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The Big Bang Theory
Originally posted 09/20/2014 07:35PM
Before the cast of The Big Bang Theory can get on with the business of portraying America's favorite eggheads (and one foxy, out-of-work actress), there is a customary ritual that always precedes the reading of the very first script of the season.
It usually starts with a simple question: How did you spend your summer?
Faster than you can bust out a Bazinga, details are shared in gleeful progression: Jim Parsons (Sheldon) became a Wimbledon groupie. Simon Helberg (Howard) nested at home with his second baby. Melissa Rauch (Bernadette) produced her first movie. Johnny Galecki (Leonard) jetted to Prague, Kunal Nayyar (Raj) hightailed it to India, and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (Penny) went all Edward Scissorhands on her hair.
Originally posted 09/18/2014 02:00PM
From pizza to burgers to Thai, we break down the lovable lead's obsession with a well-rounded cuisine
Originally posted 09/10/2014 11:00AM
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Originally posted 09/17/2014 02:35PM
The cast of The Big Bang Theory is on the cover of PEOPLE this week (on newsstands Friday), and as the show enters its eighth season (it's been renewed through season 10), we've gathered some handy trivia to pull out at viewing parties, Comic-Cons, or anywhere BBT fans may assemble. Use it wisely.
Originally posted 09/17/2014 08:00AM
They're on the biggest show on TV, but the stars of The Big Bang Theory say neither fame nor their new, http://www.people.com/article/big-bang-theory-salary-negotiation-kaley-cuoco have changed them.
"Everybody's got their feet on the ground, so it doesn't feel that much different than day one," star Simon Helberg, 33, tells PEOPLE in its new issue, on newsstands Friday.
What began as a series about four lovable brainiacs and the women who love them has blown up into the most popular sitcom on television today, but the show's stars, along with Helberg – Johnny Galecki, 39; Jim Parsons, 41; Kaley Cuoco, 28; Kunal Nayyar, 33; Mayim Bialik, 38; and Melissa Rauch, 34 – say they aim to stay as normal as possible.
Originally posted 09/03/2014 06:00PM
The Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco has a million-dollar sense of humor to go with that million-dollar salary of hers.
The 28-year-old star of the CBS comedy posted a photo on Instagram that took playful aim at the recent nude photo leak involving female celebrities.
The picture of Cuoco (who is reportedly among those who were hacked) and her husband Ryan Sweeting shows her breasts and his crotch blurred out. Appropriately enough, she's also holding what appears to be an iPhone.
Originally posted 08/27/2014 12:45PM
Johnny Galecki and Kelli Garner have called it quits after more than two years together, a source confirms to PEOPLE.
Originally posted 08/26/2014 12:40PM
Awards-wise, the 2014 Emmys played out exactly the way most people would have predicted – lots of trophies for Breaking Bad and Modern Family and assorted other laurels for veteran Emmy favorites.
Thankfully, though, we had the acceptance speeches to inject a hint of surprise into the proceedings.
Originally posted 08/24/2014 05:50PM
With apologies to Modern Family, it's time for the Pritchett-Dunphy clan to step aside.
There's a reason why The Big Bang Theory – which is nominated for outstanding comedy series – is the most-watched comedy for four years running: the stars are revered, the jokes are ample, and Sheldon's wardrobe of superhero T-shirts make us wish we could all do our clothes shopping at San Diego Comic-Con.
But enough with limiting the accolades to Jim Parsons, Emmy voters; though we can't deny his comedic chops, his irresistibly fussy Sheldon isn't the only reason for the show's overwhelming success.
Originally posted 08/20/2014 09:50PM
Say, which shows are nominated at the Emmys this year?
You may be able to name a few, but we're betting you can't remember every single series nominated in the Outstanding Drama, Outstanding Comedy and Outstanding Miniseries categories this year.
So, we've built this infographic to test your TV knowledge. Can you get the names of all 18 shows just from one object or symbol? It's harder than it looks, so to help you out, we've listed each show's network underneath.
Happy guessing! (The answers are at the bottom, if you want to cheat.)
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