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'The Monetary Insufficiency' - Season 11, Episode 22
Airs Thursday, April 26 at 8/7c on CBS.

Sheldon goes to Vegas to win money for science. Also, Penny and Bernadette take Amy wedding dress shopping, but her terrible choice entangles them in a web of lies.

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1123 'The Sibling Realignment' Press Release 6 days ago

1123 'The Sibling Realignment' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the penultimate episode of The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season, "The Sibling Realignment", which airs Thursday, May 3.

Jerry O'Connell (Stand by Me, Sliders) guest stars as Sheldon's older brother, Georgie, in the episode.

The Sibling Realignment – When Sheldon learns that his mother won’t attend his wedding unless he invites his brother, Georgie (Jerry O’Connell), he and Leonard travel to Texas to end a family feud. Also, the Wolowitz kids inadvertently infest Amy, Bernadette, Wolowitz and Koothrappali with pinkeye, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, May 3 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

Mark Hamill, Kathy Bates to guest star in season finale April 16, 2018

Mark Hamill, Kathy Bates to guest star in season finale

As The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season comes to a close next month, CBS has revealed the packed guest list for the season finale which will feature Sheldon and Amy's wedding.

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill, Kathy Bates (Misery), who won an Emmy for her guest appearance on Chuck Lorre's Two and a Half Men, and magician Teller will all be appearing in the episode though their exact roles have not been revealed.

As previously reported, we will be meeting another member of the Cooper family as Jerry O'Connell (Stand by Me, Sliders) appears as Sheldon's older brother, George Jr. Courtney Henggeler (Cobra Kai, Mom) will be reprising her role as Sheldon's twin sister, Missy, last seen in the Season 1 episode "The Pork Chop Indeterminacy", and Laurie Metcalf will be returning as Sheldon's mother, Mary.

An array of familiar faces will also be present with John Ross Bowie (Barry Kripke), Brian Posehn (Bert), and Wil Wheaton featuring in the episode. Lauren Lapkus, who first guest stars in this week's episode, "The Comet Polarization", will also be returning.

The eleventh season finale will air Thursday, May 10 at 8/7c on CBS. Don't panic though, The Big Bang Theory has already been renewed for a twelfth season to air in 2018/19.

1122 'The Monetary Insufficiency' Press Release April 7, 2018

1122 'The Monetary Insufficiency' Press Release

CBS has released the synopsis for the April 26 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Monetary Insufficiency".

Joshua Malina (The West Wing) returns as President Siebert, head of the university, in this episode.

The Monetary Insufficiency – Sheldon goes to Vegas to win money for science. Also, Penny and Bernadette take Amy wedding dress shopping, but her terrible choice entangles them in a web of lies, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, April 26 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

1121 'The Comet Polarization' Press Release April 6, 2018

1121 'The Comet Polarization' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the April 19 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Comet Polarization". Comic author and novelist Neil Gaiman guest stars as himself in the episode.

The Comet Polarization - Sheldon's comic book store experiences changes when writer Neil Gaiman puts Stuart's store on the map. Also, Koothrappali takes credit for Penny's astronomical discovery, and friendships are threatened, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, April 19 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

1120 'The Reclusive Potential' Press Release March 23, 2018

1120 'The Reclusive Potential' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the April 12 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Reclusive Potential". Peter MacNicol (Ally McBeal, Numbers) guest stars in the episode.

The Reclusive Potential - A brilliant but reclusive scientist, Doctor Wolcott (Peter MacNicol), invites Sheldon to his cabin in the middle of nowhere, and Leonard, Raj and Howard go along for the trip. Also, Penny and Bernadette improvise after Amy doesn't like the tame bachelorette party they planned for her, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, April 12 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

After two weeks off air as CBS aired the NCAA March Madness tournament, The Big Bang Theory is back with a new episode this Thursday, March 29. Bill Gates guest stars.

Jerry O'Connell cast as Sheldon's brother March 22, 2018

Jerry O'Connell cast as Sheldon's brother

The Big Bang Theory is set to introduce Sheldon's older brother, Georgie Cooper, in the upcoming season finale, the producers revealed yesterday at PaleyFest.

Jerry O'Connell (Standy by Me, Sliders, Crossing Jordan) has been cast as Sheldon's "dumb as soup" brother, who is played by Montana Jordan on Young Sheldon. Unlike Sheldon's twin sister Missy, who we met in the first season of The Big Bang Theory, we have only heard references to Sheldon's brother so far.

The eleventh season finale, which will air Thursday, May 10, will cover Sheldon and Amy's wedding. Laurie Metcalf will be returning as Sheldon's mother, Mary, in the episode.

There was no word whether Sheldon's twin sister, Missy, who was played by Courtney Henggeler in "The Pork Chop Indeterminacy", or his Meemaw, played by June Squibb in "The Meemaw Materalization", will be returning for Sheldon and Amy's big day.

1119 'The Tenant Disassociation' Press Release March 16, 2018

1119 'The Tenant Disassociation' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the April 5 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Tenant Disassociation".

The Tenant Disassociation – When Leonard learns Sheldon is the president of the tenants association, he decides to run against him. Also, Bernadette encourages Wolowitz and Koothrappali to find the owner of a drone after they find it in the backyard, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, April 5 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The Big Bang Theory is currently taking a short break as CBS airs the NCAA March Madness tournament. The next episode, "The Gates Excitation", airs Thursday, March 29. Microsoft co-founder and noted philanthropist Bill Gates guest stars in the episode.

1118 'The Gates Excitation' Press Release March 9, 2018

1118 'The Gates Excitation' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the next episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Gates Excitation", which airs Thursday, March 29. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates guest stars as himself in the episode.

The Gates Excitation - Penny gets the opportunity to host Bill Gates at work when his company wants to partner with her pharmaceutical company. Also, Leonard, Koothrappali and Wolowitz do everything in their power to meet him, while Sheldon thinks he is the victim of an April Fools prank, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, March 29 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

The Big Bang Theory will be preempted for the next two weeks by the NCAA March Madness tournament.

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 21) February 26, 2018

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 21)

Every week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. collects the ratings for The Big Bang Theory across network TV and syndication. Head over to our forum to read the round-up for the twenty-first week of the season.

This week's round-up includes the Live+3 and Live+7 ratings for "The Novelization Correlation", the weekly rankings for week twenty in which The Big Bang Theory aired a rerun of "The Relaxation Integration", the syndicated ratings for week 18, and the overnight and final ratings for the February 15 reruns of "The Collaboration Contamination" and "The Proposal Proposal".

UK: Save 10% on The Big Bang Theory merchandise February 22, 2018

UK: Save 10% on The Big Bang Theory merchandise

To celebrate the return of The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season in the UK tonight, we have teamed up with 8Ball.co.uk to give UK fans ten percent off on the range of officially licensed The Big Bang Theory t-shirts.

8Ball.co.uk stock a large range of officially licensed The Big Bang Theory t-shirts along with tees inspired by Sheldon's wardrobe. The officially licensed range of The Big Bang Theory t-shirts include designs based on Sheldon's catchphrase "Bazinga!", his "Friendship Algorithm", and some of his most memorable quotes including "I cry because other people are stupid and it makes me sad."

To get ten percent off on The Big Bang Theory merchandise at 8Ball.co.uk, just use the coupon code BBT10 at checkout.

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Bill Gates to guest star on The Big Bang Theory February 20, 2018

Bill Gates to guest star on The Big Bang Theory

Technology pioneer Bill Gates is set to guest star in an upcoming episode of The Big Bang Theory, it was revealed today.

In the episode, Penny will host the Microsoft co-founder at her work, prompting the guys to do all they can to try and meet the man. The episode will air in March.

Bill Gates founded the software company, best known for its Windows operating system, in 1975 with Paul Allen. He served as CEO until 2000 and as chairman until 2014.

As Microsoft grew into one of the world's most highly-valued companies, Gates became a billionaire and was for a few years the world's richest person. Gates is now more prominent for his philanthropic work with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest charitable foundation.

The Big Bang Theory has hosted tech visionaries before, with Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, guest starring in 2010, and Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk appearing in a 2015 episode.

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 20) February 20, 2018

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 20)

Each week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. collects the ratings for The Big Bang Theory across network TV and syndication. Head over to our forum to read the round-up for the twentieth week of the season.

This week's round-up includes the Live+3 and Live+7 numbers fr week eighteen during which The Big Bang Theory did not air a new episode, the weekly rankings for the week "The Novelization Correlation" aired, the syndicated ratings for week 18, and the overnight and final ratings for the February 8 rerun of "The Relaxation Integration".

1117 'The Athenaeum Allocation' Press Release February 13, 2018

1117 'The Athenaeum Allocation' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the March 8 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Athenaeum Allocation". John Ross Bowie returns as Barry Kripke in the episode.

The Athenaeum Allocation – Leonard jumps through hoops to help secure the perfect wedding venue for Sheldon and Amy. Also, Bernadette and Wolowitz have a hard time deciding who should stay at home with the kids and who should go back to work, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, March 8 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. John Ross Bowie returns as Kripke.

With the Winter Olympic Games airing on a competing network, CBS is airing The Big Bang Theory reruns for the next couple of weeks. A rerun of The Collaboration Contamination airs this Thursday, February 15, at 8/7c with a special rebroadcast of The Proposal Proposal at 9/8c. The following week, a rerun of The Proton Regeneration airs at 8/7c with a special rebroadcast of The Geology Methodology at 9/8c. The show is back with a new episode, The Neonatal Nomenclature, on March 1.

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 19) February 12, 2018

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 19)

Every week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. collects the various ratings for The Big Bang Theory on network TV and in syndication. Head over to our forum to read the round-up for the nineteenth week of the season.

This week's round-up includes the Live+3 and Live+7 ratings for "The Separation Triangulation", the weekly rankings for the January 25 rerun of The Retraction Reaction, the syndicated ratings for week 17, and the overnight and final ratings for "The Novelization Correlation".

The Big Bang Theory returns to the UK, joins Young Sheldon February 7, 2018

The Big Bang Theory returns to the UK, joins Young Sheldon

The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season will return to British TV screens later this month and will be joined by Young Sheldon, which is getting its UK debut.

E4 will resume airing the current season of The Big Bang Theory from Thursday, February 22 at 8pm. The digital broadcaster aired the first eleven episodes of the season late last year. Following the mid-season break, the show continues with "The Matrimonial Metric" which sees Sheldon and Amy try to determine who is most qualified to be best man and maid of honor at their wedding.

Young Sheldon will air right after The Big Bang Theory on Thursday nights at 8:30pm from February 22nd. E4 picked up the rights to the spin-off last year after the highly-rated premiere of the show in the United States. Young Sheldon, a single-camera comedy from The Big Bang Theory's Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, stars Iain Armitage as nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper growing up in East Texas, where his impressive intelligence isn't always an advantage when he starts high school.

Young Sheldon also stars Zoe Perry, real-life daughter of Laurie Metcalf who plays Sheldon's mother on The Big Bang Theory, as Mary Cooper, Lance Barber as George Sr., Montana Jordan as George Jr., Raegan Revord as Missy, and Annie Potts as Sheldon's beloved Meemaw. Jim Parsons, who also serves as executive producer with Todd Spiewak, narrates the show as adult Sheldon.