Episode 6.12 Ratings: Biggest audience yet Posted January 4, 2013

Episode 6.12 Ratings: Biggest audience yet

Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory set a new series high in total viewers and matched its high in the adults 18-49 demographic. With only CBS airing originals last night, the network performed better than the other four networks combined.

"The Egg Salad Equivalency" was watched by 18.98 million people, up by 1.35m people on the previous record set by "The 43 Peculiarity". In the important adults 18-49 demo, The Big Bang Theory scored a 6.0/17 rating, matching the series-high set back in the third season by "The Large Hadron Collision".

The Big Bang Theory finished first in its time slot by all key ratings metrics and was the night's most-watched and highest-rated broadcast. The show will almost certainly rank as the week's most-watched and highest-rated show among adults 18-49.

More about the episode

'The Egg Salad Equivalency' - Season 6, Episode 12
Airs January 3, 2013 at 8/7c on CBS.

When Sheldon's assistant makes a move on Leonard, his plan to focus her mind back on work lands him with a sexual harassment complaint. Meanwhile, Penny feels insecure when she learns Alex was hitting on Leonard.

Comments (18)

Maxxi United States, 20:46 Jan 24 2013.
I notice that you seem to be looking at the 18-49 demographic. You may want to expand the older end of that calculation. You're missing a lot of your viewers. We love Big Bang Theory
Bonnie Pennington United States, 21:17 Jan 22 2013.
i really think this needs to be recon with sheldon,he has no respect for other esp the dean....really he is not so id (smart) that it excuse him for respect to others///I think the show needs to conclude with a lesson on sheldon!
Mary Ellen Aguirre United States, 22:46 Jan 9 2013.
What is the wall decoration that is silver and black?
Tom United States, 21:59 Jan 5 2013.
It's too bad the direction they're taking with Sheldon in this episode. Really too bad.
G -Man United States, 21:29 Jan 5 2013.
Use to be a funny show. Show so going down hill fast. Writes have gone off track, on what mad the show a laugh-a-thon. Past year and half have been the worst. Just about to say good bye to TBBT.
Muzza United Kingdom, 13:33 Jan 5 2013.
Your welcome Steve. As you probably realised I am a geek!!! If you look on the laptop screen back you Can make out the alien head.
Darrell Canada, 11:18 Jan 5 2013.
sheldon at his best
Steve United States, 05:47 Jan 5 2013.
Thank You Muzza for that computer answer
Derrick Canada, 19:57 Jan 4 2013.
love the big bang.
Jack United Kingdom, 18:16 Jan 4 2013.
I am your BIGGEST FAN EVER!!! I was wondering if you were having a signing in the uk anytime soon. I hope so

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