Young Sheldon did a pretty great job expanding The Big Bang Theory universe, but all good things must come to an end. This prequel series will return for its seventh season on CBS in February, but this will also mark the show’s final chapter.
Young Sheldon was set around two decades before The Big Bang Theory and it put the younger version of Jim Parsons’ iconic character Sheldon Cooper front and center. The prequel series chronicled his coming of age as a child prodigy in a small town in East Texas.
Parsons served as the show’s narrator and executive producer, while Iain Armitage replaced him in the lead role as the younger version of Sheldon. Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Montana Jordan, Raegan Revord, and Annie Potts also starred in the series.
The show’s executive producers Chuck Lorre, Steve Molaro, and Steve Holland confirmed its cancelation and said it’s been a wonderful experience to tell Sheldon Cooper’s origin story.
“We are grateful to our fans for embracing this chapter of the Coopers these past six seasons, and on behalf of the entire Young Sheldon family, we’re excited to share this final season with you,” said the trio in a joint statement.
Young Sheldon will return for its final 14-episode season on February 15, 2024.