Contract Disputes on the Set of The Big Bang Theory! Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco & More Demand Raises
Drama on the set of The Big Bang Theory season 8! The show's main power players have yet to ink new contracts for the upcoming season — will they be able to reach a deal with the production team before it's too late? Mo' money and mo' problems on the set of TV's highest-rated comedy! The Big Bang Theory was set to begin production on its upcoming 8th season at the end of the month, but contract disputes with the show's five original cast members have the future of season 8 left in limbo. According to TV Guide, Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting are all negotiating a major salary hike from 300 thousand an episode to a whopping MILLION dollar payout per episode, while supporting players Kunal Nayyar and Simon Helberg are also demanding sizable raises. If no agreement is met, production could be pushed, and the show's hour-long season premiere in September could be in jeopardy. Do you think the Big Bang gang are worth a million dollars per episode? Sound off in the comments and stick with us for more TV news from Celebified.