Duly noted, Kaley Cuoco — you’re not interested in director’s notes. “Big Bang Theory” star Cuoco once again displayed her penchant for disregarding input in a behind-the-scenes look posted to her Instagram account.
Kaley Cuoco is going into the 12th and final season of “The Big Bang Theory” with wide-eyed anticipation. At least that’s the conclusion to be drawn from a behind-the-scenes photo of Cuoco that her co-star Johnny Galecki shared on his Instagram account Monday, as the CBS sitcom prepared to launch its swan-song run. “New and final season of @bigbangtheory_cbs starts TONIGHT!” Galecki wrote in accompaniment to the photo.
CBS and Warner Bros. TV made the decision to end The Big Bang Theory in 2019because star Jim Parsons was ready to walk away from the hit sitcom, EW has learned exclusively. With a reported salary near $1 million per episode, Parsons — along with his four original costars Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Kunal Nayyar, and Simon Helberg — stood to make more than $50 million including profits if he agreed to stay on TBBT for two more years, which is what CBS was trying to negotiate.
It all ended with a big bang, too: The Big Bang Theory will end its run following the completion of the forthcoming 12th season, CBS announced Wednesday. In a joint statement, Warner Bros. Television, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said, “We are forever grateful to our fans for their support of The Big Bang Theory […]
"They pursued me for 'The Big Bang Theory,'" Culkin told Joe Rogan on the podcast "The Joe Rogan Experience." "And I said no. It was kind of like, the way the pitch was, 'All right, these two astrophysicist nerds and a pretty girl lives with them. Yoinks!'"
The CBS sitcom has had a cavalcade of science fiction heroes appear in guest roles during the course of its smash run. But there are still a few white whales out there that they have yet to reel in.
Jim Parsons plays a nerd on his hit show "The Big Bang Theory," but in real life, the 45-year-old actor owns a home in the trendy L.A. neighborhood of Los Feliz.