Even Repeats of Big Bang Theory Crush Thursday Night Competition

BigBangTheoryRaise120.jpgMaybe those 333% raises were warranted? Just last night, CBS warmed up The Big Bang Theory's new Thursday night home by airing a two-hour marathon that crushed its new competition. The Chuck Lorre sitcom boasted nearly twice as many viewers as the season premiere of The Apprentice on NBC and over twice as many viewers as new episodes of The Vampire Diaries and Nikita on the CW. [Deadline]