Episode 2.01 Ratings Posted September 23, 2008

The ratings for the second season premiere of The Big Bang Theory are out. Last night's episode was #2 in its slot (8/7c) and got a 5.6/9 rating. How I Met Your Mother, which followed BBT, increased the rating to a 5.9/9.

Two and a Half Men started off its 6th season with a 9.0/13 rating, also placing it second.

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