CBS has released some of the first trailers for its new comedies and dramas as part of its series orders for the 2019-20 season. You can watch Bob Hearts Abishola above and the rest below. We’ll update as more come in.
BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA (Comedy)
After having a heart attack, a middle-aged sock businessman from Detroit unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant, and sets his sights on getting her to give him a chance. Cast includes Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones, Maribeth Monroe, Shola Adewusi, Barry Shabaka Henley, Travis Wolfe Jr. Produced byh Chuck Lorre Productions/Warner Bros. Television. From writers-executive producers Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Al Higgins, writer Gina Yashere and director-executive producer (pilot) Beth McCarthy Miller.
CAROL’S SECOND ACT (Comedy)
After raising her two children and retiring from teaching, Carol Chambers embarks on a unique second act: she’s going to become a doctor. Cast includes Patricia Heaton, Kyle MacLachlan, Ito Aghayere, Jean-Luc Bilodeau and Sabrina Jalees. Produced by CBS Television Studios. From writers-executive producers Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins, executive producers Patricia Heaton, Adam Griffin, David Hunt, Rebecca Stay, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor and executive producer-director (pilot) Pam Fryman.
THE UNICORN (Comedy)
A widower is eager to move on from the most difficult year of his life, only to realize he’s utterly unprepared to raise his two daughters on his own and equally unprepared for the dating world — where, to his shock, he’s suddenly a hot commodity. Cast includes Walton Goggins, Rob Corddry, Michaela Watkins, Omar Benson Miller, Maya Lynne Robinson. Produced by CBS Television Studios. From writers-executive producers Bill Martin and Mike Schiff, executive producers Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Wendi Trilling, Peyton Reed and director-executive producer John Hamburg.
When an outrageously wealthy trust fund baby is cut off by his father, he and his wife move into her estranged sister’s Reseda home, forcing the two siblings to reconnect. Cast includes Jaime Camil, Pauley Perrette, Natasha Leggero, Izzy Diaz, Antonio Corbo. Produced by CBS Television Studios/Sutton Street Productions/Propagate. From writer-executive producer Alex Herschlag, executive producers Jennie Snyder Urman, Joanna Klein, Ben Silverman, Guillermo Restrepo, Gonzalo Cilley, Maria Lucia Hernandez, Jaime Camil and director Victor Gonzalez.
ALL RISE (Drama)
Follows the dedicated, chaotic, hopeful, and sometimes absurd lives of judges, prosecutors, and public defenders as they work with bailiffs, clerks and cops to get justice for the people of Los Angeles amidst a flawed legal system. Cast includes Simone Missick, Wilson Bethel, Jessica Camacho, Marg Helgenberger, J. Alex Brinson, Lindsay Mendez and Ruthie Ann Miles. Produced by Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios. From writer-executive producer Greg Spottiswood, executive producers Leonard Goldstein and director-executive producer Mike Robin.
Psychological mystery examines science vs. religion and the origins of evil. It focuses on a skeptical female forensic psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a carpenter to investigate and assess the Church’s backlog of supposed miracles, demonic possessions and unexplained phenomena. Cast includes Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, Michael Emerson, Brooklyn Shuck, Skylar Gray, Maddy Crocco, Dalya Knapp. Produced by CBS Television Studios. From writer-executive producer Michelle King, writer-director-executive producer Robert King and executive producer Liz Glotzer.
FBI: MOST WANTED (Drama)
Centered on the Fugitive Task Force of the FBI that tracks and captures the notorious criminals on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. Cast includes Julian McMahon, Alana de la Garza, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Kellan Lutz, Roxy Sternberg, Nathaniel Arcand. Produced by Wolf Entertainment/Universal Television/CBS Television Studios. From writers-executive producers Dick Wolf and Rene Balcer, executive producers Arthur W. Forney and Peter Jankowski and director Fred Berner.
When a former high-ranking NYPD officer becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate the social, political, and national security issues that converge with enforcing the law. Cast includes Edie Falco, Michael Chernus, Adelaide Clemens, David Fierro, Russell G. Jones, Olivia Lucy Phillip, Joseph Lyle Taylor. Produced by CBS Television Studios. From writer-executive producer Paul Attanasio, executive producers Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey and director-executive producer Kate Dennis.
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