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Bob Greenblatt, president of NBC Entertainment, said in a statement that “this is the most robust and highest-testing slate of new shows we have had in years.”

Still, odds are in television that more new shows fail rather than succeed, and the newly ordered programs that don’t yet have a spot on NBC’s schedule will surely replace some of the failures.

Here are NBC’s other new shows:

• “About a Boy,” based on the Nick Hornby novel of the same name, is a comedy about single man who bonds with the 11-year-old son of a woman — played by Minnie Driver — who moves in next door. It is scheduled to air Tuesday nights in midseason.

• “The Family Guide,” a sitcom about a divorced family, already is looking for a new lead: Actress Parker Posey dropped out in the past few days. NBC has time to recast it, since the show is scheduled for Tuesdays in midseason.

• “Undateable,” from “Scrubs” producer Bill Lawrence, is another comedy in a long line of “Friends”-inspired shows about young people and romantic entanglements.

• “Chicago PD,” a companion to “Chicago Fire” from veteran producer Dick Wolf, is a drama about the rivalry between uniformed cops and the intelligence unit.

• “Crossbones,” with John Malkovich as the 18th-century pirate Blackbeard, is scheduled for Fridays in midseason.

• “Dracula,” about the iconic character, begins in the fall. The drama airs Friday in the fall, to be replaced by “Crossbones” in midseason.

• “The Night Shift,” a medical drama, focuses on the overnight crew in a San Antonio hospital.

• “The Million Second Quiz,” a trivia game show, unfolds over 12 consecutive days.

• “Food Fighters,” a cooking game hosted by Adam Richman, has professional chefs trying to outdo amateurs offering a much-beloved family recipe.

• “American Dream Builders” is a home-renovation show hosted by Nate Berkus.