBC greenlit five shows for the 2013-2014 television season.

Based on the novel and 2002 film, "About a Boy" stars David Walton and Minnie Driver and follows a bachelor man-child and a young kid who moves next door with his crazy single mother.

With "Will & Grace" star Sean Hayes in the title role, "Sean Saves the World" follows a man learning how to parent his newly moved in 14-year-old daughter.

Loosely based on executive producer DJ Nash's life, "The Family Guide" features Parker Posey and J.K. Simmons in a story about a son idolizing his blind father and bemusing his juvenile mother after their divorce.

On the dramatic front, "Crisis" tells of Washington's powerful political players who are pulled into an international conspiracy. Leading the cast are Rachael Taylor and Gillian Anderson.

Finally, "Believe" examines the unlikely relationship between a young girl with a gift and an ex-con tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power, starring Jamie Chung.

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