CBS renews Young Sheldon for 2 additional seasons
Even though The Big Bang Theory will have its final curtain call after this season, its prequel/spinoff Young Sheldon isn’t going anywhere for the next couple years. According to The Wrap, CBS has renewed the sitcom for two more seasons, carrying it through until 2021.
“Thanks to Chuck Lorre’s and Steve Molaro’s outstanding creative leadership, Young Sheldon has been a powerful performer for the Network with an audience that towers over most of the television landscape,” said CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl.
Young Sheldon is a half-hour, single-camera comedy series stars Iain Armitage as the eponymous young Sheldon, alongside Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Annie Potts, Raegan Revord and Montana Jordan. Jim Parsons, who plays the elder Sheldon on the flagship series, provides the narration. The show follows the nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper who lives with his family in East Texas and going to high school. And will continue to do so.
Chuck Lorre, Steven Molaro, Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak serve as executive producers. Young Sheldon is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series airs on Thursdays following The Big Bang Theory.