The Big Bang Theory

GameofThrones AryaIt shouldn’t come as any surprise that Game of Thrones has topped another piracy chart.

TorrentFreak has announced that the HBO series is the most-pirated TV series of spring 2013.

From March to June, the series was illegally downloaded the most times, with 5.2 million downloads per episode.

The Big Bang Theory came in second place, with 2.9 million downloads per episode while How I Met Your Mother was third with 2.85 million. Continue reading »

AUBREY ANDERSON-EMMONS, RICO RODRIGUEZ, ED O'NEILL, SOFIA VERGARA, NOLAN GOULD, TY BURRELL, JULIE BOWEN, SARAH HYLAND, ARIEL WINTER, ERIC STONESTREET, JESSE TYLER FERGUSONBesides the new pilot orders, the US networks have also confirmed their renewals of existing shows.

Heavy-hitters such as Modern Family, Grey’s Anatomy, The Big Bang Theory, Family Guy, Glee, New Girl and CSI are among the shows to get new seasons for 2013/14.

Here are the shows from NBC, Fox, CBS, ABC and The CW that we can expect to see more of over the next year. Continue reading »

big-bang-theory640The CBS network in the US has renewed a bunch of their most popular shows.

The Big Bang Theory, The Good Wife, CSI and 2 Broke Girls are among the series to receive season orders.

However, those waiting renewals include Two and a Half Men, Criminal Minds and Rules of Engagement. Continue reading »

angermanagement2Charlie Sheen has taken yet another swipe at his former Two and a Half Men showrunner Chuck Lorre, this time regarding The Big Bang Theory.

Sheen has bagged the comedy series – another of Lorre’s creations – calling it “lame” and “stupid”.

“You gotta think about the shows that my show launched. I should have added in a clause that said anything that uses me as a lead-in, cut me in,” he told The Guardian.

“I’m sorry, but Big Bang Theory is a piece of s**t – it’s a stupid show and it’s just lame, about lame people. I like the kids in it, but that show without [Two and a Half Men] as a lead-in is… goodbye. And I’m rooting for those kids, because I know who they’re dealing with. The fact that they’re still sane is crazy. You know? He’s a bad man. And I’ve backed off from him for a while. Continue reading »

Jean-Paul AussenardJim Parsons is set to nerd up another TV series inspired by gifted youth.

The Big Bang Theory actor and Emmy winner will develop and executive produce the series about young prodigies that will be based on the YouTube program Prodigies.

The series will follow gifted youngsters as they balance their extraordinary talent with their lives as ordinary kids.

“I knew within a few minutes of viewing my first episode of Prodigies that I wanted to be a part of the team bringing the digital series to a wider audience via television,” Parsons said in a statement Tuesday. Continue reading »

8:00pm – Thursday, January 31 on CTV

Sheldon (Jim Parsons) is forced to work with Barry Kripke (John Ross Bowie, WHITNEY) and faces a crisis of confidence. Meanwhile, Howard (Simon Helberg) and Raj (Kunal Nayyar) spend $1,000 on action figures of themselves.

12:00am – Thursday, January 1 on CTV

Sheldon (Jim Parsons) teaches Leonard (Johnny Galecki) how to understand football while a kite-fighting incident threatens Howard (Simon Helberg), and Raj’s (Kunal Nayyar) friendship.

9:00pm – Saturday, January 19 on CTV

When an office at the University opens up, Sheldon (Jim Parsons) must compete for it with his archenemy, Kripke (John Ross Bowie). Meanwhile, a gift from Amy (Mayim Bialik) makes Penny (Kaley Cuoco) uncomfortable.

William Shatner has been jokingly shot down by Kaley Cuoco in a new “behind-the-scenes” clip from the pair’s Priceline.com ad shoot.

The veteran Canadian actor fails to impress The Big Bang Theory’s Cuoco, who refuses a photo opportunity with him despite the fact she asks him to sign a bunch of photos for her co-stars Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar.

As 2012 comes to an end, full-year data from BBM Canada provides a snapshot of what Canadians were watching on television this calendar year.

The Super Bowl, The 84th Annual Academy Awards and the 100th Grey Cup are the most-watched television events of 2012 in Canada, BBM data confirms.

Additional live television programming like the IIHF World Junior Championship, The Grammy Awards, and American idol were also of major interest.

Comedies and competition series like The Amazing Race and Survivor continued to attract big audiences. Continue reading »