CBS Renews The Big Bang Theory … For Another 3 Years
CBS has renewed run away success The Big Bang Theory for three straight years, it was announced yesterday.
The renewal deal extends television’s number one comedy through the 2016-2017 season.
“Comedy is a big part of our schedule, and The Big Bang Theory is the biggest comedy force on television,” said Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment in a statement. “This multi-year deal further strengthens our network’s position for future seasons and marks another chapter in the great partnership CBS enjoys with Warner Bros. Television for delivering audiences the best in comedy. We’re proud to work with and showcase the incredible talents of Chuck Lorre, Steve Molaro and this amazing cast every week.”
The show, which premiered 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 second straight season.
The Big Bang Theory stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. Chuck Lorre, Steve Molaro and Bill Prady 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.