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Sept 22, 2014 - May, 2015
| Season 1 • Season 2 • Season 3 • Season 4 |
Season 5 • Season 6 • Season 7
|Season 8 • Season 9 • Season 10|
The eighth season of The Big Bang Theory was confirmed on March 12, 2014, after a 3-season deal with the network which renewed the series through its tenth season, meaning that it will now run until at least 2017. No plot spoilers for Season 8 have yet been released. TBBT will start airing on Mondays, in front of Mom, due to the NFL game schedule. It will move back to Thursdays on October 30, 2014 before The Millers. The season premeire will air on September 22, 2014 unless the season is delayed due to contract negotiations.
Note: Casting is not clear as the main 5 stars do not have contracts. Johnny, Jim and Kaley want $1 million dollars an episode, if they don't get their way, they might quit the show. However, Chuck Lorre made a statement in which he reassured the fans that it will all work out.
- Johnny Galecki as Leonard Hofstadter
- Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper
- Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting as Penny
- Simon Helberg as Howard Wolowitz
- Kunal Nayyar as Rajesh Koothrappali
- Melissa Rauch as Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz
- Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler
|Episode (Series)||Episode (Season)||Title||Original Air Date||Directed By||Description|
|160||1||September 22, 2014||TBA||
|161||2||September 22, 2014||TBA||TBA|
|162||3||September 29, 2014||TBA||TBA|
|163||4||October 6, 2014||TBA||TBA|
|164||5||October 13, 2014||TBA||TBA|
|165||6||October 20, 2014||TBA||TBA|
|166||7||October 30, 2014||TBA||TBA|
- Like seasons 5 and 7, the premiere will be an hour long.
- This season will feature a further 24 episodes, adding the total amount of episodes for the entire series up to 183.
- Sheldon's whereabouts will be revealed at the start of the season, although it is being kept under wraps from the cast by producers, even Jim Parsons doesn't know yet.
- Regina King will return as Janine Davis.
- Penny may or may not have a new haircut based upon Kaley's new hairdo.
- Penny's mother may show up since the wedding is in the air. Lisa Kudrow is still Kaley's choice to play her mother, though no official casting has been announced.
- Emily will be back next season, but her status is not yet established.
- Season 8 may be delayed if the main cast members do not reach agreement on salaries. The top three stars want $1 million dollars per episode.
- According to the production staff, Penny will, at least during her break from acting, be a pharmaceutical representative or salesperson at Bernadette's company. This causes relationship problems between Leonard and Penny. She will develop confidence and finally make a respectable income.
- Stuart will still be working with Mrs. Wolowitz.
- The comic book store will be rebuilt.