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Big Bang Theory stars mark Star Wars Day with special episode

April 3rd, 2014 3:10am EDT
Star Wars
The stars of TV comedy The Big Bang Theory are set to mark 'Star Wars Day' on 4 May (14) with a very special episode.

Writers have teamed up with Lucasfilm special effects experts for a themed special that will air in America three days before the unofficial geek holiday.

In the Proton Transmogrification episode, the TV show's regulars will celebrate Star Wars Day, and TV veteran Bob Newhart will reprise his Emmy-winning role as Arthur Jeffries.

The Lucasfilm Industrial Light + Magic technicians will recreate Star Wars sage Yoda's home planet Dagobah for the special episode.

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Kaley Cuoco joins husband on tennis court for charity match

March 24th, 2014 4:10am EDT
Kaley Cuoco
The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco showed off her athletic skills as she joined her tennis pro husband Ryan Sweeting on the court for a charity match on Saturday (22Mar14).

The newlyweds donned matching pink and black outfits as they attended the 2014 USTA Men's Pro Tennis Championships of Calabasas at the Calabasas Tennis & Swim Club in California.

Together they participated in a doubles game, followed by a singles match against each other, taking time to show good sportsmanship after the games with a kiss at the net.

Cuoco later took to Instagram.com to post a photo of herself and he...
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'The Big Bang Theory' Recap: The Mommy Observation (7x18)

March 18th, 2014 12:59am EDT
The Big Bang Theory
No time for fluffy introductions. Plot plot plot!

Sheldon and Howard, still in Houston, go to surprise Sheldon's mother. Sheldon's the one who gets the surprise, however, when he looks in the window of his house and sees his mother having sex. After freaking out for a bit, Sheldon goes back to the house to confront his mother about what he saw. He is very disappointed in her and behaves rudely. Sheldon's mother sends him to his room. Howard comes in from the car and talks to Sheldon. He tells the story of how his mother started seeing someone after his dad left, and Howard gave her a bad t...
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CBS Renews 'The Big Bang Theory' Through 2017

March 12th, 2014 10:01pm EDT
The Big Bang Theory
CBS announced on Wednesday that it's bringing back hit Thursday night sitcom The Big Bang Theory for another three years.

The network revealed the news that "Television’s #1 Comedy" has been extended through the 2016-2017 season.

"Comedy is a big part of our schedule, and The Big Bang Theory is the biggest comedy force on television," CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler said in a statement. "This multi-year deal further strengthens our network’s position for future seasons and marks another chapter in the great partnership CBS enjoys with Warner Bros. Television for delivering audienc...
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TOP 10: TV Characters You Wish You Were Friends With

February 26th, 2014 1:19pm EST
Sheldon Cooper (Big Bang Theory)
We all have our favourite characters in TV, whether we see a little of ourselves in them or we just plain out love what they stand for- we sometimes wish they could be real. We’re counting down the Top 10 TV Characters You Wish You Were Friends With – that’s if they existed in the real world of course.

10. Sheldon Cooper (Big Bang Theory)

It’s always good to have a friend that’s a genius. Like for instance when you’re at a restaurant and the bill comes, he can figure out how much everyone owes plus tips within seconds. And the best part, he doesn’t mind being the braniac friend!

9. V...
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'Big Bang' Stars Kaley Cuoco And Melissa Rauch Share Boob-Grabbing Selfie At Golden Globes Afterparty

January 13th, 2014 9:30pm EST
Kaley Cuoco and Melissa Rauch
Big Bang Theory stars Kaley Cuoco and Melissa Rauch got a little crazy after Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, posing for a selfie while holding onto their boobs at the InStyle afterparty.

"Holding our golden globes at the golden globes," Kaley tweeted.

The newlywed also shared a photo of herself and friend Tara Swennen, and supermodel Heidi Klum snuck into the frame.

"Greatest photo bomb of all time!" she wrote.

According to UsWeekly, Kaley wore a Rani Zakhem gown and Melissa's yellow dress was by Romona Keveza.

Prior to the ceremony Kaley tweeted a photo of herself with new husband...
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7 Spoilers You Need To Know: 'Person Of Interest,' 'Supernatural,' 'HIMYM' And More...

January 7th, 2014 3:00pm EST
Person Of Interest
If the first week of 2014 has been anything, it's frigid.  Most of the nation is enduring the polar vortex, so it's a blessing that most shows are returning from their holiday hiatuses.  Now we have something entertaining to do while we hunker down in blankets.  Here are seven spoilers you need to know on "Person Of Interest," “Supernatural" and more...

It can always get worse.  If you thought the Carter's stunning death was this season's rock bottom, think again. EP Jonah Nolan ominously warns: "As taxing, difficult and ultimately lethal as the battle [with HR] was, that was just the ...
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Jim Parsons baffled by Neil Patrick Harris surrogacy advice reports

November 27th, 2013 3:20am EST
Neil Patrick Harris
The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has laughed off tabloid reports suggesting he has sought out advice about surrogacy from fellow gay actor Neil Patrick Harris, insisting he has little interest in starting a family.

The 40 year old has been in a relationship with his boyfriend, Todd Spiewak, for 11 years and editors at America's National Enquirer recently claimed Parsons was pushing to have a baby, and had reached out to Harris to find out about his experience using a surrogate mother to deliver twins Gideon and Harper.

However, the actor admits is always baffled by the stories tabloid...
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'The Big Bang Theory': The Itchy Brain Simulation (7x08)

November 16th, 2013 5:18pm EST
The Big Bang Theory
Not much of a fan of this one. There were a few decent jokes, but other than that not much happened.

The plot is as follows: Leonard finds an old DVD that was rented on Sheldon's account, and Sheldon tells Leonard that he won't freak out about it if he finds a way to return the DVD. The catch? He has to wear an itchy sweater while he does so, to really understand how uncomfortable Sheldon can get when things are unresolved. The video store has gone out of business and the owner has died, so Leonard tries and tries to figure out a way to solve the problem. Sheldon eventually tells Leonard t...
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'The Big Bang' Theory: The Proton Displacement (7x07)

November 8th, 2013 11:20pm EST
The Big Bang Theory
Unfortunately, I'm going to be pretty hard on this episode. It wasn't completely awful, but it was completely bland. On top of that, almost everything they did in this episode has already been done by this show in the past, and it didn't feel like there was even an attempt at originality going on here.

The plot: Sheldon, Leonard, and Amy run into Bob Newhart - I mean, uh, Dr. Jeffries (aka Professor Proton). Later, Jeffries asks Leonard for help on a paper he's writing, and Sheldon takes offense that he asked Leonard instead of him. In retaliation, he finds a new celebrity science friend -...
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Johnny Galecki Opens Up About Secretly Dating Kaley Cuoco

November 8th, 2013 10:35am EST
Johnny Galecki
The Big Bang Theory actor Johnny Galecki has finally opened up about his clandestine relationship with co-star Kaley Cuoco, maintaining his ex-girlfriend is a "dear friend" who will always be a part of his life.

The on-screen couple took their relationship to the next level by dating for two years while working on the TV show, and they managed to keep their romance out of the public eye until after their split.

Cuoco made the stunning admission about the secret love affair back in 2010, and Galecki has now spoken out about his time with the actress and why they decided to keep it a secr...
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The Big Bang Theory: The Workplace Proximity (7x05)

October 20th, 2013 4:19pm EDT
The Big Bang Theory
This episode was built around a simple premise, which usually makes for a focused story and some good jokes. However, I felt like a lot of the potential of this story was lost. There was nothing flat out terrible about it, but I just didn't really enjoy it the way I wanted to.

Basically, Amy gets an opportunity to work at Caltech, and she checks with Sheldon to make sure he's okay working in such close proximity to her. He says yes initially, but a conversation with Howard changes his mind. Essentially, Howard says that spending that much time with Amy is bound to annoy him, just like it w...
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Mayim Bialik Files Lawsuit Over Car Crash

October 19th, 2013 11:01am EDT
Mayim Bialik
The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik is taking legal action after sustaining severe hand injuries in a car accident last year (12).

The actress was hospitalised after a Mustang slammed into her white Volvo in an intersection in Hollywood last summer (Aug12), and now she claims she suffered nerve damage in the crash.

The former Blossom star has filed a lawsuit against the driver of the other vehicle, who is believed to have been a tourist, as well as bosses at rental car company Hertz.

According to TMZ.com, Bialik is seeking unspecified damages, including lost wages.
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Kunal Nayyar to release a memoir

October 10th, 2013 8:31pm EDT
Kunal Nayyar
The Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar is set to release his first memoir.

The actor, who plays astrophysicist Rajesh Koothrappali on the series, has inked a deal to pen an amusing book about his childhood in India, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Nayyar was born in London and raised in New Dehli. He moved to America in 1999 to go to college and landed a small role as a terrorist on U.S. TV show NCIS in 2007.

A humorous statement from the actor reads, "I've cleaned toilets in Portland, been held up for 76 cents in Philadelphia, and my first acting job on TV was playing a terroris...
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TV Ratings: The Season Started With A 'Bang'

October 6th, 2013 11:32am EDT
'The Big Bang Theory'
‘The Big Bang Theory’ started the TV ratings season with a, well, bang. In its return, the show logged more than 20 million viewers, almost a record for the show. A second episode nabbed 19 million. Riding on the show’s coattails, Robin Williams’ new ‘The Crazy Ones’ was easily Fall’s most-watched premiere with 15.5 million viewers.

By comparison, ‘The Michael J. Fox Show’ on NBC was seen by a half that audience in its first airing, but it still built on its ‘Parks & Recreation’ lead-in. Nevertheless, NBC did have the week’s top show with NFL Sunday Night Football, which ranked ahead of bo...
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Fall 2013 TV Report (So Far)

October 5th, 2013 2:06pm EDT
Sleepy  Hollow
Here’s how the Fall TV season has been shaping up.

Sunday:

ABC doesn’t have a lot to celebrate about. Once Upon A Time and Revenge are both down season-to-season, yet up from last season’s finales. So, really, you could say they are even for the night. Their new drama, Betrayal, however is a disappointment. Low ratings. Does ABC have anything ready to replace Betrayal though? They’re already definitely going to cancel the much lower rated Lucky 7 (an almost certainty), can they afford to axe two shows?

CBS has a nice strong lineup of returning shows, all performing well. FOX’s shows are ...
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'The Big Bang Theory': The Scavenger Vortex (7x03)

October 5th, 2013 1:46am EDT
The Big Bang Theory
Cute episode! Probably the strongest one of the season so far. It made a smart decision by sticking to a simple premise and milking it for all it was worth. There were really no parallel plot lines going on, because the entire group was all involved in the same story, making it well-focused and fun.

Raj decides to set up a scavenger hunt as a fun activity for all of the friends. (His murder mystery dinner party idea didn't go over so well). So, he sets up ten clues and says that at the end, the winning team will find a gold coin hidden somewhere in the city. As he announces the scavenger h...
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Kaley Cuoco's proposal started with a fight

September 30th, 2013 8:42pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco
Newly-engaged actress Kaley Cuoco feared her summer romance with tennis star Ryan Sweeting was on the rocks after he picked a fight shortly before proposing to her.

The Big Bang Theory star announced last week (26Sep13) that she was heading down the aisle with the sportsman after a whirlwind three-month relationship, but Cuoco admits his proposal didn't start off on the most romantic note.

She tells U.S. news show Entertainment Tonight, "He actually started a little fight with me and threw me off. I was like, 'Oh my God, things aren't great.'"

However, she soon realised the fall-out wasn...
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'The Big Bang Theory': The Deception Verification (7x02)

September 28th, 2013 2:25am EDT
The Big Bang Theory
While not as strong as the premiere, this episode still had some good stuff going on. Leonard comes back early from his trip, but in an effort to spend a few days with Penny alone, he hides in her apartment and doesn't tell Sheldon that he's home. Sheldon suspects that Penny is being unfaithful to Leonard when he notices strange signs of a guest in her apartment. However, when he tries to catch her in the act, he sees Leonard.

This causes some drama in the Leonard and Sheldon friendship, and Sheldon feels betrayed by Leonard's lie. This entire betrayal thing is especially effective because...
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'The Big Bang Theory': The Hofstadter Insufficiency (7x01)

September 28th, 2013 1:20am EDT
The Big Bang Theory
This was actually a fantastic opening episode. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Leonard is still at sea, and after Sheldon has a nightmare about him getting eaten by a kraken, he spends the night at Penny's house. The two of them spend time together and after calling Leonard and discovering that he's at a party, Penny is upset that Leonard doesn't seem to be missing her. Sheldon and Penny start telling secrets to each other that nobody else knows. Penny talks about a cheap horror film she once did, and Sheldon says that he saw that. Howard found it right after meeting her. Sheldon then reveals his...
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'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Lead 2013 Emmy Awards

September 23rd, 2013 7:31am EDT
Breaking Bad
'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' were the big winners at the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night.

The critically acclaimed Bryan Cranston-starring show - which is due to conclude later this month after five seasons - was lauded with the night's top prize for Best Drama and actress Anna Gunn, who plays Skyler White, added to the accolades with a Best Supporting Actress trophy.

Show creator and writer Vince Gilligan admitted he didn't expect the victory as he took the stage at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

He said: "I did not see this coming. I thought this was going to be '...
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'Big Bang Theory' Stars Looking For Big Bucks In Salary Renegotiations

September 20th, 2013 3:01pm EDT
The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory stars are reportedly looking for big raises.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, series leads Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco, who currently earn $325,000 per episode each, could seek upwards of $1 million per episode, though several sources put the figure around a half-million dollars per episode.

The three stars are currently renegotiating their deals together, something they did in 2010 (Parsons held out and negotiated separately, but he was represented by the same law firm as Galecki and Cuoco). The three leads working together on current negotiations ...
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2013 Fall TV Preview: The Returning Shows On The CW & CBS

September 4th, 2013 6:00pm EDT
Arrow
The CW and CBS are complete opposites. The CW shouldn't be in business, and CBS is THE business. The CW aims for teenagers to lose their sh!t on social media. CBS aims for the median age of the people in my office. I've never understood the Blue Bloods audience more than in the last year. My interest in The CW is odd and possibly unhealthy. I'm endlessly fascinated with its shows and attractive actors. I'll watch Reign just for Adelaide Kane. I'm not endlessly fascinated by CBS. CBS lulls me to sleep. I never wrote about Elementary's "Pilot" because I went to sleep mid-episode. I never watc...
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Mayim Bialik hopes divorce blogs help other women

August 13th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Mayim Bialik
Actress Mayim Bialik wrote a series of online posts detailing her divorce as she wanted to help other women going through the same process.

The Big Bang Theory star filed papers to end her nine-year marriage to Michael Stone, the father of her two sons, last year (12) and the divorce was finalised in May (13), but the pair also had to seal their separation through their Jewish faith.

Bialik blogged about her separation on Jewish lifestyle website Kveller.com so other women could learn from her experience of divorce and what to expect from the process.

She explains on Access Hollywood Liv...
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Kaley Cuoco dating Ryan Sweeting?

August 7th, 2013 8:51pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco
Actress Kaley Cuoco has moved on from her brief romance with new Superman Henry Cavill by stepping out with tennis star Ryan Sweeting.

The Big Bang Theory star enjoyed a short fling with Man of Steel hunk Cavill earlier this summer (13), but they parted ways last month (Jul13) and now it appears the blonde has a new man in her life.

Cuoco was photographed on a lunch date in Los Angeles with Bahamian-born American sportsman Sweeting last weekend (03-04Aug13), and on Tuesday (06Aug13), the stars enjoyed a spa session in Culver City, California as they underwent manicures and pedicures toget...
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Emmy Nominations: 'American Horror Story' Gets 17 Noms, Netflix's 'House Of Cards' Also Dominates

July 18th, 2013 10:01am EDT
House of Cards
After picking up nine nominations, Kevin Spacey's Netflix series "House Of Cards" will be a big contender at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards. The political thriller was recognized in the Outstanding Drama Series category and picked up dramatic acting nominations for its leads, Spacey and Robin Wright. It received a total of nine nominations.

The Netflix series will be facing stiff competition from last year's big winners "Homeland" and "Breaking Bad" as well as "Mad Men", "Game of Thrones" and "Downton Abbey."

In the lead actor category, Spacey will face off against "Homeland's" Damian Lew...
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Kaley Cuoco And Henry Cavill Reportedly Dating

July 1st, 2013 3:50pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco
The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco is dating Superman, according to reports.

According to Us Weekly the sexy 27-year-old actress has hooked up with Man of Steel star Henry Cavill, 30.

"They are totally hot for each other," a source tells the magazine.

Both stars became single earlier this year, Cuoco broke it off from Pepper lead singer Bret Bollinger, while Cavill cplit from actress/mixed martial artist Gina Carano.

Cuoco hinted at the relationship via a post on her Twitter page two weeks ago, when she uploaded a photo of herself sitting on a movie theater floor fawning at Cavill's m...
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'Breaking Bad' & 'The Big Bang Theory' Rule Critics' Choice Television Awards - See Photos & Winners

June 11th, 2013 9:09am EDT
Kaley Cuoco
"Breaking Bad" and "The Big Bang Theory" won big at Monday night's Critics' Choice Television Awards, winning Best Drama Series and Best Comedy Series, respectively.  "Game Of Thrones" was also crowned best drama, sharing the title with the AMC series.

"Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston, who plays drug-dealing chemistry teacher Walter White, won the Best Actor in a Drama Series trophy. Tatiana Maslany won Best Actress in a Drama for her role in BBC's sci-fi hit "Orphan Black."

"Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco (pictured above) won Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy, sharing the accolade...
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Mayim Bialik's divorce finalised

May 26th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Mayim Bialik
Actress Mayim Bialik is officially a single woman after her divorce was finalised in Los Angeles.

The Big Bang Theory star filed papers to end her nine-year marriage to Michael Stone in November (12), citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their split, and now a U.S. judge has formally dissolved the couple's union.

The former lovers married in 2003 and are parents to two sons, Miles, seven, and Fred, four.

According to TMZ.com, Bialik was granted ownership of the family's home in Studio City, California, while Stone was awarded their three-bedroom property in nearby Sherman ...
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5 Season Finale Spoilers You Need To Know On 'Hawaii Five-0,' 'Supernatural' And More

April 28th, 2013 3:08pm EDT
Hawaii Five-0
Unfortunately for all tv-aholics April showers bring May cliffhangers.  All of your favorite TV shows are gearing up for their season-ending swan song, and this one looks like it will be a mishmash of deaths, pregnancies, proposals and gasp-worthy shockers.  Here are five season ending spoilers you need to know on “Hawaii Five-0,” “Supernatural,” and more...

 HAWAII FIVE-0

Law enforcement's most badass taskforce will have their hands full in the May 20 season finale of “Hawaii Five-0.”  Not only will the team have to thwart a terrorist attack, but Kono will also be framed for a murder...
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