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'BIG BANG' & YOUNG SHELDON Both Gain Over 5 Million Viewers with Live +7 Day Lift

THE BIG BANG THEORY (P) added +5.42m viewers (23.08m from 17.66m), +2.3 rating points in adults 25-54 (8.1 from 5.8) and +1.7 in adults 18-49 (5.8 from 4.1) live plus 7-day lift from live plus same day ratings. THE BIG BANG THEORY posted its best L+7 audience delivery since Dec. 17, 2015.

YOUNG SHELDON (P) added +5.24m viewers (22.46m from 17.22m), +2.0 rating points in adults 25-54 (7.5 from 5.5) and +1.7 in adults 18-49 (5.5 from 3.8).

KEVIN CAN WAIT (P) added +2.17m viewers (12.43m from 10.26m), +0.9 rating points in adults 25-54 (4.3 from 3.4) and +0.7 in adults 18-49 (3.0 from 2.3).

ME, MYSELF & I (P) added +1.78m viewers (9.24m from 7.46m), +0.6 rating points in both adults 25-54 (3.0 from 2.4) and adults 18-49 (2.2 from 1.6).

SCORPION (P) added +4.12m viewers (9.88m from 5.76m), +1.3 rating points in adults 25-54 (2.9 from 1.6) and +1.0 in adults 18-49 (2.0 from 1.0, doubling it delivery). SCORPION moved past "The Brave" in viewers (vs. 9.67m) and adults 25-54 (vs. 2.8) after trailing live plus same day (vs. 5.98m viewers, 1.7 in adults 25-54).

About YOUNG SHELDON: For 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper it isn't easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and Science isn't always helpful in a land where church and football are king. And while the vulnerable, gifted and somewhat naïve Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him. His father, George, is struggling to find his way as a HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL coach and as father to a boy he doesn't understand. Sheldon's mother, Mary, fiercely protects and nurtures her son in a town where he just doesn't fit in. Sheldon's older brother, Georgie, does the best he can in high school, but it's tough to be cool when you're in the same classes with your odd 9-year-old brother. Sheldon's twin sister, Missy, sometimes resents all the attention Sheldon gets, but also remains THE ONE person who can reliably tell Sheldon the truth. Finally, there's Sheldon's beloved Meemaw, his foul-mouthed, hard-drinking Texas grandmother who is very supportive of her grandson and his unique gifts. For 10 years on "The Big Bang Theory," audiences have come to know the iconic, eccentric and extraordinary Sheldon Cooper. This single-camera, half-hour comedy gives us the chance to meet him in childhood, as he embarks on his innocent, awkward and hopeful journey toward the man he will become.

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