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The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament: Final Round September 10, 2019

The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament: Final Round

We are running an episode tournament to find fans' favorite episode of The Big Bang Theory. The third round has just closed and the two winning episodes have made it through to the final round.

In the last round, The Adhesive Duck Deficiency beat the series finale, The Stockholm Syndrome, with 57.3% of the vote, while The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis was the clear winner against The Bow Tie Asymmetry with 71.3% of votes.

The final round between The Adhesive Duck Deficiency and The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis is open now. Check back on Tuesday, September 17 for the result.

Cast your vote in the final round of our The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament

The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament: Round 3 September 2, 2019

The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament: Round 3

We are running an episode tournament to find fans' favorite episodes of The Big Bang Theory. The second knock-out round has now closed and the four winning episodes have made it through to the semi-finals.

In the second round, "The Stockholm Syndrome" won against "The Scavenger Vortex" with 60.5% of the vote, "The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis" defeated "The Opening Night Excitation" with 61.7% of votes, "The Adhesive Duck Deficiency" decisively beat "The Long Distance Dissonance" with a 73.8% share, and "The Bow Tie Asymmetry" was the winner against "the Change Constant" with 63.8% of the vote.

The first match of the semi-finals between "The Stockholm Syndrome" and "The Adhesive Duck Deficiency" is open now. The next match between "The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis" and "The Bow Tie Asymmetry" opens Friday, September 6. Remember to check back on Tuesday, September 10 to see which episodes made it to the final.

Cast your vote in the third round of our The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament

The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament: Round 2 August 21, 2019

The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament: Round 2

We are running an episode tournament to find fans' favorite episodes of The Big Bang Theory. The first knock-out round has now closed and the eight winning episodes have progressed to the second round.

In the previous round, The Stockholm Syndrome was the winner against The Prom Equivalency with 75% of the vote, The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis defeated The Panty Pinata Polarization with 72% of votes, The Adhesive Duck Deficiency won against The Locomotive Manipulation with with 71%, and The Bow Tie Asymmetry beat The 43 Peculiarity with 63% of the vote.

The Scavenger Vortex was the winner against The Lunar Excitation with 60% of the vote, The Opening Night Excitation easily defeated The Proposal Proposal with 78% of votes, The Long Distance Dissonance won against The Recombination Hypothesis with a 63% share, and The Change Constant narrowly beat The Earworm Reverberation with 51% of the vote.

In the second knock-out round, the eight winning episodes now go head-to-head in the following pairs: The Stockholm Syndrome vs. The Scavenger Vortex, The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis vs. The Opening Night Excitation, The Adhesive Duck Deficiency vs. The Long Distance Dissonance, and The Bow Tie Asymmetry vs. The Change Constant.

Each match will run for three days and the first match is now open for voting.

Cast your votes in the second round of our The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Complete Series Box-sets August 19, 2019

The Big Bang Theory: Season 12 DVD

The Big Bang Theory: Season 12 is coming to DVD and Blu-ray this fall. The box-sets will be released in the United States and Canada on Tuesday, November 12, and in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Monday, November 11.

The two-disc box-sets will include all twenty-four episodes of the show's twelfth and final season, along with new and exclusive bonus features. The Blu-ray edition also includes a digital copy of the episodes.

Those special features are "The Last Days of The Big Bang Theory", "The Big Bang Theory's Impact", "The Sweet Spot", "The Big Bang Theory Cast Visits Ellen", "The Big Bang Theory: 2018 Comic-Con Panel", and a Gag Reel. The CBS special "Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell Special", which aired the night of the show's finale, is also included.

Pre-order The Big Bang Theory: Season 12 DVD from Amazon.com or upgrade to the Blu-ray edition.

The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Series

The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Series, including all 279 episodes of the show's twelve-season run, will also be released on DVD and a Limited Edition Blu-ray on that day.

Along with all the bonus features from the individual season releases, the box-set will also include an additional disc with three exclusive featurettes. The limited edition Blu-ray also comes with a pop-up book and a digital copy of all the episodes.

The never-before-seen featurettes are "The Big Bang Theory: A Retrospective", "BBT's Greatest Hits: 12 Years of Comedy in 24 Minutes", and "All The Stars in the BBT Universe".

Pre-order The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Series DVD from Amazon.com or upgrade to the limited edition Blu-ray.

GB IE In the United Kingdom and Ireland, The Big Bang Theory: Season 12 DVD and Blu-ray will be released on Monday, November 11 and can be pre-ordered from Amazon.co.uk. The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Series DVD and Blu-ray box-sets will also be released that day.

The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament: Round 1 August 5, 2019

The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament: Round 1

We are running an episode tournament to find fans' favorite episodes from the twelve-season run of The Big Bang Theory. The nominations round has just closed and the sixteen most popular episodes have made it through to the first knock-out round.

The sixteen episodes will go head-to-head in the following pairs: The Stockholm Syndrome vs. The Prom Equivalency, The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis vs. The Panty Pinata Polarization, The Adhesive Duck Deficiency vs. The Locomotive Manipulation, The Bow Tie Asymmetry vs. The 43 Peculiarity, The Scavenger Vortex vs. The Lunar Excitation, The Opening Night Excitation vs. The Proposal Proposal, The Long Distance Dissonance vs. The Recombination Hypothesis, and The Earworm Reverberation vs. The Change Constant.

The first match is open for voting now. Each match lasts for two days so remember to check back every other day to vote in the latest match.

Cast your vote in the first knock-out round of our The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament

The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament July 22, 2019

The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament

We are running an episode tournament to find the fans' favorite episodes from the entire twelve-season run of The Big Bang Theory.

The nominations round is open now. You can vote for up to sixteen of your favorite episodes of the show to go through to the knock-out rounds.

The nominations round will close Monday, August 5, when the sixteen most popular episodes will advance to the knock-outs.

Submit your nominations in our The Big Bang Theory Episode Tournament

The Big Bang Theory finale earns three Emmy nominations July 17, 2019

The Big Bang Theory finale earns three Emmy nominations

The Big Bang Theory has been nominated for three Emmy awards for its series finale, "The Stockholm Syndrome", it was announced yesterday. The Big Bang Theory and its stars were absent from the comedy and acting categories.

Mark Cendrowski, who directed 244 of the show's 279 episodes, was nominated in the "Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series" category for his work on the finale. The other nominees are Alec Berg (Barry: The Audition), Bill Hader (Barry: ronny/lily), Harry Bradbeer (Fleabag: Episode 1), Amy Sherman-Palladino (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: All Alone), and Daniel Palladino (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: We're Going to the Catskills!).

Peter Chakos, who was editor of The Big Bang Theory through its twelve-season run, was nominated in the "Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series" category. The other contenders are Brian Schnuckel (The Conners: Keep on Truckin'), Joe Bella (Mom: Big Floor Pillows And a Ball of Fire), Pat Barnett (One Day at a Time: The Funeral), and Peter Beyt (Will & Grace: Family, Trip).

The Big Bang Theory's technical crew (John D. O'Brien, John Pierre Dechene, Richard G. Price, James L. Hitchcock, Brian Wayne Armstrong and John E. Goforth) were also nominated in the "Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series" category. The other shows nominated are CONAN, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Saturday Night Live, and The Voice.

Season 12 Episode Tournament: Result June 26, 2019

Season 12 Episode Tournament: Result

Voting has now closed in our episode tournament to find the fans' favorite episode from the final season of The Big Bang Theory.

The final episode, "The Stockholm Syndrome", beat "The Change Constant", the penultimate episode of the series, with 87.2% of the vote.

In "The Stockholm Syndrome", the group traveled to the Swedish capital to see Sheldon and Amy awarded with the Nobel prize. After Sheldon upset his friends before the ceremony, he learned an important lesson about the people in his life who got him to that point.

Thank you to everybody who voted in the tournament. Look out for the ultimate The Big Bang Theory episode tournament, covering the show's entire twelve-season run, next month.

View a recap of our The Big Bang Theory: Season 12 episode tournament

Season 12 Episode Tournament: Final Round June 21, 2019

Season 12 Episode Tournament: Final Round

We are running an episode tournament to find fans' favorite episode from the final season of The Big Bang Theory. The second knock-out round has just closed and voting is open now in the final round.

In the previous round, "The Stockholm Syndrome" beat "The D & D Vortex" with 76.8% of the vote, and "The Change Constant" won against "The VCR Illumination" with 63.6% of votes.

The final round between "The Stockholm Syndrome" and "The Change Constant" is open now. The winner will be announced Wednesday, June 26.

Vote in the final of our The Big Bang Theory: Season 12 Episode Tournament

Season 12 Episode Tournament: Round 2 June 15, 2019

Season 12 Episode Tournament: Round 2

We are running an episode tournament to find the fans' favorite episode of the final season of The Big Bang Theory. The first knock-out round has just closed and the four victorious episodes have made it through to the semi-finals.

In the previous round, The Stockholm Syndrome beat The Imitation Perturbation with 66.1% of the vote, The Change Constant was the winner against The Conjugal Configuration with 69.4% of votes, The D & D Vortex defeated The Maternal Conclusion with a 54.5% share, and The VCR Illumination won against The Wedding Gift Wormhole with 53.8% of the vote.

The four winning episodes now go head-to-head in the following pairs: The Stockholm Syndrome vs. The D & D Vortex, and The Change Constant vs. The VCR Illumination. Each match will last three days and the first match is open now. Remember to check back on Wednesday, June 19 to vote in the second match.

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The Big Bang Theory added to Warner Bros. Studio Tour June 13, 2019

The Big Bang Theory added to Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Following the end of The Big Bang Theory's twelve-season run, original sets from the show will soon be added to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood's interactive soundstage, "Stage 48: Script to Screen".

From June 28, 2019, tour guests will be able to step inside Apartment 4A where fans can practice their "Sheldon knock" on the apartment door or try their luck sitting in "Sheldon's spot".

The tour will also feature the foyer between Apartments 4A and 4B, where Sheldon and Leonard's universe first collided with Penny's, and the CalTech Physics Lab Cafeteria where the guys spent their lunch hour.

"We are thrilled to invite fans of The Big Bang Theory to step into these iconic sets from such a beloved show," said Gary Soloff, Director of Marketing, WBSTH. "There is nothing like being in the very spot that legendary film and TV shows were created and seeing authentic sets up close and personal. It's a truly emotional experience especially with a memorable show that has such a broad global following."

"For twelve seasons and 279 episodes, the cast and crew of The Big Bang Theory found their home away from home on these sets on Stage 25," says Chuck Lorre, co-creator and executive producer of The Big Bang Theory, "We're thrilled that Apartment 4A and other Big Bang locales will remind visitors of all the laughter that took place on our show."

Season 12 Episode Tournament: Round 1 June 6, 2019

Season 12 Episode Tournament: Round 1

We are running an episode tournament to find fans' favorite episodes from the final season of The Big Bang Theory.

The nominations round has just closed and the eight most popular episodes have made it through to the first of the knock-out rounds.

The episodes now go head-to-head in the following pairs: "The Stockholm Syndrome" vs. "The Imitation Perturbation", "The Change Constant" vs. "The Conjugal Configuration", "The D & D Vortex" vs. "The Maternal Conclusion", and "The Wedding Gift Wormhole" vs. "The VCR Illumination".

The first match between "The Stockholm Syndrome" and "The Imitation Perturbation" is open now. Check back on Sunday, June 9 to vote in the second match.

Cast your vote in the first round of our The Big Bang Theory: Season 12 Episode Tournament

The Big Bang Theory Season 12 Episode Tournament May 30, 2019

The Big Bang Theory Season 12 Episode Tournament

We are running an episode tournament to find fans' favorite episodes from the final season of The Big Bang Theory.

You can nominate up to eight episodes from the last season. The eight most popular episodes from the nominations round will then go through to the knock-out rounds.

Submit your nominations in our Season 12 Episode Tournament

The nominations round will close next Thursday, June 6. Check back then to vote in the first of the knock-out stages.

The Big Bang Theory finale scores biggest audience in five years May 17, 2019

The Big Bang Theory finale scores biggest audience in five years

The hour-long series finale of The Big Bang Theory delivered the show's biggest audience in over five years.

The final episode was watched by 18.52 million people, the show's biggest audience since January 30, 2014. The Big Bang Theory was the most-watched program of the entire night.

The Big Bang Theory had a dominant 3.2 rating in the key adults 18-49 demographic, its best performance in the demo since October 2, 2017. The Big Bang Theory was the highest-rated program of the night.

The second season finale of Young Sheldon, which followed The Big Bang Theory at 9/8c, was watched by 13.72 million people and scored a 2.1 rating in the demo, its best performance of the season. Young Sheldon was the second most-watched and highest-rated program of the night.

The behind-the-scenes retrospective, "Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell", had 11.76 million viewers and scored a 1.7 rating in the demo. The special was the #1 program in its time period.

The Big Bang Theory is the first sitcom since Seinfeld to finish its final season as the top-rated scripted program on TV.

Young Sheldon to inherit The Big Bang Theory time slot May 15, 2019

Young Sheldon to inherit The Big Bang Theory time slot

Young Sheldon will inherit The Big Bang Theory's Thursday 8/7c time period next season, CBS announced today as it unveiled its 2019/20 schedule.

The Big Bang Theory, which ends its twelve-year run tomorrow night, has held the time period for the last nine seasons. After moving to Thursday nights in 2010, The Big Bang Theory grew in popularity to become the highest-rated scripted program on TV.

CBS renewed Young Sheldon for another two seasons earlier this year, taking the show through to its fourth season in 2020/21.

Following Young Sheldon in its new time period will be the new single-camera comedy The Unicorn, starring Walton Goggins. The seventh season of Mom, which was co-created by Chuck Lorre, keeps its 9/8c slot. New multi-camera comedy Carol's Second Act, starring Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves RaymondThe Middle), airs at 9:30/8:30c. The new drama series Evil closes out the night at 10/9c.

Elsewhere on CBS's fall schedule, Bob (Hearts) Abishola, a new multi-camera sitcom from Chuck Lorre with star Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly), will air Mondays at 8/7c.

The Big Bang Theory's hour-long series finale airs tomorrow, May 16, at 8/7c on CBS. A special behind-the-scenes retrospective, Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell, airs at 9:30/8:30c after the second season finale of Young Sheldon.

To wrap off this special night for The Big Bang Theory fans, the entire cast will join Stephen Colbert on The Late Show at 11:35/10:35c.

For more Young Sheldon updates, visit our Young Sheldon Fan Site