The fifth season of “Bob Hearts Abishola” will be the last one on CBS

CBS has announced that the upcoming fifth season of “Bob Hearts Abishola” will mark the end of the show’s run. The final season is set to premiere on February 12, 2024, with the series finale airing on May 13, 2024. While the network has not provided official reasons for the show’s cancellation, CBS Entertainment President Amy Reisenbach praised the impact of “Bob Hearts Abishola” on the network’s comedy lineup.

Reisenbach stated, “We are so proud to call Bob Hearts Abishola a CBS comedy because it helped start a new generation of shows on the Network.” She highlighted the show’s success in portraying a unique love story within a family setting, offering a comedic perspective on immigrant life and exploring Nigerian culture authentically. Reisenbach credited the creative team led by Al Higgins, Gina Yashere, and Matt Ross, as well as the talented cast, including Billy Gardell and Folake Olowofoyeku, for bringing the show to life.

To honor the series, CBS plans to provide fans with memorable episodes throughout the spring. The show’s executive producers, Gina Yashere, Matt Ross, and Chuck Lorre, also shared their thoughts on the conclusion of “Bob Hearts Abishola.” They expressed gratitude for the opportunity to showcase an unconventional love story and the positive contributions of immigrants to America.

“Bob Hearts Abishola” stars Billy Gardell as a white businessman and Folake Olowofoyeku as a Nigerian heart nurse, portraying an unlikely love story that unfolds after Bob’s heart attack. The show has been recognized for its comedic examination of immigrant life in America. Initially hailed as the number one new comedy during the 2019–20 season, it has consistently outperformed competing shows on NBC, FOX, and ABC in the same time slot in terms of viewership. As the series concludes, fans can anticipate the resolution of the intertwined stories of these two families and reflect on the impact of the cast and crew’s remarkable work.