The Big Bang Theory

The lack of hockey on Canadian TV thanks to the lockout is not proving all that bad for some networks.

Hockey fans are turning to their favourite American shows to pass the time as they wait for their teams to return to the ice.

CTV is reporting a big rise in Saturday night viewing for their Big Bang Night on CTV, which comprises of re-runs of The Big Bang Theory.

They have doubled their audience in the 8-10pm timeslot while fellow Bell channels The Comedy Network and TSN boast rises of 56,000 and 50,000 viewers respectively. Continue reading »

In an effort to help confused viewers everywhere, CTV responded today to CBC’s request to cease all promotion and publicity for its broadcast plans for Big Bang Night in Canada.

The timely, two-hour programming block featuring episodes of Canada’s most-watched television program, The Big Bang Theory, begins tomorrow Saturday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV.

In a strongly worded legal directive, the CBC has accused CTV’s branding of being “confusing” to viewers with respect to their trademark for “Hockey Night In Canada.” “We take this matter very seriously,” the letter said. Continue reading »

8:30pm – Saturday, October 13 on CTV

Leonard (Johnny Galecki) tells Penny (Kaley Cuoco) about how he met Sheldon (Jim Parsons) for the first time and what happened to the elevator.

9:00pm – Saturday, October 13 on CTV

Koothrappali (Kunal Nayyar) is overwhelmed after his parents arrange a blind date, but he discovers he actually can talk to the opposite sex after a few drinks. However, complications set in when his beautiful date is more interested in Sheldon (Jim Parsons).

9:30pm – Saturday, October 13 on CTV

Sheldon (Jim Parsons) flees back to Texas in disgrace when he learns the guys tampered with his arctic expedition data, forcing the guys to follow him and threatening Leonard’s (Johnny Galecki) hopes for a romantic encounter with Penny (Kaley Cuoco).

12:00am – Thursday, January 1 on CTV

Viewers can now catch “BIG BANG Night in Canada,” a timely, new two-hour block featuring back-to-back episodes of Canada’s #1 television series, THE BIG BANG THEORY.

8:00pm – Saturday, October 13 on CTV

When Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) meet new neighbour Penny (Kaley Cuoco), Leonard is excited, but Sheldon is less enthusiastic for he feels his friend is only chasing a dream he’ll never catch.

8:00pm – Thursday, October 11 on CTV

Amy (Mayim Bialik) feels threatened when Sheldon (Jim Parsons) hires a young female assistant, and the pressure of being in space takes its toll on Wolowitz (Simon Helberg).

8:00pm – Thursday, October 4 on CTV

When Sheldon (Jim Parsons) learns that Penny (Kaley Cuoco) is thinking about breaking up with Leonard (Johnny Galecki), he tries to intervene. Meanwhile in space, the other astronauts pick on Howard (Simon Helberg).

8:00pm – Thursday, September 27 on CTV

Even while he’s in space, Howard (Simon Helberg) gets caught in an argument between Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) and his mom. Meanwhile, with his friends all on dates, Raj (Kunal Nayyar) must face his loneliness.