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CBS Orders How I Met Your Dad to Pilot

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The How I Met Your Mother spinoff is moving from rumor to reality.

CBS ordered this sitcom to pilot yesterday, confirming talk from earlier this month that creator Carter Bays was in talks to create a new series very similar to the one that's coming to an end this spring, only with the gender of the title character flipped.

Barney's Bachelor Party

CBS is referring to HIMYD as a "“kindred spirit" to How I Met Your Mother, with the new series telling its tale from a female point of view.

It will feature new character and Bays Tweeted last night that they will NOT be introducer on the How I Met Your Mother Season 9 finale.

“This will be its own, totally new show," he wrote.

Will you watch How I Met Your Dad?


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If this become one of those chick flicks then I'm outta here


it should reflect the story from when ted was with rachel bilson character and doesn't outstay it's welcome like it's counterpart show


I think it will be cool just as long as they don't keep the show on so long like they've done with HIMYM. I think it will be cool because it will be the woman telling the story instead of the man which will make the show so different.