812 'The Space Probe Disintegration' Ratings Posted January 9, 2015

812 'The Space Probe Disintegration' Ratings

Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory delivered the show's best ratings since its season premiere on Monday, September 22, to finish a dominant first in the ratings for Thursday night.

"The Space Probe Disintegration" was watched by 18.11 million people, adding 2.62m people from the last original episode on December 11. This was The Big Bang Theory's best performance in viewers since the eighth season premiere. In the adults 18-49 demographic, The Big Bang Theory scored a 4.6/15 rating, up seven tenths from the previous episode's 3.9/13.

The Big Bang Theory was the most-watched and highest-rated show on Thursday night with a 6.88m viewer lead on its nearest competitor, FOX's American Idol.

More about the episode

'The Space Probe Disintegration' - Season 8, Episode 12
Aired January 8, 2015 at 8/7c on CBS.

When Penny and Amy feel Leonard and Sheldon force them to embrace their interests but never return the courtesy, the girls take Sheldon and Leonard along when they go clothes shopping. Meanwhile, Howard tries to occupy Raj, who is nervously awaiting the results of a space probe he helped launch.

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