The Big Bang Theory hits new ratings highs Posted September 27, 2013

The Big Bang Theory hits new ratings highs

The second episode of last night's The Big Bang Theory double bill, 7.02 "The Deception Verification", was adjusted up in the final ratings to become the show's most-watched episode to date.

The episode delivered an audience of 20.44 million, the show's largest audience ever. The episode beats the previous record of 20 million viewers set by "The Bakersfield Expedition" back in January.

The episode was also adjusted up in the adults 18-49 demographic to a 6.1/18 rating and an 8.0/20 in the adults 25-54 demo.

More about the episode

'The Deception Verification' - Season 7, Episode 2
Airs September 26, 2013 at 8/7c on CBS.

Sheldon is distraught when Leonard returns from his expedition early but doesn't tell him. Meanwhile, Howard's close relationship with his mother causes his masculinity to be called into question.

Comments (4)

Graham Smith United Kingdom, 19:38 Oct 27 2013.
this show will go on and on, fantastic cast, and writers, its fantastic.......
brajnev India, 11:13 Oct 1 2013.
awesome episode
Jon United Kingdom, 09:00 Oct 1 2013.
Happy it back love the show
Rebbecca Australia, 18:06 Sep 27 2013.
That's cause it's a bloody good show :)

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