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CBS: ’HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER’ TO RETURN FOR 2013-2014 SEASON

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by CBS Corp. and received via electronic mail. The
release was confirmed by the sender.) 
Jan. 30, 2013 
IT’S OFFICIAL!
“HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER” SUITS UP FOR ONE FINAL SEASON! 
All Series Regulars to Return for Final Season, Where Audiences
Will Finally Meet the Mother 
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CBS Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Television announced
today that HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER will return for the 2013-2014
broadcast season.  All series regulars - Josh Radnor, Jason
Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan,
as well as series creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas - will
return for the final season, where audiences will final learn
the identity of the Mother. 
“Through eight years, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER has mastered the art
of leading-edge comedy, emotional water-cooler moments and pop
culture catch phrases,” said Nina Tassler, President, CBS
Entertainment.  “We are excited for Carter, Craig, Pam Fryman
and this amazing cast to tell the final chapter and reveal
television’s most mysterious mother to some of TV’s most
passionate fans.” 
“We‘re thrilled to have the entire and incredibly talented HOW I
MET YOUR MOTHER cast back for one final season to bring the
series to a proper close,” said Dana Walden and Gary Newman,
Chairmen of 20th Century Fox Television.  “Carter Bays and Craig
Thomas are masterful and hilarious storytellers, and we have no
doubt that they will guide one of the greatest comedies of the
last decade to a gratifying conclusion when they finally reveal
the identity of the Mother.” 
Premiering in September 2005 and currently in its eighth season,
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER has been a signature part of CBS’s top-rated Monday comedy block. Throughout its history, it has ranked
among television’s top programs in adults 18-49 and adults 18-34.  Last year, in its seventh season, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER
delivered its highest ratings ever in viewers and key
demographics.  This year, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER is averaging
9.75 million viewers, 4.0/11 in adults 18-49, 4.4/11in adults
25-5 and 3.7/12 in adults 18-34. 
Among the numerous awards and nominations bestowed on HOW I MET
YOUR MOTHER, the series was nominated for a 2009 Emmy Award for
Outstanding Comedy Series and won the 2012 People’s Choice Award
for Favorite TV Comedy.  For his role as Barney Stinson, Neil
Patrick Harris has been nominated for the 2007, 2008, 2009 and
2010 Emmy Awards as Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series,
nominated for the 2009 and 2010 Golden Globe Awards for Best
Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role and won the
People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Comedy Actor in 2011 and
2012.  For her role as Lily Aldrin, Alyson Hannigan won the 2010
People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Comedy Actress. 
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER is produced by 20th Century Fox
Television.  Carter Bays, Craig Thomas, Pamela Fryman, Chris
Harris, Stephen Lloyd, Chuck Tatham and Kourtney Kang are
Executive Producers. 
For CBS:
Phil Gonzales                          818-655-1580
phil.gonzales@cbs.com
Beth Haiken                            818-655-1583
beth.haiken@cbs.com 
For 20th Century Fox Television:
Chris Alexander                       310-369-2733
chris.alexander@fox.com 
(bjh) NY 
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