The huge comedy hit “The Big Bang Theory” has received a renewal through the 2018-19 broadcast season after CBS and Warner Bros. Television worked out a two-year agreement.
The companies noted that the series, which premiered in September 2007, has been television’s No. 1 comedy in viewers since 2010-2011 and continues as the No. 1 comedy in key demographics for the fifth straight season.
“This season, ‘The Big Bang Theory’ is averaging 19.40 million viewers, 5.1/19 in adults 18-49 and 6.9/21 in adults 25-54, ranking as broadcast television’s highest-rated scripted series in all these demographics,” the announcement notes.
Created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, the series stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. Lorre, Prady and Steven Molaro are executive producers. The series is from Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television.