"'Young Sheldon' has made a huge impact on our schedule in the short time it's been on the air," Kelly Kahl, president of CBS Entertainment, said in a statement Saturday.
"While the show's DNA is clearly rooted in 'The Big Bang Theory,''Young Sheldon' has staked out its own place in the TV universe with a unique creative tone, brilliant writing and a gifted multi-generational cast."
"We can't wait to see Chuck, Steve, Jim and Todd's vision for how the Cooper family deals with Sheldon growing a year older ... and smarter."
The series co-stars Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Annie Potts, Raegan Revord and Montana Jordan and features the voice of Parsons as narrator.
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