Hit American sitcom 'The Big Bang Theory' is set to end in May 2019.
The long-running American sitcom - which stars the likes of Kaley Cuoco and Jim Parsons - has proven to be a huge global success since the first episode aired in 2007, but it's been confirmed that the programme will end in May 2019 after 279 episodes.
In a joint statement, Warner Bros. Television, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said: "We are forever grateful to our fans for their support of 'The Big Bang Theory' during the past 12 seasons.
"We, along with the cast, writers and crew, are extremely appreciative of the show's success and aim to deliver a final season, and series finale, that will bring 'The Big Bang Theory' to an epic creative close."
The show is the longest-running multi-camera series in TV history and its final season is set to begin in the US in September.