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'How I Met Your Dad' Might Get a Second Chance in the 2015-2016 Season

Despite CBS passing on the How I Met Your Mother spinoff starring Greta Gerwig back in May, TVLine reports that while HIMYD is dead, it'll get another shot at joining the network lineup next season. According to an insider, HIMYD co-creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas "remain invested" in making the spinoff happen and will have an opportunity to redevelop the project for the 2015-2016 season, though it will most likely not include Greta Gerwig or narration by Meg Ryan.

UPDATE: As it seems to be the case with any HIMYD-related news lately, it turns out this report is false. Bays and Thomas both took to Twitter [...]

The 'HIMYM' DVD Will Feature an Alternate "Happy Ending"

How I Met Your Mother's series finale on Monday made a lot of viewers act like babies and whine about it a bunch on the internet, and now, the show's creators are responding with an alternate ending that will be included on the DVD release of the final season, Deadline reports. Fans online got cartoonishly upset about the ending, starting up a dumb petition asking CBS to rewrite and reshoot the finale and a fan-made alternate ending, which went super viral but has since been removed from YouTube due to copyright laws.

The alt ending on the How I Met Your Mother DVD is one that creators Carter [...]

Lindsay Lohan and Billy Eichner Got So Mad About 'HIMYM' Ending that They Destroyed a Car

From last night's Billy on the Street, here's Billy Eichner and Lindsay Lohan ("Don't judge!") getting so upset about How I Met Your Mother ending that they use sledgehammers to wreck a car decorated with the HIMYM cast. "I’m really proud of what we did with Lindsay Lohan," Eichner told us in an interview. "[It] has nothing to do with her personal life or the tabloid side of it. I think it’s really funny. Again, I bring her into my world, and she was totally game and brought a lot of energy to the table. I’m excited for people to see that one just because I think it’s showing [...]

A Wishlist for the End of 'How I Met Your Mother'

How I Met Your Mother doesn’t know to let things go. But that’s what we love most about the show.

The long-running CBS sitcom is quickly approaching its series finale on March 31st. In its victory lap, HIMYM is pulling out every throwback in its nine-year history, with even jokes from the first season being fair game. The show doesn’t do so from a lack of fresh storylines; HIMYM is blatantly reminding us why we fell in love with these five people over the past decade. With each reference used, it's like the writers are gently nudging the viewers in the side, reminding us how much we'll miss them when [...]

The Ending to 'How I Met Your Mother' Was Filmed Back in 2006

I haven't watched much How I Met Your Mother, but from what I gather, it's the story of sexual escapades ending in pregnancy one man very candidly tells his teenage children over the span of nine TV years. Given that time is capable of drastically altering people's physical appearances, the creators of HIMYM planned ahead for the reveal of the show's main conceit way back in 2006 and filmed the climactic scene with the cast that will air on the hour-long series finale episode on March 31st. From HitFix:

CBS Orders 'How I Met Your Dad' Pilot to Series (UPDATE)

CBS has given a series order to How I Met Your Dad, THR reports. The show, a spinoff of the network's long-running sitcom How I Met Your Mother, is the first new comedy CBS has ordered for the 2014-15 TV season.

How I Met Your Dad stars Greta Gerwig as the title character, with Nick D'Agosto, Andrew Santino, Tiya Sircar, and Drew Tarver making up the rest of the ensemble and Meg Ryan serving as the narrator. Workaholics' Anders Holm will play a recurring role on the show, which is an indirect spinoff of How I Met Your Mother. HIMYD doesn't feature any of the same characters, but has a [...]

About a Girl: Breaking Down the Ending of 'How I Met Your Mother'

It’s always been Robin.

“This is a story about how you’re in love with Aunt Robin and thinking about asking her out and wondering if we’re okay with it,” Penny Mosby bluntly stated to her dad Ted in the final moments of How I Met Your Mother.

About 10% of the hour-long episode stuck with season 9’s setting of Barney and Robin’s wedding weekend, with the remaining 90% of the hour giving us a look into the gang’s future. Barney and Robin’s marriage only lasted three years, solidifying my idea that they were never a believable couple. Barney slips back into his old ways and continues sleeping around with [...]

Billy Eichner and Neil Patrick Harris Pester New Yorkers About the End of 'HIMYM'

Here's a clip from the newest episode of Billy on the Street featuring How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris. The guys harass a bunch of people on the street about their thoughts on the end of the long-running HIMYM, though Eichner seems more concerned about Cobie Smulders's future than anything else.

Watch the Cast of 'HIMYM' Do Letterman's Top 10 List

David Letterman trotted out the cast of How I Met Your Mother last night to compete against Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show debut. Here's the show's stars, Josh Radnor, Alyson Hannigan, Colbie Smulders, Jason Segel, and Neil Patrick Harris, doing Letterman's Top 10 list.

'How I Met Your Mother' Creators Apologize for Racist Episode

The latest episode of CBS's How I Met Your Mother, which aired Monday night, has caused a bit of controversy. The episode involved Jason Segel's character traveling to China in a parody of kung fu films that saw cast members Cobie Smulders, Josh Radnor (pictured), and Alyson Hannigan putting on costumes, accents, and makeup to play Asian characters. The episode received a ton of criticism online, including a ton of people who used the Twitter hashtag #HowIMetYourRacism.

Co-creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, who also wrote Monday's episode, apologized via Twitter yesterday, saying:

With Monday's episode, we set out to make a silly and unabashedly immature homage to Kung Fu [...]

'HIMYM' Series Finale Originally Included "Heart-Wrenching" Funeral Scene

HIMYM fans who are still recovering from the bombshell series finale might find some solace in an update from TV Line, in which cast member Alyson Hannigan revealed that the episode originally included a brief scene of Tracy's funeral, which also played out in the "perfect" taped table reading. "Honestly, if you saw [that] cut, it would be even more heart-wrenching than what the finale was," Hannigan said. "They were like, 'No. It’s just too gut-wrenching.' And I was like, 'That’s what I want. I want my heart ripped out and slammed on the floor and, like, stomped on!'" Series creator Carter Bays has promised a bonus [...]

What's on TV This Week: 'How I Met Your Mother' Ends After Nine Seasons

It's a week full of endings and beginnings in the TV world. After nine seasons, CBS’s How I Met Your Mother will be ending with a final, hour-long episode on Monday. Raising Hope will also be having its one-hour season finale, having been canceled by Fox a few weeks back. Check It Out with Dr. Steve Brule and HBO's Doll & Em are also airing their season finales. Fortunately, several new shows are debuting this week: James Van Der Beek-led sitcom Friends With Better Lives on CBS, the animated anthology series TripTank on Comedy Central, and Mike Judge's Silicon Valley on HBO. On top of all that, Inside Amy [...]

Anders Holm, Nick D'Agosto, Andrew Santino, and Drew Tarver Join 'How I Met Your Dad'

The How I Met Your Mother spinoff starring Greta Gerwig is beginning to round out its cast. TV Line reports that Workaholics' Anders Holm has signed on to play Gavin, a recurring role as "the (soon-to-be-ex) husband of Greta Gerwig's soulmate-searching Sally." In addition to his role on Workaholics, Holm has most recently recurred on The Mindy Project.

Also added to the cast are Nick D'Agosto (who currently appears on Showtime's Masters of Sex) as Frank, "the head of IT for Juliet’s (Krysta Rodriguez) fashion blog who falls for Sally," standup Andrew Santino (currently on ABC's Mixology) as Danny, "Sally’s older brother, a perfect but uptight [...]

Greta Gerwig to Star in 'How I Met Your Mother' Spin-Off

In some of the weirdest casting news in a while, EW reports that indie film darling Greta Gerwig is set to star in How I Met Your Dad, the upcoming spin-off series to CBS's hit show How I Met Your Mother. Gerwig will play Sally, who slowly tells the tale of meeting her partner in flashback, and is described as “a female Peter Pan who has never grown up and has no idea of where she’s going in life. She has just figured out that she has nothing in common with her husband of less than a year. A break-up is inevitable, but Sally will find a [...]