"The Big Bang Theory" main actors, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki are considered to be among the highest paid actors in television today. However, the stars are said to be asking for a raise and this might be the reason why the show won't continue after Season 10.
According to Sports Rageous, the three main characters are asking a raise of $1 million per episode while the supporting casts are asking for a salary within the range of $900,000. Aside from that, the contracts of the lead stars have already expired after finishing Season 10 and now the network and the producers are working on a deal for the show to continue to Season 11.
Many still believe that the production might give in to the lead stars' demands since the show maintains its high ratings with a steady flow of advertisers. Aside from that, the stars also expressed their interest in making "The Big Bang Theory" Season 11 happen.
Elsewhere, Morning News USA reported that cancellation of the show might also be because of Cuoco's plans of having a family of her own soon. In an interview for her magazine shoot with Women's Health magazine where she is he cover for its December 2016 issue, the actress said that despite the failure of her past marriage she still believes in the sanctity of it.
In the interview, she also hinted that she will marry her current boyfriend soon. Cuoco went through a bitter divorce with ex-husband Ryan Sweeting last year but she is said to be happy with her relationship with Karl Cook.
She also expressed her desire to build a family soon. In another interview, she said that she is meant to be a mother. With that, rumors rose that when "The Big Bang Theory" will be renewed for Season 11, she might be leaving the show to focus on building her own family.
As of writing, there are still no concrete news about "The Big Bang Theory" Season 11, but the producers have expressed their hopes on the show's renewal.