Nickelodeon has acquired the off-network rights to CBS sitcom “Young Sheldon” beginning this fall with the first three seasons (65 episodes). Future seasons of “The Big Bang Theory” prequel, which is heading into season four, will air in later years.
The logline: In the single camera, half-hour comedy “Young Sheldon,” viewers get the chance to meet the iconic, eccentric and extraordinary Sheldon Cooper in childhood in East Texas, as the young once-in-a-generation mind (Iain Armitage) embarks on his innocent, awkward and hopeful journey toward the man he will become in “The Big Bang Theory.” In addition to Armitage,
“Young Sheldon” also features Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Montana Jordan, and Raegan Revord, with Annie Potts and Jim Parsons, who narrates as the voice of Sheldon. Created by Chuck Lorre & Steven Molaro, the series is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., in association with Warner Bros. Television.