CBS announced this week that new comedy series Young Sheldon is a go for the 2017/18 broadcast season.
Created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, the new single-camera comedy stars Iain Armitage as 9-Year-Old Sheldon, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Raegan Revord and Montana Jordan.
Jim Parsons is set to narrate, as adult Sheldon.
The series follows The Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon Cooper at the age of 9, living with his family in East Texas and going to high school.
Jon Favreau is directing/executive producing the first episode of the series.
Lorre and Molaro, in additiona to Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak, will all serve as executive producers.