Wednesday, November 29, 2023

CBS' 'Bob Hearts Abishola' to End After 5 Seasons

CBS has today announced that the upcoming fifth season of its original comedy series Bob Hearts Abishola will be its last. The final season premieres on Monday, February 12 and will now air its series finale on Monday, May 13.

The comedy stars Billy Gardell and Folake Olowofoyeku.

Former series regulars Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones, Maribeth Monroe, Shola Adewusi, Barry Shabaka Henley, Travis Wolfe Jr., Vernee Watson-Johnson, Gina Yashere, Bayo Akinfemi, Anthony Okungbowa and Saidah Arrika Ekulona are expected to appear as recurring guest stars.

Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Al Higgins and Gina Yashere created the comedy. Lorre, Higgins and Yashere executive produce with Matt Ross. Warner Bros. Television and Chuck Lorre Productions produce.

"We are so proud to call Bob Hearts Abishola a CBS comedy as it helped establish a new generation of programming at the network," said Amy Reisenbach, President, CBS Entertainment. "This series expertly showcased a family love story and workplace comedy about the immigrant experience with heartfelt humor and emotion while also authentically portraying Nigerian culture. It's a testament to the incomparable Chuck Lorre, the amazing creative team led by Al Higgins, Gina Yashere and Matt Ross, and the talents of Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku and the entire cast for making this show and its characters come to life and resonate with viewers. We plan to celebrate it this spring and give fans the most amazing episodes to remember it by."

"Bob Hearts Abishola is about an unlikely love story, but also the premise that immigrants make America great," added Yashere, Ross and Lorre. "We've loved bringing these stories to life and are excited for fans to see the final chapter of these two families, and the incredible work of this talented cast and crew."