Episode 6.01 Final Ratings Posted September 28, 2012

Episode 6.01 Final Ratings

The sixth season premiere of The Big Bang Theory was the night's #1 program in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49. Last night's episode also received the show's largest audience and highest 18-49 demo rating ever for a season premiere.

"The Date Night Variable" was watched by 15.66 million people and scored a 9.3/16 rating in households. In the adults 18-49 demographic, The Big Bang Theory was adjusted up two tenths of a ratings point to a 5.0/15 rating. The Big Bang Theory finished first in households, viewers, adults 25-54, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 in its time period.

More about the episode

'The Date Night Variable' - Season 6, Episode 1
Airs September 27, 2012 at 8/7c on CBS.

A lonely Raj interrupts Sheldon & Amy's and Leonard & Penny's dates. Meanwhile, Howard and his mother are arguing, even as he's 220 miles above earth in the International Space Station.

Comments (11)

Mary Johansen Canada, 18:02 Oct 29 2012.
I find implausible that Howard is the first one married out of these four. based upon looks , brains and character traits, Raj should have been the first, Sheldon the second, Leonard the third and then, after many many family arranged blind dates, maybe Howard. He has that awful Beatles bowl haircut, he is really really short and tiny, made only worse by his skinny jeans and matching clinging turtle necks....he is unusually attached to his mother. If you listed all of the things I wouldn't want in a mate, Howard would be it.....sorry Howard, I am sure you don't dress this poorly in real life. But I'd your character was the last man on earth, I would stay single.
kt United Kingdom, 11:12 Oct 19 2012.
when does the series 6 start in the uk
Daife Sweden, 16:31 Oct 18 2012.
Both Leonard and Raj have gotten fatter since season five, you notice it around their chins They need to train in real life as oppose to their characters lol
laurie United States, 16:05 Oct 5 2012.
I love tbbt so much that i painted a photo of dr. Sheldon cooper
Zach United States, 08:48 Oct 4 2012.
I think they should have an episode with Sheldon's memaw played by Betty White
Catherine  United Kingdom, 09:49 Oct 3 2012.
When will the uk air the new tbbt series 6 - i can't wait
MAGGIE United Kingdom, 15:39 Oct 2 2012.
I absolutely LOVE the Big Bang Theory! The first time I tuned in I thought it was a university Christmas lecture?(There was nothing else on!) From then on I was and always will be HOOKED!
TBBT Egypt, 16:56 Oct 1 2012.
Focus on science & Less on relationships, Big Fan <3
Pea United Kingdom, 15:19 Oct 1 2012.
Very doubtful about being filmed in the space station, but looked like very clever wire work and post production clean-up
brightyeyes United Kingdom, 09:38 Oct 1 2012.
I love the Big Bang theory best show on tv, im 56yrs old and watch it all the time. They are talented actors. Very funny and you learn about Science.

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