A ‘Young Sheldon’ Spinoff Is in the Works (and It’ll Focus on Two Beloved Characters)

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Bazinga! A spinoff series to Young Sheldon has officially been ordered by CBS.

According to Variety, stars Montana Jordan and Emily Osment will reprise their roles in the unnamed series, which follows Georgie and Mandy as they raise their family in Texas while navigating the ups and downs of adulthood, parenting and marriage. 

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Chuck Lorre, Steven Molaro and Steve Holland, who produced The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon, are set to return for the upcoming spinoff series. 

In honor of the announcement, the trio shared how excited they are to bring more of Georgie and Mandy’s story to the small screen. “We’re very excited to continue their stories through the eyes of Georgie and Mandy,” they said in a statement. 

Amy Reisenbach (the President of CBS Entertainment) also celebrated the news by sharing, “It has been a privilege to spend the last seven years with Sheldon and the Cooper family and now this wonderful journey will continue with Georgie and Mandy.”

She continued, “Chuck and both Steves have done a masterful job developing these characters and entertaining generations of fans with relatable, heartwarming stories brought to life by Montana and Emily. We eagerly look forward to the next chapter in this beloved universe.”

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News of the spinoff comes almost one month after the premiere of Young Sheldon’s seventh and final season. Serving as a prequel to The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon centers around a young Sheldon Cooper, who is a child genius. However, he often struggles with understanding social cues and making friends. 

We are so excited.

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