«The Big Bang Theory» gets 3-Year Pickup! When does season 8 premiere of the biggest comedy force on television? We know start date!
Pilot episode: September 24, 2007
Creators: Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady
Season 1 Episode 1: 9.52 million U.S. viewers
Season 7 Episode 1: 18.99 million U.S. viewers
The CBS management decided to renew the show «The Big Bang Theory» not for the one, but for three seasons at once! Thus, the television series will be on air in 2017, so in the next couple of years the one shouldn’t worry about the show future.
At the moment the television series is being watched by about 19,8 million Americans every week, and the rights holders suggest it to be the best sitcom on TV. The premiere date for season 8 is scheduled for September 22, 2014, which has been quite predictable, but the airtime is to be changed due to the football matches broadcast.
Have you expected three seasons at a time?
UPDATE 1 (March 1, 2016): The show has just been renewed for its 10th season on CBS.