Fans of the ‘Big Bang Theory’ can count on new episodes of the popular comedy through 2019. CBS confirmed a two-year renewal of the #1 scripted series earlier today. CBS has also started casting for the upcoming spinoff show “Young Sheldon“.
In the announcement, CBS Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television confirmed a two-year broadcast agreement for the top-rated, and award winning comedy. The announcement was made following a lengthy negotiation with the support characters.
The popular comedy series, which premiered back in September 2007, has been television’s #1 comedy in viewers since 2010-2011 and continues as the #1 comedy in key demographics for the fifth straight season. This season, “The Big Bang Theory” is averaging 19.40 million viewers, 5.1/19 in adults 18-49 and 6.9/21 in adults 25-54, ranking as broadcast television’s highest-rated scripted series in all these demographics.
The show has also won a wide-array of awards for both the actors and the creators. The series has won Emmy Awards for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series” for star Jim Parsons (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014), a People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Comedy (2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Television Critics Association Awards for “Outstanding Achievement in Comedy” (2009, 2013) and “Individual Achievement in Comedy” for Parsons (2009). In 2011, Parsons won a Golden Globe for “Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy,” a Critics’ Choice Television Award for “Best Actor in a Comedy Series” in 2014, and a 2017 People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Comedic TV Actor.” Kaley Cuoco won People’s Choice Awards for “Favorite Comedic TV Actress” in 2014 and 2015. In 2016, Mayim Bialik won a Critics’ Choice Television Award for “Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.”
“The Big Bang Theory” stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady and Steven Molaro are executive producers. The series is from Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television. Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady are series creators.
With the new agreement the show has been renewed through the 2018-2019 season. So bazingas all around for the cast and the crew.