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03.13.2017

CBS ANNOUNCES THE NEW COMEDY “YOUNG SHELDON” FOR THE 2017-2018 BROADCAST SEASON

Created by Chuck Lorre & Steven Molaro, the New Single-Camera Comedy

Stars Iain Armitage as 9-Year-Old Sheldon, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber,

Raegan Revord and Montana Jordan

Jim Parsons to Narrate, as Adult Sheldon

STUDIO CITY, Calif. – CBS today announced the series order of YOUNG SHELDON, a new half-hour, single-camera comedy for broadcast in the 2017-2018 season. Created by Chuck Lorre & Steven Molaro, the series follows “The Big Bang Theory’s” Sheldon Cooper at the age of 9, living with his family in East Texas and going to high school.

Jon Favreau is directing/executive producing the first episode of the series, which stars Iain Armitage as 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper, as well as Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Raegan Revord and Montana Jordan.

Chuck Lorre, Steven Molaro, Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak will serve as executive producers of the series, from Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Jim Parsons will also narrate the comedy as Adult Sheldon.

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Diane Ekeblad
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