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"The Big Bang Theory" will be back (and back, and back): CBS just handed the series a three-year renewal notice that'll keep it on the schedule through 2017, or the hit's 10-year anniversary.
“This multi-year deal further strengthens our network’s position for future seasons," said CBS Entertainment chief Nina Tassler in a statement. Indeed it does. "BBT" is TV's most watched comedy, and big hits like this don't roll around all that often anymore.
Fans of "The Big Bang Theory," "Star Wars," James Earl Jones and Jim Parsons -- and really, who ISN'T a fan of all the above -- will probably not want to miss this clip.
Quickie plot line: The guys can't get tickets to Comic-con, so they hold their own "convention," and hook up with none other than James Earl Jones... Airs Thursday night: (Newsday app readers and said fans, watch here: http://bit.ly/1baxnDB. Unfortunately, this content is unavailable on mobile phones.)
"Masters of Sex" -- the Showtime freshman based on Newsday reporter Tom Maier's biography of William Masters and Virginia Johnson -- scored a nomination for best drama in the just-announced Golden Globes. In addition, Michael Sheen earned a nod for the best actor in a drama category.
Meanwhile, on the downside, what happened to HBO Thursday morning? A not great day for TV's king...Read more »