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CBS 2015-16 Season Ratings (updated 7/24/16)

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Last season, CBS introduced only eight new shows during the regular season. They cancelled three and renewed five of them. How will their new programming do in the ratings this time around? Stay tuned.CBS shows this season (so far): 48 Hours, 60 Minutes, The Amazing Race, American Gothic, Angel From Hell, The Big Bang Theory, Big Brother, Blue Bloods, Brain Dead, CSI: Cyber, Elementary, The Good Wife, Hawaii Five-0, Life In Pieces, Limitless, Madam Secretary, Mike & Molly, Mom, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, The Odd Couple, Person of Interest, Rush Hour, Scorpion, Supergirl, Survivor, Two Broke Girls, Undercover Boss, and Zoo.There's lots of data that CBS execs look at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series but ratings are typically the biggest piece. Here's how the network's shows are doing so far.Read More… »

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The Big Bang Theory: Penny's Parents Coming in Season 10

22 July 2016 8:21 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

It's an 8 Simple Rules reunion! TVLine reports Katey Sagal has been cast in season 10 of CBS' The Big Bang Theory.Sagal starred alongside Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco in the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. The cast also included John Ritter, Amy Davidson, and James Garner. The show was cancelled in 2005 after three seasons.Read More… »

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Will Big Bang Theory's Bernadette Birth an Ausiello? Plus: Final Season Talk, Scoop on Penny's Family Reunion

22 July 2016 4:34 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Big Bang Theory is heading for “another” wedding as Season 10 opens, paving the way for Katey Sagal to debut as Penny’s mother. Yet this is not the first time the Golden Globe winner has been eyed for a role on the CBS hitcom.

Comic-con 2016 Exclusive Videos, Casting News, Scoop and More

Speaking with Michael Ausiello at TVLine’s Comic-Con studio presented by Zte, exec producers Steven Molaro and Bill Prady shared that Sagal’s name had come up earlier in the series’ run, to serve a different purpose. But all along, the actress told the show, “She is »

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Thursday TV Ratings: Bones, Greatest Hits, Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge, Beauty and the Beast, Big Brother

22 July 2016 1:18 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Thursday, July 21, 2016, ratings -- New episodes:  Bones, Home Free, Greatest Hits, Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge, Aquarius, Beauty and the Beast,  and Big Brother.  Special: Republican National Convention. Reruns: The Big Bang Theory, Life in Pieces,  and DC's Legends of Tomorrow.How are your shows doing? Check the current rankings:ABC | CBS | The CW | Fox | NBCAMC | Freeform | FX | Hallmark | HBO | MTV | Own | Showtime | Syfy | TNT | USA | WgnRead More… »

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SDCC: It’s an 8 Simple Rules reunion as Katey Sagal joins The Big Bang Theory as Penny’s mother

22 July 2016 11:48 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

During the San Diego Comic-Con panel for The Big Bang Theory, executive producer Steve Molaro has announced that the upcoming tenth season will see an 8 Simple Rules reunion, as Katey Sagal joins the cast as the mother of Kaley Cuoco’s Penny.

“We are finally going to meet more of Penny’s family,” Ep Steve Molaro said. “We’re going to be meeting Penny’s mom and her brother in the first episode back. We’re super excited that Katey Sagal will be playing Penny’s mom.”

Furthermore, it was also revealed that Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) will play Penny’s brother, with both new additions set to make their debut in the season ten premiere, which is set for September 19th.

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'Big Bang Theory': Producers reveal who will play Penny's mother, brother

22 July 2016 11:39 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

On The Big Bang Theory, we’ve been introduced to many of the parents that make these characters so oddly lovable (or slightly warped). Now one last piece of that puzzle is finally being revealed. Katey Sagal, best known for her work on Sons of Anarchy and Married...with Children, has been cast as Penny’s (Kaley Cuoco) mother. “We are finally going to meet more of Penny’s family,” Ep Steve Molaro said at Comic-Con per EW. “We’re going to be meeting Penny’s mom and her brother in the first episode back. We’re super excited that Katey Sagal will be playing Penny’s mom.” In a weird twist, this re-unites Sagal and Cuoco as mother and daughter as the two teamed up on the ABC series 8 Simple Rules. Molaro also said that Jack McBrayer of 30 Rock fame has been cast as Penny’s brother. The Big Bang Theory »

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‘Big Bang Theory’ Casts Katey Sagal, Jack McBrayer for Season 10

22 July 2016 11:35 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Penny will be meeting her family in Season 10 of “The Big Bang Theory,” with Katey Sagal (“Sons of Anarchy”) as her mom and Jack McBrayer (“30 Rock”) as her brother, the writers announced at San Diego Comic Con Friday. Steve Molaro made the announcement during the “Big Bang Theory” writers panel, saying, “We are finally going to meet more of Penny’s family. We’re going to be meeting Penny’s mom and her brother in the first episode back.” Season 10 of CBS’ perennial hit comedy marks the tail-end of a three-year renewal for the show announced back in 2014. Also Read: Kaley. »

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The Big Bang Theory: Katey Sagal and Jack McBrayer Cast as Penny's Family!

22 July 2016 11:35 AM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

It's not a secret that The Big Bang Theory casts family members extremely well.

So it shouldn't be a surprise that when it came time to expand Penny's world, she was given only the best.

News out of San Diego Comic Con today is that Katey Sagal will play Penny's mom and Jack McBrayer will be Penny's brother.

“We are finally going to meet more of Penny’s family,” Executive Producer Steve Molaro said.

“We’re going to be meeting Penny’s mom and her brother in the first episode back." "

We’re super excited that Katey Sagal will be playing Penny’s mom.”

He's not the only one.

This isn't the first time Cuoco and Sagal will have played mother and daughter on television.

Their first time was on the series Eight Simple Rules, which also starred John Ritter. (See photo)

Ritter died during production on that series, and Cuoco and Sagal, »

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Find Out Who Will Be Playing Penny's Mother on The Big Bang Theory

22 July 2016 11:20 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Fans of 8 Simple Rules can rejoice - Katey Sagal is playing Kaley Cuoco's mom yet again! On Friday, The Big Bang Theory's executive producer Steve Molaro revealed that Sagal has been cast to take on the role of Penny's (Cuoco) mom in season 10. "We are finally going to meet more of Penny's family," Molaro said during Bbt's Comic-Con panel. "We're going to be meeting Penny's mom and her brother in the first episode back. We're super excited that Katey Sagal will be playing Penny's mom." Sagal, 62, played Cuoco's mother and on 8 Simple Rules, which ran from 2002 to 2005 on ABC. »

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Find Out Who Will Be Playing Penny's Mother on The Big Bang Theory

22 July 2016 11:20 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Fans of 8 Simple Rules can rejoice - Katey Sagal is playing Kaley Cuoco's mom yet again! On Friday, The Big Bang Theory's executive producer Steve Molaro revealed that Sagal has been cast to take on the role of Penny's (Cuoco) mom in season 10. "We are finally going to meet more of Penny's family," Molaro said during Bbt's Comic-Con panel. "We're going to be meeting Penny's mom and her brother in the first episode back. We're super excited that Katey Sagal will be playing Penny's mom." Sagal, 62, played Cuoco's mother and on 8 Simple Rules, which ran from 2002 to 2005 on ABC. »

- Brittany King, @brrriitttnnii

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Big Bang Theory: Katey Sagal Cast as Penny's Mom in 8 Simple Rules Reunion

22 July 2016 11:12 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS’ The Big Bang Theory is finally adding some more branches to Penny’s family tree — and one of them is extremely familiar.

PhotosBig Bang Theory Season 10: Our Hopes for ‘Shamy,’ Penny’s Mom and More

Katey Sagal, who played mom to Kaley Cuoco on the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules, will play Penny’s mother Susan, it was announced Friday at the San Diego Comic-Con. Susan is described as “stressed out and neurotic from a life with her troubled son.”

Speaking of Penny’s brother… 30 Rock alum Jack McBrayer has been cast as Randall, a “cheerful former drug dealer and ex-con. »

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Jack McBrayer & Katey Sagal Join ‘Big Bang Theory’ – Comic-Con

22 July 2016 11:07 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Jack McBrayer and Katey Sagal are joining The Big Bang Theory, it was announced today at a Comic-Con panel of the hit CBS/Wbtv show’s writers. They will play, respectively, Penny’s brother and mother. "We are finally going to meet more of Penny's family," Ep Steve Molaro said. "We're going to be meeting Penny's mom and her brother in the first episode back. We're super excited that Katey Sagal will be playing Penny's mom." Both McBrayer and Sagal will make their debuts in… »

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The Big Bang Theory Just Cast Penny's Mom and Is Giving Kaley Cuoco an Epic 8 Simple Rules Reunion

22 July 2016 10:57 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Could this casting get any better?! It was just announced at The Big Bang Theory's 2016 San Diego Comic-Con panel that Katey Sagal will be playing mother to Kaley Cuoco once again as Penny's mom this fall, according to executive producer Steven Molaro. Sagal and Cuoco previously played mother and daughter on 8 Simple Rules, which ran from 2002 to 2005 on ABC. She will appear in the first episode of the season, along with Penny's brother, who will be played by Jack McBrayer. He was on hand at the panel to help make the announcement. While we don't know a whole lot about Penny's backstory, we have met her father, who was played by Keith Carradine in two episodes. Maybe seeing more of her »

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ Casts Katey Sagal, Jack McBrayer for Season 10

22 July 2016 10:46 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Big Bang Theory” is finally introducing Penny’s mom and brother, and they’re already TV icons. “Sons of Anarchy” and “Married with Children” alum Katey Sagal will join the hit CBS comedy as the mother of Kaley Cuoco’s character, and “30 Rock” alum Jack McBrayer will play Penny’s brother in the first episode of Season 10, showrunner Steve Molaro revealed at Comic-Con.

Per CBS, Sagal will play Susan, who is described as stressed out and neurotic from a life with her troubled son. McBrayer will play Randall, a cheerful former drug dealer and ex-con. The casting marks a reunion for Cuoco and Sagal, who co-starred together in “8 Simple Rules.”

Something else to look forward to in Season 10, per Molaro: “Sheldon and Amy go to what we know is a real-life flag convention.”

A fan asked what’s coming up for Penny’s career in Season 10, given that she’s currently unhappy but making plenty of »

- Laura Prudom

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TV Ratings Report: Bones Slips

22 July 2016 8:28 AM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Fox's Bones went out with lower ratings. 

Fox: Bones (3.8 million/0.8 rating) was down for its season finale. This could be attributed to the fact that some fans only got to watch one third of the episode. Home Free (1.7 million/0.4 rating) also took a tumble.

NBC: Spartan (3.3 million/0.9 rating) continued with steady ratings.

ABC: Battlebots (3.1 million/0.7 rating) and Greatest hits (2.9 million/0.7 rating) continued the downward trend of the evening. 

CBS: Big Brother (5.6 million/1.7 rating) slipped two tenths out of encores of The Big Bang Theory (6.6 million/1.3 rating) and Life In Pieces (5 million/1.1 rating). 

The CW: An original installment of Beauty and the Beast (0.7 million/0.2 rating) and an encore of Legends of Tomorrow (0.8 million/0.2 rating) were identical to last week. 

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TV Scorecard: What Shows Have Been Canceled or Renewed in 2016?

21 July 2016 9:50 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Over the past several months, networks have been making major decisions about what shows will be granted another season. Which shows will return this Fall? Which comedies and dramas are getting one final season? What is disappearing into the night, never to be seen again? Take a look below to find out the fate of your favorite shows, and if it's not on this list, it's probably on our previous scorecard! Image Source: Netflix What's Been Renewed ABC Once Upon a Time: Just ahead of its highly anticipated 100th episode, the fantasy series has been picked up for its sixth season. Scandal: The heart-stopping political drama will return for a sixth season. Grey's Anatomy: The iconic medical drama is officially coming back for season 13! How to Get Away With Murder:: This crazy-addictive, insane show will be covering up murders for a third season. Modern Family: ABC's »

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Peter Scolari’s Late Emmy Nomination Scores ‘Girls’ Its Only Nod This Year

21 July 2016 12:28 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Peter Scolari has been belatedly named a nominee in the Emmys’ Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series category for his performance on “Girls.” The move, which was announced by the Television Academy on Thursday, comes one day after Peter McNicol was disqualified for his role on “Veep” — also on HBO — after being originally announced as a nominee in the category. Scolari finished seventh in the voting — and with McNicol’s disqualification, he will be added to a roster of nominees that also includes Bob Newhart for “The Big Bang Theory,” Tracy Morgan and Larry David for “Saturday Night Live, »

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Emmy Awards: Peter Scolari Nominated for Guest Actor in a Comedy, Replacing Peter MacNicol

21 July 2016 12:28 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Emmys traded one Peter for another. The Television Academy has announced that Peter Scolari has been nominated for guest actor in a comedy series for his role as Tad Horvath in HBO’s “Girls.”

He joins previously announced nominees Martin Mull (HBO’s “Veep”), Larry David (NBC’s “Saturday Night Live”), Tracy Morgan (NBC’s “Saturday Night Live”), Bob Newhart (CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory”) and Bradley Whitford (Amazon’s “Transparent”). Whitford won the trophy last year.

Peter MacNicol, who had been nommed for his role in “Veep” as Jonah Simons’ uncle Jeff Kane, was disqualified on Wednesday when it was discovered that he had appeared in five of the season’s ten episodes.

According to new Emmy rules that were instituted last year, performers may only submit as guest actors if they appear in “less than 50%” of the eligible episodes.

This is Scolari’s fourth Emmy nomination and first for his recurring role as the »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Emmys Twist: Veep's Peter MacNicol Loses Guest Actor Nomination

20 July 2016 4:04 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Veep actor Peter MacNicol’s Emmy nomination has been vetoed.

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Having last week been bestowed with his fourth career Emmy nod, for his turn as Jonah’s uncle Jeff Kane on the acclaimed HBO comedy, the Academy on Wednesday disqualified the actor, since he appeared in half of Veep‘s Season 5 episodes. Per Emmy rules, a nominee for guest actor must appear in “less than 50 percent” of his/her series’ eligible season.

A new nominee for Guest Actor in a Comedy will be announced imminently, »

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Emmy Awards: ‘Veep’ Star Peter MacNicol Disqualified as Guest Actor

20 July 2016 3:15 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Veep” star Peter MacNicol, who was nominated last week for an Emmy Award for guest actor in a comedy, has been ruled ineligible and will no longer be competing in the category.

Per the Emmy rules that were instituted last year, “Only performers appearing in less than 50% of the eligible episodes are able to submit in the Guest Performer categories.” MacNicol, who played Jonah’s (Tim Simons) uncle Jeff Kane, appeared in five episodes of the ten-episode HBO comedy.

The Television Academy issued a statement that said: “Upon review of the Guest Actor in a Comedy Series category, the Television Academy has determined that Peter MacNicol unfortunately exceeds the number of episodes permissible for inclusion in that category.

HBO’s guest actor entry for Peter MacNicol was accurate at the time of the submission deadline, but he was subsequently included in an additional ‘Veep’ episode. Unfortunately, that additional appearance places him in 50% of the season’s episodes »

- Debra Birnbaum

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