How I Met Your Mother Reruns on Lifetime

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Lifetime has picked up the exclusive cable rerun rights to CBS's How I Met Your Mother according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The deal is set that each episode of HIMYM will cost around $725,000 per episode and Lifetime will have exclusive licensing for up to eight seasons of the comedy.  Lifetime outbid at least six other interested cable networks.

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According to Lifetime's Executive VP of Entertainment, JoAnna Alfano, HIMYM makes a great fit for the network because "It's fresh and contemporary.  There are not a lot of shows out there that are right for us, so it was really important to go after this."

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HIMYM Quotes

Whatever you do in this life, it's not legendary, unless your friends are there to see it.

Barney

You will be shocked kids, when you discover how easy it is in life to part ways with people forever. That's why, when you find someone you want to keep around, you do something about it.

Ted