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'The Big Bang Theory' renewed for three more years

By Lynette Rice, EW.com
March 12, 2014 -- Updated 1636 GMT (0036 HKT)
"The Big Bang Theory" will continue on CBS through the 2016-17 TV season.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • CBS has renewed "The Big Bang Theory" through the 2016-17 season
  • The series has ranked as the No. 1 sitcom among viewers since the 2010-11 season
  • It holds the top spot in key demographics for the second straight year

(EW.com) -- At this rate, maybe we will see a Sheldon-Amy wedding!

CBS has renewed "The Big Bang Theory" through the 2016-17 season.

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"Comedy is a big part of our schedule, and 'The Big Bang Theory' is the biggest comedy force on television," said CBS Entertainment Chairman Nina Tassler in a statement.

"This multi-year deal further strengthens our network's position for future seasons and marks another chapter in the great partnership CBS enjoys with Warner Bros. Television for delivering audiences the best in comedy. We're proud to work with and showcase the incredible talents of Chuck Lorre, Steve Molaro and this amazing cast every week."

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"The Big Bang Theory" has ranked as the No. 1 sitcom among viewers since the 2010-11 season, and continues to hold the top spot in key demographics for the second straight year.

It's currently averaging 19.79 million viewers (up 4 percent versus last year) with a 6.1 rating in adults 18-49, and a 7.8 in adults 25-54.

See the original story at EW.com.

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