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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 16: Actor Bob Newhart speaks during "The Big Bang Theory" Special Screening and Panel Discussion at the Landmark Nuart Theatre on April 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Comedian and actor Bob Newhart is known to generations of television viewers for his distinctive characters over the years.

He reprises his role as Professor Proton on The Big Bang Theory tonight as the show moves to Thursdays and he called into the Jolt to chat with Jim Monaghan about his legacy, the thrill of doing ensemble-cast television, and more.