‘Big Bang Theory’ Star’s New Comedy Series Goes to CBS

Simon Helberg is an EP on CIA-set “Need to Know”

Last Updated: October 23, 2017 @ 4:33 PM

The Big Bang Theory” star Simon Helberg is helping CBS get into the spy game and expanding his producing resume.

The network is developing the multi-camera workplace comedy “Need to Know,” set in the secret training-video department of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Scott Weinger (“Black-ish”) and Zach Ayers (“State of Affairs”) are writing the project; Weinger is an executive producer, and Ayers is a co-executive producer. Helberg executive produces with wife Jocelyn Towne.

The show is a co-production from Wildline Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television. 

Helberg has portrayed Howard Wolowitz on CBS’ hit comedy “The Big Bang Theory” since its September 2007 premiere.

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