Chuck Lorre Productions

Scripted round-up: Paramount+ greenlights ‘Frasier’ revival; HBO Max orders Chuck Lorre comedy; Dahmer draws big crowd for Netflix

Paramount+ greenlights ‘Frasier’ revival Paramount+ has handed the official greenlight to its revival of 1990s NBC sitcom Frasier. Kelsey Grammer will return as Dr Frasier Crane, the radio psychiatrist who moved to Seattle to begin a new life, spinning out fellow NBC comedy Cheers. This revival will see Frasier starting over once again in a […]

CBS extends comedy ‘Young Sheldon’ for three more seasons

US network CBS has renewed original comedy series Young Sheldon for three more seasons. The show is a spin-off from CBS’ previous long-running comedy success The Big Bang Theory, and charts the formative years of one of the characters from that series during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Launching in 2017, with its fourth […]

Big Bang Theory to end in 2019

The world’s number one comedy, CBS’ The Big Bang Theory, will end next year at the end of its twelfth season. A joint statement released by Warner Bros. Television, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said the show, which will have racked up 279 episodes by the time it finishes, will draw to ‘an epic creative […]

CBS greenlights Big Bang Theory offshoot

The Big Bang Theory, one the US’s most-successful sitcoms, is getting its first spin off. Big Bang broadcaster CBS has given the greenlight to Young Sheldon, which will be a half-hour, single-cam comedy for the 2017-18 season. Jim Parsons, who plays science genius Sheldon in the original sitcom, will reprise his role as narrator. The […]

Netflix bags Disjointed Chuck Lorre series

Netflix has ordered a 20-part straight-to-series comedy from comedy guru Chuck Lorre and Warner Bros. Television. Disjointed will star Kathy Bates as a lifelong legalisation advocate who is living her dream as the owner of an LA cannabis dispensary. Lorre (pictured), who’s behind CBS comedies such as The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half […]