CBS has handed an early renewal to their Big Bang Theory spinoff Young Sheldon giving it a season three and four order.
The comedy series follows 10-year old Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage) as he struggles to fit in with his family and classmates in East Texas. The series also stars Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Montana Jordan, Raegan Revord, and Annie Potts with Jim Parsons serving as the narrator. Young Sheldon is currently averaging 14.6 million viewers per week in the Nielsen Live+7 numbers.
Thom Sherman, senior executive vice president of programming for CBS Entertainment had this to say:
“The Coopers are portrayed by an amazing cast, and we are looking forward to having the gifted writing staff mine even more of Sheldon’s hilarious backstory and the warm family dynamic that has made this comedy a favorite with audiences for the past two seasons.”