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The Big Bang Theory

Genres: Comedy
Broadcast on: SABC3, e.tv, M-Net, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu, Comedy Central Africa, go, Vuzu Amp, M-Net City, M-Net Family

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Seasons

Season 8

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
CBS 22 Sep 2014 07 May 2015 Thursdays, 20h00 - 20h30 24
M-Net 17 Jun 2015 02 Sep 2015 Wednesdays, 19h30 - 20h30 24
Vuzu 19 Nov 2015 22 Dec 2015 Weekdays, 18h30 - 19h00 24
Vuzu Amp 05 Feb 2016 22 Feb 2016 Weekdays, 17h00 (double bill) 24
M-Net City 12 Feb 2016 27 May 2016 Fridays, 18h00 - 18h30 24
M-Net Family 01 Jul 2016 08 Jul 2016 Weekdays, 18h00 - 18h30 24
Comedy Central Africa 05 Sep 2016 13 Feb 2017 Mondays, 20h35 - 21h00 24


Season 8

The Big Bang Theory is an American situation comedy created and executive produced by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady and centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper, both physicists; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, mechanical engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali.

Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) are brilliant physicists, the kind of "beautiful minds" that understand how the universe works. Wizards in the laboratory, but socially inept outside of it, none of their genius helps them interact with people, especially women.

All this begins to change when a beautiful, free-spirited beauty named Penny (Kaley Cuoco) moves in next door, who aims to teach them a thing or two about life.

Sheldon, Leonard's roommate, is quite content playing Star Trek 3D chess or Klingon Boggle with their ever-expanding universe of socially dysfunctional friends, including fellow Caltech scientists Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg), Rajesh Koothrappali (Kunal Nayyar) and more.

However, Leonard sees in Penny a whole new universe of possibilities... including love.

Created by Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men) and Bill Prady (Dharma & Greg), who also serve as executive producers along with Steven Molaro (The Class) and Eddie Gorodetsky (Two and a Half Men), The Big Bang Theory stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch.

The series is from Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Broadcast Notes

Season 8 originally aired on M-Net City on Fridays at 18h00. Only 18 of the 24 episodes aired on the channel, after which it was moved to sister channel M-Net Family and burned off on weekdays, beginning with Episode 19 on Friday 1 July, 2016.


Season 8 Cast

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Leonard Hofstadter

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Sheldon Cooper

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Penny

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Howard Wolowitz

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Rajnesh Koothrappali

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Bernadette

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Amy Farrah Fowler

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Stuart

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Emily Sweeney

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Barry Kripke

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Beverly Hofstadter

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Mary Cooper

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Wil Wheaton

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Janine Davis

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LeVar Burton

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Santa

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Dan

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Officer Hernandez

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Dr. Oliver Lorvis

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Nathan Fillion

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Zombie

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Security Guard

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