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.

Comments (55)

mark United States, 11:31 Jul 19 2012.
Best show on tv...love those guys!
redcaveman Australia, 07:51 Jul 16 2012.
i love your show ,please dont stop , its the best
jessica Philippines, 05:02 Jul 16 2012.
you rock!!!!!!!!!!!! i love it...... sheldon and penny love team(how i wish) its more fun
sophie fox United Kingdom, 13:18 Jun 17 2012.
i love big bang tyheory its so funny i aways watch it sheldon is so funny
CATHERINE AND BOB United Kingdom, 15:54 Jun 7 2012.
love from england - miss you loads
Guille Chile, 20:29 Jun 6 2012.
Excellent show, I really love it, it makes me feel so identified in so many aspects...greetings from Chile!
Lori Canada, 13:43 Jun 4 2012.
Fabulous show. I hope it breaks a record for the number of seasons for a sit com. No, I don't know how many seasons that entails. Someone else can figure that out.
Darius Australia, 06:06 May 27 2012.
Come back soon guys. The new season can't start soon enough. Missing you. Still, I hope all of you have a great break. And Kaley, when someone in your profession says "Break a leg", please stop taking them literally :D
theory chik United States, 19:47 May 25 2012.
love the show, but wish that they had played the wedding more straight....showing that they can be "human" when it counts
Ron Stevense  United States, 22:46 May 24 2012.
I rarely watch TV sitcoms any more because they just aren't funny. This show is well written and excellently delivered. I laugh my ass off.

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