The Big Bang Theory Premiere Ratings 14.4 Million Viewers Tuned in for the Season Premiere – Keep up with the Latest News! – Become a Fan! – Follow Us! – Get more news & buzz around the top TV shows online! The hour-long Big Bang Theory season premiere drew in 14.4 million people topping both The X Factor & the Charlie’s Angels premiere. TRANSCRIPTION The Big Bang Theory returns to some bangin’ ratings. This is Rachel and I’ve got the scoop in today’s Big Bang Theory TV news. The hour-long Big Bang Theory season premiere ratings are in: 14.4 million viewers tuned in, enough to be the night’s top rated program. Big Bang Beat both the second night of The X Factor premiere – take that, simon Cowell – and the premiere of Charlie’s Angels on ABC. This strong performance also helped CBS to win the night overall. That’s it for today’s Bang THeory TV news. Watch another new episode Thursday at 8 on CBS.