CBS announces The Big Bang Theory's tenth season premiere Posted August 31, 2016

CBS announces The Big Bang Theory's tenth season premiere

CBS has issued the press release for the tenth season premiere of The Big Bang Theory, "The Conjugal Conjecture", which airs Monday, September 19 at 8/7c. The Big Bang Theory is starting the season on Monday nights to make room for Thursday Night Football. The show will return to its regular Thursday night time period on October 27.

Christine Baranski (Beverly Hofstadter), Laurie Metcalf (Mary Cooper), Judd Hirsch (Alfred Hofstadter) and Keith Carradine (Penny's father, Wyatt) all reprise their roles in the tenth season premiere. Katey Sagal (Married with Children, Futurama) guest stars as Susan, Penny's mother, in her second turn playing Kaley Cuoco's on-screen mom after the 2002-05 sitcom 8 Simple Rules. Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) also guest stars in the episode as Randall, Penny's brother, while Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) kicks off a recurring guest stint as Colonel Williams, an Air Force representative who the guys' about their recent patent application.

The Conjugal Conjecture – After Sheldon’s mother and Leonard's father share an evening together, everyone deals with an awkward morning the next day. Also, Penny’s family arrives for the wedding ceremony, including her anxiety-ridden mother, Susan (Katey Sagal), and her drug dealing brother, Randall (Jack McBrayer), on the 10th season premiere of THE BIG BANG THEORY, Monday, Sept. 19 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

More about the episode

'The Conjugal Conjecture' - Season 10, Episode 1
Aired September 19, 2016 at 8/7c on CBS.

On the day of Leonard and Penny's second wedding ceremony, there's an awkward morning after for Sheldon and Leonard as they fret about how Mary and Alfred returned to their hotel together. Meanwhile, Penny's family comes to town for the wedding, but it's a stressful time for Penny's mother, Susan, who is worried about how her family will be perceived because of her son Randall's criminal history.

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