Culture Movies & TV The Big Bang Theory Season 12 will be its last because Jim Parsons is reportedly ready to leave, Entertainment Weekly wrote Wednesday. While the series is an ensemble show, it can't continue without his character, Dr. Sheldon Cooper. CBS had wanted to renew the series for two more seasons, bringing it up to 14 total. If it had, Parsons, Kaley Cuoco (Penny), Johnny Galecki (Leonard), Kunal Nayyar (Raj) and Simon Helberg (Howard), would have taken home over $50 million between $1 million per episode and profits as the original stars, according to the publication. Parsons has won multiple awards for his performance on the sitcom, including four Emmys for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014, and a Golden Globe for best performance by an actor in a television series, comedy or musical, in 2011. The series has been nominated for 52 Emmys and won 10 in total. When it ends in May 2019, it will be the … [Read more...] about Why Is ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Ending With Season 12?
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Bill Keveney USA TODAY Published 7:25 p.m. UTC Aug 22, 2018 Even huge TV hits come to an end. "The Big Bang Theory," TV's top comedy, will end its run in May 2019 at the conclusion of the upcoming season, its twelfth. The critically acclaimed CBS comedy, which focuses on a group of scientists and their friends, will finish with 279 episodes. Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre Productions and CBS issued a statement Wednesday announcing the decision to end the series, which is still a top TV performer. "We are forever grateful to our fans for their support of 'The Big Bang Theory' during the past twelve seasons. We, along with the cast, writers and crew, are extremely appreciative of the show’s success and aim to deliver a final season, and series finale, that will bring 'The Big Bang Theory' to an epic creative close,” the statement said. According to the statement, the 279 episodes will make "Big Bang" the longest-running multi-camera comedy, the kind … [Read more...] about ‘The Big Bang Theory’ will end with Season 12 in May 2019
The first time Guillermo Alonso acted was during high school in El Paso, Texas. He and his then-girlfriend signed up for drama class to fill a gap in their schedules. Alonso, a 2018 MFA Acting alumnus, signed with major Los Angeles-based talent agency Innovative Artists this spring with help from 2006 MFA alumnus Kunal Nayyar, who plays astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali on the CBS sitcom “The Big Bang Theory.” The agency also represents Nayyar. Nayyar and his wife Neha Kapur recently donated $300,000 to the university’s Department of Theater. The donation is one of the largest gifts to the department and one of many contributions Nayyar has made to Temple. “I would not have been able to afford to go to grad school if it wasn’t for the generosity of others who had already given back to the school to enable me to have a scholarship,” Nayyar told the university in an interview. “If it wasn’t for that help I got, I wouldn’t be where I … [Read more...] about ‘The Big Bang Theory’ star donates to Department of Theater
Is it the end of the line for Penny and the gang as soon as The Big Bang Theory season 12 ends? We’re tackling that and more since the new season is coming faster than you think. Here’s everything you need to know about where the whole group is going next. Back in September 2017, The Big Bang Theory was renewed for seasons 11 and 12 after fans went crazy speculating that season 10 was the end of the line for the loveable nerds. They weren’t seasons that just continued the franchise without pushing forward the story, though. Last season saw Amy and Sheldon finally tie the knot and make Shamy official and boasted a guest appearance from Star Wars’ Mark Hamill. But the upcoming season, The Big Bang Theory season 12, is where the contract currently ends. So is this the end of the series? Back in 2017, series creator Chuck Lorre seemed to think season 12 was the end of the road. Kunal Nayyar, who brings life to Raj, also teased an impending end to the beloved show. … [Read more...] about The Big Bang Theory season 12: Everything we know right now
close Video 'Big Bang Theory': What you DON'T know Pop-U-List: Think you know everything about 'The Big Bang Theory'? Here are some fun facts you may have missed Bazinga! It seems "The Big Bang Theory" was accidentally left off the list of Emmy nominations in a major category. MAYIM BIALIK SAYS SHE GOT EMOTIONAL FOR REAL WHILE FILMING 'BIG BANG THEORY' WEDDING SCENE According to The Hollywood Reporter, the hit CBS show actually received a nomination in the Outstanding Directing category, making it the seventh nomination in the category instead of the six listed during Thursday’s announcement. “Voting in the Emmy category of Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series resulted in seven nominees,” the TV Academy told THR in a statement. “One of the nominees, 'The Big Bang Theory’s' episode ‘The Bow Tie Asymmetry,’ directed by Mark Cendrowski, was inadvertently left off various Television Academy communications platforms during … [Read more...] about ‘The Big Bang Theory’ gets overlooked by the Emmys despite earning a big nomination