Articles for The Big Bang Theory Season 1

The sitcom The Big Bang Theory has been picked up by CBS, and has been slated to fill in the network’s 8:30 Monday night timeslot this coming fall. The series is created by Chuck Lorre, who was also behind another CBS comedy, Two and a Half Men. The premise of the show revolves around two friends, Leonard and Sheldon, whose passion for and intellect in quantum physics hasn’t necessarily helped them figure out the complex subject of women. To their rescue is Penny, the attractive next-door neighbor, who, after recently surviving a nasty break-up, is more than happy to teach the two geniuses a thing or two about life.Read on to know more about the cast of The Big Bang Theory. Read more »
Premiere Date and Time: Monday, September 24, 8:30pmNetwork: CBSTime Slot Competition: Dancing with the Stars, Chuck, Prison Break, Aliens in AmericaCast: Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kunal Nayyar, Simon Helberg Read more »
In BuddyTV‘s 2007 Fall TV Guide, we diligently went through all the new shows to uncover the common trends of the new season. The three main trends we found fall into the following categories: Canceled, but Not Forgotten, Revenge of the Nerds, and Chucks, Trannies, and “Young Folks.”One thing is for certain: nerds are definitely in this year. Plenty of new shows star lovable losers who may or may not have special powers, all of whom are lusting after, or getting, super hot chicks. There are two possible explanations for this unusual phenomenon. Read more »
Among the new programs slated to begin this fall is the quirky comedy called The Big Bang Theory.  The show, which is scheduled to premiere on CBS come September 24, is the latest offering from writer/producer/director Chuck Lorre.The Big Bang Theory revolves around two science nerds who know everything imaginable in the world of physics but are completely lost when it comes to romance, dating and women.  The show is the newest brainchild from Lorre, who is responsible for two of television‘s most recent hit comedy series.  The man behind Dharma and Greg and Two and a Half Men recently spoke to Forbes about his continuing success in television.  He also delved into the history of how he came up with The Big Bang Theory and why audiences are likely to embrace it. Read more »
Although not everyone is a certified physics genius, Chuck Lorre, creator of CBS‘ upcoming comedy series, The Big Bang Theory, assures viewers will be able to relate to his show, which revolves around two physicists who are at a complete loss when it comes to women and love. "[The] idea of feeling like you‘re on the outside looking in is certainly universal.  It‘s that feeling that everybody got a book on how to live this life, and they failed to give you a copy,” Lorre told  “These guys, especially [series star] Johnny Galecki‘s character, feel it deeply; they want to be part of everything but they can‘t.  They‘re distanced from it-- and I think you can care for them because we all feel that way.  I know I do. Read more »
The latest offering from producers Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, The Big Bang Theory, has generated some hype with its round of positive reviews instigated by its premise and more importantly, its pilot episode.  Spectators can find out what the buzz is all about when CBS launches its new sitcom tonight at 8:30pm ET/PT, following the return of How I Met Your Mother. Directed by James Burrows, The Big Bang Theory stars Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) as two young, stereotypical nerds in their 20s who understands how the universe works, but doesn‘t have a clue when it comes to relationships and women. Read more »
On screen, Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons are a couple of science geniuses, but don‘t expect to get right answers on your physics homework when you come across the two in the street. “I couldn‘t do long division if you paid me,” Johnny Galecki, who plays lovestruck physicist Leonard on CBS‘ The Big Bang Theory, said.  “I can‘t read or think about physics for 25 minutes without having an anxiety attack.” Read more »
So far, CBS‘ The Big Bang Theory is doing pretty well in the ratings, considering the minimal hype it gets from the media.  While part of what makes the sitcom a hit are the witty dialogue, funny situations and comical characters, cast member Johnny Galecki reveals that the cast‘s enjoyable experiences, which easily render onscreen, also contribute to the success of the series.“I‘m feeling very fortunate.  I love this group of people.  We‘re having a fantastic time over there.  They‘ve really made having fun a priority, and I think that‘s coming across… I‘ve had to think of some horrible, dark and fiercely nasty things in those moments.  We‘re having so much fun, it‘s hard not to break sometimes,” he told TV Guide. Read more »
Thus far, fans have been able to demonstrate their love for the CBS Monday night newcomer, The Big Bang Theory, given its positive audience buildup. But while supporters easily get tickled by its quirky ensemble and comedic storyline about two socially inept prodigies in their 20s who learn more about life and love when they meet a beautiful girl, some real-life physicists weigh in the show with mixed reviews and some backlash.  Nevertheless, the sitcom gets the vote of Robyn Asimov.Asimov, daughter of the late Isaac Asimov who was known for being a professor of biochemistry and prolific author of a large body of science fiction and popular science books, openly reveals her fondness for The Big Bang Theory, which stars Johnny Galecki (Leonard Hofstadter) and Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper). Read more »
The Big Bang Theory, the latest creation of Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, is hitting some high notes given that CBS has just ordered more episodes of the freshman sitcom, making the series the first new comedy to receive a full season pickup this fall. Starring Johnny Galecki (Leonard Hofstadter) and Jim Parsons (Sheldon Cooper), The Big Bang Theory centers on two socially inept geniuses who discovers more about life and love when they meet a beautiful woman named Penny, played by Kaley Cuoco.  Also joining the comedic adventures are other geeks, Simon Helberg (Howard Wolowitz) and Kunal Nayyar (Rajesh Koothrappali). Read more »
CBS‘ The Big Bang Theory is now one of the fall season‘s few offerings to gain much positive attention.  Whether it‘s due to its sidesplitting premise or the fact that it has built up an audience from its strong lead-in from How I Met Your Mother, which averages about 9 million viewers, the freshman series is now thriving and is expected to flourish with its full-season pickup.Amidst all the comedy, there is one aspect of The Big Bang Theory that makes it realistically appealing: the real-life physics involved.  While the show centers on two geeks as they attempt to explore their social life, the series also gives science some attention. Read more »
The first season finale of The Big Bang Theory promises to shed light on the much awaited prospect of romance writers have been toying with during the course of the season.  After 17 hilarious episodes, the CBS sitcom wraps up its pilot season with the episode called "The Tangerine Factor."Read on to find out what‘s in store Big Bang Theory‘s season ender. Read more »