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The Big Bang Theory
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2019
Some Emmy Award nominations seemed like a lock: "Game of Thrones" was going to earn a haul . "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" would still charm voters. The final goodbye to "Veep" would surely end in nominations.
But who would have bet against Jim Parsons? And who thought "Schitt's Creek"...
Thursday, Jul. 11, 2019
When a long-running, much-admired television series ends, Emmy voters can bring the show and its stars back for a final bow — or give them the bum's rush.
"Game of Thrones," ''Veep" and "The Big Bang Theory," three major series that wrapped last season, will find out with Tuesday's...
Tuesday, May. 21, 2019
In its last blast, “The Big Bang Theory” topped the TV ratings by a light-year.
The back-to-back, two-episode finale of the nerdy CBS comedy’s 12-season run drew 18.5 million live viewers Thursday night to easily win the week, the Nielsen company said Tuesday.
Sunday night’s much-...
Wednesday, May. 15, 2019
“The Big Bang Theory” edged out “Game of Thrones” as the two beloved TV behemoths again topped the ratings as they approach their finales.
CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” drew 12.6 million live viewers last week, while HBO’s “Game of Thrones” had 12.5 million, the Nielsen company said.
Tuesday, May. 14, 2019
In 2006, TV critics swooned over "30 Rock," part of a new breed of comedy that dared to fly without a laugh track and whose ranks included "Arrested Development," ''The Office" and "Everybody Hates Chris."
Then a misfit nerd crashed the party. "The Big Bang Theory" was crafted in the...
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2018
The newsmagazine “60 Minutes” was not television’s most popular program this year, but for the 11th consecutive season it had more people who watched at least once during the year than any other non-sports show on TV.
The Nielsen company’s cumulative measurement of programs may not mean...
Tuesday, May. 15, 2018
CBS soared in the ratings with major plot moves on the season finales of its two most popular shows.
On the comedy “The Big Bang Theory,” Sheldon and Amy’s characters tied the knot, while Pauley Perrette’s character, Abby, signed off from “NCIS” after a decade and a half with the drama....
Tuesday, May. 8, 2018
As it heads toward the end of another season, CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory” has regained its familiar spot at the top of the television rankings.
The CBS comedy was seen by nearly 13 million people last week, the Nielsen company said. The revived “Rosanne,” which has created a sensation...
Wednesday, May. 2, 2018
With someone walking onstage every few minutes to read a name off a piece of paper, the NFL draft wouldn’t seem like a big television draw. Yet the 11.2 million people who watched this year made it the week’s second most popular program.
The first round of the draft was shown on Fox, the...
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017
Sports, talent derbies, news and voyeurism kept unscripted fare high on the Nielsen roster last week.
A big exception: premium cable HBO’s scripted sensation “Game of Thrones,” which continued its reign with a best-yet audience of 10.2 million in its 9 p.m. Sunday berth. For the week, “...