The Big Bang Theory

Based on how well The Simpsons minifigures and sets have been received, it really was only a matter of time before this happened. Continue reading »

Today I have a look at the nominations for Best Actor in a Comedy Series:

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) (TV2)

Ricky Gervais (Derek) (Doesn’t screen in NZ yet, that I am aware at least)

Matt LeBlanc (Episodes) (SOHO)

Don Cheadle (House of Lies) (Four)

Louis C.K. (Louie) (Comedy Central)

William H. Macy (Shameless) (TV2)

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One of the highlights of the Emmy’s is the Outstanding Comedy Series race. This year the nominees are

Outstanding Comedy Series – Channel it screens in NZ in brackets

The Big Bang Theory (TV2)

Louie (Comedy Central)

Modern Family (TV3)

Orange Is The New Black (screened on TV2)

Silicon Valley (Soho)

Veep (Soho)

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The Big Bang Theory’s Melissa Rauch appeared on Conan recently and spoke about the joys of your parents catching up with Urban Dictionary

Nigella barred from visiting US

After her admission of cocaine use in court, the US have stopped her boarding a flight from Heathrow to Los Angeles. While the US declines entry to persons who have been arrested or convicted of offences including taking drugs, they also have the discretion of barring foreigners who have commited drug offences without being charged.  How this impacts on her ability to fulfil her role as judge on ABC’s The Taste will be revealed in time.  As for these items, I guess they’ve been put away.

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rajRaj is about to come down with a potentially serious case of puppy love. The unlucky in love Raj may finally have some romance in his life.

Tania Raymonde is set to guest star on The Big Bang Theory as a new romantic prospect for Kunal Nayyar’s intimacy-addled alter ego.

Raymonde, whose more recent credits have included Chicago Fire and Switched At Birth, will play a cute and somewhat surly veterinarian who ends up taking care of Raj’s ailing dog Cinnamon in the Valentine’s Day episode. Continue reading »

bbt starwarsThe Big Bang Theory has just announced that not one, but TWO Star Wars veterans will appear on television’s highest rated and most watched comedy.

Big Bang executive producers Bill Prady and Steve Molaro have said on the Golden Globes red carpet that both James Earl Jones (aka the voice of Darth Vader) and Carrie “Princess Leia” Fisher will guest-star as themselves in an upcoming episode, crossing paths with Sheldon. Continue reading »

THE FLAMING SPITTOON ACQUISTIONPlease say it isn’t so! Rumours are rife that due to the phenomenal ratings for The Big Bang Theory in the past and particularly this season, there will be a spin off. Will it be Penny, Koothrappali or Mayim Bialik’s Amy? No, none of them. Out of 140 episodes this guy has appeared in only 24. The apparent spin-off will go to Stuart – the comic book store owner. This may give Will Wheaton – Sheldon’s arch nemesis a chance for a career again though. Continue reading »

I love me some nerd TV like the next pocket protector-wearing super hero, and Season 7 of The Big Bang theory is due to start in the US during September:

CBS has issued the press release for the special one hour season premiere of The Big Bang Theory. Regina King (Southland) reprises her role as Mrs. Davis. The show returns for its seventh season on Thursday, September 26.


The Hofstadter Insufficiency” and “The Deception Verification” – Sheldon and Penny share intimate secrets while Leonard is away at sea, later, Sheldon’s feelings are crushed when Leonard returns. Meanwhile, Raj gets consoled about his ex-girlfriend and Wolowitz’s relationship with his mother causes an unusual threat to his masculinity, on a special one hour of the seventh season premiere of THE BIG BANG THEORY Thursday, Sept. 26 (8:00 – 9:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Regina King returns as Mrs. Davis, the University’s Director of Employee Relations, and Kevin Sussman returns as Stuart, the comic book store owner.

Will the romance between Leonard and Penny finally get explored further?

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