Is this finally 'Big Bang Theory's' big year at the Emmys?

By Cassandra Belek
By Cassandra Belek
Nov 23 2010 07:08 am
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With that Best Comedy Actor win by Jim Parsons at this year's Emmys and a successful move to Thursday night, could "The Big Bang Theory"  finally land its first Best Comedy Series bid?

The CBS sitcom shifted from Monday to Thursday for its fourth season and its growing audience followed. The show is the No. 2-ranked sitcom, and it continues to win its time slot week after week.

However, the "The Big Bang Theory" has failed to win over Emmy voters. Beyond those two consecutive nominations for Parsons, none of the other members of the cast have contended.

"The Big Bang Theory" wouldn't be the only sitcom to get delayed notice from TV academy voters. "Seinfeld," "Everybody Loves Raymond," and "Two and a Half Men" weren't nominated for best comedy until their third season. "The Big Bang Theory's" former Monday night neighbor "How I Met Your Mother" didn't receive a series bid until its fourth season — and neither did "Scrubs."


Without any freshmen comedies getting the awards buzz that "Modern Family" and "Glee" had by this time last year, the road is a bit clearer for "The Big Bang Theory" to secure a series nomination at long last. The media attention surrounding the comedy's move and the never-ending critical praise for Parsons could possibly increase voters' awareness of the quality of the series.

Photo: Jim Parsons at the 2010 Emmy Awards (ATAS)

 
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