How Much Longer Will The Big Bang Theory Last?

Kaley Cuoco admits she'd be "stupid" to not do more seasons of the long-running CBS comedy

By Lauren Piester Mar 22, 2018 8:32 PMTags
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After 11 seasons, The Big Bang Theory still shows no signs of slowing down, and neither does its cast—most of whom have been with the show since its pilot. 

As of now, the show has been renewed through 12 seasons, meaning we'll definitely have new episodes through 2019. But what happens after that is still a mystery for both the public and the stars. 

"It's impossible at this point to envision life without this show, which is a wonderful thing on so many levels," Jim Parsons told E! News before the show's PaleyFest panel. "The other wonderful thing that turns into kind of a weird thing is the whole 'time flies when you're having fun.' The idea that when this current contract is up, 12 years will have gone by is jarring when you really put your mind to it. I don't know why I bring that up other than to say it's so hard to envision one day after another even now. And so could the show go on? If the writers are willing and interested in writing it, yeah, absolutely." 

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While Johnny Galecki agrees that it's all up to the writers, Kaley Cuoco is here to keep things real. 

"I know nothing. I would not be opposed to another season," she says. "It's crazy to think going into a season 12 that the show is still as good as it was season one and that's really hard to say. I'm just proud of this long-lasting kind of comedy we've given for so many years, and I think it'd be very stupid to turn down another season." 

During the show's PaleyFest panel on Wednesday, it was confirmed that the season 11 finale will feature Sheldon (Parsons) and Amy's (Mayim Bialik) wedding, and announced that Jerry O'Connell will play the adult version of Sheldon's brother Georgie, who fans have already met on Young Sheldon

The Big Bang Theory airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. on CBS.