The Big Bang Theory


Big Bang Theory to end in 2019

The world’s number one comedy, CBS’ The Big Bang Theory, will end next year at the end of its twelfth season. A joint statement released by Warner Bros. Television, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said the show, which will have racked up 279 episodes by the time it finishes, will draw to ‘an epic creative […]

In-demand in 2017: Game of Thrones reigns supreme

HBO’s Game of Thrones (GOT) reigned supreme as the most in-demand show across of 2017, Parrot Analytics data shows. The stats, which look at expressions of demand for shows across the UK, Germany, France, Italy and the US, reveals that GOT was the most in-demand overall show in all the territories bar the US. GOT […]

Fighting the pirates

Illegal downloads and streams are directly impacting the TV business, but how far are they changing the distribution models of tomorrow, and what can be done to stop the flow? Robert Shepherd reports The global TV industry has always faced major challenges. Whether it was uncertainty surrounding digital switchover, the ongoing lack of diversity on […]

E4 gives UK home to Young Sheldon

Young Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory prequel that follows the life of nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper, will arrive on UK channel E4 next year. E4 has had success with The Big Bang Theory in recent years, with series 10 attracting an average audience of 2.4 million viewers an episode and a 9.5% share of viewing audience […]

CBS greenlights Big Bang Theory offshoot

The Big Bang Theory, one the US’s most-successful sitcoms, is getting its first spin off. Big Bang broadcaster CBS has given the greenlight to Young Sheldon, which will be a half-hour, single-cam comedy for the 2017-18 season. Jim Parsons, who plays science genius Sheldon in the original sitcom, will reprise his role as narrator. The […]

In-demand chart: UK (January 15-21, 2017)

Following a surprisingly inauspicious start, The Grand Tour is now motoring ahead of the competition. The big budget Amazon Prime Video car series leads both the latest digital and overall demand charts in the UK, our latest report shows. In the overall chart, the Jeremy Clarkson-fronted digital original took more than nine million average demand expressions, […]

In-demand chart: Norway (January 1-7, 2017)

Skam was undeniably the most unexpected Norwegian drama series to make international headlines last year. The in-house NRK drama, originally produced for the pubcaster’s web platforms and for teenage girls, suddenly became a worldwide sensation after building the brand on linear channels, with national newspapers around the world writing column inches on it throughout 2016. […]

In demand chart: Netflix’s Gilmore Girls leads Amazon’s Grand Tour

Netflix’s reboot of US comedy series the Gilmore Girls is leading the pack in Germany, some distance ahead of Amazon’s biggest ever commissioned series, The Grand Tour, our latest In Demand charts reveal. The latest exclusive data set from influential analytics firm Parrot,covering November 27 – December 3, reveals the Gilmore Girls: A Year in the […]

CBS working up Big Bang Theory prequel

A prequel to The Big Bang Theory is in the works at CBS. The US broadcast net is developing a prequel to the smash hit comedy that will focus on a young Sheldon Coooper, one of the show’s central characters. US trade The Hollywood Reporter broke the news, noting that The Big Bang Theory creators […]

In-demand chart: Hungary (October 16-22, 2016)

Those who’ve watched AMC and Fox Networks Group drama The Walking Dead will know exactly why the series has shot straight back to the top of our In-demand charts. Since the ending of season six, fans have been desperate to know the outcome of a particular dark scenario for hero Rick Grimes and his band […]

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