Fifth Season Finale Ratings Posted May 11, 2012

Fifth Season Finale Ratings

Yesterday's season finale of The Big Bang Theory ranked first in its time period and was the night's #1 program in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

"The Countdown Reflection" was watched by 13.30 million people, down by around 610,000 people from the previous episode. The Big Bang Theory scored a 4.2/15 rating in the 18-49 demo, down from 4.7/16 last week. The show scored a 5.5/17 rating among adults 25-54 and a 2.8/11 rating among adults 18-34. The Big Bang Theory finished first in total viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

Compared to last year's season closer, the fifth season finale was up by 20% in adults 25-54, up 17% in adults 18-49 and added 2 million viewers. The Big Bang Theory has already been renewed for a sixth and seventh season, so the show will definitely be returning next season.

More about the episode

'The Countdown Reflection' - Season 5, Episode 24
Airs May 10, 2012 at 8/7c on CBS.

Howard and Bernadette decide they want to get married before his space launch, so the gang rushes to arrange an impromptu wedding.

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