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'The Commitment Determination' - Season 8, Episode 24
Airs Thursday, May 7 at 8/7c on CBS.

Sheldon pushes Leonard and Penny to choose a date for their wedding and deals with dramatic changes in his own relationship with Amy.

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CBS Announces Eighth Season Finale 1 day ago

CBS Announces Eighth Season Finale

CBS has put out the press release for the eighth season finale of The Big Bang Theory, "The Commitment Determination", which airs this Thursday, May 7.

“The Commitment Determination” – Sheldon pushes Leonard and Penny to choose a date for their wedding and deals with dramatic changes in his own relationship with Amy, on the eighth season finale of THE BIG BANG THEORY,Thursday, May 7 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.  

The Big Bang Theory is renewed for a ninth and tenth season as part of a three-season renewal last year.

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 32) 1 day ago

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 32)

Every week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. collects the different ratings for The Big Bang Theory, including the ratings for the new Season 8 episodes and the show's ratings in syndication. Head over to our forum to read the full roundup for the thirty-second week of the season.

This week's roundup includes the Live+7 ratings for "The Fortification Implementation", the weekly rankings for the week in which "The Graduation Transmission" aired, the syndication ratings for week thirty, and the ratings for last week's episode, "The Maternal Combustion".

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

823 'The Maternal Combustion' Ratings 4 days ago

823 'The Maternal Combustion' Ratings

Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory dominated its time period to finish as Thursday night's top-rated broadcast, despite tougher cable competition from the NFL Draft.

This week's episode, "The Maternal Combustion" which featured guest stars Laurie Metcalf and Christine Baranski, was watched by 13.85 million people, down by 780,000 from the 14.63m audience last week. In the adults 18-49 demographic, The Big Bang Theory had a 3.4/13 rating, down just two tenths from last week's episode. In recent years, the show's demo rating has taken a larger hit on the night of the NFL Draft.

The Big Bang Theory was first in its time period and the night overall in all key ratings measurements.

824 'The Commitment Determination' Pictures 4 days ago

Pictures from the eighth season finale of The Big Bang Theory, "The Commitment Determination", have been added to our episode guide. In the episode, Leonard and Penny are pressed by Sheldon to set a date for their wedding, while Sheldon grapples with changes in his own relationship with Amy.

Take a look at thumbnails of the pictures below and head over to our gallery to view the full album.







View more pictures in The Commitment Determination album

The eighth season finale airs Thursday, May 7. Don't worry, The Big Bang Theory has already been renewed for a ninth and tenth season as part of a multi-season deal signed last year.

Happy Birthday Johnny! 6 days ago

Happy Birthday Johnny!

Today is Johnny Galecki's birthday. The Big Bang Theory Site wishes him a very happy birthday.

Category: Johnny Galecki.

Happy Birthday Kunal! 6 days ago

Happy Birthday Kunal!

Today is Kunal Nayyar's birthday. The Big Bang Theory Site wishes him a very happy birthday.

Category: Kunal Nayyar.

823 'The Maternal Combustion' Press Release 6 days ago

823 'The Maternal Combustion' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for tomorrow's episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Maternal Combustion", the penultimate episode of the season. Laurie Metcalf and Christine Baranski reprise their roles as Sheldon's mother, Mary Cooper, and Leonard's mother, Dr. Beverly Hofstadter, respectively, in the episode.

“The Maternal Combustion” – Personalities collide when Sheldon and Leonard’s mothers finally meet. Meanwhile, Howard finally decides to “man up” and do his fair share of the housework – but not without a little help from his friends, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, April 30 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Emmy Award winners Laurie Metcalf and Christine Baranski return as Sheldon’s and Leonard’s mothers, respectively.

The Big Bang Theory's eighth season finale, "The Commitment Determination", airs next Thursday, May 7. Don't worry, the show is already renewed for a ninth (and tenth) season.

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 31) April 27, 2015

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 31)

Each week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. collects the different ratings for The Big Bang Theory, including the ratings for new Season 8 episodes and the ratings in syndication. Head over to our forum to read the full roundup for the thirty-first week of the season.

This week's roundup includes the Live+7 ratings for "The Skywalker Incursion", the ratings for last week's episode, "The Graduation Transmission", the syndication ratings for week twenty-nine, and the weekly rankings for the week "The Communication Deterioration" aired.

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

822 'The Graduation Transmission' Ratings April 24, 2015

822 'The Graduation Transmission' Ratings

Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory was Thursday's most-watched and highest-rated show despite a week-to-week fall in the ratings.

"The Graduation Transmission" was watched by 14.63 million people, down by 190,000 people from the week before. The Big Bang Theory had a 3.6/13 rating in the key adults 18-49 demographic, down three tenths from the previous episode. The Big Bang Theory was the top show in viewers and the 18-49 demo in its time period and for the night overall.

822 'The Graduation Transmission' Press Release April 22, 2015

822 'The Graduation Transmission' Press Release

CBS has put out the press release for tomorrow's new The Big Bang Theory, "The Graduation Transmission". Brian George and Alice Amter reprise their roles as Raj's parents.

 “The Graduation Transmission” – Wolowitz questions his engineering abilities when he and Sheldon can’t get a toy drone to fly. Meanwhile, a cancelled flight nearly prevents Leonard from giving the commencement address at his former high school, and Raj pits his parents against each other when his father cuts him off financially, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, April 23 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

The Big Bang Theory is new each week now until the season finale on Thursday, May 7. Don't worry, the show has already been renewed for a ninth (and tenth) season.

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 30) April 20, 2015

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 30)

Every week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. collect the various ratings for The Big Bang Theory, including ratings for new Season 8 episodes and the show's ratings in syndication. Head over to our forum to read the full roundup for the thirtieth week of the season.

This week's roundup includes the weekly rankings for week 29 during which "The Fortification Implementation" aired, the syndication ratings for week twenty eight, the ratings for last week's episode, "The Communication Deterioration", and the Live+7 ratings for week 26 during which The Big Bang Theory was pre-empted by basketball.

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

821 'The Communication Deterioration' Ratings April 17, 2015

821 'The Communication Deterioration' Ratings

Last night's The Big Bang Theory again delivered week-to-week ratings gains, moving up sharply in the key adults 18-49 demographic.

This week's episode, "The Communication Deterioration", had 14.82 million viewers, up by 40,000 people from last week. The Big Bang Theory scored a 3.9/15 rating in the 18-49 demo, up four tenths from the previous episode's 3.5/13. The Big Bang Theory was the most-watched and top-rated show in its time period and for Thursday night overall.

CBS Announces TBBT's Eighth Season Finale April 17, 2015

CBS Announces TBBT's Eighth Season Finale

CBS has revealed the storyline for the eighth season finale of The Big Bang Theory, airing Thursday, May 7. The network released the title and synopsis for the twenty-fourth episode of the season, "The Commitment Determination".

“The Commitment Determination” – Sheldon (Jim Parsons) pushes Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) to choose a date for their wedding and deals with dramatic changes in his own relationship with Amy (Mayim Bialik).

The Big Bang Theory is already renewed for its ninth and tenth season as part of three-season deal signed last year. The ninth season will begin this fall on CBS.

821 'The Communication Deterioration' Pictures April 15, 2015

Pictures from tomorrow's new The Big Bang Theory episode, "The Communication Deterioration", have been added to our gallery. In the episode, Raj gets the opportunity to craft a message for NASA in case their mission discovers alien life, while Penny is unsure whether to audition for a movie or stay with her pharmaceutical job.

Take a look at thumbnails of the pictures below and head over to our gallery to view the full album. 







View more pictures in The Communication Deterioration album

The Big Bang Theory is now new every week until the eighth season finale airs on Thursday, May 7. Don't worry, The Big Bang Theory has already been renewed for a ninth and tenth season.

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 29) April 14, 2015

Weekly Ratings Roundup (Week 29)

Each week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. brings together the different ratings for The Big Bang Theory, including ratings for Season 8 and the show's ratings in syndication. Head over to our forum to read the full roundup for the twenty-ninth week of the season.

This week's roundup includes the weekly rankings for week 28 during which "The Skywalker Incursion" aired, the syndication ratings for week twenty seven, the ratings for last week's episode, "The Fortification Implementation", and the Live+7 ratings for week 25 during which The Big Bang Theory was pre-empted by basketball.

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

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