LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kaley Cuoco is making a big move after wrapping 12 seasons with “The Big Bang Theory,” with a new production deal and a pivot from comedy to drama. Cuoco has signed an exclusive, multi-year deal with Warner Bros. Television Group, the company said Monday. The agreement keeps Cuoco in business with […]
By any measure, The Big Bang Theory is one of TV’s most valuable shows. But it is not immune to the law of diminishing returns, and that simple fact of business physics will sway the upcoming contract negotiations for the show’s stars as the Big Bang stakeholders look to next season and beyond. Contracts for the program’s key cast members are up after this season, the show’s 10th on CBS.
CBS’s The Big Bang Theory is a big step closer to making the new Aug. 6 production start date for Season 8 — stars Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco have agreed to new three-year contracts.
Kaley Cuoco, co-star of CBS’s The Big Bang Theory tweeted praise for Dish Network’s Hopper DVR as part of an endorsement deal with the satellite broadcaster. She said, “Amazing! Watching live TV anywhere on the #Hopper looks pretty awesome! Now where can I find a tiny beer? #ad” Then the tweet disappeared and Dish accused CBS of ordering her to take it down. CBS is engaged in a legal fight with Dish over the Hopper’s commercial-skipping feature.