The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory just keeps getting bigger and bigger!
The CBS sitcom hit an all-time viewership high Thursday — the first night of February sweeps — with 16.4 million viewers and a 5.4 rating in the adults 18-to-49 demographic. If numbers hold, it would mark Big Bang's second straight win in ...
Emily Vancamp, Josh Bowman
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Question: This past week marked the 13th episode of the freshman series Revenge. I remember reading that the Labor Day engagement party previewed in the pilot was originally scheduled to be the 13th episode. Have the writers decided to take advantage of the series' popularity and draw out the story by delaying that episode? Will we see the events of the ...
Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson
The nerds have slain the singers!
American Idol's second Season 11 outing drew 18 million viewers, down from the 21.6 million who tuned in for the season premiere on Wednesday. Fox's reality series bested The Big Bang Theory in total viewers (15.8 million), but the 100th episode of the CBS comedy scored a 5.3 in the coveted 18-49 demo, with Idol trailing at 5.2 during its first half-hour.
Overall, Idol was down 20 percent from the Wednesday telecast, and down 28 percent from last season's first Thursday airing...
The Animal and Deuce Bigelow fans, unite! Rob Schneider's new sitcom delivered astounding numbers, both in viewership and within the industry-standard 18-to-49 demo, according to preliminary Nielsen data.
Josh Lucas, Molly Parker
No terra firma for The Firm. Its two-hour debut stands on this shaky ground — 46 percent below the demo rating of The Cape's premiere a year ago, making it the worst all-time start of an NBC regular season drama. Quite telling: the show lost viewers with each succeeding half-hour. Surely, the network is missing Sunday Night Football already.
Which midseason shows are TVGuide.com's users most anticipating?
That honor goes to Fox's Bones spin-off The Finder, which was the most-added new ...
Josh Lucas is engaged, he announced on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Lucas, 40, revealed few details about her (like, uh, her name), but he did tell Leno about the special Big Sur retreat that made him realize his girlfriend was...
Who says you can't go home again? Not that any of us ever lived in a place as grand and as teeming with character — highborn and low, selfless and treacherous — as Downton Abbey.
Joel McHale, Community and Debra Messing, Smash
NBC will bench Community to make room for returning comedy 30 Rock on Thursdays, and has set a premiere date for new series The Firm and Are You There, Chelsea?
The network also announced Monday that its upcoming musical drama Smash will debut on Monday, Feb. 6 at 10/9c following the second episode of The Voice.
NBC orders The Firm to series
Part of a massive Thursday-night overhaul...
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Question: Why do successful shows tinker with what is already working? Rules of Engagement has become "The Timmy Show," and The Big Bang Theory has become a show about Penny, Bernadette and Amy. What gives? — Kelly
Matt Roush: The easiest way to answer this question is to state a pretty obvious fact of TV life: If you don't tinker, you risk growing stale. In this case, tinkering means ...