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Bill Gates to guest star on ‘The Big Bang Theory’

NEW YORK (UPI) — Microsoft mogul and philanthropist Bill Gates is to appear on The Big Bang Theory, CBS announced Tuesday.

Tech magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates will appear in a March episode of “The Big Bang Theory.” (File photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI)

“Open some Windows because the tech magnate will play himself in an upcoming episode scheduled to air in March,” the show’s official Twitter account said.

“Apparently, when Penny [played by Kaley Cuoco] hosts Bill Gates at work, the guys do everything in their power to meet him,” the network elaborated on its website.

The half-hour sitcom, which is now in its 11th season, stars Johnny GaleckiJim ParsonsSimon HelbergKunal Nayyar and Mayim Bialik as socially awkward scientists. Cuoco plays a former actress and waitress who now works as a pharmaceutical sales representative. Her character Penny is married to Galecki’s Leonard.

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Bill Gates to guest star on ‘The Big Bang Theory’