Deadline says the new comedy would be titled Sheldon and would center on a 12-year-old version of
Neither CBS, home of Bang (Thursday, 8 p.m. ET/PT), nor
Talk of a spinoff takes place as Bang's future remains to be determined. The show's current deal expires after this season and new contracts would have to be negotiated with actors Parsons,
According to Deadline, the two shows could co-exist on the same schedule.
In August, CBS Entertainment president Glenn Geller said he would like Bang to extend beyond Season 10 and actors told USA TODAY they were interested in continuing the series during a recent set visit.
“Talk of ending does seem premature to me, even a decade in,” Parsons said. “If (the writers) remain inspired the way they have, then there’s not a lot to do but just have fun, because the scripts are a pleasure to put on."