TV’s ‘The Big Bang Theory’ to end after 12 years as star declines $50M offer
The Big Bang Theory, the longest-running comedy on television and the number-one show in the United States last year, will end after this year. The star of the program, Jim Parsons, declined a $50 million offer to do two more seasons. The show is an example of a situational comedy"”a type of show that was most popular in the 1980s and 1990s, but which is less relevant in the age of Netflix. Learn how to use the English phrase "to bit the dust."