Anniversary news of the 'Big Bang Theory' four year run at the PaleyFest have TV buffs talking today. The cast members are happily celebrating their "Big Bang Theory" love, and success, according to Thursday, March 14 reports on The Huffington Post.
Hash tags such as, “#bigbangtheoryfouryears have Twitter users searching, and chatting up about all the news about their favorite television comedy.
The "Big Bang Theory's" four year anniversary celebration marks over 20 million fans and viewers for recent and reruns of the funny TV show that has taken the viewers by storm.
"Big Bang Theory" star, Simon Helberg, stated on Wednesday evening during the PaleyFest,"We're shoving it down people's throats, and then they're learning that they actually love that."
“The Big Bang Theory” four years running news reports reveal that the show, which first debuted on CBS on September 24, 2007, and is written and produced by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady is hanging in steady and continuing to grow a massive fan base.
The show ,which is centered on five characters: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, aerospace engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. The geekiness and intellect of the four guys is contrasted for comic effect with Penny's social skills and common sense.
When the cast of "The Big Bang Theory" first appeared at PaleyFest in 2009, their sitcom wasn't even among the top-40 rated shows in the United States.
Last week's first-run "Big Bang" episode topped the list in viewers most coveted by advertisers, those ages 18-49; and it was the second most-watched show overall (behind "NCIS") with more than 20 million viewers.
For the first three seasons, Galecki, Parsons and Cuoco, the three main stars of the show, earned an estimated $60,000 per episode. The salary for the three went up to $200,000 per episode for the fourth season. According to their contracts, their per-episode pay will go up an additional $50,000 in each of the following three seasons, culminating in $350,000 per episode in the seventh season.
The "Big Bang Theory" series is in its sixth season, which premiered on September 27, 2012 and currently airs on Thursday nights at 8.pm on CBS.
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