The Big Bang Theory co-creator isn’t sure how the series will end
In an interview with US Weekly at the Television Industry Advocacy Awards (via Screen Rant), The Big Bang Theory co-creator Bill Prady reveals that he isn’t entirely sure how the long-running series will end when it wraps production after its 12th season.
“We’re approaching the final season the same way we’ve approached the 11 seasons before: with no planning whatsoever. From day one, we have never planned an arch for a season. We don’t plan ahead, we just kind of just tell the next story,” said Bill Prady, who helped launch the show with partner Chuck Lorre.
The final season of The Big Bang Theory will debut Monday, September 24 on CBS before moving to its regular time period on Thursday, September 27.
The series, which debuted in 2007 and airs in syndication around the world, has received 52 Emmy nominations and 10 wins to date, and 7 Golden Globe nominations.
In addition to centering many of its episodes in the worlds of science and technology, The Big Bang Theory enjoys a healthy appreciation and support from the scientific community at large, including having a bee species (Euglossa bazinga), a jellyfish species (Bazinga Rieki) and a monkey at the Columbus Zoo (Dr. Sheldon Cooper) named in the show’s honor.
In 2015, the first-ever UCLA scholarship created by and named for a television series, The Big Bang Theory Scholarship support undergraduate students in need of financial aid who are pursuing their higher education Endowment, was established to in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
The Big Bang Theory is executive produced by Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady, Steven Molaro and Steve Holland. The series stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. The series is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television.