CBS has to pack up the comic books and tie-up the loose ends, “The Big Bang Theory” is coming to an end after season 12. While it seemed like CBS was pushing for a 13th season of the popular series, Executive Producer Chuck Lorre announced that the hit show will end in May 2019.

The comedy is currently going into its 12th season on CBS, ranking as the longest-running multi-camera series that television has ever produced. The cast has created 12 seasons of the comedy and 279 episodes for fans all around the world. The final season is set to premiere on Monday, September 24th, it will then move to its regular Thursday night spot on September 27th.

Over the years “The Big Bang Theory” pulled in 53 Emmy nominations and won 10 of them. The show also got 7 Golden Globe nominations. The series has one more season to win the “Outstanding Comedy Series” Emmy that, so far, has been just out of reach for the show.

“We are forever grateful to our fans for their support of The Big Bang Theory during the past twelve seasons. We, along with the cast, writers and crew, are extremely appreciative of the show’s success and aim to deliver a final season, and series finale, that will bring The Big Bang Theory to an epic creative close,” WBTV, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said in a joint statement released earlier today.

The series starsJohnny Galecki (Leonard Hofstadter), Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper), Kaley Cuoco (Penny), Simon Helberg (Howard Wolowitz), Kunal Nayyar (Rajesh Koothrappali), Mayim Bialik (Amy Farrah Fowler), and Melissa Rauch (Bernadette Rostenkowski) .

The series was produced by Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television, and created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady. The executive producers are Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady, Steven Molaro and Steve Holland.

So set a reminder to watch the beginning of the end this September but we are sure CBS will have plenty of promotions before then to remind you to watch.