Bill Nye is a science educator and comedian who began his career as an engineer at Boeing. He is best known as the host of the Disney/PBS children's science show Bill Nye the Science Guy (1993–98) and for his many subsequent appearances in popular media as a science presenter. When portraying "The Science Guy", he wears a light blue lab coat and bow tie, and takes on the persona of an excited, jocular science presenter. Professor Proton contacts Leonard to ask to read a paper he wrote. Sheldon, who has loved Professor Proton since childhood, seeks revenge by befriending Bill Nye...(more)
Producers Guild To Honor Chuck Lorre with Norman Lear Award
Chuck Lorre will receive the 2014 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television from the Producers Guild of America at the PGA Awards on Jan. 19.
Lorre is being honored for his work on such shows as "The Big Bang Theory," "Two and a Half Men" and "Dharma and Greg" – "series that have impacted television on a level that we rarely see," said PGA Awards co-chairs Lori McCreary and Michael De Luca in a statement.