The tail end of the American summer is the time when all your favourite TV shows and The Big Bang Theory begin rehearsing and shooting for another year. As of right now, though, Big Bang is stalled thanks to an ongoing salary dispute, which has begun eating into production time.
The main problem, at this stage, is that each actor’s agent is negotiating separately, which means they’re all waiting to hear what everyone else is getting, before demanding that amount for their clients as well.
It is hoped the dispute will be resolved by Sunday night. If not, then fans of Big Bang Theory – which, I’ll admit, features lots of bright colours and loud noises and is weirdly soothing if you’re in a zombie-like state after a long day – will just have to content themselves with watching this over and over: