CBS Unveils Trailers For 8 New Shows: New Chuck Lorre Sitcom, ‘FBI’ Spinoff And More

The upfronts continue, with CBS unveiling its new fall lineup to advertisers at a Wednesday presentation at Carnegie Hall in New York City, hosted by Stephen Colbert of “The Late Show”.

During the presentation, the network introduced eight new shows that will join the CBS schedule, with four set for the fall and the other four coming at midseason.

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“Bob ♥ Abishola”: The latest from “The Big Bang Theory”/”Two and a Half Men” creator Chuck Lorre is a sitcom starring Billy Gardell (who starred alongside Melissa McCarthy in the Lorre-created “Mike & Molly”) as the titular Bob, a middle-aged compression sock businessman who unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant, while recovering from a heart attack. Undeterred by their vast cultural differences — along with her apparent disinterest in him — Bob sets his sights on winning her heart in this comedic examination of immigrant life in America

First Look: Bob ❤️Abishola

After suffering a heart attack, Bob (Billy Gardell) falls in love with his no-nonsense Nigerian nurse, Abishola (Folake Olowofoyeku). Here's your first look at BOB ❤️ABISHOLA from award-winning creator, executive producer and writer Chuck Lorre, coming Mondays at 8:30/7:30c this Fall.

Posted by CBS on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 

“Carol’s Second Act”: Patricia Heaton stars in this sitcom about a 50-year-old retired teacher who decides to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor, and finds herself as a middle-aged medical intern who must sink or swim with peers who are half her age.

First Look: Carol's Second Act

After raising her children, getting divorced, and retiring from teaching, 50-year-old Carol decides to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor. Here's your first look at CAROL'S SECOND ACT, starring Emmy Award winner Patricia Heaton, coming Thursdays at 9:30/8:30c this Fall.

Posted by CBS on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 

“All Rise”: This courthouse drama follows the chaotic, hopeful, and sometimes absurd lives of its judges, prosecutors, and public defenders, as they work to get justice for the people of Los Angeles. Simone Missick stars as newly appointed judge, Lola Carmichael, a highly regarded and impressive deputy district attorney who doesn’t intend to sit back on the bench in her new role, but instead leans in, immediately pushing the boundaries and challenging the expectations of what a judge can be.

First Look: All Rise

A courthouse drama follows the chaotic, hopeful, and sometimes absurd lives of its judges, prosecutors, and public defenders, as they work to get justice for the people of Los Angeles. Here's your first look at ALL RISE, coming Mondays at 9/8c this Fall.

Posted by CBS on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 

“The Unicorn”: Walton Goggins (“Justified”) stars in this single-camera comedy about a tight-knit group of best friends and family who helps Wade (Goggins) embrace his “new normal” in the wake of the loss of his wife one year ago. As a sometimes ill-equipped but always devoted single parent to his two adolescent daughters, he is taking the major step of dating again. To Wade’s amazement, he’s a hot commodity with women, and his friends explain that he’s the perfect single guy — a “unicorn”: employed, attractive, and with a proven track record of commitment. With his daughters and best friends rooting him on and hoping he’ll find happiness again, Wade and his healing heart are ready to try life… and love… again.

First Look: The Unicorn

A year after losing his wife, Wade tries to embrace his "new normal" as he re-enters the dating world, soon discovering he's a hot commodity. Here's your first look at THE UNICORN, coming Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c this Fall.

Posted by CBS on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 

“Evil”: The latest from “The Good Wife”/”The Good Fight” creators Michelle and Robert King is a one-hour drama that explores the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion. The series focuses on a skeptical female psychologist (Katja Herbers) who joins a priest-in-training (Mike Colter, “Luke Cage”) to investigate the Church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries, including supposed miracles, demonic possessions and hauntings. Their job is to assess if there is a logical explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.

First Look: Evil

From the creators of The Good Fight and The Good Wife, comes a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil. Here's your first look at EVIL, coming Thursdays at 10/9c this Fall.

Posted by CBS on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 

In addition, the network also teased some midseason series, including a spinoff of the Dick Wolf procedural “FBI”.

“Tommy”: Edie Falco (“The Sopranos”, “Nurse Jackie”) returns to television in this one-hour drama, playing a former high-ranking NYPD officer who “becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, where she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate social, political, and national security issues while enforcing the law.

First Look: Tommy

Emmy Award winner Edie Falco stars as Abigail “Tommy” Thomas, a former high-ranking NYPD officer who becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles. Here's your first look at TOMMY, coming soon to CBS.

Posted by CBS on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 

“Broke”: Former “NCIS” fan favourite Pauley Perrette stars in this sitcom about a suburban mom who plays reluctant host to her estranged sister (Natasha Leggero) and wildly wealthy brother-in-law (Jaime Camil) when he loses all his money and they’re forced to move in with her.

First Look: Broke

A single suburban mother (Pauley Perrette) plays reluctant host to her estranged sister (Natasha Leggero) and brother-in-law (Jaime Camil) after the couple's extravagant lifestyle takes a turn. Here's your first look at BROKE, coming soon to CBS.

Posted by CBS on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 

“FBI: Most Wanted”: Julian McMahon (“Nip/Tuck”) heads the cast of this a spinoff of the hit Global procedural “FBI”. McMahon plays Jess Lacroix, who oversees the Bureau’s Fugitive Task Force, a highly skilled team that functions as a mobile undercover unit that is always out in the field, pursuing those who are most desperate to elude justice.

First Look: FBI: Most Wanted

From Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf and the team behind FBI, FBI: MOST WANTED follows the Fugitive Task Force as they relentlessly track and capture notorious criminals on the Bureau’s Most Wanted list. Coming soon to CBS.

Posted by CBS on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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