The days following Leonard Nimoy’s death last week have seen all forms of celebrities offering heartfelt messages and tributes for the Star Trek actor. And there’s no surprise that Chuck Lorre, creator of the Nimoy-loving The Big Bang Theory, paid his own respects through the show.
We can’t wait for Fillion’s big appearance on the CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory, but in the meantime, we figured we would go through our favorite guest stars who have popped up on the show, and rank them by sheer awesomeness and utilization in the plot.
The Big Bang Theory has been known to nab some big guest stars in the past—especially those with ties to the science and science fiction communities. This week, Nathan Fillion was added to the list of famous individuals who can claim cameos on an episode of the hit CBS comedy.
What are the most popular network TV shows of 2014? Before we get into the fact that two comedies managed to top that list, which is particularly impressive in an era where network TV comedies aren't exactly thriving on the whole, let's define "popular," because this list has some very specific terms applied to it.
The Screen Actors Guild just unleashed its nominees for 2014, and as it usually is with television, most of the nominees are pretty much what you would expect. Game Of Thrones, House Of Cards and Modern Family all cleaned up on nominations.
The Big Bang Theory family suffered a tragic loss this week when character actress Carol Ann Susi died of cancer at 62. The voice of Howard Wolowitz’ mother Debbie has passed suddenly after a brief bout with cancer with which she was diagnosed less than a month ago.
After being delayed for a week, production on The Big Bang Theorys Season 8 will continue on Wednesday now that the two remaining holdouts have signed new deals. Everything can once again be hunky dory in the CBS comedy’s nerdly world, and all it took was an awful lot of money. Who knew?
Along with the crazy renewal order, the show’s leads were all up for contract renewals this year. It took the weekend to negotiate, but leads Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco have finally worked out new deals for a whole lot of money.
Nominations for the 66th Emmy Awards will be announced today! Last year's list of nominees included Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, House of Cards, Girls and The Big Bang Theory, among others. Will those series make their way back onto the Outstanding Comedy and Drama list this time around?
CBS has announced their Fall TV premiere schedule, calling it a "multi-phase rollout." The schedule begins with NFL Thursday Night Football on September 11, while the scripted series don't start rolling out until the week of Sunday, September 21. Among the returning shows lined up for premiere week are The Good Wife, Person of Interest and Hawaii Five-0...
CBS has unveiled their 2014-2015 lineup, and in addition to the return of some old favorites -- The Big Bang Theory, NCIS, Survivor and others -- the Eye is lining up a few new dramas and comedies, among which is the NCIS spinoff, NCIS: New Orleans, a psychological thriller called Stalker and a new ensemble comedy called The McCarthys.
Yesterday, word broke that CBS had given a massive 3-season renewal to The Big Bang Theory. Today, good news has come down for eighteen -- yes, eighteen! -- other CBS series. These aren't three-season renewals, but the network has ensured that a lot of their currently airing programs will be back on the air for the 2014-2015 season.
CBS has given a not one, not even two, but a THREE season renewal order for its mind-bogglingly popular series The Big Bang Theory. Three seasons! And I don't know if you know, but: that’s a lot of seasons, you guys. More than most TV shows get in their lifetime, let alone coming off of an already impressive seventh. Chuck Lorre must be one happy man. Bazinga?
The reigning king of mainstreamed geekery is heading to Saturday Night Live this weekend, taking his first turn as host on the longstanding NBC sketch show. That’s right: The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons is mere days away from helming the good ship SNL as it returns from its winter hiatus. And now we’ve got the promotional video to prove it! [Bazinga joke!]
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…James Earl Jones and Carrie Fisher were asked to take part in a seriously Star Wars-centric casting stunt on CBS’ incredibly popular Chuck Lorre series, The Big Bang Theory and the duo said yes. Both actors (one the voice of Darth Vader — Jones, the other Princess Leia herself) will appear as themselves in a future episode, the series’ executive producers Bill Prady and Steve Molaro revealed on the Golden Globes red carpet.