At this rate, maybe we will see a Sheldon-Amy wedding! CBS has renewed The Big Bang Theory through the 2016-17 season.
“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. “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 show has ranked as the No. 1 sitcom among viewers since the 2010-11 season and continues to hold the top spot in key demographics for the second straight year. It’s currently averaging 19.79 million viewers (up 4% versus last year),a 6.1 rating in adults 18-49, and a 7.8 in adults 25-54.