CBS Renews 'The Big Bang Theory' for 2 More Seasons

20 March, 2017, 22:06 | Author: Benny Bass
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In addition to Galecki, Parsons and Cuoco, co-stars Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar also have reportedly signed new contracts to cover the renewal period for the series, which is produced by Warner Bros.

The Big Bang Theory will see a 12th season. CBS has also started casting for the upcoming spinoff show "Young Sheldon". They will now be earning $900,000 an episode, according to THR.

Rauch (Bernadette) and Bialik (Amy) are holding out for salary parity with their co-stars after signing on to the series in season three. Observers expect Rauch and Bialik to end up around or north $500,000.

With the new agreement, broadcast television's #1 scripted series in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 has been renewed through the 2018-2019 season.

Additionally, Big Bang has been used to launch numerous new CBS series, most recently Kevin Can Wait, The Great Indoors, Life in Pieces, Mom, The Odd Couple and Scorpion. On top of that, the show has brought in over $1 billion in syndication for the network. 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).

Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady and Steven Molaro are executive producers, and Lorre and Prady are the creators. With fans eagerly watching, the next move will be on production company Warner Bros.to cut a big check.

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