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Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Kunal Nayyar, Simon Helberg, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch, Kevin Sussman

'Big Bang Theory' Boss Talks About Billy Bob Thornton's Surprise Guest Spot

November 01, 2014 10:11:54

"" moved back to its Thursday slot with a big surprise on October 30. The most recent episode of the CBS long-running series featured as a guest star, which was unheard of until the episode aired.

The "" star played Dr. Oliver Lorvis, a urologist who misunderstands Penny's () workplace flirtations and attempts to woo her. On how the cameo came to be, Molaro shares, "A few months ago, we had seen an interview with Billy Bob talking about shows he likes. He was saying how much he likes 'Big Bang Theory', and watches it all the time." He adds, "And we said that's pretty cool - if he likes the show, maybe he'd do it."

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Sheldon Goes Pantless and Lands in Trouble in 'Big Bang Theory' Season 8 Photos

September 04, 2014 02:09:03

There are still two weeks before "" returns, but fans can get sneak peeks at the upcoming season 8 in newly-released photos from the first episode. In one of the pictures, Sheldon is seen having a good time in Chicago, taking a selfie with the background of pictures of iconic landmarks in the city.

The fun, however, soon ends as Sheldon lands in trouble that causes him to lose his pants. He stops by a police station before Leonard and Amy pick him up. Meanwhile, Penny who rocks a new short haircut has a job interview.

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'Big Bang Theory': Kunal Nayyar and Simon Helberg Sign New Deals, Production Will Resume

August 06, 2014 09:08:56

"" will be back full force. A day after , and closed new deals, supporting stars and have signed new three-year deals as well.

The five original stars were previously in contract dispute with series producer Warner Bros TV as the actors demanded pay raises. Helberg and Nayyar have reportedly secured sizable raises from their $100,000 per episode contract, though they won't be making as much as the three lead actors who will reportedly earn $1 million per episode now.

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'Big Bang Theory' Stars Sign New Deals, Get Huge Pay Raise

August 05, 2014 08:08:20

"" fans can now breathe a sigh of relief for their favorite stars will return for at least three more seasons of the show. Following lengthy negotiations, , and have now signed new three-year contracts.

Deadline reports that under the new deals, the three stars get the hefty pay raise that they demanded. They will earn $1 million per episode, almost three times more than their current earnings of $350,000 per episode. They'll also receive a bigger cut of the show's lucrative syndication earnings on TBS.

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Production of 'Big Bang Theory' to Resume Next Wednesday

August 02, 2014 10:08:06

The production of "" was halted earlier this week due to a contract dispute with some of the series' stars. However, fans of the CBS sitcom don't have to worry as Deadline has reported that the production is now scheduled to resume this coming Wednesday, August 6.

The delay was announced by Warner Bros. TV on Wednesday, July 30, the same day , and among others were supposed to return from their summer hiatus for a table reading of the first episode for the show's eighth season.

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Production of 'Big Bang Theory' Delayed due to Contract Dispute

August 01, 2014 03:08:12

The production of "" has been delayed due to a contract dispute with some of its stars. The news was announced by Warner Bros. TV on Wednesday, July 30, the same day the actors were scheduled to return from their summer hiatus for a table reading of the first episode for the show's eighth season.

"Due to ongoing contract negotiations, production on 'The Big Bang Theory' - which was originally scheduled to begin today - has been postponed," the studio said in a statement. There's still no word on when the show will resume its production.

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'Big Bang Theory' Season 8 Production on Hold Amid Contract Dispute

July 31, 2014 09:07:24

Production on the upcoming eighth season of "" is postponed as contract negotiations with the five original cast members drag on. Warner Bros. TV, which produces the hit sitcom, confirms the delay.

"Due to ongoing contract negotiations, production on 'The Big Bang Theory'-which was originally scheduled to begin today-has been postponed," the studio says in a statement. The production was scheduled to kick off Wednesday, July 31, but , , , and , who have been seeking hefty pay raises, remain without new contracts.

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'Big Bang Theory' Stars Haven't Signed New Contracts Nearing Production Start Date

July 17, 2014 10:07:35

"" production start is in limbo as contract negotiations with the original cast stall. Stars , , , and still have no deals to return to the show, two weeks before the scheduled start date for the production on season 8 on July 30.

Sources say the two sides are still far apart and there has been no movement in the negotiations, which began in September last year. The five actors seek hefty pay raises after their co-stars and inked new deals that gave them substantial salary increases.

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'The Big Bang Theory' and 'The Good Wife' Banned in Chinese

April 28, 2014 09:04:12

Chinese government has once again limited its citizens' access to American entertainment. The Associated Press reports that authorities have banned four popular TV shows from video streaming websites in the Asian country.

A spokeswoman for Youku confirms that it has received notification to remove hit sitcom "", legal drama "", popular crime drama "" and legal drama "The Practice". Among all four series, Youku only offered "The Good Wife".

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'Big Bang Theory' Joins Forces With Lucasfilm to Celebrate 'Star Wars' Day

April 03, 2014 01:04:44

"" partners with Lucasfilm for an epic "Star Wars" episode set to air May 1, just in time for the annual May 4 "Star Wars" Day. For the episode, a group of special effects technicians from Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic will help the show recreate Dagobah.

Dagobah is the remote world surrounded by swamps and forest where Yoda lived in exile. The Lucasfilm technicians will also provide props for the episode, including a light saber. They will consult on the episode and the final touches will be completed at Lucasfilm's San Francisco headquarters.

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'The Big Bang Theory' Renewed for Three More Seasons by CBS

March 13, 2014 10:03:03

CBS has given a vote of confidence to Emmy-winning comedy "". The network has renewed the top-rated show for three more seasons, bringing it through the 2016-2017 TV season.

"Comedy is a big part of our schedule, and The Big Bang Theory is the biggest comedy force on television," says Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment, when announcing the multi-year broadcast renewal.

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First Look: Bob Newhart Faces Off Bill Nye in 'Big Bang Theory' Photo

October 24, 2013 03:10:35

A Bob Newhart vs. Bill Nye storyline on "" has been teased in a first-look photo from the show. Making its way out via Entertainment Weekly, it hints at an awkward moment that may be seen as tension arises between the two guest stars' characters, who are featured staring at each other with intense looks in the image.

The clash begins as Professor Proton (Newhart) reaches out to Leonard () seeking help for an experiment. When Sheldon (), a fan of Proton's, finds out, he retaliates by befriending Proton's TV host rival, Nye.

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'The Big Bang Theory' to Pit Bob Newhart Against Bill Nye

October 03, 2013 02:10:44

Fresh off his Emmy win for his guest-starring role on "", Bob Newhart is billed to return to the hit comedy series. The veteran actor will be joined by Bill Nye the Science Guy, who will play his rival scientist on an upcoming episode set to air November 7.

On the said outing, Newhart will reprise his role as Professor Proton, Sheldon's childhood hero. This time, he contacts Leonard to ask for help with an experiment. A scorned Sheldon seeks revenge by befriending a rival TV science host, Nye.

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'Big Bang Theory' Stars Seeking Pay Raises After Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch Huge Bumps

September 20, 2013 09:09:14

"" five original stars are asking for more money for their roles on the hit CBS series. Deadline reports that , , , and are seeking for big pay raises after and got major salary bumps.

Parsons, Galecki and Cuoco are reportedly negotiating in a group seeking equal pay, while Helberg and Nayyar are in another group. Lead actors Galecki, Parsons and Cuoco, who are now making $350,000 an episode, are expected to get at least $500,000 per episode after the salary negotiations and to sign on for another two seasons.

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'Big Bang Theory' Casts 'Raising Hope' Actress as Raj's Possible Love Interest

January 31, 2013 01:01:32

Raj, the only geek who is still single on "", will seemingly get lovestruck soon. The CBS sitcom has cast "" star Kate Micucci as Lucy, who is said to be a possible love interest for 's alter ego.

Details of Micucci's character are still kept under wraps, but The Hollywood Reporter says that she will appear in multiple episodes. She will be first featured in Valentine's Day episode titled "The Tangible Affection Proof".

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'The Big Bang Theory' 6.14 Preview: Sheldon Answers the Burning Question

January 29, 2013 03:01:00

One of the biggest mysteries on "" is about to be revealed in an upcoming episode. A promo for the next outing sees Penny asking Sheldon whether he will ever sleep with Amy or not.

Judging from Penny's reaction, Sheldon doesn't shy away from the personal topic and is likely giving an answer to the burning question. It's, however, seemingly still long before Sheldon gets very intimate with Amy since he's not comfortable when she hugs him tightly.

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Leonard and Penny May Get Engaged in 'The Big Bang Theory' Valentine's Day Episode

January 16, 2013 03:01:48

After dating on and off since the third season of "", Leonard and Penny may take their relationship to the next level in this currently airing sixth season. According to who plays the experimental physicist, the couple will have a special moment in the upcoming Valentine's Day episode.

"Next week we start shooting the Valentine's Day episode," the Emmy-nominated actor tells The Hollywood Reporter. He goes on hinting at a possible engagement of the couple as saying, "It's a big one for Leonard and Penny - there might be somebody getting down on one knee."

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Satellite Awards 2012: 'Big Bang Theory' and 'Homeland' Are Big Winners in TV

December 17, 2012 03:12:12

"" and "" came home victorious from the 17th annual Satellite Awards. Both shows led the pack of TV winners in comedy and drama field respectively, bagging three gongs apiece.

"Big Bang" edged out such contenders as "", "" and "" to claim the best comedy or musical title. It additionally paired the best actor () and best actress () in comedy awards. For the coveted prize, Galecki defeated his own co-star which was nominated in the same category.

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Buzz Aldrin to Visit 'Big Bang Theory' on Halloween

October 10, 2012 01:10:46

Retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin is set to step into the nerd world on "". The 82-year-old, who made himself famous by being the second man to step a foot on the moon, has scored a cameo on an episode of the CBS comedy.

Aldrin will appear in a Halloween episode airing October 25, titled "The Holographic Excitation". The official synopsis says, "The gang celebrates Halloween at Stuart's comic book store. Meanwhile, Leonard seduces Penny with science."

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'Big Bang Theory' Brings Back 'Star Trek' Alums

October 06, 2012 01:10:06

Dr. Sheldon Cooper will dwell deeper in his study of flags in an upcoming episode of "". The episode, which is slated to air in November 8, will be Star Trek-themed because the theoretical physicist is exploring the flags of his beloved entertainment franchise.

For the special occasion, producers bring back "Star Trek" alums and . Both have made appearances on the sitcom, the latter who becomes Sheldon's mortal enemy throughout his recurring cameos. Burton briefly popped up in an episode last year when he was invited to Sheldon's social group gathering and arriving terribly late to Sheldon's dismay.

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'Big Bang' Cast Get Big Pay Raise

September 16, 2010 03:09:54

'Big Bang Theory' Promo of Season 4

September 06, 2010 03:09:56

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