CBS has renewed Ghosts, as well as the Monday night block of The Neighborhood and Bob Hearts Abishola.
The series join Young Sheldon, which had already been renewed for three additional years, beginning with the 2021-2022 broadcast season.
Kelly Kahl, President of CBS Entertainment on the new major TV announcements:
“We’re thrilled to bring back television’s four most-watched comedies for next season, and I’m proud of the incredible team that maintains CBS’ position as the clear leader in comedy. Joe Port and Joe Wiseman, together with a breakout cast and exceptional writers, have done a superb job of adapting Ghosts for the U.S. and absolutely making it their own. This smart and charming show is delivering new creative highs, not to mention scaring up new audience highs, every week.And on Mondays, the perfect pairing of The Neighborhood and Bob Hearts Abishola continues to deftly blend belly laughs with relatable and culturally relevant storylines, thanks to these exceptionally talented actors and outstanding creative teams”
Since premiering, 'Ghosts' has been one of the highest performing series on CBS and joins the ranks of successful shows like 'The Neighborhood' and 'Bob Hearts Abishola,' both of which are ratings giants.
With 8.06 million average viewers, Ghosts outpaces any comedy on competitive networks and has improved the Thursday 9 p.m. time slot more than 15 percent. It’s also the #2 comedy overall behind Young Sheldon and is the #1 comedy series on Paramount+ right now.
The Neighborhood is television’s #3 most-watched comedy, reaching 6.64 million viewers and Bob Hearts Abishola is the #4 most-watched comedy. They both are the network’s top comedies with Black audiences.
Ghosts stars Rose McIver, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Brandon Scott Jones, Richie Moriarty, Danielle Pinnock, Asher Grodman, Román Zaragoza, Sheila Carrasco, Rebecca Wisocky and Devan Chandler Long.
The Neighborhood stars Cedric the Entertainer, Max Greenfield, Beth Behrs, Tichina Arnold, Sheaun McKinney, Marcel Spears and Hank Greenspan.
Bob Hearts 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.