CBS Anoints Young Sheldon to Fill The Big Bang Theory's Void This Fall

The schedule includes 3 freshman comedies and 2 new dramas

As expected, CBS has decided that the only show that can replace Sheldon Cooper and his Big Bang Theory pals next season is … Sheldon Cooper.

CBS has officially anointed Young Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory prequel, to move to 8 p.m. Thursdays next season, after TV’s No. 1 sitcom signs off tomorrow night, after 12 seasons.

The network released its 2019-20 schedule, which includes eight new series, ahead of this afternoon’s upfront presentation at New York’s Carnegie Hall.

This fall, CBS is programming five new shows (three comedies and two dramas)—more than any other broadcaster—all of which will debut on Monday and Thursday.

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