'The Big Bang Theory' hits rating highs, again! Posted January 11, 2013

'The Big Bang Theory' hits rating highs, again!

The Big Bang Theory hit new series highs in viewers and crucial demographics last night for the second consecutive week. The Big Bang Theory also managed to beat the first-run competition combined in viewers and key demos.

"The Bakersfield Expedition" was watched by 19.78 million people, adding more than half a million people over last week's 19.25m audience. In the adults 18-49 demographic, The Big Bang Theory scored a dominant 6.3/19 rating, up two notches from 6.1/19 last week, and an 8.1/21 rating among adults 25-54. The Big Bang Theory finished first in its time period in all key ratings metrics. The show ranked as the night's most-watched and highest-rated broadcast.

This week's episode The Big Bang Theory set new series highs in households, total viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49. This was also the show's best performance among adults 18-34 since February 8, 2010.

More about the episode

'The Bakersfield Expedition' - Season 6, Episode 13
Airs January 10, 2013 at 8/7c on CBS.

The guys take a trip to Bakersfield Comic-Con dressed as "Star Trek: The Next Generation" characters, but after their trip goes off course they lose faith in their geeky interests. Meanwhile, the girls try to take an interest in comic books.

Comments (28)

Kramerica Industries Canada, 14:37 Feb 14 2013.
Awesome episode. Star Trek & Marvel / DC Comics references abounded. Keep up the great work.
Huan Viet Nam, 12:45 Feb 9 2013.
Love this episode. SHELDON LOOKS GOOD WITH THIS HAIRstyle LOL. Not the makeup, sorry Raj hehe but I felt poor them when Sheldon got thrown by a tomato? Juice. And when they wanted to go home instead of going to their favourite comic con because atm they felt stupid doing all the things they loved. ;(
Chequita Suriname, 18:15 Feb 1 2013.
I don't mind watching an episode over and over again i still lol every time. Great show
crazy dave United States, 15:30 Jan 27 2013.
I had to check the Interstate question and found that Five is the correct NO. Juneau, Dover, Pierre, Carson City and Jefferson City. Love the program.
MARLIYA Philippines, 18:47 Jan 24 2013.
the best shoe ever!!!makes me laugh every second and forget my problem !
ohlin China, 17:13 Jan 23 2013.
i like them,but i have to wait too long to watch it
Stephanie United States, 19:58 Jan 21 2013.
Yes, I looked up the interstate trivia thing too. I am so addicted to this show. This episode was great.
Moon Pie United States, 22:10 Jan 17 2013.
I love when they talk it the police and when sheldon gets hit by the slushie. I no every word in every episode. "Oh boy another quiz!"
Jim Jim Moon  United States, 16:06 Jan 16 2013.
This one was not one was not one of the better shows. Still a big fan though.
Bonnie United States, 14:57 Jan 14 2013.
I loved Sheldon's whispy hair-do. Did anyone else think he looked like Clay Aiken?

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