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.

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