CBS RENEWS POPULAR MONDAY NIGHT COMEDY BLOCK FOR THE 2021-2022 BROADCAST SEASON

CBS Originals “The Neighborhood” and “Bob Abishola” to Return

CBS announced today that it has renewed its popular Monday night comedy block of THE NEIGHBORHOOD and BOB ABISHOLA for the 2021-2022 broadcast season.

On a highly competitive night, THE NEIGHBORHOOD, currently in its third season, is television’s #2 most-watched comedy, reaching 7.06 million viewers; and BOB ABISHOLA, also a top-rated comedy, has an audience of 6.70 million in its second season.

We’re extremely proud of these two comedies, and delighted to bring them back next season,” said Thom Sherman, Senior Executive Vice President, Programming, CBS Entertainment. “THE NEIGHBORHOOD and BOB ABISHOLA masterfully blend humor with relatable and culturally relevant storylines, and are tremendous, successful Monday night anchors.”

Additional renewals will be announced in the coming months.

THE NEIGHBORHOOD stars Cedric the Entertainer, Max Greenfield, Beth Behrs, Tichina Arnold, Sheaun McKinney, Marcel Spears and Hank Greenspan. Executive producers are Jim Reynolds, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Wendi Trilling, Cedric the Entertainer and Eric Rhone. The series is produced by CBS Studios.

BOB ABISHOLA stars Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones, Maribeth Monroe, Vernee Watson, Shola Adewusi, Barry Shabaka Henley, Travis Wolfe, Jr., Gina Yashere, Bayo Akinfemi and Anthony Okungbowa. The executive producers are Chuck Lorre, Al Higgins and Beth McCarthy Miller. Gina Yashere is co-executive producer and writer. The series is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television.

(Source: Current Nielsen ratings as of 2/7/21)

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