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JUL
30
17 HRS

'Big Bang Theory' Delays Production as Cast Still Without Contracts

'Big Bang Theory' Delays Production as Cast Still Without Contracts

The Big Bang Theory contract talks have officially delayed production on the CBS hit comedy.

Stars Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar have not yet reached a new deal with studio Warner Bros. Television, The Hollywood Reporter has learned, with the cast officially not returning to work on season eight.

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JUL
25
6 DAYS

Comic-Con: 'Big Bang Theory' Writers Tease Season 8, Offer Fans Big Surprises

Comic-Con: 'Big Bang Theory' Writers Tease Season 8, Offer Fans Big Surprises

CBS' The Big Bang Theory opened Friday at Comic-Con with a panel in Ballroom 20 that started with a special musical performance and took a stroll down memory lane with the writers behind TV's No. 1 comedy among the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demo.

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JUL
23
1 week

'Big Bang Theory' Plots Major Career Change for Penny in Season 8

'Big Bang Theory' Plots Major Career Change for Penny in Season 8

Big changes are coming for Kaley Cuoco's Penny on The Big Bang Theory's eighth season.

When Penny decided she didn't need to be famous and have a "big career" in order to be happy after she was canned from a B-movie, Penny will continue to make what she called "smart decisions" for her career in the upcoming season of CBS' hit comedy.

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JUL
22
1 week

Regina King Joins 'American Crime,' Will Direct 'Scandal,' Return to 'Big Bang Theory' (Exclusive)

Regina King Joins 'American Crime,' Will Direct 'Scandal,' Return to 'Big Bang Theory' (Exclusive)

Southland alum Regina King has lined up her next three projects.

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JUL
17
2 WKS

'Scorpion' Producer Embraces 'Big Bang Theory' Comparison

'Scorpion' Producer Embraces 'Big Bang Theory' Comparison

Producers behind CBS' genius drama Scorpion are fine with being called the drama version of ratings and Emmy juggernaut The Big Bang Theory.

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JUL
16
2 WKS

'Big Bang Theory' Stars Still Without Contracts

'Big Bang Theory' Stars Still Without Contracts

Four months after CBS renewed ratings juggernaut The Big Bang Theory for three additional seasons — through its 10th run — stars Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco, as well as Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar, still do not have deals to return to the No. 1 comedy among total viewers and adults 18-49.

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JUL
15
2 WKS

Comic-Con: Craig Ferguson to Moderate 'Big Bang Theory' Panel (Exclusive)

Comic-Con: Craig Ferguson to Moderate 'Big Bang Theory' Panel (Exclusive)

Craig Ferguson is making great plans for this month's Comic-Con.

The outgoing Late Late Show host has been tapped to moderate this year's The Big Bang Theory panel, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

STORY 'Big Bang Theory': 15 Things You Didn't Know

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MAY
1
3 MOS

'Big Bang Theory' Postmortem: EP Steve Molaro on the Future of Bob Newhart's Professor Proton

'Big Bang Theory' Postmortem: EP Steve Molaro on the Future of Bob Newhart's Professor Proton

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Thursday's "The Proton Transmogrification" episode of The Big Bang Theory.]

The Force was with CBS' The Big Bang Theory on Thursday when the hit comedy teamed with Lucasfilm for what turned out to be an incredibly emotional Star Wars episode.

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APR
23
3 MOS

'Big Bang Theory' Boss Says More Marriage Proposals Coming, Talks Series Finale

'Big Bang Theory' Boss Says More Marriage Proposals Coming, Talks Series Finale

The lovable geeks on CBS' The Big Bang Theory are growing up before our eyes. Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco) have routinely pondered marriage, Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and Amy (Mayim Bialik) are kissing -- gasp! -- and Raj (Kunal Nayyar) has broken through with the ladies, while Howard (Simon Helberg) and Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) are growing stronger as they navigate marriage.

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APR
2
4 MOS

'Big Bang Theory,' Lucasfilm Team for 'Star Wars' Day Episode (Exclusive)

'Big Bang Theory,' Lucasfilm Team for 'Star Wars' Day Episode (Exclusive)

These may be the Jedi you are looking for.

CBS' The Big Bang Theory is teaming with Lucasfilm for an epic Star Wars episode timed to Star Wars Day, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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MAR
13
5 MOS

'Big Bang Theory's' Steve Molaro Inks Overall With Warner Bros. Television (Exclusive)

'Big Bang Theory's' Steve Molaro Inks Overall With Warner Bros. Television (Exclusive)

Steve Molaro is staying put at CBS' The Big Bang Theory.

The executive producer and showrunner behind TV's No. 1 comedy has inked his first overall deal with Big Bang studio Warner Bros. Television, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

PHOTOS: Behind the Scenes: 'The Big Bang Theory'

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MAR
12
5 MOS

'Big Bang Theory' Renewed Through Season 10

'Big Bang Theory' Renewed Through Season 10

CBS has handed out a hefty three-season renewal for The Big Bang Theory.

The pickup takes TV's No. 1 comedy among adults 18-49 through season 10 and extends the series through the 2016-17 season.

PHOTOS: 'The Big Bang Theory's' Nerdiest Guest Stars

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FEB
6
6 MOS

'Big Bang Theory's' Kaley Cuoco Hopes Marriage Is in the Cards for Leonard and Penny

'Big Bang Theory's' Kaley Cuoco Hopes Marriage Is in the Cards for Leonard and Penny

The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco hopes Leonard and Penny will follow her lead down the aisle.

The actress, who married tennis player Ryan Sweeting on New Year's Eve, thinks the time is right for Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Penny to tie the knot on the CBS hit.

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FEB
5
6 MOS

CBS' Football Deal Is a 'Big Bang' Blessing in Disguise

CBS' Football Deal Is a 'Big Bang' Blessing in Disguise

Now that CBS has won the bid for NFL's Thursday Night Football franchise, the network is suffering from an embarrassment of riches on one of TV's most advertiser-friendly nights.

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