Palicki's character, Dr. Samantha Lake, will appear in at least seven episodes of the comedy, which is written and executive-produced by her former Friday Night Lights boss Jason Katims.
Palicki most recently starred in G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
About a Boy premieres on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 11/10c after the Olympics, before moving to its regular timeslot on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 9/8c on NBC.
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