The Big Bang Theory may have ended, but the show is still fresh in the minds of viewers thanks to the practically non-stop reruns of the series on streaming and cable. Mayim Bialik, who played Amy Farrah Fowler on TBBT, is gearing up for the release of her new show Call Me Kat, which she is co-producing along with Jim Parsons, who once played her co-star and tv husband Sheldon Cooper. Although the two actors are good friends and enjoy sparkling on-screen chemistry, Parsons was non-committal when asked if he would be making an appearance on the new show.
"I just wanted to say that I don't know - I say 'Never say never about a cameo.' But because you asked, I do want to point out what makes one so hungry to possibly join a show like this is. It was so interesting to hear Mayim talk about what a well-oiled machine Big Bang was when she joined because I felt very similarly when we watched the first run-through that they did for this show at a rehearsal, and I felt extremely similarly when I watched the first episode cut together and being taped. I kind of couldn't believe, and I still don't fully understand how it's possible, that things seem to be running as smoothly as they are. I should knock on wood. . . . Seriously, they make something look very easy, this group of people, that is very difficult to make look that easy, and I guess they are just really good."
Call Me Kat is a US adaptation of the British sitcom Miranda by Miranda Hart. The upcoming series will tell the story of a 39-year-old woman named Kat, who leaves her job at the University of Louisville and spends the money her parents set aside for her wedding to open a cat café in Louisville, Kentucky.
Mayim Bialik will portray a character "who struggles every day against society and her mother to prove that you can not have everything you want yet still be happy". While Jim Parsons was unwilling to commit himself definitely to an onscreen role in Call Me Kat, he was quick to praise the series itself, going so far as to compare it favorably to TBBT.
"I can't speak for what's going to work for the rest of people watching, but I know, when I'm watching something good - I felt the same way about Big Bang before it premiered. I didn't know if anybody was going to watch it, but I was there. And I was, like, "This is working." And I feel the same way about this. I'm watching the rehearsals. I'm watching the tapings. I'm watching the shows. And I'm, like, 'This works.' I don't know if thousands or millions of other people will like it as well, but I know it's good."
Call Me Kat will hit Fox with its series premiere on Sunday, January 3, but its normal time slot will be Thursday nights on Fox at 9:00 p.m. ET. This news originated at Cinemablend.