Episode 5.09 Ratings Posted November 11, 2011

Episode 5.09 Ratings

Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory finished first in its slot and was the most-watched show of the night.

"The Ornithophobia Diffusion" was watched by 15.66 million people, down slightly from last week's record-setting audience of 15.98m, and scored a 9.3/15 rating in households. The Big Bang Theory recorded a 5.2/15 rating in the key adults 18-49 demographic, down from last week's 5.4/16.

The Big Bang Theory finished first in its slot and was the highest rated show of the night in households, total viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34. This is the eighth week running that the show has been the top rated show on Thursdays.

More about the episode

'The Ornithophobia Diffusion' - Season 5, Episode 9
Airs November 10, 2011 at 8/7c on CBS.

Leonard and Penny try hanging out together as friends, while Sheldon is forced to overcome his fear of birds.

Comments (28)

Jenny Canada, 15:53 Jan 19 2012.
love the show, but the sex talk content is starting to get a little much...my tweens won't be watching anymore if this is the way it's going to be. too bad...the sex talk just doesn't need to be that over-the-top.
dede net Ethiopia, 09:00 Jan 19 2012.
Penny, you have no idea how much i loved u. its u Penny who makes the theory sweet. Shelon sorry Dr. Sheldon, u r an amazing and funniest guy i ever seen. long live for all big bang families!
hannah United States, 10:44 Jan 13 2012.
i luv this show! it is such a kool comedy. i am a huge sheldon cooper fan.
angel medina  United States, 08:25 Dec 26 2011.
just love this show
David Canada, 20:38 Nov 30 2011.
Oh, I think Chuck and Bill think a LOT about ratings. A quest for ratings is the only reason I can see for the (bad) changes that they have been making to the show.
watvlaatp Latvia, 14:51 Nov 27 2011.
I'm sorry, but none cares about ratings. Srsly
Lenny Australia, 09:15 Nov 18 2011.
I think the rating has not counted online TV streaming and free shared download. hugeee fannn....Love ittt
Laer Carroll United States, 01:23 Nov 18 2011.
WHAT laugh track? Didn't notice it! Just exposed BBT to another helpless family. Now they're infected too! And they are not comics/sci-fi geeks, just ordinary people.
YSIDRA United States, 22:33 Nov 17 2011.
Just started watching also and cant believe I have missed 4 years of this show it`s great.
joice Philippines, 20:43 Nov 15 2011.
very big fan, can't get enough of watching the show. love to watch sheldon so much...

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