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The Big Bang Theory Is Not Over Yet

The Big Bang Theory (Official Title Card).pngEvery one thought that the Big Bang Theory was over last season. It may not be over just yet. There are talks between CBS and the writers for Big Bang Theory for a 13th season. That’s according to Entertainment President Kelly Kahl. Right now they are exploring all the possibilities because she said; “We don’t believe it’s final year. We are in the preliminary discussions to renew the show with the studio that produces it which, is Warner Brothers.”

Cast of the Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory is a American television sitcom, created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady. They both serve as executive producers of the series, along with Steven Molaro. They also serve as head writers of the show. The show premiered on CBS on September 24, 2007. In March 2017, the series was renewed for two additional seasons, bringing its total to twelve, and running through the 2018–19 television season. The 12th season is set to premiere on September 24, 2018.

Which was to believed that it’s last season. The network seems very confident that show will continue after cast’s current contracts. Warner Brothers TV have inked new cast deals in 2017 for an estimated $900,000 per person. However, that didn’t include after the 12 seasons of the show. As the rumors have stated, they would have to go another round of negotiations with the core cast if they want to continue like to.

Sheldon Cooper and Amy Farrah Fowler

Steve Holland in spring of season 12, “Until I hear differently, yes it was last season of the Big Bang Theory. However, we do have a next season. After that I don’t know what happens beyond that. It’s not my decision to make. So all I can do is to go forward with the next season and make it great.” 


Cast of The Big Bang Theory
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For the ones that don’t watch it on a regular basis. The show was originally centered around five characters that are living in Pasadena, California. Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper, who are both physicists at Caltech. They also share an apartment with each other. Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall from Leonard and Sheldon. Leonard and Sheldon’s similarly geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, aerospace engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali who come hangout a lot. Leonard and Penny sparked a relationship over time with each other along with Sheldon and Amy Farrah Fowler who is a Neuroscientist. Another character is the Microbiologist Bernadette Rostenkowski; who is marry to Howard. They live with Howard’s mother. Stuart Bloom, the cash-strapped owner of the comic book store the characters often visit.

Sheldon Cooper at age 9

It has also spawned a prequel series in 2017 based on Parsons’ character, Sheldon Cooper, named Young Sheldon which originally aired on CBS. It follows the character Sheldon Cooper at the age of nine, living with his family in East Texas and going to high school. Iain Armitage stars as young Sheldon, alongside Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Montana Jordan, Raegan Revord, and Annie Potts. Jim Parsons, who portrays the adult Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory, narrates the series and serves as an executive producer.

Jim Parsons as Adult Sheldon and Ian Armitage as Young Sheldon

Development of the prequel series began in November 2016, from an initial idea that Parsons passed along to The Big Bang Theory producers. The following March, Armitage and Perry were casted on the newly hit series by CBS. The series premiered as a special preview on September 25, 2017, and two days later, CBS picked up the series for a full season of 22 episodes. On November 2, 2017, new episodes began airing weekly. In January 2018, CBS renewed the series for another season which is set to premiere on September 24, 2018.

Do you think that Big Bang Theory has ran it course why or why not? Who is your favorite character on Big Bang Theory and why? Do you like Young Sheldon and explain why?

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