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'How I Met Your Mother' Alternate Ending Surfaces Online

September 08, 2014 12:09:52

An alternate ending of "" that recently landed online may please fans who were disappointed with the series finale. The alternate version which is included on the upcoming complete series box set ends on a happier note.

It ends with Ted meeting the titular mother, Tracy McConnell, on a train station and gives a glimpse at their wedding. Old Ted recaps his journey before meeting his future wife, but there's no sad scene of the mother in hospital.


'How I Met Your Mother' to Reveal Alternate Ending on DVD Set

April 05, 2014 09:04:49

Those who are not pleased with how CBS' "" concluded can now expect for a different ending. Series co-creator/executive producer Carter Bays has revealed in a series of Twitter posts that they have an alternate ending for the sitcom.

"16 days ago today we were in the HIMYM edit room, trying to decide between two very different endings," Bays wrote. "We only shot one script, but through edit room magic we had two possible outcomes for the series."


'How I Met Your Mother' Finale Hits Series Highs, Josh Radnor Talks About the Final Scene

April 02, 2014 08:04:57

"" ended its nine-season run on a high note. The series finale posted record ratings for the show with 12.9 million viewers and a 5.3 rating among adults 18-49, marking the most-watched and highest-rated episode for the series.

Jumping 51% from last week's episode, the one-hour finale placed second among broadcast networks' programs that night at the 8 P.M. in term of total viewers, beating NBC's usual Monday winner "" which garnered 12.1 million viewers and a 3.4 rating last night. ABC's "" was the No. 1 show on Monday, March 31 with 13.7 million viewers.


Video: 'How I Met Your Mother' Series Finale Pays Tribute to the Pilot

April 01, 2014 11:04:31

"It's come full circle," said of "" series finale on "" after the episode aired earlier on Monday night, March 31. Indeed, the last episode revisits the pilot in the last scene, which may please some fans and may disappoint others.

The episode finally reveals how Ted met the mother, [SPOILER ALERT!] whose name is Tracy McConnell. The one-hour outing also shows what happens to the five main characters in the past 17 years.


'How I Met Your Mother' Series Finale Preview Promises One Last Surprise

March 25, 2014 04:03:06

"" will wrap up its nine-season run next week as Ted finally gets to the end of his story-telling of how he met the titular mother. But there's more stories before that as a preview for the series finale teases that the show will surprise fans for one last time.

Photos from the episode have been released as well, offering a glimpse at an emotional farewell and a hilarious moment with Ted and the gang. There's also a sweet scene which shows 's character lying on Ted's chest.


'How I Met Your Mother' Preview for Penultimate Episode: The Wedding

March 18, 2014 04:03:57

There's only one episode left before "" airs its series finale. In the penultimate episode that will air next week, Barney and Robin finally hit the altar but not without some drama.

With only a half-hour to go, both Barney and Robin have panic attacks about their upcoming nuptials. Thankfully, the titular mother played by is there and she shares a simple, yet useful tip on how to cope with a panic attack. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily rewrite their old wedding vows.


'How I Met Your Mother' Creators Avoid Talking About Death Speculation

March 17, 2014 04:03:41

There has been a wild speculation about "" series finale and co-creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas were faced with the difficult question during a panel at the PaleyFest on Saturday, March 15. They, however, did nothing to debunk the rumor that the titular mother may be already dead in the last episode.

"We're wildly excited about the finale and obviously we can't say anything," said Bays when asked by moderator and frequent guest castmember Wayne Brady if the mother would die. He simply added, "It's beautiful."


'How I Met Your Mother' Releases the Wedding Pictures

March 13, 2014 02:03:33

Robin and Barney will finally be married in "" penultimate episode. First look at the wedding has now been shared in form of photos, one of which shows the couple smiling and looking at each other while standing at the altar. Other pictures see Robin Sr. (Ray Wise) walking Robin down the aisle and Patrice (Ellen Williams), one of Robin's bridesmaids, sobbing.

In "The End of the Aisle" which will air March 24, both Barney and Robin have panic attacks, only a half-hour before their nuptials. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily rewrite their old wedding vows.


'How I Met Your Mother' Fans React to Death Speculation

March 05, 2014 10:03:19

The latest episode of "" has added fuel to persistent rumor that the titular mother may actually be dead. In "Vesuvius" which aired March 3, future Ted looked sad when future Mother responded, "Of course she showed up... What mother is going to miss her daughter's wedding?" to his story which involved Robin's mother showing up to her wedding.

Ted's reaction hints that the Mother may not be able to attend her own daughter's wedding because she's been diagnosed with a serious illness or something. Some fans who are convinced that the Mother is dead by the time Ted tells their story to their children in 2030 have since reacted to the speculation.


'How I Met Your Mother' On-Set Photo Teases Series Finale

March 01, 2014 10:03:10

A sneak peek at "" series finale has been shared in form of a behind-the-scenes photo. The picture was taken on the last day filmed his scene on the long-running sitcom.

In the image, the actor is being applauded by the show's crew after he filmed his final scene. He's seen ditching Barney's classic suits in favor of a casual outfit consisting of a pink shirt and white short shorts. It's unclear if the scene is a flashback or a flash forward.


Jennifer Love Hewitt Turned Down 'How I Met Your Mother' Role

February 04, 2014 02:02:25

One of fans' favorite characters on "" could have ended up being played by a different actress. In a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" event Monday, February 3, series co-creator Craig Thomas revealed the "pretty famous actress" who turned down the role of Robin Scherbatsky.

" did 'The ' instead of HIMYM!" Thomas responded to a fan's question. He and co-creator Carter Bays had said in various interviews that , who was an unknown at the time, was cast in the role of Robin after their first choice turned down the offer, but had never named the said actress.


'How I Met Your Mother' Creators 'Deeply Sorry' Following Racism Claims

January 16, 2014 08:01:24

"" was hit with racism claims for putting the characters in yellowface. After the episode titled "Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmarra" aired on Monday, January 13, fans took to Twitter to express their disappointment that the show featured , and dressing up to look like Asians.

Responding to the criticisms, co-creator Carter Bays tweeted a series of messages to apologize for the controversial scenes. "Hey guys, sorry this took so long. @himymcraig [ [co-creator Craig Thomas] and I want to say a few words about #HowIMetYourRacism," he began his apology.


'How I Met Your Mother' Series Finale Date Revealed

December 20, 2013 07:12:00

CBS announced on Thursday, December 19 the ending date of its long-running series "". The sitcom will wrap up this spring on Monday, March 31 with a special one-hour final episode.

The series finale will help launch a preview episode of 's "" at 9/8c. The new series will then move to its regular slot on Mondays at 8:30/7:30c beginning April 7. "" will occupy its new time slot on Mondays at 8/7c on April 14.


'How I Met Your Mother' 200th Episode to Tell the Story From the Mother's Perspective

December 02, 2013 01:12:18

The titular mother of "" doesn't get a spin-off, but she will have her fair share of the spotlight in an upcoming 200th episode. Celebrating the milestone, the show will tell the tale from the mother's point of view.

"You're going to be so sick of her by the end [of the series]," creator/executive producer Craig Thomas jokingly tells TVLine. He reveals that new series regular is "the star" of the said outing titled "How Your Mother Met Me", which is told from her character's perspective.


'HIMYM' 9.09 Preview: Bryan Cranston Returns With a Job Offer

November 06, 2013 02:11:39

A new preview for the next episode of "" gives a longer look at 's return. Making its way out via Entertainment Weekly, it shows the former "" actor in character as Hammond Druthers, Ted's former boss.

Hammond calls Ted, who is apparently watching a basketball game with Marshall, to offer him a job. When Ted quickly says "no" to his offer, Hammond threatens to vent his anger on Ted's Facebook wall, but Ted points out that they're not friends on Facebook.


CBS Wants 'How I Met Your Mother' Spin-Off

October 31, 2013 09:10:47

"" is nearing its end but a legacy from the show may stay on CBS. Reports say the network is discussing a potential spin-off with series creators/executive producers Carter Bays and Craig Thomas as well as "" creator/executive producer Emily Spivey.

To be told in narrative style like "HIMYM", the proposed spin-off is currently called "How I Met Your Father". It will feature a new group of New York friends and chronicle a female member of the group's quest to meet her future husband.


'How I Met Your Mother' Unveils Preview for Halloween-Themed Episode

October 22, 2013 11:10:51

"" takes on a quite spooky turn for next week's episode, which airs just a few days before Halloween. A preview for the said outing sees Lily screaming in fear when seeing a man, who looks like Ted, with a hook in place of his hand, standing outside her window in the dark.

Robin and Barney, meanwhile, are doing strange things. The bride-to-be is donning a purple latex outfit, rolling on the floor and pointing a gun as if she were a hero in action movie, while her fiance swallows local lucky charm items possibly for a dare.


Bryan Cranston Returns to 'How I Met Your Mother' for Final Season

September 26, 2013 02:09:08

After bidding farewell to "" fans this coming weekend, will help send off another show. The Emmy-winning actor is set to return to the final season of "".

CBS broke the news via its Twitter account, writing in a post, "CASTING NEWS! @BryanCranston returns to #HIMYM later this fall as Hammond Druthers! #BreakingMOTHER." Cranston is signed to appear in one episode of the show's ninth season.


2013 Fall TV Guide - Part 1/2: Returning Series

September 05, 2013 04:09:49

Summer is over, but fall is welcome with excitement, especially by most TV geeks who can't wait for the return of their favorite shows. To refresh your memories of why and what those shows offer that get you hooked on, AceShowbiz presents a guide to 2013 TV series, which in this first part provides a short flashback to where these shows left off in the season finale and what's in store for the coming season. The second part, meanwhile, will highlight selected new series.

The farewell season of "", the more suspenseful "" and "", as well as the scandalous "" and "" are just some of those returning shows that you don't want to miss. Their intriguing plots, silly jokes, and the answers to the cliffhangers, all of them are going to keep you glued to your couches when the coming chilling weather is not friendly enough for some night outings.


'How I Met Your Mother' Final Season Promo: Who Will Ruin the Wedding?

August 30, 2013 11:08:12

"Someone is going to ruin this wedding," Robin says in a promo of "" season 9. Barney adds, "It's just a question of who." Declaring in a plane, "I'm gonna ruin this wedding," Marshal is an obvious suspect, but Lily has a strong reason why she should be suspicious of Ted's every move.

Ted, seemingly still not getting over his feelings for Robin, takes a road trip with Lily to Long Island to attend the wedding. In a clip for the premiere episode, Lily gets frustrated after Ted refuses to speed up the car.


'HIMYM' Season 7 Promo: The Two Weddings

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'HIMYM' Hires John Lithgow as Mystery Dad

January 15, 2011 01:01:14

First Clip of Jennifer Morrison on 'HIMYM'

October 16, 2010 10:10:08

First Look of the Intellects on 'HIMYM'

April 10, 2010 01:04:21

'HIMYM' Gives First Look at Rachel Bilson

December 16, 2009 04:12:34

Extended Clip of 'How I Met Your Mother' 5.01

September 12, 2009 11:09:22

'How I Met Your Mother' Season 4 Promo

September 12, 2008 10:09:20

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