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'The Collaboration Contamination' - Season 11, Episode 5
Airs Monday, October 23 at 8/7c on CBS.

Sheldon and Koothrappali confide in Bernadette when they can't handle Amy and Wolowitz working together. Also, Penny and Leonard learn new tactics for how to deal Sheldon from an unlikely source.

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1106 'The Proton Regeneration' Press Release 1 day ago

1106 'The Proton Regeneration' Press Release

CBS has released the synopsis for the sixth episode of The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season, "The Proton Regeneration". This will be the first episode of the season aired on Thursday nights as the show moves back on November 2nd.

Bob Newhart reprises his role as Arthur Jeffries, a.k.a. Professor Proton, and Wil Wheaton returns in this episode.

The Proton Regeneration – Sheldon goes head-to-head with Wil Wheaton for the role of the new Professor Proton. Also, Penny steps in to take care of Halley when Bernadette and Wolowitz both wind up on bed rest, when THE BIG BANG THEORY moves to its regular time period, Thursday, Nov. 2 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 3) 5 days ago

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 3)

Each week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. collects the various ratings for The Big Bang Theory on network TV and in syndication. Head over to our forum to read the round-up for the third week of the new season.

This week's round-up features the overnight and final ratings for last week's episode, "The Relaxation Integration", the weekly rankings for the second week of the season, the syndicated ratings for week one, and the Live+3 ratings for "The Retraction Reaction".

1105 'The Collaboration Contamination' Press Release October 13, 2017

1105 'The Collaboration Contamination' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the October 23 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Collaboration Contamination".

The Collaboration Contamination - Sheldon and Koothrappali confide in Bernadette when they can't handle Amy and Wolowitz working together. Also, Penny and Leonard learn new tactics for how to deal Sheldon from an unlikely source, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Monday, Oct. 23 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

This will be the last episode of the season to air on Monday nights. The Big Bang Theory returns to Thursdays at 8/7c on November 2 where the show will be followed by Young Sheldon, the new spin-off series which debuted last month.

UK: Save 10% on The Big Bang Theory merchandise October 12, 2017

UK: Save 10% on The Big Bang Theory merchandise

To celebrate the premiere of The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season in the UK tonight, we have teamed up with 8Ball.co.uk to give UK fans ten percent off on the range of officially licensed The Big Bang Theory t-shirts.

8Ball.co.uk stock a large range of officially licensed The Big Bang Theory t-shirts along with tees inspired by Sheldon's wardrobe. The officially licensed range of The Big Bang Theory t-shirts include designs based on Sheldon's catchphrase "Bazinga!", his "Friendship Algorithm", and some of his most memorable quotes including "I cry because other people are stupid and it makes me sad."

To get ten percent off on The Big Bang Theory merchandise at 8Ball.co.uk, just use the coupon code BBT10 at checkout.

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The eleventh season premiere of The Big Bang Theory, "The Proposal Proposal", airs tonight at 20:30 on E4.

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Weeks 1 & 2) October 11, 2017

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Weeks 1 & 2)

Every week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. brings together the various ratings for The Big Bang Theory on network TV and in syndication. Head over to our forum to read the first round-up of the season.

This week's round-up includes a guide to what ratings to expect each week and an explanation of what these ratings mean, the overnight and final ratings for the eleventh season premiere, "The Proposal Proposal", the overnight and final ratings for the second episode, "The Retraction Reaction", the weekly rankings for the first week of the season, and the Live+3 ratings for the season premiere.

1104 'The Explosion Implosion' Press Release October 9, 2017

1104 'The Explosion Implosion' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for next week's episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Explosion Implosion". Christine Baranski returns as Leonard's mother, Beverly, in the episode.

The Explosion Implosion - Wolowitz and Sheldon bond when they drive to the desert to shoot off a model rocket. Also, when Leonard's mom, Beverly (Christine Baranski) , finds a new best friend in Penny, it rubs Leonard the wrong way, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Monday, Oct. 16 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The eleventh season of The Big Bang Theory continues tonight at 8/7c on CBS with The Relaxation Integration.

1103 'The Relaxation Integration' Press Release September 29, 2017

1103 'The Relaxation Integration' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the October 9 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Relaxation Integration".

"The Relaxation Integration" - As Sheldon stresses about picking a wedding date, Amy tries to convince him he has a more laid-back side. Also, Koothrappali and Stuart compete to win the heart of Bernadette's new coworker, Ruchi (Swati Kapila), on Monday, Oct. 9 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The Big Bang Theory's tenth season continues Monday, October 2 with "The Retraction Reaction".

CBS gives Young Sheldon full-season order September 28, 2017

CBS gives Young Sheldon full-season order

CBS gave Young Sheldon a full-season order after airing only one episode. The network's order for another nine episodes will take the show's first season up to twenty-two episodes.

Young Sheldon's debut on Monday night was the biggest comedy premiere in six years. Following the eleventh season premiere of The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon held onto a whopping 97.5% of the show's audience.

Young Sheldon will continue Thursday, November 2 at 8:30/7:30c right after The Big Bang Theory as it moves back to Thursday nights.

E4 to air 'Big Bang' Season 11 next month September 27, 2017

E4 to air 'Big Bang' Season 11 next month

The eleventh season of The Big Bang Theory will premiere in the United Kingdom next month. E4 will start airing the new season on Thursday, October 12 at 8:30pm.

In The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season premiere, "The Proposal Proposal", Amy gives Sheldon her answer to his proposal while Howard and Bernadette receive some surprising news.

E4 has been the British broadcaster of The Big Bang Theory since the show's inception, picking up the rights back in the summer of 2007. The tenth season of The Big Bang Theory was the channel's most popular show of the year, averaging 2.4 million viewers an episode.

E4 just yesterday announced it will be the U.K. home of Young Sheldon, the new The Big Bang Theory spin-off which follows the early life of Sheldon growing up in East Texas. The channel will start airing Young Sheldon in the U.K. next year.

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Bob Newhart to return as Professor Proton September 27, 2017

Bob Newhart to return as Professor Proton

Hot off his cameo appearance on Monday night's series debut of Young Sheldon, Bob Newhart will be returning to The Big Bang Theory as Professor Proton later this season.

Comedy legend Bob Newhart first appeared in the sixth season as Sheldon and Leonard's childhood hero, Arthur Jeffries, who hosted a children's science show as Professor Proton. Newhart won the first Emmy award of his career for his appearance in "The Proton Resurgence".

Arthur Jeffries passed away in the Season 7 episode "The Proton Transmogrification". Since then his character has appeared to Sheldon in dreams as his "Obi-Wan". Newhart most recently appeared in the Season 9 episode "The Opening Night Excitation", helping calm Sheldon's nerves ahead of his first intimate night with Amy.

Newhart will guest star in the November 2 episode - the show's first episode back on Thursday nights - which has not been taped yet. Sheldon's nemesis-turned-friend Wil Wheaton will also appear in the episode.

Young Sheldon is top comedy premiere in four years September 26, 2017

Young Sheldon is top comedy premiere in four years

Last night's debut of the new The Big Bang Theory spin-off, Young Sheldon, was the most-watched comedy premiere in six years, since 2 Broke Girls in 2011, and was the highest-rated premiere since 2013's The Crazy Ones.

Young Sheldon, which followed the eleventh season premiere of The Big Bang Theory, retained a resounding 97.5% of Big Bang's audience. Young Sheldon had 17.21 million viewers and a 3.8/16 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic to finish in its time period. Young Sheldon was the night's second most-watched and highest-rated program behind The Big Bang Theory. Young Sheldon will return November 2 when The Big Bang Theory moves back to Thursday nights.

The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season premiere delivered its best ratings since the December 2015 episode "The Opening Night Excitation". Last night's season opener, "The Proposal Proposal", was watched by 17.65 million people and had a 4.1/16 rating in the 18-49 for a clear first-place finish in its time slot and for the night as a whole. Compared to the tenth season premiere, The Big Bang Theory was up 1.83m viewers and three tenths in the demo.

E4 picks up rights to Young Sheldon in the U.K. September 26, 2017

E4 picks up rights to Young Sheldon in the U.K.

E4 has picked up the rights to air The Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon in the United Kingdom and will broadcast the show starting next year.

The British digital channel has had the rights to The Big Bang Theory since 2007 and has made the show a key part of its line-up. The Big Bang Theory's recent tenth season attracted 2.4 million viewers an episode on E4, making it the network's biggest show of the year.

Young Sheldon, which aired its special debut last night on CBS, follows the life of Sheldon Cooper growing up in East Texas and starting high school at the age of nine. The show stars Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Annie Potts, Montana Jordan and Raegan Revord. Young Sheldon was created by The Big Bang Theory's co-creator Chuck Lorre and executive producer Steven Molaro, who produce the show with Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak. Jon Favreau (Iron Man) directed the pilot episode.

E4 is expected to begin showing The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season, which premiered yesterday in the United States, later this year.

A fan site for Young Sheldon September 17, 2017

A fan site for Young Sheldon

We have launched a new fan site to provide more in-depth coverage on the upcoming The Big Bang Theory spin-off, Young Sheldon: Young-Sheldon.com The site will provide news, episode guides, quotes and other updates on the show.

Young Sheldon is of course the new sitcom from The Big Bang Theory producers Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro which follows Sheldon growing up as a boy genius in East Texas in 1989. Sheldon is starting high school at the age of nine and must deal with an environment that does not always reward his intelligence. Unlike The Big Bang Theory, which is a multi-camera comedy filmed in front of an audience, Young Sheldon is a single-camera show like The Wonder Years or Malcolm in the Middle.

Young Sheldon stars Iain Armitage (Big Little Lies) as Sheldon, Laurie Metcalf's real life daughter, Zoe Perry, as Mary Cooper, Lance Barber as George Sr., Montana Jordan as George Jr. and Raegan Revord as Missy. Annie Potts (Designing Women, Ghostbusters) has joined the cast as Meemaw.

Young Sheldon will be narrated by Jim Parsons as adult Sheldon. Iron Man and The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau directed the pilot episode. Chuck Lorre, Steven Molaro, Jim Parsons, Todd Spiewak and Jon Favreau are executive producers on the show.

Visit Young-Sheldon.com for updates

Young Sheldon will air its series debut on Monday, September 25 at 8:30/7:30c right after the eleventh season premiere of The Big Bang Theory. Young Sheldon will then return on Thursday, November 2 when The Big Bang Theory moves back to Thursday nights.

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The Big Bang Theory: Season 10 released on DVD and Blu-ray September 12, 2017

The Big Bang Theory: Season 10 released on DVD and Blu-ray

The Big Bang Theory: Season 10 is out today on DVD and Blu-ray in the United States and Canada. The box-sets were released on Monday in the United Kingdom and Ireland, while fans in Australia and New Zealand will have to wait just a little long until the release date on Wednesday, September 13.

The three-disc DVD and two-disc Blu-ray sets contain all twenty-four episodes from the latest season of The Big Bang Theory, plus new bonus features. The Blu-ray set also includes digital downloads of the episodes.

The bonus features are five new featurettes: "#JustAskBBT", "Mad Props", "The Ever-Expanding Universe of The Big Bang Theory", "Who's the Baby Now?" and "Best of The Big Bang Theory: 2016 Comic-Con Panel"; along with a new gag reel.

Order The Big Bang Theory: Season 10 DVD from Amazon

Order The Big Bang Theory: Season 10 Blu-ray from Amazon

The Big Bang Theory returns with its eleventh season premiere, "The Proposal Proposal", in under two weeks' time. The season premiere will air Monday, September 25 at 8/7c on CBS and will be followed by the series debut of Young Sheldon.

1102 'The Retraction Reaction' Press Release September 8, 2017

1102 'The Retraction Reaction' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the second episode of The Big Bang Theory's upcoming eleventh season, "The Retraction Reaction", which airs Monday, October 2.

Regina King reprises her role as Mrs. Davis, the university's human resources administrator. Science Friday's Ira Flatow guest stars as himself in the episode.

"The Retraction Reaction" - Leonard angers the university - and the entire physics community - after he gives an embarrassing interview. Also, Amy and Bernadette bond over having to hide their success from Sheldon and Howard, Monday, Oct. 2 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The Big Bang Theory starts the season on Monday nights again this year to make way for Thursday Night Football. The eleventh season premiere will air Monday, September 25 at 8/7c and will be immediately followed by the special debut of Young Sheldon, the new The Big Bang Theory spin-off following the early life of Sheldon growing up in Texas.