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The Big Bang Theory is moving back to Thursday. The next episode airs Thursday, October 30 at 8/7c on CBS.

Previous Episode: The Expedition Approximation

806 'The Expedition Approximation' Ratings 4 days ago

806 'The Expedition Approximation' Ratings

Last night's The Big Bang Theory dominated the ratings in its time slot and for the night as a whole, finishing as the night's most-watched and highest-rated program by a considerable margin.

This week's episode, "The Expedition Approximation" - the last of the Monday night showings, was watched by 16.02 million people, adding 700,000 people over last week's episode. The Big Bang Theory had a 3.44m lead on the nearest competing show. The show had a 4.6/14 rating in the 18-49 demographic, moving up a tenth from the previous episode, with a 1.2 lead on the closest competitor.

The Big Bang Theory now moves back to Thursday nights. The next episode airs Thursday, October 30 at 8/7c on CBS.

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 4) 6 days ago

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 4)

It's time for this week's ratings roundup from Rick K. on our forums. Each week the roundup gathers together the various ratings for the show, including broadcast ratings for the eighth season and the ratings for the show in syndication. Head over to our forums to read the full roundup.

This week's update includes the ratings for last week's episode, The Focus Attenuation, the weekly rankings for the third week of the season, the syndication ratings for week two, and the first Live+7 ratings of the season, covering The Big Bang Theory's hour-long season premiere on September 22.

Category: The Big Bang Theory. Tags: ratings, Season 8.

805 'The Focus Attenuation' Ratings October 14 2014

805 'The Focus Attenuation' Ratings

Last night's The Big Bang Theory dominated the ratings to rank first in its time period and the night overall.

This week's episode, "The Focus Attenuation", had 15.32 million viewers, down from last week's 15.75 audience. The show held steady in the key adults 18-49 demographic delivering a 4.5/14 rating again this week. The Big Bang Theory was first in viewers and all key demos in its time period and for the night as a whole.

A special rerun of The Big Bang Theory at 8:30 also performed strongly in the ratings, finishing as the night's third highest-rated show in the 18-49 demo behind the new Big Bang and NBC's The Voice. The rerun ranked third place in viewers for its time period, behind The Voice and ABC's Dancing with the Stars.

Category: The Big Bang Theory. Episode: Focus Attenuation. Tags: ratings, Season 8.

Get ready to meet Howard's second cousin Jeanie October 13 2014

Get ready to meet Howard's second cousin Jeanie

Howard's second cousin Jeanie, the girl with whom he lost his virginity, will be making an appearance in a November episode of The Big Bang Theory, according to a TVLine.com exclusive report. Tensions will rise further between Howard and Stuart, who is currently living with Howard's mother, when Stuart arrives at a party with the aforementioned Jeanie.

Kara Luiz, who has recently guest starred in Amazon Instant Video's Betas, will be playing the role of cousin Jeanie.

Howard accidentally admitted to losing his virginity to his second cousin in "The Adhesive Duck Deficiency" when Leonard, Raj and Howard camped out under the stars and ate cookies made by VW Microbus-driving teachers wearing tie-dyed Grateful Dead t-shirts. On his with date with his now-wife Bernadette in "The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary", Howard admitted to losing his virginity in a Toyota Corolla.

Read the full TVLine.com story for all the details.

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 3) October 13 2014

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 3)

It's time again for the weekly ratings roundup from Rick K. Each week the roundup brings together all the different ratings updates for the show, including the new broadcast episodes and the show's performance in syndication. Head over to our forums to read the roundup.

This week's update includes the ratings for last week's episode, The Hook-Up Reverberation, the weekly rankings for the second week of the season, the syndication ratings for week one, and a look at the demographic break-down for The Big Bang Theory and TV's other highest-rated shows.

Category: The Big Bang Theory. Tags: ratings, Season 8.

806 'The Expedition Approximation' Pictures October 9 2014

Pictures from the October 20 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Expedition Approximation", have been added to our gallery. In the episode, Sheldon and Raj test whether they could survive a demanding expedition - and each other's company - by simulating the conditions in a steam tunnel. Meanwhile Leonard and Penny seek relationship advice from Howard and Bernadette after a fight over money.

 







View more pictures in The Expedition Approximation album

This will be the last episode of The Big Bang Theory to air in its temporary Monday night time period. The show returns to its regular Thursday night at 8/7c slot starting October 30.

UK premiere date set for TBBT Season 8 October 8 2014

UK premiere date set for TBBT Season 8

The eighth season of The Big Bang Theory will begin airing in the United Kingdom later this month. E4 will be airing new episodes starting Thursday, October 23 at 20:30. 

In the eighth season premiere, "The Locomotion Interruption", Sheldon's cross-country train journey comes to an abrupt end in Arizona, where Leonard and Amy must go pick him up. Meanwhile, Bernadette helps Penny get a job interview with her pharma company, and Howard worries about how close Stuart and his mother now are.

Category: The Big Bang Theory. Episode: Locomotion Interruption. Tags: E4, UK.

804 'The Hook-Up Reverberation' Ratings October 7 2014

804 'The Hook-Up Reverberation' Ratings

Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory dominated the ratings for its time period to finish as the night's most-watched and highest-rated broadcast by a considerable margin.

"The Hook-Up Reverberation" was watched by 15.75 million people, down from 16.38m the week before. The Big Bang Theory had a three million viewer lead on its nearest competitor. In the key adults 18-49 demographic, the show had a 4.5/14 rating, down from the previous episode's 4.8/15. The Big Bang Theory was first in viewers and all key demos for its time period and the night overall.

A special rerun of The Big Bang Theory at 8:30 finished third in viewers and second in the 18-49 demographic.

806 'The Expedition Approximation' Press Release October 6 2014

806 'The Expedition Approximation' Press Release

CBS has released the synopsis for the October 20 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Expedition Approximation". This is the last of the episodes to air on Monday night as the show returns to its Thursday home on October 30.

The Expedition Approximation – Sheldon and Raj test whether they could survive a dark-matter research expedition in a salt mine by simulating the conditions in a steam tunnel. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny seek advice from Wolowitz and Bernadette after they fight about money, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Monday, Oct. 20 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

A new episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Hook-Up Reverberation", airs tonight, October 6, at 8/7c on CBS, followed by a rerun of "The Table Polarization" at 8:30/7:30c.

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 2) October 6 2014

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 2)

With the new season of The Big Bang Theory now in full swing, it's time again for the weekly ratings roundup from Rick K. on our Big Bang Theory Forums. Head over to our forums for the recap of how the show has performed in the ratings this week.

This week's update includes a guide to the ad rates of The Big Bang Theory and other network shows from AdWeek's annual list, the overnight household and demo ratings for last week's episode, the final ratings for the episode, and the weekly broadcast rankings for the premiere week.

Category: The Big Bang Theory. Tags: ratings, Season 7.

805 'The Focus Attenuation' Pictures October 4 2014

We have added pictures from the October 13 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Focus Attenuation", to our gallery. In the episode, the girls' Vegas weekend is interrupted when Penny receives an email from work, while the guys spend their time trying to invent something cool. Head over to our gallery to view the all the episode pictures.







View more pictures in The Focus Attenuation album.

805 'The Focus Attenuation' Press Release October 3 2014

805 'The Focus Attenuation' Press Release

CBS has put out the press release for the October 13 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Focus Attenuation".

The Focus Attentuation – Amy and Bernadette accuse Penny of being a “buzzkill” after she gets an email from work during their Vegas weekend. Meanwhile, the guys try to invent something cool, but only come up with new ways to procrastinate, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Monday, Oct. 13 (8:00-8:31, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

More information about this episode is available in our Episode Guide.

803 'The First Pitch Insufficiency' Ratings September 30 2014

803 'The First Pitch Insufficiency' Ratings

Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory dominated the ratings for its time slot and the night as a whole, finishing as the night's most-watched broadcast.

"The First Pitch Insufficiency" was watched by 16.38 million people, down from last week's 18.03m audience. The Big Bang Theory had a 4.8/15 rating in the 18-49 demographic, down from the previous episode's 5.4/17. The Big Bang Theory finished first in viewers and all key demos.

A rerun of The Big Bang Theory at 8:30 finished second in viewers and the 18-49 demo, ranking as the night's third most-watched show.

804 'The Hook-Up Reverberation' Pictures September 27 2014

Pictures from the October 6 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Hook-Up Reverberation", have been added to our gallery. Laura Spencer reprises her role as Emily, Raj's girlfriend, in the episode. Check out the pictures below and head over to our gallery to see them all.







View more pictures in The Hook-Up Reverberation album.

CBS doubles up on The Big Bang Theory September 25 2014

CBS doubles up on The Big Bang Theory

CBS will double up on The Big Bang Theory during the show's limited run on Monday nights. Following original episodes at 8/7c, a rerun of a different The Big Bang Theory episode will be airing at 8:30/7:30c on September 29, October 6 and October 13. The show returns to its Thursday night home on October 30.

The change to the schedule means Mom, the Anna Faris and Allison Janney sitcom from Chuck Lorre, will now begin its second season on Thursday, October 30 at 8:30/7:30c, immediately following The Big Bang Theory. The show had been set to start its sophomore season next Monday. The Thursday night line-up when it returns on October 30 will also have Two and a Half Men at 9/8c and new sitcom The McCarthys (starring Laurie Metcalf) at 9:30/8:30c, with the drama Elementary at 10/9c.

The second season of The Millers will now be taking the Monday 8:30/7:30c slot from October 20. After The Big Bang Theory returns to Thursday nights, 2 Broke Girls will have the 8/7c slot starting October 27. In January, Mom returns to Mondays at 8:30/7:30c and The Millers heads back to Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c.

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