UK season premiere is E4's most-watched show this year Posted November 16, 2012
The UK premiere of The Big Bang Theory: Season 6 on E4 last night became the channel's most-watched show of the year and The Big Bang Theory's best performance for the station yet.
The sixth season opener, "The Date Night Variable", was watched by 2.31 million viewers, the digital channel's biggest audience of the year so far. The show brought in a large adults 16-34 audience, the key demographic for E4, with 1.17m viewers in the demo and a strong second-place share of 25.2%.
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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