CBS Will Use The Big Bang Theory to Launch Its Big Bang Prequel This Fall

Les Moonves says his network, not NBC, is 'Must-See TV'

Young Sheldon, featuring a 9-year-old version of Jim Parsons' Big Bang character, will airs Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. Robert Voets/CBS

With TV’s No. 1 broadcast series, The Big Bang Theory, secured for two more seasons—and a Big Bang prequel on the way this fall—CBS Corp. chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves said that his network, not NBC, is the true home of Must-See TV.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.