THE Big Bang Theory is … going out with a Bang.
After 12 seasons and a record-breaking 279 episodes, The big bang theory will broadcast its latest episode sometime in May 2019.
Actress Kaley Cuoco, who has played in the series since the premiere, confirmed the news on Instagram and revealed that she "drowns in tears".
This ride is a dream come true and as life changes as it gets. It does not matter when it would end, my heart would always be broken in two. Drowning in tears, we promise to bring you the best season so far. To the fans, our crew, families, Chuck Lorre, Warner Brothers, CBS and everyone who has supported us for so many years, thanks. We go with a bang 💫 @bigbangtheory_cbs
Despite rumors that the sit-com network, CBS, is considering a thirteenth season of the top scorecard, executive producer Chuck Lorre has decided it's all over.
"We are forever grateful to our fans for their support The big bang theory in the past 12 seasons. We, along with the cast, writers and crew, are very grateful for the success of the show and strive for a final season and a series final, which will ensure The big bang theory to an epic creative conclusion, "said WBTV, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions in a joint statement.
The big bang theory has been one of the biggest shows on television. Season 11 averaged 18.9 million viewers, identical to season 10.
The news about the end of the show was an encounter with one lot of enthusiasm on social media.
"The big bang theory is the decisive comedy of his generation, "said Kelly Kahl, president of CBS Entertainment.
"Everyone on the network is extremely proud of this series that uniquely combines creative genius, success with commercial ratings, cultural influence and characters that have become so popular, that they are simply known under one name." We are incredibly grateful for our collaboration with Warner Bros., Chuck Lorre Productions and a brilliant cast and crew who have made such a "big bang" and enduring legacy in the television landscape. "
Since the debut in 2007, the series has received 52 Emmy nominations and has won 10.
In 2015, the University of California Los Angeles announced their very first scholarship, made by and named after a television series.
The Big Bang Theory Scholarship supports students who need financial help and pursue their higher education in STEM areas: science, technology, engineering and mathematics.