Thanksgiving Ratings: Young Sheldon Surges to Hit Thursday High

CBS’ Young Sheldon gobbled up a generous helping of the 18-49 demo on Thanksgiving night, surging 30 percent week-to-week to score its best rating — 2.6 — since its special Monday preview. RELATED2018 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble? Leading out of that, Mom (8 mil/1.8) and Life in […]

TV Bits: ‘Arrow’ Season 6 Trailer, ‘Young Sheldon’ is (Somehow) a Hit, Watch The First 6 Minutes of ‘The Gifted’, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Arrow gets a trailer hyping its sixth season The creator of Veep is heading to space in a brand new HBO series The CBS prequel Young Sheldon has, regrettably, earned a full series order Watch the first six minutes of Fox’s new X-Men TV series The Gifted Zachary Levi still wants […]

Ratings: Young Sheldon Retains Nearly 100 Percent of Big Bang Lead-In

CBS’ Young Sheldon preview was Monday’s (very) big freshman on campus, delivering 16.6 million total viewers and a 3.7 demo rating — retaining nearly all of its Big Bang Theory lead-in to mark the most-watched comedy launch since 2 Broke Girls (in September 2011) and the highest rated since The Crazy Ones (September 2013). YoungSheldon, […]

CBS' Young Sheldon Premiere: Grade It!

CBS on Monday chronicled two major milestones in Sheldon Cooper’s life: girlfriend Amy’s response to his marriage proposal in the Season 11 premiere of The Big Bang Theory, and his first day of high school in the series premiere of Young Sheldon. RELATEDYoung Sheldon Adds Annie Potts as Iconic Big Bang Theory Character As expected, Sheldon makes a […]

The Big Bang Theory Season 11: Sheldon Forces Showrunner Change

Sheldon Cooper, look what you’ve done now! The imminent birth of Young Sheldon has forced CBS and Warner Bros. to make a major behind-the-scenes change on mothership series The Big Bang Theory. According to Deadline, Big Bang executive producer Steve Holland will take the showrunner reins in Season 11, replacing Steve Molaro, who is segueing to […]

Young Sheldon Adds Annie Potts as Iconic Big Bang Theory Character

One of the Designing Women is going to play a major role in Sheldon Cooper’s upbringing. Annie Potts has joined CBS’ Young Sheldon as a series regular, per The Hollywood Reporter, playing Sheldon’s grandmother (aka “Meemaw”). The character was mentioned countless times throughout The Big Bang Theory‘s first eight seasons, finally appearing (in the form of June […]

Fall TV First Impression: Young Sheldon

The broadcast networks have nearly 20 shows debuting this fall, including David Boreanaz’s SEAL drama, the adventures of Fox’s Gifted mutants, ABC’s rapping Mayor and a soapy new Dynasty. To help you prep for it all, TVLine is offering First Impressions of the not-for-review pilots. First up on our list…. RELATEDRenewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? THE SHOW | CBS’ Young Sheldon (Thursdays […]

‘Young Sheldon’ Trailer: Here’s a Look at That ‘Big Bang Theory’ Prequel

Let’s make a quick list of certain things: death, taxes, and people on the internet finding new ways to complain about the mere existence of The Big Bang Theory while it continues to be one the most popular shows on television. So as you sit down to watch (or possibly hate-watch) the Young Sheldon trailer, a prequel […]

Watch Trailers for CBS' Young Sheldon, Shemar Moore's S.W.A.T. and More

CBS on Wednesday announced its fall 2017 schedule and offered first looks at its new shows, including Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon and the Shemar Moore-led S.W.A.T. remake. RELATEDCBS Fall Schedule: Young Sheldon Lands Post Big Bang Slot The network also released sneak peeks for its midseason fare, including Alan Cumming’s Instinct and the Johnny Galecki-produced sitcom By the Book, […]

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse: Something is preventing Trump from reaching ‘obvious conclusions’

Win McNamee/Getty Images Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, the ranking member of the Senate Crime & Terrorism Subcommittee, addressed the “peculiar behavior” behind President Donald Trump’s “warm embrace” of former ational security adviser Mike Flynn. “[Flynn] lied to a lot more than the Vice President,” said Whitehouse on MSNBC’s “All in with Chris Hayes.” […]