CBS signs renewals for two series


CBS Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television announced that they have reached a multi-year broadcast agreement for “Two and a Half Men” and “The Big Bang Theory.” The deal renews Two and a Half Men through the 2011-12 season and The big Bang Theory through the 2010-11 season.

“Our collaboration with Warner Bros. and Chuck Lorre for these two series has led to great entertainment for television audiences and has been very good business for CBS. With these shows firmly in place, CBS is well-positioned for more comedy success in the years ahead,” said Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment.

“We are extremely grateful to and appreciative of CBS for the support and long-term commitment they have made to both of these remarkable series with their well-deserved, multi-year pickups. We look forward to many more years of continued mutual success,” said Peter Roth, President, Warner Bros. Television.

Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, Marin Hinkle, Conchata Ferrell and Holland Taylor star in Two anxd a Half Men, now in its 6th season, which is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television.  Chuck Lorre, Lee Aronsohn, Eric Tannenbaum & Kim Tannenbaum, Mark Burg, Oren Koules, Don Foster, Eddie Gorodetsky, Susan Beavers and Mark Roberts are executive producers.

Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar star in the sophomore season comedy The Big Bang Theory, which is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.  Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady and Lee Aronsohn are executive producers.