The release date for The Big Bang Theory Season 10 — September 19, 2016
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of The Big Bang Theory Season 10 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. CBS has scheduled the premiere date for a new season for September 19, 2016.
Basic info and storyline
The Big Bang Theory is a hit American sitcom created by Bill Prady and Chuck Lorre. The award-winning show has been airing on CBS since September 24, 2007.
Set in Pasadena, California the show follows the lives of Leonard Hofstadter (played by Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon Cooper (played by Jim Parsons), two roommates and physicists at Caltech. Penny (played by Kaley Cuoco) is a waitress and aspiring Hollywood actress who later becomes a pharmaceutical sales representative, and lives across the hall from Leonard and Sheldon. The cast is rounded out by the roommates’ socially awkward co-workers, aerospace engineer Howard Wolfowitz (played by Simon Helberg) and astrophysics Raj Koothrappali (played by Kunal Nayyar). Other characters joined The Big Bang Theory as time went on, with some having recurring roles throughout the nine seasons.
Current season, reviews and renewal
Season 9 of the show premiered on CBS on September 21, 2015. Switching up its schedule for the first seven episodes, The Big Bang Theory returns to its regular time slot on Thursday, November 5th. The season premiere drew in 18.2 viewers and has averaged 16.7 million after just two episodes. Ratings have been consistent throughout the show’s nine season run, and the network has already confirmed the renewal of The Big Bang Theory season 10. We’ll be the first to bring you news and updates about an official release date once it has been announced.
Season 9 recap
Yet another successful chapter of one of the most popular television shows today, The Big Bang Theory wrapped up in the US on May 12, 2016. The sitcom has been impressively consistent in the ratings department: in season 9 it has delivered an average audience of more than 15 million viewers per episode, which is on par with the previous installment. The final episode focused on the vow-renewal ceremony for Penny and Leonard, at the end of which Leonard’s dad and Sheldon’s mother did the deed. According to the producing team, the awkwardness will continue to brew when a new season begins right where the recent one left off.
UPDATED December 22, 2015: The first eleven episodes of the ninth season of The Big Bang Theory finished airing on December 17th, and the show is now on a Christmas break. The sitcom will return to the small screen in its usual time slot Thursday, January 7, 2016. The fate of the next season is still to be decided by the network, but it looks promising considering the latest ratings.
UPDATED June 22, 2016: The show that will open CBS` premiere week this fall is the hit comedy series The Big Bang Theory. Its tenth season will roll out on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 8pm and will provide the much needed relief to the fans who had to survive whole four months without their favorite characters. The series is absolute ratings hit with an average of 15 million viewers per episode in the last completed 9th season, and the upcoming premiere episode of The Big Bang Theory will act as a lead-in for freshman comedy Kevin Can Wait, and starting October 27 will shift to its regular time slot on Thursdays to launch another new comedy, The Great Indoors. Sign up for our automatic updates and receive an e-mail reminder of the premiere one day in advance.