Young Sheldon

American comedy series

Young Sheldon is an American comedy television series on CBS created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro. The series is a spin-off prequel to The Big Bang Theory, and premiered as a special preview on September 25, 2017, and two days later, CBS picked up the series for a full season of 22 episodes. On November 2, 2017, new episodes began airing weekly. The one-hour finale aired on 16 May 2024.

Young Sheldon
GenrePeriod sitcom
Created by
Based onThe Big Bang Theory
by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady
Narrated byJim Parsons
Theme music composerSteve Burns
Opening theme"Mighty Little Man" by Steve Burns
Ending theme"Mighty Little Man" (instrumental)
ComposersJeff Cardoni
John Debney
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons7
No. of episodes141 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
ProducerTimothy Marx
CinematographyFred "Buzz" Feitshans IV
EditorBrian Merken
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time18–21 minutes
Production companies
Original release
ReleaseSeptember 25, 2017 (2017-09-25) –
May 16, 2024 (2024-05-16)
The Big Bang Theory