7.13 'The Occupation Recalibration' Ratings Posted January 10, 2014

7.13 'The Occupation Recalibration' Ratings

Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory posted strong week-to-week gains to dominate its time slot and deliver the show's biggest audience ever in its 8pm time slot.

"The Occupation Recalibration" was watched by 20.35 million people, adding 1.15 million people over the previous episode. This is the show's largest audience in its regular 8/7c time slot and its best performance since 7.02 "The Deception Verification", which remains the show's most-watched episode, aired at the special time of 8:30 on September 26.

The Big Bang Theory delivered a 5.7/17 rating in the key adults 18-49 demographic, up from 5.4/16 last week. This was The Big Bang Theory's was also the show's best performance since episode 7.02. Yesterday's episode had more viewers and a stronger 18-49 rating in its time slot than the other four networks combined. The Big Bang Theory was by far the night's most-watched and highest-rated broadcast.

More about the episode

'The Occupation Recalibration' - Season 7, Episode 13
Aired January 9, 2014 at 8/7c on CBS.

Sheldon struggles to relax when the university forces him to use his vacation time. Meanwhile, Leonard tries to support Penny after she decides to quit her job, and Bernadette needs Stuart's help when she accidentally destroys one of Howard's comic books.

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