The Big Bang Theory Will Officially End in May After 12 Seasons

It was CBS' most-watched show among total viewers

When The Big Bang Theory goes off the air next May, it will have aired 279 episodes. Michael Yarish/CBS

One of the most popular TV shows of the last decade is officially preparing for its curtain call.

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