'Big Bang Theory' to end after its 12th season

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 23, 2018, 09:25 AM(IST)

The cast members pose for a photo as the makers announced on Wednesday that show will be ending soon. (Image: Instagram/@bigbangtheory_cbs) Photograph:( Instagram )

One of the most loved sitcoms on television 'Big Bang Theory' is bringing down its curtains. After months of speculations, the show's makers announced on Wednesday that the series'12th season would be its final season. 

Warner Bros. Television and CBS announced on Wednesday that the upcoming season will be the series` last."We are forever grateful to our fans for their support of `The Big Bang Theory` during the past twelve seasons. We, along with the cast, writers and crew, are extremely appreciative of the show`s success and aim to deliver a final season, and series finale, that will bring `The Big Bang Theory` to an epic creative close," the statement read.

Cast number Kunal Nayyar also shared an emotional post on Instagram. Nayyar wrote, "As you may already know... and for those of you who don’t. This will officially be Big Bang Theory’s last season. After season 12 we will be the longest running multi camera sitcom in the history of television. There are no words in any language that can describe what my heart wants to say... The love that I feel for all of you is boundless. Without you the fans there would be no us. Tonight I sleep with a prayer of gratitude on my lips. This isn’t goodbye... yet... still 23 eps to shoot! #tbbt(sic)"

With 279 episodes, it will be the longest-running multi-camera comedy in TV history, Warner Bros. TV said in a release. The series, which debuted in 2007, stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch. It has earned 52 Emmy nominations and 10 wins during its run. 

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