Jim Parsons, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar invade CTV’s Queen St. HQ tomorrow

Tomorrow, three of the television’s most beloved, hilariously awkward geniuses – Jim Parsons (Sheldon), Simon Helberg (Howard), and Kunal Nayyar (Raj) – take over the parking lot of CTV’s Queen St. HQ for the taping of LIVE AT ETALK: THE BIG BANG THEORY, premiering the following day at 1 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. ET on CTV.

LIVE AT ETALK: THE BIG BANG THEORY anchors a BIG BANG invasion on CTV with stops at CANADA AM, CHUM FM and INNERSPACE. For highlights and updates throughout the day, viewers can also tune into CP24, CTV News and CTV.ca.

Viewers at home can take part in CTV’s BIG BANG day by posting their questions for the cast on CTV.ca and on Twitter @eTalkCTV for the LIVE AT ETALK taping, and by participating in a live web chat with Simon and Kunal in the CTV DIGITAL LOUNGE at CTV.ca.


Here is what CTV has in store for fans:

LIVE AT ETALK: THE BIG BANG THEORY – Friday, Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. ET and 7 p.m.  ET on CTV

Hosted by Ben Mulroney and Tanya Kim, ETALK’s half-hour BIG BANG special brings viewers highlights of THE LIVE AT ETALK: THE BIG BANG THEORY event including fan interaction, behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive interviews with Jim, Simon and Kunal. Viewers can also tune in on Friday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. ET/late night, Saturday, Oct. 9 at 5 p.m. ET, Monday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. ET/7 p.m. ET/late night and Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. ET on CTV for encore presentations of the special. An encore presentation of LIVE AT ETALK: THE BIG BANG THEORY is also available on demand following the television broadcast premiere at ctv.ca.


CHUM FM – Thursday Oct. 7 at 7:10 a.m. ET

As coffee starts brewing so do the laughs as Roger, Darren and Marilyn have a live-to-air chat with Jim, Simon and Kunal.


Canada AM – Thursday Oct. 7 at 8:40 a.m. ET on CTV

The last segment of CANADA AM is taken over by Jim, Simon and Kunal as they school co-hosts Beverly Thomson and Seamus O’Regan in front of a live studio audience, on the science of laughter.


CTV DIGITAL LOUNGE – Thursday, Oct. 7 at 4:15 p.m. ET at CTV.ca

The CTV DIGITAL LOUNGE provides fans with a rare opportunity to chat directly and live with THE BIG BANG THEORY stars Simon and Kunal by logging onto CTV.ca at 4:00 p.m. ET with the chat starting at 4:15 p.m. ET.



“The Zazzy Substitution” – Thursday Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV

When Sheldon “breaks up” with Amy (guest star Mayim Bialik), the guys worry as he tries to find a companion to replace her.


INNERSPACE – Thursday, Oct. 7 at 11 p.m. ET/PT

Hosts Ajay Fry and Teddy Wilson chat about the BIG BANG phenomenon with Jim, Simon and Kunal.

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