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."

Do you think How I Met Your Mother with womanizer Barney is a good fit for Lifetime?

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HIMYM Quotes

Barney: Ladies and gentlemen, I have in my hand a copy of tonight's Top Ten list. The category: top ten things I would've called my truck...
Ted: It was never your truck.
Barney: if Ted hadn't been a jerk and given it back.
Ted: It was a rental.
Barney: Number ten, "The Winne-Bango." Number nine, "The Pick-Up Truck." Number eight, "The Ford Explore Her." Number seven, "The You Scream Truck." You Scream. (they all laugh) Number six, "Feels on Wheels!" Hello! Number five, "The Ride Her Truck." Number four, "The 18-Squeeler." Number three, "The Esca-Laid." Number two, "The Slam-Boney." and... the number one thing I would've called my truck if Ted hadn't been a jerk and given it back... "The '69 Chevy."

Sometimes things have to fall apart to make way for better things...we're done here.