Wednesday, March 12, 2014

CBS Renews 'The Big Bang Theory' for 3 More Seasons

Today, CBS announced a multi-year renewal for The Big Bang Theory - the most watched and highest rated comedy on television - picking it up for 3 additional seasons, extending its run 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. "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 renewal will bring the comedy to its 10th season. The Big Bang Theory stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. Chuck Lorre and Steve Molaro created the series are serve as executive producers with Bill Prady.