It was a packed house on a windy Tuesday night in mid-April when the cast and creators -- and a live audience filled to the rafters -- gathered on the Warner Bros. Television lot in Burbank to watch the final episode of The Big Bang Theory's sixth season.
TV's No. 1 comedy welcomes one of the small screen's most iconic comedic actors Thursday when Bob Newhart begins the first of what he hopes will be a recurring role on CBS' The Big Bang Theory.
Newhart makes his return to comedy playing Professor Proton, a childhood hero of both Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons), whom the latter tracks down and invites over for a stroll down memory lane.
Comedy legend Bob Newhart heads to CBS' The Big Bang Theory on Thursday with a role that was a long time coming. Co-creator/executive producer Chuck Lorre had been courting the Newhart icon for years, constantly going after the six-time Emmy nominee for a role on one of his shows before coming up with the winning role: Professor Proton, an influential character from Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon's (Jim Parsons) childhood.
TV's No. 1 scripted comedy welcomes a comedic icon next week when Bob Newhart guest stars as a boyhood hero of Sheldon's on CBS' The Big Bang Theory.
During the episode, titled "The Proton Resurgence," Sheldon (Jim Parsons) discovers that Professor Proton, the former host of his favorite science show, is still entertaining the masses and hires him to host a private engagement.
The cast and creators behind CBS' The Big Bang Theory used their platform at PaleyFest on Wednesday night to offer a peek behind the curtain of the ratings behemoth, answering trivia about the geeky comedy and offering a window into what goes on behind the scenes.
Raj is going on a date on CBS' The Big Bang Theory!
Kunal Nayyar's super-sweet, super-awkward science guy may finally have met his match in Lucy, the introverted heroine who seemingly saved his hopelessly single Valentine's Day -- until she left him high and dry shortly thereafter.
CBS took full advantage of the Super Bowl to pump the network's upcoming summer drama Under the Dome and comedy staples The Big Bang Theory and 2 Broke Girls.
The promo for Under the Dome -- which hasn't yet completed casting, let alone begun filming -- is a cryptic take on the Stephen King book cover about the postapocalyptic series that explores life for a small town that finds itself suddenly and mysteriously covered by a dome.
Raj's time might finally have come on CBS' The Big Bang Theory.
The lovable geek who's currently unable to speak to women without the assistance of alcohol is getting a love interest. Raising Hope's Kate Micucci has been tapped to join the CBS ratings juggernaut, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.