Guest: Chuck Lorre
It’s a real joy to welcome this week’s guest – television legend Chuck Lorre who has been a juggernaut, a sitcom comedy mastermind creating shows such as The Big Bang Theory, Dharma & Greg, Two and a Half Men, Mike & Molly, and Mom.
Lorre has carried on the sitcom tradition in the footsteps of Norman Lear, who brought modern family dynamics to popular television with shows such as All in the Family and The Jefferson’s.
His upcoming shows include Young Sheldon, a prequel storyline for Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory, and Disjointed starring Kathy Bates as the owner of a pot dispensary.
Host Christina Jeurling Birro speaks with Chuck Lorre about his impact on sitcom television, the challenge of getting The Big Bang Theory green-lit, his casting process, and much more!
In Sweden you can catch The Big Bang Theory and Mom on Kanel 5.
Image credits: Warner Brothers, CBS, Variety.com
Chuck Lorre is a writer and producer whose twenty-five year career has included the hit shows Roseanne, Grace Under Fire, Cybill, Dharma & Greg, Mike & Molly, The Big Bang Theory, and Mom. His upcoming projects include Disjointed, which will premiere on Netflix and Young Sheldon that will continue the storyline for Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory.