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Big Bang Theory Scoop: Details on James Earl Jones and Carrie Fisher's Guest Roles

James Earl Jones and Carrie Fisher will both guest-star in an upcoming episode of The Big Bang Theory, has confirmed.

As first reported by, the Star Wars alums — who played Darth Vader and played Princess Leia, respectively — will cameo as themselves on the CBS series. But why exactly will they cross paths with Sheldon (Jim Parsons)?read more

David Blaine Gets Real For His Latest ABC Special

For master illusionist David Blaine, the last five years have been a grueling adventure, traveling the world and filming performances for his latest ABC special, David Blaine: Real or Magic (Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 9:30/8:30c). "My whole team has been put through the grinder and back," says Blaine, 40. "We tried really hard to make it look different from any other special you've seen." 

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How Long Can The Big Bang Theory Go On?

The Big Bang Theory has done what few shows on television have done before: It has actually grown in viewership since its first season by more than 10 million viewers — and it keeps getting bigger.

The CBS comedy closed out last season with 18.6 million viewers and a 6.2 rating in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, making it the No. 1 comedy in both measures, a feat unheard of for a show heading into its seventh season these days. The ratings are only topped by the show's eight Emmy nominations, including Comedy Series, Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Jim Parsons and Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Mayim Bialik.

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2014 Stem Cell Universe With Stephen Hawking TV Show Series, Host
2013 David Blaine TV Show Series, Appearing
2012 Kitty Ferguson TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2012 Stephen Hawking's Grand Design TV Show Series, Host
2011 The Creation Question TV Show Series, Subject (person only)

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Matt's TV Week in Review

One lesson learned in this wearying week of morning-show warfare: Some people should never give up their dream day job. Which is why it was so gratifying for the week to end with the announcement that Today's Matt Lauer was staying put for years to come. I'd like to think he saw the future — or maybe Today's future — staring at him on Wednesday, when he sat across from... read more

Big Bang Theory First Look: Sheldon Meets Stephen Hawking!

This is so not a dream.

One week after meeting Leonard Nimoy in his sleep on The Big Bang Theory, Sheldon (Jim Parsons) is about to come face-to-face with another one of his idols.... read more

Keck's Exclusives: Big Bang's Jim Parsons on Working with Stephen Hawking

On the April 5 episode of CBS's The Big Bang Theory, Sheldon (Jim Parsons) gets a visit from renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking.

I spoke with Jim exclusively about... read more

Ashton Kutcher Is Blasting Off Into Space

And you thought Charlie Sheen was out there.

Ashton Kutcher has signed up to go to space as the 500th "astronaut" of Sir Richard Branson's forthcoming Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, the billionaire founder announced on his blog Monday.

Two and a Half Men bosses, Ashton Kutcher vague about returning next season

"I gave Ashton a quick call to congratulate and welcome him," Branson wrote. "He is as thrilled as we ...
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Big Bang Theory Nabs Stephen Hawking for Cameo

Has Dr. Sheldon Cooper met his match?

The Big Bang Theory has finally nabbed famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking to film a cameo.

As first reported by TV Guide Canada, Hawking filmed a scene with Jim Parsons, a.k.a. Sheldon, Friday for the show's April 5 episode. In the scene, Hawking has a... read more


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