The Food Network alumca is on the air in season three of the ABC comedy series “The Big Bang Theory,” Variety has learned.
The series, which is set to premiere Monday, May 12 at 8:30 p.m.
ET on CBS, has been renewed for a third season, which will follow the events of the second season and the return of Amy Poehler as Sheldon Cooper.
The new series will feature co-creators John Krasinski and David X. Cohen.
“The Big Boom Theory” has been a hit for the network, with nearly half a million people tuning in during the first half of its run.
“This is a perfect story line for a new show that combines both the comedic and drama of the first two seasons,” Krasinksi said in a statement.
“Amy Poehler has the depth and energy of a true comedic star, and she will create a memorable and unique comedy with Sheldon.
She will bring the best of both worlds to her characters.
David X Cohen and John Kresinski are both true masters of comedy and will make this show work.”
The second season of “The Food Show” was the most-watched of all the current shows on the network.
“The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” and “The Bachelor” were the two shows with the most viewers, as well as “The Celebrity Apprentice,” “The Voice” and ABC Family’s “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.”
The network’s freshman comedy “Modern Family” also made a name for itself.