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'How I Met Your Mother' complete series DVD to include alternate ending

As the debate continues over the polarizing ending of CBS’ How I Met Your Mother, which concluded an impressive nine-season run on Monday, executive producer Carter Bays has revealed that the show’s complete series DVD set will include an alternate ending.

In the ending viewers saw on Monday night, Ted revealed that the Mother passed away six years before he began telling his children the story of their meeting and, in the final moments of the episode, his children encouraged him to pursue a relationship with Robin, who they perceived to be someone he’d loved for a long time. READ FULL STORY

'How I Met Your Mother' creator on the series finale: 'We wrote a comedy with dramatic elements till the very end'

The polarizing series finale of How I Met Your Mother had TV viewers from Twitter to EW.com weighing in on the many, many Earth-shattering twists, but executive producer Craig Thomas is hoping to have the final word.  READ FULL STORY

Is 'How I Met Your Mother' REALLY over? -- EXCLUSIVE

In a world where cutting to black (The Sopranos) or sending your characters to prison (Seinfeld) passes for a series finale, How I Met Your Mother‘s ender was decidedly bittersweet but complete. While some critics have harshed on this season, the CBS sitcom did a terrific job of tying up all sorts of loose ends (The Mother has a name! The cockamouse lives!) — except one, that is. READ FULL STORY

'How I Met Your Mother': Neil Patrick Harris will raise a glass for the finale

As history’s longest family meeting draws to an end, and Josh Radnor begins his final transformation into Bob Saget, the cast of How I Met Your Mother is preparing for their ninth and last season to draw to a close Monday night with the airing of the show’s series finale. For his part, Neil Patrick Harris plans to raise a toast to the sitcom and the character he played in more than 200 episodes.

“I’ll be doing a preview performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch [on Broadway], so I think I’ll be probably watching it with my feet in an ice bath,” the actor told EW. “But I’ll definitely have at least a couple fingers of scotch in my hand to see Mr. Barney Stinson and the gang off.”

Check out NPH saying farewell at PaleyFest earlier this month below. READ FULL STORY

Josh Radnor teases 'far-reaching' 'How I Met Your Mother' finale -- and the return of Marshpillow!

The most legen—wait for it—dary event in TV history airs tonight with the hour-long finale of How I Met You Mother (CBS, 8 pm). The cast has been incredibly tight-lipped about how the CBS sitcom will end after nine seasons, but we did get a few clues from Josh Radnor, who plays Ted Mosby.

“It’s probably the most far reaching finale in terms of years it covers,” Radnor said in an interview on Entertainment Weekly Radio on SiriusXM. “We go from 2005 to 2030 or 2035. It’s a 30-year voyage all over time and space with these characters.” READ FULL STORY

'How I Met Your Mother' goes 'Inside the Actors Studio': 'Ted' sums up his friendships -- EXCLUSIVE CLIP

What does Ted Mosby really think of his friends?

The truth comes out this Thursday as the cast of CBS’ How I Met Your Mother drops by Inside the Actors Studio for a chat with James Lipton ahead of the series finale on Monday.

In the episode, airing on Bravo at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Lipton asks the actors to channel their characters for a portion of the chat and the segment yields some pretty hilarious results. Watch it below: READ FULL STORY

CBS announces finale dates for 'Survivor,' 'Big Bang Theory,' more

CBS announced finale dates for a slew of its series including the two-hour Survivor finale and a special one-hour The Crazy Ones season finale. The much-anticipated How I Met Your Mother one-hour, series finale had been previously announced.

Check out the other finale dates and times below: READ FULL STORY

'How I Met Your Mother' releases photos from new episodes -- PHOTOS

Fans may not know much about afterwards, but it appears Barney and Robin do in fact make it to the altar.

CBS has released a few photos from the March 24 episode, and one of the photos shows Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin (Cobie Smulders) all dressed up at the altar. (And doesn’t Robin look pretty?) The official episode description for “The End of the Aisle”: “With only a half-hour to go, both Barney and Robin have panic attacks about their upcoming nuptials. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily rewrite their old wedding vows.” Does this mean we might get a flashback to when Marshall shaved his head?

Other photos give fans a few more clues as to what might be in store for viewers over the last moments of the show — including Patrice as a bridesmaid?! Check them out below: READ FULL STORY

'How I Met Your Mother' cast headed to 'Inside the Actors Studio' -- VIDEO

Here’s one interview that’s sure to be legendary.

The cast of How I Met Your Mother — Josh Radnor, Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan, Jason Segel, and Cobie Smulders — will appear on Inside the Actors Studio later this month. The group interview, hosted by James Lipton,  is part of the lead-up to the finale of the long-running sitcom, which makes its exit Mar. 31.

Bravo has released a few excerpts from the taping, including Radnor explaining what he likes best about the comedy: “I’ve always loved [that] it’s not a cynical show,” he explained. “It’s a show that lets people love each other, and express that love. The whole point of the show is about love and the search for love…and it’s also about family…a kind of modern family.”

No word on whether the cast shares any insight about any of the recent ending rumors that have flooded the Internet.

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'How I Met Your Mother' farewell site: Say goodbye in legendary style

With just three episodes left, CBS is hoping you’ll join in and help give How I Met Your Mother the legendary sendoff the series deserves by contributing to the network’s official farewell site.

Want to cry it out over the end with other fans or simply reminisce on all the moments Barney truly deserved the highest of fives? Just use the hashtag #HIMYMFarewell on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, and your post will appear on CBS’ How I Met Your Mother farewell site, along with posts from other fans of the series.

Catch How I Met Your Mother on Mondays on CBS at 8 p.m., and don’t forget to tune in to the hour-long series finale on March 31.

'How I Met Your Mother' star Alyson Hannigan nabs female lead in Ben Affleck, Matt Damon-produced CBS pilot

Could Alyson Hannigan be coming back to TV after the end of How I Met Your Mother? Possibly.

EW has confirmed that the actress has nabbed the lead role in the CBS pilot More Time With Family, a multi-camera comedy produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

The pilot, which received a put pilot commitment (a “put pilot” increases the likelihood a project will receive a series order as the network faces penalties if it’s never aired) back in October, stars Tom Papa, who plays a man who undergoes a career change to spend more time at home with his family. It is based on Papa’s stand-up comedy and Damon’s experiences. Papa is also set to write and executive producer alongside Josh Goldsmith and Cathy Yuspa.

Hannigan will play Papa’s onscreen wife, Cindy.

Hannigan is the most recent HIMYM alum to land a role in an upcoming pilot. Earlier this week, Cristin Milioti was cast as the lead in Rashida Jones’ pilot for NBC.

How I Met Your Mother will finish its nine season run on March 31 with an hour-long episode.

Not even the Mother on 'How I Met Your Mother' knows her name yet

Though it has remained an abstraction for most of this TV season, the final episode of How I Met Your Mother is slowly coming into focus. This week, co-creator Craig Thomas tweeted a photo of the cover of the 95-page HIMYM finale, which is titled “Last Forever,” and production is already underway on the show’s final batch of episodes.

But don’t expect very many spoilers or leaks to surface just because the script is now in circulation. “It exists, but I have not glimpsed it,” admits actress Cristin Milioti, who joined the cast this season as the titular Mother. “There’s been discussion. It’s CIA-level lockdown. Our scripts are watermarked, and it feels really cool.” READ FULL STORY

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