In a move that will excite "Big Bang Theory" fans all over the world, CBS has revealed the first look, trailer and release date of the "Big Bang Theory" prequel titled "young Sheldon" that will look into the childhood of Sheldon Cooper. As far as sitcom characters are concerned, Sheldon Cooper will go down in history as one of the greatest personalities on the television screen, and a show on his life is surely going to garner considerable interest from diehard fans.

The perfect solution for Big Bang Theory

According to industry insiders, CBS has almost always found it an uphill task to maintain the ratings following an episode of the "Big Bang Theory," and it seems they have now come up with the perfect solution by slotting "Young Sheldon" right after the Thursday night broadcast of "Big Bang Theory" starting this fall.

Kelly Kahl, the scheduling chief at CBS, told Entertainment Weekly, “We think this is the best thing we’ve had behind Big Bang since we moved it here.”

CBS released the trailer and first look of the show yesterday, and it has already created considerable buzz in online forums and social media. 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper will be played by Iain Armitage and will be primarily focused on his life as a precocious math prodigy in East Texas. A CBS statement threw further light on the character, “Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science isn’t always helpful in a land where church and football are king.”

Everybody loves Sheldon

Sheldon Cooper is a highly nuanced character with his own set of quirks that not only makes him much-loved but also a tough assignment for eight-year-old Iain Armitage who will have to bring all his acting chops to the table in order to make 'Young Sheldon' a compelling watch.

However, as one can see in the trailer, it seems that the child actor has immersed himself in the character.

In a Q&A with Vulture back in March, Armitage revealed that he had never watched "Big Bang Theory," but it seems that he must have had to watch Jim Parsons's portrayal of Sheldon Cooper hundreds of times in order to come to grips with what was in store for him in "Young Sheldon." At a time when spinoffs and prequels are the order of the day, this is a spinoff that is definitely something that almost everyone will get on board with and it will not be a surprise if the show goes on to become one of the most successful sitcoms of the year.