The Big Bang Theory gets a new showrunner for Season 11 Posted August 1, 2017

The Big Bang Theory gets a new showrunner for Season 11

The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season will be produced under a new showrunner as Steven Molaro, who has done the job since season six, takes that role over at Young Sheldon, the upcoming Big Bang spin-off which focuses on the early life of Sheldon Cooper back in East Texas.

Steve Holland, who joined The Big Bang Theory as a writer in its third season and rose to become an executive producer, has been promoted to showrunner. Steven Molaro and Chuck Lorre, who both created Young Sheldon, will continue to work on The Big Bang Theory.

The Big Bang Theory returns for its eleventh season on Monday, September 25 at 8/7c on CBS. The show will move back to its regular Thursday night time period in November.

Young Sheldon, a single-camera comedy created by The Big Bang Theory executive producers Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, will air a special preview episode on Monday, September 25 at 8:30/7:30c right after the Big Bang season premiere. Young Sheldon will then return on Thursday, November 2 when The Big Bang Theory moves back to Thursday nights.

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