You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Jason Alexander to Guest Star on ‘Young Sheldon’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Jason Alexander is returning to sitcoms with a special guest star role on CBS’ “Young Sheldon,” Variety has learned exclusively.

Alexander will play Mr. Lundy – Medford High School’s resident drama teacher who “boldly shepherds” Sheldon (Iain Armitage) into the world of acting. He will appear in the 16th episode of “The Big Bang Theory’s” prequel’s first season, which will air this spring.

Alexander, who most famously portrayed George Costanza in sitcom “Seinfeld” for nine years in the 1990s, was most recently seen in Audience Network’s comedy, “Hit The Road.” Some of his other television credits include “Friends,” “Everybody Hates Chris,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Listen Up” and “The Grinder.”

Young Sheldon,” which is executive produced by Chuck Lorre, Steve Molaro, Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak, is the No. 1 new comedy in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 and the No. 2 comedy in all of television, behind its predecessor “The Big Bang Theory.” The most recent episode saw 12.88 live+same day total viewers and 2.3 in the 18-49 demo.

“Young Sheldon” returns with new episodes Mar. 1 and the show has already been renewed for a second season.

More TV

  • Disney Channel logo

    TV News Roundup: Disney Channel Announces 'Coop & Cami' Premiere Date

    Jason Alexander is returning to sitcoms with a special guest star role on CBS’ “Young Sheldon,” Variety has learned exclusively. Alexander will play Mr. Lundy – Medford High School’s resident drama teacher who “boldly shepherds” Sheldon (Iain Armitage) into the world of acting. He will appear in the 16th episode of “The Big Bang Theory’s” prequel’s […]

  • Star Wars Resistance Trailer

    'Star Wars Resistance': Disney Drops Trailer for 'The Force Awakens' Prequel Series

    Jason Alexander is returning to sitcoms with a special guest star role on CBS’ “Young Sheldon,” Variety has learned exclusively. Alexander will play Mr. Lundy – Medford High School’s resident drama teacher who “boldly shepherds” Sheldon (Iain Armitage) into the world of acting. He will appear in the 16th episode of “The Big Bang Theory’s” prequel’s […]

  • Michelle Wolf Joel McHale

    Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale Talk Shows Canceled by Netflix

    Jason Alexander is returning to sitcoms with a special guest star role on CBS’ “Young Sheldon,” Variety has learned exclusively. Alexander will play Mr. Lundy – Medford High School’s resident drama teacher who “boldly shepherds” Sheldon (Iain Armitage) into the world of acting. He will appear in the 16th episode of “The Big Bang Theory’s” prequel’s […]

  • Jeremy Corbyn Brexit

    British Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn to Deliver Edinburgh TV Festival Lecture

    Jason Alexander is returning to sitcoms with a special guest star role on CBS’ “Young Sheldon,” Variety has learned exclusively. Alexander will play Mr. Lundy – Medford High School’s resident drama teacher who “boldly shepherds” Sheldon (Iain Armitage) into the world of acting. He will appear in the 16th episode of “The Big Bang Theory’s” prequel’s […]

  • The Affair

    The Debate Over 'The Affair' Star Ruth Wilson's Awkward Exit (Column)

    Jason Alexander is returning to sitcoms with a special guest star role on CBS’ “Young Sheldon,” Variety has learned exclusively. Alexander will play Mr. Lundy – Medford High School’s resident drama teacher who “boldly shepherds” Sheldon (Iain Armitage) into the world of acting. He will appear in the 16th episode of “The Big Bang Theory’s” prequel’s […]

  • Mayans MC

    TV Review: 'Mayans M.C.' on FX

    Jason Alexander is returning to sitcoms with a special guest star role on CBS’ “Young Sheldon,” Variety has learned exclusively. Alexander will play Mr. Lundy – Medford High School’s resident drama teacher who “boldly shepherds” Sheldon (Iain Armitage) into the world of acting. He will appear in the 16th episode of “The Big Bang Theory’s” prequel’s […]

  • Ruth Wilson

    'The Affair's' Ruth Wilson Stays Mum on Controversial Exit

    Jason Alexander is returning to sitcoms with a special guest star role on CBS’ “Young Sheldon,” Variety has learned exclusively. Alexander will play Mr. Lundy – Medford High School’s resident drama teacher who “boldly shepherds” Sheldon (Iain Armitage) into the world of acting. He will appear in the 16th episode of “The Big Bang Theory’s” prequel’s […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content