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

'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 Theory': 'Bent' Star Will Cause a Tension Between Leonard and Penny

September 17, 2012 03:09:49

A new girl will come in between Leonard and Penny when "" returns with its third season. Co-creator Bill Prady confirmed on the red carpet of the September 15 Creative Emmy Awards that was booked to appear as Leonard's new romantic interest.

The 26-year-old actress, who is best known for playing Tawny Dean on Disney Channel's series "Even Stevens", will portray Sheldon's new assistant Alex. She quickly hits it off with Leonard and this "may create a little tension" for the experimental physicist and Penny, executive producer Steve Molaro told TVLine.

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'The Big Bang Theory' Season 6 Promo: Sheldon Needs Amy

September 07, 2012 03:09:01

The first promo of "" season 6 hints that a problem is looming in Sheldon and Amy's relationship. The video features Amy telling Sheldon, "You and I are done," in the middle of what seems to be a dinner. The quirky physicist tries to stop her from leaving by saying, "I need you," because, "You're my ride."

Also seen in the snippet is Howard who is apparently making it to space. Despite the millions of miles that separate them, his mother still finds a way to annoy the aerospace engineer. Meanwhile, Leonard isn't happy that Raj doesn't let him and Penny alone.

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Mayim Bialik Already Back Working on 'Big Bang Theory' After Car Accident

August 17, 2012 08:08:28

has already been back on the set of "" one day after involved in car accident that caused a severe injury to her hand and thumb. "How much do I get love and support from the big band cast and crew? I went to work today :-) doing ok. Grateful. And tired," she tweeted on Thursday, August 16.

Executive producer Bill Prady also took to his own Twitter to give an update on the actress' condition. "Stopped by the stage this morning," he wrote, assuring fans that she was "hard at work and all is well."

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'Big Bang Theory' Pics: First Look at Howard and Bernadette's Wedding

April 26, 2012 11:04:38

"" is going to wrap up its fifth season with a wedding of Howard and Bernadette. A sneak peek to the couple's happy moment has been obtained in a form of pictures from the season finale.

In one photo, Howard looks sharp in a tuxedo while walking side by side with bride-to-be Bernadette, who dons a white gown. She additionally holds a pink rose bouquet. Another picture, meanwhile, shows Sheldon and Leonard sporting a black and white outfit, which they likely wear for the wedding.

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'Big Bang Theory' Nails Stephen Hawking for Cameo

March 12, 2012 12:03:29

There's a good news out there for "" fans as the show has finally succeeded in nailing Stephen Hawking for a cameo. The sitcom has been waiting for the world famous theoretical physicist to come to the show but this is the first time that his health is good enough to film an episode.

According to TV Guide, Hawking will have a "run-in" with ' Sheldon. The scene is part of the April 5 episode which is airing one week after an episode featuring the one and only . Unlike Hawking, the 80-year-old actor will only be heard speaking to Sheldon in a dream sequence as his "Star Trek" character, Spock.

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Leonard Nimoy to Make Cameo on 'Big Bang Theory' in 'Really Different' Way

March 01, 2012 09:03:20

"" will make Sheldon's dream come true before this season ends. His hero has been booked to make a cameo in the CBS comedy series' March 29 episode.

However, the "Star Trek" icon will not be seen on the said outing. TVLine reports that the 80-year-old actor will only be heard speaking to ' character in a dream sequence as his "Star Trek" character, Spock.

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'Big Bang Theory' Mockery of 'Star Trek' Approved by J.J. Abrams

January 23, 2012 10:01:06

"" gets lots of love for its 100th episode, which aired on Thursday night, January 19. Not only did the series top "" in adults demo, but it also received thumbs-up from J.J. Abrams despite its take on mocking his blockbuster movie "Star Trek".

In an interview on the red carpet of 2012 Producers Guild Awards, co-creator Bill Prady told TVLine that the director gave positive response when they asked for his approval. "We got a message back immediately from Zach [Quinto] and J.J. saying they loved the idea," he said.

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'The Big Bang Theory' Tops 'American Idol' in Adults Demo

January 21, 2012 01:01:05

"" might have lured adult viewers away from "" on Thursday night, January 19. The 100th episode of the comedy series drew a 5.3 rating in 18-49 demo when it aired from 8:30-9:00 P.M., besting the singing competition which pulled in a 5.2 rating in the same half hour.

In term of total viewers, however, "Idol" garnered more audience than "Big Bang". The FOX reality series averaged 16.41 million viewers, while the CBS comedy series attracted 15.84 million people in the common half hour.

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'Big Bang Theory' 100th Episode to Be 'Really Quirky' and Break the Format

December 28, 2011 04:12:09

"" will mark its milestone with an episode different from previous outings. In the 100th episode which is set to air January 19, 2012, the cast and the crew will do something that's never done before by going back to the pilot.

"We wanted to go back to the relationship which started the series, which was Leonard's attraction to Penny and it was a sweetness to it and it's where we started and it felt like we'd come full circle on the 100th and explore it again," co-creator/executive producer Chuck Lorre said at an event celebrating the 100th episode in Los Angeles.

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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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