CBS Comedy Pickups Include Pauley Perrette, Patricia Heaton, and Walton Goggins!

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It's been a busy day at CBS.

First, it announced the remaining renewals of its current slate. Shorly there after we covered the three dramas coming to the network.

Now we're here to tell you about the comedies coming to CBS. They feature star-studded casts and some heavyweights behind the camera. Take a look!

Billy Cardell

Bob Hearts Abishola is a multi-camera comedy from Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, and Al Higgins. Gina Yashere also writes, and the studio is Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television

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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.

The cast includes Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones, Maribeth Monroe, Shola Adewusi, Barry Shabaka Henley, and Travis Wolfe, Jr.

Jamie Camil

Broke is a multi-camera comedy from executive producer and writer Alex Herschlag. Other EPs include Jennie Snyder Urman, Joanna Klein, Ben Silverman, as well as Guillermo Restrepo, Gonzalo Cilley and Maria Lucia Hernandez (RCN TV and Resonant TV).

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Jaime Camil is also an executive producer and stars with Pauley Perette, Natasha Leggero, Izzy Dias, and Antonion Corbo 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.

Another multi-camera sees Patricia Heaton return to the network.

Patricia Heaton New

Carol's Second Act comes from executive producers and writers Emily Halpern and Sara Haskins.

Patricia Heaton, Adam Griffin, David Hunt and Rebecca Stay (Four Boys Entertainment); Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor (Kapital Entertainment) also executive produce, and Pamela Fryman directs the pilot.

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After raising her two children and retiring from teaching, Carol Chambers embarks on a unique second act: pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor.

Other cast include Kyle MacLaughlan, Ito Aghayere, Jean-Luc Bidoleau, and Sabrina Jalees.

Walton Goggins

The single-camera entry is The Unicorn starring Walton Goggins, Rob Corddry, Michaela Watkins, Omar Benson Miller, Maya Lynne Robinson, Ruby Jay, and Makenzie moss.

A tight-knit group of friends and family help a widower move on following the most difficult year of his life, which includes being an ill-equipped but devoted single parent to his two daughters, and taking the major step of dating where, to his shock, he’s a hot commodity.

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A few of these sound excellent, but I'll leave it to you to cull your favorites. 

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