CBS Renews The Big Bang Theory for THREE More Seasons

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CBS has delivered some majorly big news to fans of The Big Bang Theory.

The network announced today that Sheldon and company will be sticking around at least through the 2016-2017 television season, renewing the small screen's highest-rated sitcom for THREE more years.

“Comedy is a big part of our schedule, and ‘The Big Bang Theory’ is the biggest comedy force on television,” said CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler in a statement announcing the mega deal, adding:

“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 Big Bang Theory Season 7 marks the show's most-watched season to date. It is averaging 19.79 million viewers and a 6.1 rating/19 share in adults 18-49.

Bazinga, TBBT Fanatics. Bazinga.

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Fifty

Great News!!! This show is getting better and better !!!

Wolfshades

This is GREAT news! I'll bet the whole cast and crew are flipping out right about now.

TBBT Quotes

You can't ruin a friendship with sex that's like trying to ruin ice cream with chocolate sprinkles.

Raj

Sheldon: Even the dung beetle chooses to plot its course by using the Milky Way.
Raj: Is that true?
Sheldon: Everything I say is true. Now, of course, the dung beetle also enjoys eating fece, living in feces and making little balls out of feces. So, pick and choose which aspects of its lifestyle you want to embrace.