‘Bob Hearts Abishola’ renewed for Season 5 at CBS

'Bob Hearts Abishola' Renewed For Season 5 At CBS
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Attention Fans! The beloved sitcom will be back with a new season! Continue reading to find out more about
Bob Hearts Abishola Season 5.

If you’re currently streaming the fourth season, then you’re aware that it hasn’t yet been completed, with the final episode set to air later this year. But on the bright side, the recent updates confirm that CBS has already approved a new season, indicating that appreciation for this television series is growing and is unlikely to diminish anytime in the near future due to this early renewal. On the other hand, the reception for the first few episodes alone proves that the show has a lot of room for expansion with more seasons.

In its fourth season, Bob Hearts Abishola is averaging 5.99 million viewers in its Monday 8:30 p.m. time period. The series reaches over 6.9 million viewers through Live+35-day multiplatform viewing. It is also TV’s No. 2 comedy among African American viewers, these ratings make it more exciting! So, if you’re one of those people who wants clarification about the renewal status, among other details, then look no further! To find all of your answers, keep reading until the very end.

Here is everything we know so far about Bob Hearts Abishola Season 5. 

'Bob Hearts Abishola' Renewed For Season 5 At CBS

Bob Hearts Abishola Season 5 Release Date and Time Slot

Bob Hearts Abishola is the fourth top CBS comedy to be renewed for next season, joining Young Sheldon, Ghosts, and The Neighborhood. So, the exact launch date has yet to be determined, but if we consider the pattern of the prior seasons, it has been speculated that the show will return in the fall of this year. So, the likely release window is suggested to be in the late months of the 2023–2024 broadcast season. Additionally, it is expected to follow a similar time slot, with new episodes dropping on a weekly basis every Monday at the same time slot of 8:30/7:30c on CBS and streaming on Paramount Plus. 

Of course, this is just speculation! Hence, we suggest that the viewers be patient and follow all the social media platforms for the series to be updated with the latest information for the fifth season. In order to receive updates on when Bob Hearts Abishola Season 5 premieres, interested viewers can also enable notifications. On the other hand, the official Twitter handle of the show also shared the fifth season’s announcement among its followers, quoting, “Our♥’s are bursting to share the news: #BobHeartsAbishola has been picked up for season 5!” Take a look at the official announcement below:

Bob Hearts Abishola Season 5: What to expect?

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.

The plot from the final episode of the fourth season, which will be released later this year, will be continued and expanded upon in the new season. So, we advise fans to be patient as these details will take time to be revealed on the show’s social media platforms. 

The main cast members of the series who are expected to return for the fourth season are as follows: Billy Gardell as Bob Wheeler, Folake Olowofoyeku as Abishola Bolatito Doyinsola Oluwatoyin Adebambo, Maribeth Monroe as Christina Wheeler, Christine Ebersole as Dottie Wheeler, Matt Jones as Douglas Wheeler, Vernee Watson as Gloria Tyler, Shola Adewusi as Oluwatoyin Ifedayo “Olu” Olatunji, Barry Shabaka Henley as Tunde Olatunji, Travis Wolfe Jr. as Dele Adebambo, Gina Yashere as Kemi, Bayo Akinfemi as Goodwin, and Anthony Okungbowa as Kofo Olanipekun. The comedy hails from Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros Television.

'Bob Hearts Abishola' Renewed For Season 5 At CBS

Bob Hearts Abishola Season 5 Episodes and Streaming Options

It will have the same number of episodes as before, with an average runtime of 18 to 21 minutes. We’d also like to point out that, as of January 27, 2023, the exact titles and synopses for the episodes cannot be confirmed. As a result, interested viewers can enable notifications to be notified when the season debuts on the respective streaming platforms. Here’s a quick fourth-season episode guide to help you understand the timeline of events and plot thus far, which will lead to the best possible conclusion later on and set the stage for the fifth season.

Episode 1: Touched by a Holy Hand: Abishola and Kemi hatch a plan to keep Ebun and the new pastor’s flirtation from growing; Bob is thrown for a loop when Goodwin leaves MaxDot for a better job at Christina’s company.

Episode 2: Bibles to Brothels: Bob reconsiders his future at MaxDot and seeks advice from an unexpected source; Abishola questions Bob’s erratic behavior.

Episode 3: Americans and Their Dreams: After Bob takes a step back from his busy work life, he decides to buy a boat to enjoy during his free time; a newspaper comes to MaxDot to interview Goodwin.

Episode 4: Inner Boss Bitch: Having spurned her family when she quit MaxDot, Christina turns to Abishola when she’s fired from Toesey Woesies; Bob and Uncle Tunde go fishing.

Episode 5: Kicked Outta the Dele Club: Bob lets Dele get a new haircut and finds himself caught between an irate Abishola and a surprisingly stubborn Dele; Dottie runs into difficulties with the MaxDot board of directors.

Episode 6: Two Rusty Tractors: Abishola is thrilled when Bob gets back to work and goes on an impromptu road trip with Goodwin.

Episode 7: Your Father’s Kingdom: Abishola turns to Gloria and Kemi when Bob mortgages their home to pay for a new factory space; Kemi worries that she and Chukwuemeka are losing their spark.

Episode 8: Estée Lauder and Goat Meat: Bob enlists Tunde’s help to renovate the factory; Abishola tries to cheer up Ebunoluwa with a party after she receives bad news from Nigeria.

Episode 9: Idle Nigerians: Abishola’s visit to the sock factory during a nurse’s strike puts extra pressure on Bob to make the factory successful.

Episode 10: An Afro and a Peugeot: Bob and Abishola are at odds over whether Dele is ready to get behind the wheel and decide to take matters into their own hands; Christina offers Douglas some work advice only to watch him claim her ideas as his own.

Episode 11: Twerk O’ Clock: When Bob alerts MaxDot’s longtime friend and sock manufacturer that he will no longer need their services, Dottie steps in to try to salvage their relationship; Abishola is uncomfortable while attending a drag brunch with Olu and Morenike.

When released, Bob Hearts Abishola Season 5, along with all the previous seasons, is most likely to be available on all prior platforms that have the rights to stream the series, as well as on-air on the CBS channel on Mondays (8:30–9:00 PM, ET/PT). Moreover, all the previous seasons are currently available to stream on Paramount+ and fuboTV.

The series is also available to rent or buy on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, and Vudu, based on the viewers’ location, with preferred membership plans that the users can choose from. On the other hand, it is also available to watch for free on the CBS platform.

Catch up on the previous episodes while you wait for more Bob Hearts Abishola Season 5 updates.