7.12 'The Hesitation Ramification' Ratings Posted January 6, 2014

7.12 'The Hesitation Ramification' Ratings

Last week's new episode of The Big Bang Theory dominated its time slot to ranks as the night's most-watched and highest-rated broadcast.

"The Hesitation Ramification", the first new episode of 2014, had an audience of 19.20 million people, up from the previous episode's 17.67m. In the key adults 18-49 demographic, The Big Bang Theory had a 5.4 rating, up from 5.1 on December 12. This was the show's best performance in viewers and the 18-49 demo since 7.02 "The Deception Verification" on September 26.

More about the episode

'The Hesitation Ramification' - Season 7, Episode 12
Airs January 2, 2014 at 8/7c on CBS.

After Penny's big acting break on NCIS gets cut, Leonard's attempts to help her lead Penny to make a big relationship decision. Meanwhile, Raj tries to improve his "game" before re-entering the dating world, and Sheldon learns how to be funny.

Comments (11)

jackson mcneil Australia, 07:25 Feb 9 2014.
The Show has been one of the great sitcoms of this century but it is becoming old,boring and the characters unlikable. Please end it soon and with dignity.
brad Australia, 05:26 Feb 9 2014.
Howard. Shuld get his docters degree
noneof yourbusiness United States, 11:39 Jan 21 2014.
do you know that leonard nimoy is in the giant ANT movie THEM
Chris Payne United States, 19:40 Jan 9 2014.
Penny absolutely has ambition - what she DOESN'T have is any real drive to put her acting out there. I have loved the show since the pilot, one of the best shows on TV and helps me when I suffer from depression (I'm bi-polar). A big WELL DONE to TBBT and Kaley Cuoco for their Peoples Choice wins - well deserved :-)
Eleni Parashaki Greece, 13:05 Jan 9 2014.
In my opinion, the writers are afraid to change anything about Raj's and Penny's characters. They really should, but they think they'll lose viewers, because the show is such a big hit. I have the feeling they will continue to portray him as a loser, and her as a dumb blonde with no ambitions.
Sam United Kingdom, 16:47 Jan 8 2014.
im hoping season 7 is the season for penny, in which the writers finally do something for her character. its been too long really and from what i see in preview for next episode its happening
Andy Argentina, 15:42 Jan 8 2014.
Karen, I doubt you are done if they separate. You'd just keep watching like everyone else! What I would really like to see is Raj get a girl!! I am beginning to think he is gay. i mean, there isn't anything really wrong with him. How can the writers be so cruel. Here's an idea: Raj trips at home and knocks his head against the table. He wakes up in the hospital with a brain contusion that actually helps him grow a self esteem and atitude (in other words, grow a couple). Than he goes on to seduce all the women... That would be really cool. Make a "loser" into a "winner". I think it would be great and give hope to alot of nerds out there. But thats just me.
liz Canada, 23:27 Jan 7 2014.
my birthday jan 06 I am 59 today and watch big bang 4 or 5 times a day. My favorite show, I love all the actors and shows. Big fan.
Laer United States, 21:55 Jan 7 2014.
I want to see Penny get more bit parts & maybe even something heftier. She's been without acting work too long.
Karen Rutland United States, 18:31 Jan 7 2014.
I am glad they are steering towards Penny making progress in acting, she should have advanced farther already with the comercial that was made. If the writers separate Leonard and Penny as a couple AGAIN, I am done.

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