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[10/30/17 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Stream the First Episode of "Young Sheldon" Now on YouTube
Beginning today, for the next five days fans can stream the premiere episode on YouTube with limited commercials in advance of the series' return on Thursday.

[10/24/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 24
Updates include: Scott Foley to lead "Whiskey Cavalier" for ABC; Syfy rounds out cast of "Tremors" pilot; and E! extends "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" with $150 million deal.

[09/27/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Young Sheldon" Receives Full-Season Order for 2017/18 Broadcast Season
The series was the most watched comedy premiere on any network since 2011.

[07/31/17 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 31
Updates include: Marlee Matlin reports to ABC's "Quantico"; Laura Benanti upped to regular on "The Detour" at TBS; and Noah Bean tapped for arc on Hulu's "Shut Eye."

[07/18/17 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 18
Updates include: Annie Potts tapped for "Young Sheldon" at CBS; "Homeland" promotes trio to regulars; and Mykelti Williamson signs onto NBC's "Chicago PD."

[06/01/17 - 12:00 PM]
CBS Announces Fall 2017-2018 Primetime Premiere Dates
Newcomer "Young Sheldon" will help kick things off on Monday, September 25.

[05/17/17 - 02:30 PM]
Video: First Look at CBS's New Series for Fall 2017
The network releases trailers for all six of its newcomers due this fall.

[05/17/17 - 06:15 AM]
CBS Announces New 2017-2018 Fall Schedule
New fall series include "9JKL," "Me, Myself & I," "Seal Team," "Young Sheldon," "SWAT" and "Wisdom of the Crowd."

[05/12/17 - 11:50 AM]
Development Update: Friday, May 12 - CBS Locks Up Freshman Class
The four dramas and two comedies will join the previously announced "Young Sheldon."

[03/13/17 - 12:30 PM]
CBS Announces the New Comedy "Young Sheldon" for the 2017-2018 Broadcast Season
Jon Favreau is directing/executive producing the first episode of the series, which stars Iain Armitage as 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper.

[03/02/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 2
Updates include: "The Big Bang Theory" prequel finds its leads; Starz pulls out of "The One Percent"; and Alice Eve to star in "Hannah Royce's Questionable Choices" at CBS.

[11/07/16 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 7
Updates include: CBS eyes prequel series for "The Big Bang Theory"; Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore to star in Amazon series; and Sarah Stiles bound for Epix's "Get Shorty."







YOUNG SHELDON (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/25/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2017)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 8:31 PM-9:01 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
full season ordered on 9/27/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, May 2017) YOUNG SHELDON - For 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage), it isn't easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science isn't always helpful in a land where church and football are king. And while the vulnerable, gifted and somewhat naïve Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him. THE BIG BANG THEORY's multiple Emmy Award winner Jim Parsons narrates as Adult Sheldon. This single-camera, half-hour comedy gives us the chance to meet Sheldon in childhood, as he embarks on his innocent, awkward and hopeful journey toward the man he will become. Chuck Lorre and Steve Molaro created the series and executive produce along with Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak for Warner Bros. Television. Jon Favreau directed the pilot.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Annie Potts as Meemaw
· Iain Armitage as Sheldon
· Jim Parsons as Adult Sheldon (Voice)
· Lance Barber as George Sr.
· Montana Jordan as Georgie
· Raegan Revord as Missy
· Zoe Perry as Mary
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bill Prady as CRTR
· Chuck Lorre as CRTR/EP
· Jim Parsons as EP
· Jon Favreau as DIR (Pilot)
· Steve Molaro as CRTR/EP
· Todd Spiewak as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Chuck Lorre Productions
· That's Wonderful Productions
· Warner Bros. Television