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Emmys: 7 of 'Big Bang Theory's' Best Season 7 Moments

Emmys: 7 of 'Big Bang Theory's' Best Season 7 Moments

CBS' The Big Bang Theory continued to build its ratings momentum in season seven, but beyond the numbers, the comedy about a group of lovable nerds and the ladies who love them also featured a handful of major (and amusing) milestones in the show's geeky history.

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2 WKS

'Big Bang Theory' Showrunners Challenge Superfan to Trivia Contest

'Big Bang Theory' Showrunners Challenge Superfan to Trivia Contest

It doesn't get much nerdier than a trivia contest about nerds.

That's what The Big Bang Theory showrunners Bill Prady and Steve Molaro walked in to with the latest episode of Superfan Vs. Showrunner, in which they challenged fan Roxanne Pena to a battle of wits about the CBS show.

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AUG
6
2 WKS

'Big Bang Theory's' Big Bucks: Why the Cast Will Earn $1 Million Per Episode

'Big Bang Theory's' Big Bucks: Why the Cast Will Earn $1 Million Per Episode

A version of this story first appeared in the Aug. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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AUG
5
3 WKS

'Big Bang Theory' Co-Stars Reach Rich New Deals, Production to Resume

'Big Bang Theory' Co-Stars Reach Rich New Deals, Production to Resume

The Big Bang Theory stars Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar have inked new deals with studio Warner Bros. Television, with the entire cast of TV's top comedy now signed on through season 10, with production resuming Wednesday after a week delay.

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AUG
4
3 WKS

'Big Bang Theory' Trio Inks New Deals, Securing Hefty Pay Raises

'Big Bang Theory' Trio Inks New Deals, Securing Hefty Pay Raises

Three of The Big Bang Theory's five stars have reached a new deal with studio Warner Bros. Television.

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JUL
30
3 WKS

'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
4 WKS

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 month

'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 month

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
1 month

'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
1 month

'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
1 month

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.

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MAY
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'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
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'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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