Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 5) October 30, 2017

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 5)

Every week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. brings together 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 fifth week of the season.

This week's round-up features the Live+3 and Live+7 ratings for "The Relaxation Integration", the overnight and final ratings for "The Collaboration Contamination", the weekly rankings for the week in which "The Explosion Implosion" aired, and the syndicated ratings for week three.

1108 'The Tesla Recoil' Press Release October 28, 2017

1108 'The Tesla Recoil' Press Release

CBS has released the synopsis for the November 16 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Tesla Recoil". The Big Bang Theory moves back to its regular Thursday night time period this Thursday, November 2.

Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) reprises his role as Colonel Williams, John Ross Bowie returns as Barry Kripke and Swati Kapila guest stars as Ruchi, Bernadette's co-worker.

The Tesla Recoil - Leonard and Wolowitz are furious after they learn Sheldon went to work with the military behind their backs. Also, while Bernadette is on bed rest, she asks Raj to do some digging when she suspects Ruchi is trying to steal her job, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, Nov. 16 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

1107 'The Geology Methodology' Press Release October 27, 2017

1107 'The Geology Methodology' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the November 9 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Geology Methodology". Brian Posehn reprises his role as geologist Bert and Swati Kapila returns as Ruchi, Bernadette's co-worker, in the episode.

"The Geology Methodology" - Sheldon and Bert collaborate on a research project, despite Sheldon's embarrassment. Also, Penny and Bernadette coach Koothrappali on how to navigate his relationship with Ruchi (Swati Kapila), on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, Nov. 9 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The Big Bang Theory returns to Thursday nights next Thursday, November 2 with "The Proton Regeneration".

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 4) October 23, 2017

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 4)

Every week on our The Big Bang Theory forums, Rick K. brings together 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 fourth week of the season.

This week's round-up features the overnight and final ratings for last week's episode, "The Explosion Implosion", the Live+7 ratings for the season premiere "The Proposal Proposal", the weekly rankings for the week "The Relaxation Integration" aired, the syndicated ratings for week one, and the Live+7 ratings for the second episode of the season, "The Retraction Reaction".

1106 'The Proton Regeneration' Press Release October 20, 2017

1106 'The Proton Regeneration' Press Release

CBS has released the synopsis for the sixth episode of The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season, "The Proton Regeneration". This will be the first episode of the season aired on Thursday nights as the show moves back on November 2nd.

Bob Newhart reprises his role as Arthur Jeffries, a.k.a. Professor Proton, and Wil Wheaton returns in this episode.

The Proton Regeneration – Sheldon goes head-to-head with Wil Wheaton for the role of the new Professor Proton. Also, Penny steps in to take care of Halley when Bernadette and Wolowitz both wind up on bed rest, when THE BIG BANG THEORY moves to its regular time period, Thursday, Nov. 2 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 3) October 16, 2017

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Week 3)

Each 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 third week of the new season.

This week's round-up features the overnight and final ratings for last week's episode, "The Relaxation Integration", the weekly rankings for the second week of the season, the syndicated ratings for week one, and the Live+3 ratings for "The Retraction Reaction".

1105 'The Collaboration Contamination' Press Release October 13, 2017

1105 'The Collaboration Contamination' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the October 23 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Collaboration Contamination".

The Collaboration Contamination - Sheldon and Koothrappali confide in Bernadette when they can't handle Amy and Wolowitz working together. Also, Penny and Leonard learn new tactics for how to deal Sheldon from an unlikely source, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Monday, Oct. 23 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

This will be the last episode of the season to air on Monday nights. The Big Bang Theory returns to Thursdays at 8/7c on November 2 where the show will be followed by Young Sheldon, the new spin-off series which debuted last month.

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Weeks 1 & 2) October 11, 2017

Weekly Ratings Round-up (Weeks 1 & 2)

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

This week's round-up includes a guide to what ratings to expect each week and an explanation of what these ratings mean, the overnight and final ratings for the eleventh season premiere, "The Proposal Proposal", the overnight and final ratings for the second episode, "The Retraction Reaction", the weekly rankings for the first week of the season, and the Live+3 ratings for the season premiere.

1104 'The Explosion Implosion' Press Release October 9, 2017

1104 'The Explosion Implosion' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for next week's episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Explosion Implosion". Christine Baranski returns as Leonard's mother, Beverly, in the episode.

The Explosion Implosion - Wolowitz and Sheldon bond when they drive to the desert to shoot off a model rocket. Also, when Leonard's mom, Beverly (Christine Baranski) , finds a new best friend in Penny, it rubs Leonard the wrong way, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Monday, Oct. 16 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The eleventh season of The Big Bang Theory continues tonight at 8/7c on CBS with The Relaxation Integration.

1103 'The Relaxation Integration' Press Release September 29, 2017

1103 'The Relaxation Integration' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for the October 9 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Relaxation Integration".

"The Relaxation Integration" - As Sheldon stresses about picking a wedding date, Amy tries to convince him he has a more laid-back side. Also, Koothrappali and Stuart compete to win the heart of Bernadette's new coworker, Ruchi (Swati Kapila), on Monday, Oct. 9 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The Big Bang Theory's tenth season continues Monday, October 2 with "The Retraction Reaction".

CBS gives Young Sheldon full-season order September 28, 2017

CBS gives Young Sheldon full-season order

CBS gave Young Sheldon a full-season order after airing only one episode. The network's order for another nine episodes will take the show's first season up to twenty-two episodes.

Young Sheldon's debut on Monday night was the biggest comedy premiere in six years. Following the eleventh season premiere of The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon held onto a whopping 97.5% of the show's audience.

Young Sheldon will continue Thursday, November 2 at 8:30/7:30c right after The Big Bang Theory as it moves back to Thursday nights.

E4 to air 'Big Bang' Season 11 next month September 27, 2017

E4 to air 'Big Bang' Season 11 next month

The eleventh season of The Big Bang Theory will premiere in the United Kingdom next month. E4 will start airing the new season on Thursday, October 12 at 8:30pm.

In The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season premiere, "The Proposal Proposal", Amy gives Sheldon her answer to his proposal while Howard and Bernadette receive some surprising news.

E4 has been the British broadcaster of The Big Bang Theory since the show's inception, picking up the rights back in the summer of 2007. The tenth season of The Big Bang Theory was the channel's most popular show of the year, averaging 2.4 million viewers an episode.

E4 just yesterday announced it will be the U.K. home of Young Sheldon, the new The Big Bang Theory spin-off which follows the early life of Sheldon growing up in East Texas. The channel will start airing Young Sheldon in the U.K. next year.

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Bob Newhart to return as Professor Proton September 27, 2017

Bob Newhart to return as Professor Proton

Hot off his cameo appearance on Monday night's series debut of Young Sheldon, Bob Newhart will be returning to The Big Bang Theory as Professor Proton later this season.

Comedy legend Bob Newhart first appeared in the sixth season as Sheldon and Leonard's childhood hero, Arthur Jeffries, who hosted a children's science show as Professor Proton. Newhart won the first Emmy award of his career for his appearance in "The Proton Resurgence".

Arthur Jeffries passed away in the Season 7 episode "The Proton Transmogrification". Since then his character has appeared to Sheldon in dreams as his "Obi-Wan". Newhart most recently appeared in the Season 9 episode "The Opening Night Excitation", helping calm Sheldon's nerves ahead of his first intimate night with Amy.

Newhart will guest star in the November 2 episode - the show's first episode back on Thursday nights - which has not been taped yet. Sheldon's nemesis-turned-friend Wil Wheaton will also appear in the episode.

Young Sheldon is top comedy premiere in four years September 26, 2017

Young Sheldon is top comedy premiere in four years

Last night's debut of the new The Big Bang Theory spin-off, Young Sheldon, was the most-watched comedy premiere in six years, since 2 Broke Girls in 2011, and was the highest-rated premiere since 2013's The Crazy Ones.

Young Sheldon, which followed the eleventh season premiere of The Big Bang Theory, retained a resounding 97.5% of Big Bang's audience. Young Sheldon had 17.21 million viewers and a 3.8/16 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic to finish in its time period. Young Sheldon was the night's second most-watched and highest-rated program behind The Big Bang Theory. Young Sheldon will return November 2 when The Big Bang Theory moves back to Thursday nights.

The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season premiere delivered its best ratings since the December 2015 episode "The Opening Night Excitation". Last night's season opener, "The Proposal Proposal", was watched by 17.65 million people and had a 4.1/16 rating in the 18-49 for a clear first-place finish in its time slot and for the night as a whole. Compared to the tenth season premiere, The Big Bang Theory was up 1.83m viewers and three tenths in the demo.

E4 picks up rights to Young Sheldon in the U.K. September 26, 2017

E4 picks up rights to Young Sheldon in the U.K.

E4 has picked up the rights to air The Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon in the United Kingdom and will broadcast the show starting next year.

The British digital channel has had the rights to The Big Bang Theory since 2007 and has made the show a key part of its line-up. The Big Bang Theory's recent tenth season attracted 2.4 million viewers an episode on E4, making it the network's biggest show of the year.

Young Sheldon, which aired its special debut last night on CBS, follows the life of Sheldon Cooper growing up in East Texas and starting high school at the age of nine. The show stars Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Annie Potts, Montana Jordan and Raegan Revord. Young Sheldon was created by The Big Bang Theory's co-creator Chuck Lorre and executive producer Steven Molaro, who produce the show with Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak. Jon Favreau (Iron Man) directed the pilot episode.

E4 is expected to begin showing The Big Bang Theory's eleventh season, which premiered yesterday in the United States, later this year.