Report: Final 'Big Bang' co-stars negotiate new contractsSimon Helbergand Kunal Nayyar, the remaining two "Big Bang Theory" stars whose contracts were yet to be negotiated before season eight could begin production, finalized their deals Tuesday. The Hollywood Reporter said that for seasons eight through 10 of the hit CBS sitcom, the two would receive sizable raises from their previous $100,000 per episode. Season eight of TV's top-rated comedy was scheduled to start production Wednesday after it was delayed a week while stars Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco negotiated new terms.