On Wednesday, CBS has announced that The Big Bang Theory has been renewed for three more seasons, extending the series until 2017.
“Comedy is a big part of our schedule, and The Big Bang Theory is the biggest comedy force on television,” said Chairman of CBS Entertainment, 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 current seventh season which airs Thursdays at 8PM is averaging 19.79 million viewers and a 6.1 in adults 18-49 demographic.