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The Big Bang Theory will end its run after 12 seasons

The Big Bang Theory will end its run after 12 seasons

The Big Bang Theory is set to end after 12 seasons

Despite stories to the contrary, the CBS megahit The Big Bang Theory will end after 12 seasons, according to Deadline. The Warner Bros. TV show will air its final episode in May of next year, making it the longest running multi-camera series in TV history. It will end its marathon run with 279 episodes.

The show has had issues with female characters in the past, making them largely ignorant of geek culture, but as the seasons went on, things have changed. Adding female cast members, playing intelligent characters balanced out the show. The Big Bang Theory is produced by Chuck Lorre and stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch.

“We are forever grateful to our fans for their support ofThe 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,” WBTV, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said in a joint statement.

The final season of The Big Bang Theory will debut Monday, September 24 before taking over its regular time slot on Thursday, September 27. The Big Bang Theory has received 52 Emmy nominations with 10 wins. Are you guys sad to see The Big Bang Theory go? Have you watched since the beginning? Is it your plane trip go-to? Let us know in the comments.

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Jenna Busch

Jenna Busch is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Legion of Leia and has hosted and written for sites like Nerdist, ComingSoon.net, Metro, Birth. Movies. Death., IGN, AOL, Huffington Post and more. She co-hosted Cocktails With Stan with the legendary Stan Lee and has appeared on Attack of the Show, Fresh Ink, Tabletop with Wil Wheaton, in the documentary She Makes Comics, on NPR and Al Jazeera America, and has covered film/TV/gaming/comics for years. She's currently a co-host on Most Craved. She's been published in the comics anthology Womanthology, is a chapter author for Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind, Game of Thrones Psychology and Star Trek Psychology and more, and owns a terrifying amount of swords and 20-sided dice. There are also those My Little Pony trailer voice overs that give one nightmares.

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