'Big Bang' moving to 9:30 Posted May 20, 2009

'Big Bang' moving to 9:30

The Big Bang Theory will move from its 8:00 slot to follow television's most popular sitcom, Two and a Half Men, at 9:30, this fall. CBS, announcing its fall line-up at the Upfronts in New York, spelled out their new Monday night line-up.

How I Met Your Mother will kick off the night at 8, Accidentally on Purpose - a new sitcom with Jenna Elfman airs at 8:30, Two and a Half Men stays at 9, and The Big Bang Theory moves to 9:30.

The Big Bang Theory will now finish off CBS' Monday night comedy block, airing after Two and a Half Men - TV's most popular comedy. Two and a Half Men was co-created by Big Bang Theory co-creator Chuck Lorre, who now dominates the 9 o'clock hour.

The Big Bang Theory aired at 9:30 once this season, and got big ratings in the slot. CBS showed confidence in the show when it renewed it for two seasons, back in March. Two and a Half Men was renewed for 3 seasons. Rules of Engagement, which occupied the 9:30 slot this season, has been renewed, but isn't on CBS' fall schedule.

Tags: CBS

Possibly Related Stories

Title Date Posted
1009 'The Geology Elevation' Press Release November 8, 2016

CBS has issued the press release for next week's episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Geology Elevation". John Ross Bowie returns as Barry Kripke and Brian Posehn reprises his role as Bert, the geologist, in the episode. Stephen Hawking guest stars as himself. Read the full story

The Big Bang Theory prequel in development November 7, 2016

A The Big Bang Theory spin-off centered on the early life of Sheldon Cooper is reportedly in the very early stages of development, according to Variety. The report indicates that a show focusing on the physicist's upbringing in Texas is nearing a script deal with The Big Bang Theory showrunner Steve Molaro set to write the script. Read the full story

1006 'The Fetal Kick Catalyst' Press Release October 21, 2016

CBS has issued the press release for the next episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Fetal Kick Catalyst", which marks the show's return to Thursday nights. The episode airs next Thursday, October 27 at 8/7c. Brian Posehn reprises his role as Amy's colleague, Bert, in the episode. Read the full story

1004 'The Cohabitation Experimentation' Press Release September 30, 2016

CBS has issued the press release for the fourth episode of The Big Bang Theory's new season, "The Cohabitation Experimentation", which airs Monday, October 10. Read the full story

1003 'The Dependence Transcendence' Press Release September 26, 2016

CBS has issued the press release for next week's episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Dependence Transcendence". Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) returns as Colonel Williams, the Air Force Representative who's liaising with the guys on their navigation project. Brian Posehn reprises his role as Bert, Amy's geologist colleague. Read the full story