Episode 101 'Pilot' Press Release

Episode 101 'Pilot' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the pilot episode of Young Sheldon, the new prequel series to The Big Bang Theory which follows the early life Sheldon Cooper growing up in Texas.

Young Sheldon will premiere Monday, September 25 at 8:30/7:30c, immediately after the eleventh season premiere of The Big Bang Theory. Young Sheldon will then return on Thursday, November 2, when The Big Bang Theory moves back to its regular Thursday night time period.

Pilot - 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper is a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science but learns that isn't always helpful growing up in East Texas, a land where church and football are king, on the special series debut of the new comedy YOUNG SHELDON, Monday, Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. YOUNG SHELDON moves to Thursdays (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) as of Nov. 2. Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Annie Potts, Montana Jordan and Raegan Revord star. THE BIG BANG THEORY's Jim Parsons is an executive producer and narrates as adult Sheldon.

Find more information about the Pilot episode of Young Sheldon in our episode guide.

 Episode Information


101. Pilot

Aired September 25, 2017

When nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper starts high-school in his football-loving, God-fearing East Texas town, he must adapt to a world where intelligence isn't always rewarded.