On the heels of the renewal of The Neighborhood, CBS has announced a fifth season order for the Chuck Lorre comedy Bob Hearts Abishola.
Debuting on September 23, 2019 (and immediately following The Neighborhood in the Monday 8:30 p.m. ET time period), Bob Hearts Abishola follows the meeting, courtship and eventual marriage of Bob Wheeler (Billy Gardell), who runs his family’s sock company in Detroit, and Abishola Adebambo (Folake Olowofoveku), a Nigerian nurse who tends to Bob after a mild heart attack. Despite their differences, Bob falls in love with Abishola and sets his sights on getting her to give him a chance.
The cast of Bob Hearts Abishola also includes Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones, Maribeth Monroe, Gina Yashere, Vernee Watson, Barry Shabaka Henley, Travis Wolfe Jr., Shola Adewusi, Anthony Okungbowa and Bayo Akinfemi.
In its current fourth season, Bob Hearts Abishola, which hails from Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros Television, is averaging 6 million viewers (and 6.9 million based on multiplatform viewing), according to Nielsen data.
Previously, CBS announced pick-ups for its two additional primetime comedies, Young Sheldon and Ghosts. The number of new episodes ordered for Bob Hearts Abishola has not been confirmed.