Producers of have reached a deal with CBS to keep the show on the air for two more years.
Two more seasons:
On Monday, the network said that they agreed with Warner Brothers Television to prolong the show which started in 2007. “The Big Bang Theory” and the drama “NCIS” are consistently the two most popular shows on television when original episodes are aired.
Producers have agreements with the show stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar to continue for two more years, they are negotiating similar deals with Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. However, no details about the agreement were released
People magazine was informed by sources that Bialik and Rauch are expected to sign on for the additional seasons as well.
Cuoco, Galecki and Parsons allegedly negotiated contracts for $1 million per episode in 2014. The other stars of the show reportedly also received sizable raises during that same time period.
“The Big Bang Theory” has brought in more than $1 billion for Warner Brother Television in syndication. The last time it was renewed by CBS, the network ordered three seasons at once.
News of the renewal comes right after CBS declared it will premiere a prequel to “The Big Bang Theory” titled “Young Sheldon.” The series is slated to start next year, if follows Parson’s character as a young boy. It’s been announced that Parsons will help narrate the series.