Laff, a multicast network devoted to comedy around-the-clock, has added all nine seasons and 208 episodes of How I Met Your Mother. Laff will premiere the multiple Emmy-winning series with a two-day marathon Sunday, Sept. 6, and Monday, Sept. 7, running from 8 a.m. to midnight ET both days. How I Met Your Mother will then be seen […]
The series has been a solid if not spectacular performer for CBS, and its average of 9.8 million viewers this season means it will likely be its most-watched ever. It has never averaged below 8.25 million viewers in a season, and its success in syndication means reruns will likely be seen for many years to come.
Eight years before House of Cards first booked up your weekends, How I Met Your Mother premiered in September 2005 at a time when the traditional sitcom was struggling and single-camera comedies were just starting to take off. Tonight, it will end its nine-year run having carved out its own unique piece of sitcom history.
Talk about an Eye-popping number: CBS has been seeking half a million dollars from advertisers who want a 30-second commercial inside the March 31 series finale of How I Met Your Mother, according to people familiar with the negotiations.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Producers filmed the climactic scene of CBS’ “How I Met Your Mother” finale eight years ago, fearing the actors involved would become unrecognizable, and have kept it under wraps ever since. The Monday-night comedy concludes after nine seasons on March 31 with a one-hour episode. The comedy’s central conceit is that […]
CBS will premiere new ensemble comedy Friends With Better Lives at 9 p.m. behind the one-hour series finale of How I Met Your Mother on March 31. Starting the following Monday, Friends With Better Lives will move to its regular Monday 8:30 p.m. slot following The Big Bang Theory.
As fans are preparing to say goodbye to one of TV’s most popular comedies, How I Met Your Mother, CBS is looking to extend the franchise. The network is in talks with HIMYM producer 20th Century Fox TV for a spinoff series, which takes a female spin on the original show.
Making good on months of optimistic chatter, CBS and 20th Century Fox TV confirm the veteran comedy is readying its endgame.
The CBS-20th Century Fox TV sitcom was in doubt until Friday when the cast, including Jason Segel, signed new deals.
Now in its seventh season, the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother suddenly finds itself a hit. It is up almost 20% this season among the audience that advertisers most want to reach, viewers between the ages of 18 and 49, and now ranks as the No. 8 entertainment show in that category.
This has been a big year for How I Met Your Mother, the comedy that launches CBS’s Monday nights. Ratings are the best they’ve ever been, up 19% over last season, and it has the youngest average audience on the network’s primetime schedule.
Sources said the cable network has inked a deal with Twentieth TV for rights to the hit comedy, which will likely bow in September. The six-year deal for the sitcom, now in its sixth season, is believed to encompass all six seasons as well as Seasons 7 and 8.
Be prepared to not find out who the mother of Ted’s kids is for another two years. CBS and How I Met Your Mother producer 20th Century Fox Television have closed a deal to pick up the relationship comedy from Carter Bays and Craig Thomas for two additional seasons, through May 2013.
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-nominated pop star Katy Perry will guest star on an episode of CBS’ hit comedy “How I Met Your Mother.” The network announced Thursday that Perry will play the naive, beautiful cousin of Zoey, played by Jennifer Morrison. CBS didn’t say when the episode will air. The series stars Josh Radnor, […]