Episode 5.08 Ratings: Record Thursday Ratings Posted November 4, 2011

Episode 5.08 Ratings: Record Thursday Ratings

Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory dominated its timeslot, was the highest rated show of the night and broke its previous records in its Thursday night timeslot.

"The Isolation Permutation" was watched by 15.98 million people, up by around 1.4 million people from last week, and attracted the show's largest Thursday night audience ever. Last night's episode was also the show's most watched episode since 3.17 The Precious Fragmentation, which aired Monday, March 8th 2010 in the 9:30 slot following Two and a Half Men.

The show scored a 9.4/15 rating in households, equalling the Thursday high set by the fifth season premiere. In the important adults 18-49 demographic, The Big Bang Theory set another Thursday high with a 5.4/16 rating.

More about the episode

'The Isolation Permutation' - Season 5, Episode 8
Aired November 3, 2011 at 8/7c on CBS.

When Amy's feelings are hurt after Bernadette and Penny shop for wedding dresses without her, a reluctant Sheldon must comfort her.

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