Fans of The Big Bang Theory will have to wait a bit longer to find out whether or not the beloved sitcom comes back for an 11th season. Even so, series star Jim Parsons says thinks shouldn’t worry too much about the fate of the show.
The actor who brings Sheldon Cooper to life revealed in an interview wit the Today show that he’s got a pretty good feeling that the series will get renewed for another season.
“I know that everybody wants to [come back]. Everybody wants to, so I would be shocked if that didn’t happen— everybody would be,” said Parsons.
It’s great to hear from Parsons that he and the rest of his cast are interested in coming back for more after 10 seasons of putting on the show. Making sure the principle cast returns is sometimes half the battle— especially when a show has been going on for as long as The Big Bang Theory has.
According to TV Line, the other hurdle CBS and Warner Bros. will have to jump comes down to contract negotiations. As fans of the series are well aware, The Big Bang Theory has one of the highest paid casts around, with Parsons, Johnny Galecki, and Kaley Cuoco all earning about $1 million per episode.
That’s a pretty steep bill for the production company to flip, but given that The Big Bang Theory is the no. 1 television comedy, we’re sure everyone involved will figure out how to make it work!
For now, as fans, we’re just excited to hear from Jim Parsons himself that everyone involved with creating the show is just as excited to continue working on it as we’ll be to have new episodes!
The Big Bang Theory airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. on CBS.
[H/T: TV Line]