Johnny Galecki - 24th and final 'A Night at Sardi's' to benefit the Alzheimer's Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals at Beverly Hilton Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Wednesday 9th March 2016
The 'Big Bang Theory' co-stars, who previously dated between 2008 and 2010, denied that they had reunited after Cuoco's divorce from Ryan Sweeting.
The pair, who are an on-screen couple as their ‘BBT’ characters Penny and Leonard, were also in a secret real-life relationship between 2008 and 2010. In the wake of Cuoco’s divorce from her husband of 21 months Ryan Sweeting last month, rumours have had it that she and Galecki have grown closer once more.
“So sorry to disappoint, but no home wreckers or secret flings going on here,” Cuoco captioned underneath a snap of the two actors bumping fists and smiling at each other. “Me and @sanctionedjohnnygalecki are just the best of buds – Leonard and Penny will just have to suffice!!!”
Actors playing Sheldon, Penny and Leonard will potentially earn $100 million each over the next three years.
Three of the five principal stars of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ have signed new pay deals with Warner Bros. and the production of the new series can finally get under way.
'The Big Bang Theory' can now start filming again after a brief delay over pay for three of its stars
Filming of the eighth season of the hit US sitcom had been delayed since last Wednesday as its stars were negotiating pay rises to reflect the show’s enormous popularity. Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco have each signed new three year deals thought to be worth approximately $1 million per episode, a huge increase from their previous packages of $325,000 per episode.
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The Big Bang stars want more money, and they'll probably get it
It started as a pretty late take on geek culture and ended up thrusting Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Kunal Nayyar and Simon Helberg into around 20 million American living rooms every week. Now, filming of the eighth season is delayed because they want more money. A statement from Warner Bros Television (WBTV) said: "Due to ongoing contract negotiations, production on The Big Bang Theory - which was originally scheduled to begin today - has been postponed."
Jim Parsons accepts his award for Critics' Choice Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series (Getty 2014/Kevin Winter)
Like many of American’s most popular sitcoms, looking back at the first season after eight or nine have flown by, it’s jarring. In the beginning, The Big Bang Theory didn’t really know what it was: Galecki’s Leonard Hofstadter was pinned as the show’s leading man; fumbling yet handsome, nerdy, lovable. But Parson’s Sheldon would soon take centre stage and thrust Leonard and Penny’s Ross & Rachel plotlines into the background.
Continue reading: Do The Big Bang Theory Stars Deserve To Become The Highest Paid Actors?
Big Bang stars demand big raises, but it won't be a problem, say WB and CBS officials.
Season 8 of The Big Bang Theory is mercifully being delayed over contract disputes between Warner Bros. TV and Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kayley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar. According to E! Online, the contract standoff has been going on for a while, but it’s only now that the impasse is beginning to affect production.
The contract standoff is becoming a problem.
The cast of The Big Bang Theory demand a pay increase up to $1million per episode - but are they worth it?
Production of season 8 of the TheBig Bang Theory is yet to be confirmed as the stars of the show and its production company continue to wrangle over contract negotiations.
Jim Parsons' character Sheldon Cooper is the show's stand-out comedy character
According to Deadline.com, the entire original cast have not signed new contracts and a major issue which is dragging the deal is thought to be the actors’ pay-per-episode amount.
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With 19 million viewers, CBS will probably pay up than lose their most successful show for an eighth season
It has been reported that the stars of CBS’ hit comedy, The Big Bang Theory, are demanding $1m per episode as they conduct contract talks ahead of production on season 8.
On set with the Big Bang Theory cast in 2013 (Getty/Kevin Winters)
Jim Parsons, an Emmy nominee this year for his role as Sheldon Cooper, Johnny Galecki, who plays his exasperated roommate Leonard Hofstadter, Kaley Cuoco, who plays Leonard’s love interest Penny Kaley, Simon Helberg, who plays fan favourite Howard Wolowitz and Kunal Nayyar, who plays the shy Raj Koothrappal are all working together to secure a significant pay rise.
Continue reading: Big Bang Theory Stars Eye $1m Per Episode, And They'll Probably Get It
'The Big Bang Theory' has been removed from streaming sites in China
“The Big Bang Theory” is the latest American export to endure censorship over in China. The popular U.S sitcom, which features a group of super intelligent, highly nuanced and super high maintenance geeks – and Penny - living out their professional and personal lives in Pasadena, California.
Sheldon and Howard talk it out in seasn 7, episode 18 of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory"
Streaming websites in China, like Youku.com and Sohu.com, display the message “This video can’t be viewed due to policy reasons” when users try and access TBBT. This has created a backlash on social media, with many Sina Weibo (China’s Twitter) expressing their dismay given the popularity of the show in the country.
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Kaley Cuoco is gracing the cover of Cosmopolitan's May edition and was more than happy to discuss her past relationships, wedding and social media haters.
Kaley Cuoco, the Queen of US Sitcoms and star of The Big Bang Theory, discussed her love life in Cosmopolitan's upcoming May edition. She was questioned on her extravagant wedding to tennis player Ryan Sweeting; her short romance with Superman: Man of Steel star Henry Cavill; her former relationship and friendship with Johnny Galecki; and her obsession with social media.
Kaley Cuoco has spoken candidly about her love life to Cosmo.
Cuoco was photographed in the magazine in a number of low-key looks, matching her relaxed California girl lifestyle and attitude. Cosmopolitan claims, in advance of May's publication, Cuoco has "never looked more stunning!" One only needs to scroll through the numerous pages of her Instagram feed to see she enjoys a comfortable and laid back life surrounded by her dogs, friends and new husband. This was evident throughout the interview in which Cuoco was happy to open up about her love life over the past seven years.
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The actress and the musician finally tied the knot!
Actress Sara Gilbert and singer-songwriter Linda Perry have gotten married. The couple of three years finally tied the knot on Sunday after getting engaged last April, according to Mail Online. The ceremony reportedly took place in front of close friends and family at a location overlooking the ocean. Describing the event as "magical," Aisha Tyler, Gilbert's The Talk co-host, spoke about the couple's big day saying that it "was the most beautiful ceremony at sunset overlooking the ocean."
Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry Have Finally Tied The Knot.
Tyler didn't want to spoilt things for Sara when she returns to the show so didn't offer any more details of the special day. According to Gilbert, Perry planned a romantic proposal with a secret backing band that emerged when the couple were enjoying a picnic in the park. "We go to a park, and we have food and we're eating it, it's really sweet and there's this guy sitting playing guitar, like a street musician, and he starts playing this song that we love," Gilbert recalled. "I'm like, 'Oh, that's so weird, this is so magical and amazing.'"
Want more Big Bang? CBS have granted your wish, for three more seasons at least
For a show to get a pilot is amazing. For it to get picked up, that’s a stunning achievement. A second season is what dreams are made of for writers and actors alike. But to go 10 seasons is utopia. That’s exactly what “The Big Bang Theory” – which started back in 2007 (can you believe it?) – has done as CBS order a further three seasons.
The Big Bang Theory Is Back For Three More Seasons
The pantheon of 10-season + sitcoms includes big hitters like “Friends” and “Frasier” and “Two And a Half Men” – all behemoths of the small screen, and Sheldon, Leonard, Howard, Rajesh and Penny are set to join those illustrious ranks, and have made millions along the way.
Continue reading: The Big Bang Theory Will Hit The Magic 10 As CBS Orders 3 More Seasons
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