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[01/25/23 - 01:45 PM]
CBS Renews the Popular Monday Night Comedy "Bob Hearts Abishola" for the 2023-2024 Season
In its fourth season, the series is averaging 5.99 million viewers in its Monday 8:30 PM time period.

[11/30/22 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 30
Updates include: Paramount+ renews "Tulsa King" for second season; Robert De Niro to star in Netflix limited series "Zero Day"; and "Genius: MLK/X" at Disney+ fills out cast.

[11/14/22 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Premieres for New Word-Twisting Game Show, "Lingo," Hosted by RuPaul Charles; New Action-Drama, "True Lies," Inspired by James Cameron's Hit Action-Comedy Film; Plus Midseason Dates for Returning Series
"True Lies," inspired by James Cameron's hit action-comedy film of the same name, premieres on a special night and time, Thursday, February 23 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT.

[11/10/22 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Series Lead Nielsen Rankings Among African American Viewers
"The Equalizer," starring Queen Latifah, is the most-watched show, followed by new drama "East New York" and crime-stopper series "FBI."

[11/01/22 - 10:30 AM]
CBS Entertainment Programming Dominates New Primetime Season with Seven of the Top 10 Series and 17 of the Top 25
According to Nielsen, the most-watched non-sports series is "NCIS," with "FBI," NBC's "Chicago Fire" and "60 Minutes" not far behind.

[09/07/22 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 7
Updates include: FOX gives status check on its reality series; Michael Bishop to take over as Jonathan Kent on The CW's "Superman & Lois"; and Kate Walsh to once again return to "Grey's Anatomy."

[08/30/22 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 30
Updates include: Daniel Stern joins Apple's "For All Mankind"; Demetrius Grosse cast in ABC's "Avalon"; and Ben Kingsley to return as Trevor Slattery for Marvel Studios' "Wonder Man."

[07/12/22 - 10:45 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Receives 44 Nominations for the 2022 Emmy Awards
This includes Outstanding Comedy Series nominations for "Abbott Elementary" and "Ted Lasso," both produced by Warner Bros. Television.

[06/23/22 - 09:15 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2022-2023 Primetime Premiere Dates
Of note, the new romance adventure competition "The Real Love Boat" will now air at 9:00 PM on Wednesdays, leading into "The Amazing Race" in its new time period at 10:00 PM.

[05/18/22 - 05:00 AM]
CBS Unveils Its 2022-2023 Primetime Lineup
For 2021-2022, the network finished #1 for the 14th straight season, winning 19 of the past 20 seasons.

[04/21/22 - 10:57 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Storylines for 2021-2022
CBS announced today the season finale storylines for 2021-2022, featuring extraordinary heroism, powerful family drama, surprising growing pains, jaw-dropping events and fond farewells.

[03/30/22 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates for 2021-2022
Highlights include the series finale of "Bull" on Thursday, May 26.

[02/25/22 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 25
Updates include: Starz eyes "Outlander" prequel series; Lyric Ross cast in "Ironheart" at Disney+; and Charles Dance tapped for Hulu's "Washington Black."

[01/24/22 - 03:00 PM]
CBS Renews Television's #1 New Hit Comedy "Ghosts," Plus Its Popular Monday Night Block of "The Neighborhood" and "Bob Hearts Abishola," for the 2022-2023 Broadcast Season
The series join #1 comedy "Young Sheldon," which was previously renewed for three additional years, beginning with the 2021-2022 broadcast season.

[11/10/21 - 08:15 AM]
CBS Announces Winter/Spring 2022 Premiere Dates for New and Returning Scripted, Alternative and Specials Programming
Look for new seasons of "The Amazing Race," "Undercover Boss," "Celebrity Big Brother" and "Survivor" as well as the launch of the new drama "Good Sam."

[08/31/21 - 11:02 AM]
The Curtain Goes Up on the Network's New 2021-2022 Schedule of CBS Original Series, on the "CBS Fall Preview," Thursday, Sept. 9
Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford, star of "B Positive," takes center stage in a can't-miss CBS star-studded opening number to celebrate the Network's new fall season in a fresh way.

[07/12/21 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2021-2022 Primetime Premiere Dates
The network will roll out the strategic launches of five new shows and 22 returning series over several weeks.

[05/19/21 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces New Fall Schedule for 2021-2022
The new schedule includes four new dramas, two new comedies, special event programming, and 22 returning series.

[04/29/21 - 11:13 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Storylines with Intense Showdowns, Jaw-dropping Revelations and Fond Farewells
Newly announced dates include "United States of Al" and "Clarice" on Thursday, June 24.

[03/22/21 - 08:01 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates for 2020-2021
Look for the final episodes of "Mom" and "NCIS: New Orleans" on Thursday, May 13 and Sunday, May 23, respectively.

[02/17/21 - 10:30 AM]
CBS Renews Popular Monday Night Comedy Block for the 2021-2022 Broadcast Season
"The Neighborhood" and "Bob (Hearts) Abishola" are both due back.

[01/01/21 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Week of December 28-January 1
Updates include: the five major studios will place their Southern California-based series on an extended hiatus due to the state's surge in coronavirus cases.

[11/12/20 - 11:01 AM]
CBS and BET Announce a Special Screening of Select Episodes of CBS' Popular Monday Night Line Up on BET and BET Her, Friday, Nov. 13
All three series return with original episodes for their 2020-2021 season premieres on Monday, November 16 on CBS.

[10/13/20 - 10:03 AM]
CBS Announces Primetime Premiere Dates for 10 Scripted Series Across Five Nights
Additional premiere dates for November will be announced shortly.

[07/30/20 - 05:00 AM]
ViacomCBS Debuts Expanded and Enhanced CBS All Access
More than 3,500 episodes across ViacomCBS' leading portfolio of entertainment brands will now be available on CBS All Access, including popular series from BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Smithsonian Channel and more.

[05/19/20 - 12:15 PM]
CBS Unveils 2020-2021 Primetime Lineup; 3 New Series Join 23 Returning Shows
The new fall schedule features perennial strength and stability, plus big new show additions on Thursday and Sunday.

[05/19/20 - 06:30 AM]
CBS Will Finish the 2019-2020 Season as America's Most-Watched Network for 12th Straight Year
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/06/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces the Return of 23 Series for the 2020-2021 Broadcast Season
Newcomers "All Rise," "Bob (Hearts) Abishola," "Evil," "FBI: Most Wanted" and "The Unicorn" are among the returning class.

[03/17/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 17
Updates include: "American Idol" and "The Voice" mull fate of live shows; and more than 30 series to be at least one episode short of their original commitments.

[03/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 13
Updates include: CBS All Access pushes "Tooning Out the News" premiere; production on nearly all broadcast pilots to be delayed or suspended; and The CW's "The 100" to complete final episode.

[03/13/20 - 06:42 AM]
CBS Television Network Programming Slated to Air in Place of NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament
A mix of repeats and originals will fill the void left by the cancelled event.

[01/30/20 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 30
Updates include: The CW orders pilots for new incarnations of "Kung Fu," "The Republic of Sarah"; Sarah Shahi tapped to star in Netflix's "Sex/Life"; and FOX pilots domestic take on BBC's comedy "This Country."

[10/22/19 - 04:00 PM]
All Five CBS Freshman Series Receive New Production Orders
The critically acclaimed new drama "Evil" has been renewed for a second season in 2020-2021.

[10/01/19 - 01:39 PM]
New CBS Series Lead the Way in Premiere Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[09/17/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 17
Updates include: Kiefer Sutherland, Boyd Holbrook board Quibi's "The Fugitive"; Timothy Olyphant signs onto FX's "Fargo"; and Marilyn Manson is bound for Starz's "American Gods."

[08/26/19 - 08:30 AM]
"CBS Fall Preview Show," A Special Presenting a "First Look" at the Network's Five New Fall Series, to Be Broadcast Monday, Sept. 9
Additionally, the special will be available on demand across multiple platforms through mid-October.

[06/13/19 - 02:30 PM]
CBS Announces Fall 2019-2020 Primetime Premiere Dates
The network will roll out the bulk of its lineup during the traditional premiere week of September 23-29.

[05/15/19 - 02:39 PM]
Video: First Look at New Fall Shows on CBS
Watch the preview trailers for all eight new series coming next season on the network.

[05/15/19 - 06:00 AM]
CBS Unveils 2019-2020 Primetime Lineup; 8 New Series Join 24 Returning Shows
The Eye will roll out three new comedies and two new dramas this fall.

[05/09/19 - 04:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 9 - Four Comedies, Three Dramas Kick Off CBS Series Orders
The latter group includes legal drama "All Rise"; supernatural thriller "Evil"; and spin-off series "FBI: Most Wanted."

[02/28/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 28
Updates include: Julia Roberts in talks to star in Amazon's "Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win"; AMC eyes third entry in "The Walking Dead" franchise; and Erin Darke to lead YouTube's "It's a Man's World."

[12/17/18 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 17
Updates include: CBS to wrap "Elementary" after seven seasons; Ray Stevenson to star in ABC's "Reef Break"; and Showtime's "SMILF" under investigation over allegations of abusive behavior.

[10/05/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 5
Updates include: Brock Ciarlelli tapped for ABC's "The Middle" spin-off; Billy Gardell, Chuck Lorre to re-team for new CBS comedy; and Nick Hargrove joins the cast of The CW's "Charmed."







BOB (HEARTS) ABISHOLA (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/23/19 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2023)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Season 5 ordered on 1/25/23
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's web site, September 2022) From award-winning creator, executive producer and writer Chuck Lorre, BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA is a love story about a middle-aged compression sock businessman from Detroit who unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant, while recovering from a heart attack and sets his sights on winning her over. Undaunted by Abishola’s lack of initial interest or the vast differences in their backgrounds, Bob is determined to win Abishola’s heart, in this comedic examination of immigrant life in America.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anthony Okungbowa as Kofo
· Barry Shabaka Henley as Uncle Tunde
· Bayo Akinfemi as Goodwin
· Billy Gardell as Bob
· Christine Ebersole as Dottie
· Folake Olowofoyeku as Abishola
· Gina Yashere as Kemi
· Maribeth Monroe as Christina
· Matt Jones as Douglas
· Shola Adewusi as Auntie Olu
· Travis Wolfe, Jr. as Dele
· Vernee Watson as Gloria
CREW INFORMATION:
· Al Higgins as CRTR/EP
· Beth McCarthy-Miller as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Chuck Lorre as CRTR/EP
· Eddie Gorodetsky as CRTR/EP
· Gina Yashere as CRTR
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Chuck Lorre Productions
· Warner Bros. Television