'Young Sheldon' Season 5 finally gets a release date. Find all the latest details here.
'Young Sheldon' has hit the sweet spot of the television audience. The show serves as a spin-off prequel series to The Big Bang Theory and is now dominating the comedic scene just like its predecessor.
The fourth season of the show aired its last episode on May 13, 2021, and fans don't have to worry because the young Sheldon won't be gone for too long.
Here is everything we know about 'Young Sheldon' season 5.
Yes, there is! 'Young Sheldon' is officially returning for a fifth season.
The fourth season of 'Young Sheldon' only had 18 episodes, five less than its previous outings. Fans should be relieved because our favorite, genius, young man will be coming back for more.
Due to its popularity, CBS renewed 'Young Sheldon' not just for one, but three more seasons. The series will run at least until 2023- 2024. The renewal came even before season 4 ended. CBS very rarely orders shows for multi-years. But with 'Young Sheldon' continuing to be the most-watched comedy show on television, CBS did the right move.
The fifth season of 'Young Sheldon' will premiere on CBS on October 7, 2021. The past three seasons of the series premiered in late September. Season 1 premiered on September 25, 2017, season 2 on September 24, 2018, and season 3 on September 26, 2019. However, the fourth season faced production delays due to the Coronavirus pandemic. They were unable to release until November 5, 2020.
Most of the film productions are now slowly getting back to normal. Although 'Young Sheldon' was unable to return to its original premiere schedule, it's still a much better premiere date compared to season 4.
The ending of 'Young Sheldon' Season 4 left Sheldon's parents in a negative situation. George is frustrated with how his life has ended. He gets into a loud fight with his wife Mary, and young Georgie witnessed it all. George then grabs his keys and went straight to the bar. Brenda Sparks (Melissa Peterman) was also there, asking if he wants company.
In the 10th Season of Big Bang Theory, Sheldon mentioned that his father was cheating on his mother. This reference could happen in season 5. An earlier episode of 'Young Sheldon' season 4 also seemed to hint that George is going to die. All signs seem to point that the fate of George's character will not be so sunny this season.
We are expecting 'Young Sheldon' main cast to reprise their roles for the fifth season. Iain Armitage heads the cast list as 'Young Sheldon', while Jim Parsons narrates the episodes. Zoe Perry stars as Sheldon's mother, Mary Cooper, while Lance Barber plays George Cooper Sr., Sheldon's father.
Raegan Revord stars as Sheldon's twin sister, Melissa "Missy" Cooper, Montana Jordan plays as their big brother George "Georgie" Cooper Jr. Annie Potts joins the team as their adorable grandmother as Constance "Connie" Tucker.
Matt Hobby is also likely to return as Pastor Jeff, as well as Wyatt McClure as Sheldon's neighbor, Billy Sparks.
The rest of the show's recurring cast list includes:
Wallace Shawn as John Sturgis
Ryan Phuong as Tam Nguyen
Doc Farrow as Assistant Coach Wilkins
Brian Stepanek as Hubert Givens
Rex Linn as Principal Tom Petersen
Sarah Baker as Librarian Sheryl Hutchins
Ed Begley Jr. as Dr. Grant Linkletter
Mckenna Grace as Paige Swanson
London Cheshire as Marcus
Craig T. Nelson as Dale Ballard
There is no official trailer for 'Young Sheldon' season 5 yet, but it will likely arrive a few weeks from now. We'll keep a close eye on future updates.