Neil Patrick Harris and the rest of the cast of "How I Met Your Mother" are very good at keeping secrets. Just before he took the stage at Carnegie Hall for the Upfronts Wednesday, Harris tells Zap2it that everyone in the cast knew that Cristin Milioti ("30 Rock") was going to be revealed as the mom in the series. READ MORE...
Leading up to this year’s game-changing season finale of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, creators/showrunners Carter Bays and Craig Thomas had been teasing that the ninth and final season would see the show’s narrative take a dramatic shift. Well, following the events of the season eight finale, we now have confirmation of just what kind of shift is taking place and it’s a rather curious move on Bays and Thomas’ part. Hit the jump to read on, but beware that there are spoilers for those who have somehow managed to remain unaware of what happened in the season eight finale. READ MORE...
How I Met Your Mother fans finally met the titular mother in "Something New," Monday night’s eighth season finale, in the form of Once Broadway star Cristin Milioti. The long-awaited reveal came as the Mother bought a train ticket to take her to Farhampton where she is destined to meet Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor), the future father of her children. And yes, kids, she was carrying that all-important yellow umbrella. READ MORE...
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After finally showing the mother at the end of Monday night's episode, ep Carter Bays talks about the addition to the cast. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/pYAA4rmlphY/story01.htm
It's official: the Girl With the Yellow Umbrella" is in fact "How I Met Your Mother's" titular mother. Fans have been waiting eight long seasons to learn who the woman Ted Mosby settles down with is, and after countless fakeouts and teases, the Season 8 finale revealed actress Cristin Milioti is that woman. So how did Milioti land the part of "How I Met Your Mother's" Mother? According to series co-creator Carter Bays, the show's casting director has been talking to Milioti for a while now. "Part of what helped us is our casting director Marisa [Ross], she sort of has been talking about Cristin for two years now," Bays tells Entertainment Weekly. "It helped that she turned us onto her and then the more we got to know Cristin and see her work, the more we realized, Yeah, she's the right choice. So that definitely helped, because we didn't want to do a big... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/meet-cristin-milioti-how-i-met-your-mothers-long-awaited-title-character.html
Fast National ratings for Monday, May 13, 2013The season finale of "How I Met Your Mother" -- in which the show finally revealed the identity of the Mother -- got a big ratings bump Monday. It improved by eight tenths of a point among adults 18-49 and even led NBC's "The Voice" in their shared half-hour ("The Voice" built in its second half-hour, though, and led the 8-9 o'clock hour overall).The finales of "2 Broke Girls" on CBS and "Castle" on ABC were also up over last week, though not quite as dramatically. "The Voice" and "Revolution" both fell slightly from last week, while the series finale of "90210" went out with a whimper for The CW.ABC led the night in viewers, drawing 12.4 million people and an 8.2 rating/13 share in households. NBC (9.3 million, 5.7/9) came in second, beating out CBS' 8.1 million viewers and 5.1/8. FOX averaged 4 million viewers and a... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/tv-ratings-how-i-met-your-mother-finale-surges-monday-castle-finale-up-too.html
The best (and worst) of Ted Mosby's girlfriends on How I Met Your Mother . Now that the ninth season of How I Met Your Mother is in the books and we've gotten our first glimpse of the mother of Ted Mosby's children (which had to happen sooner or later if the kids are to exist at their present ages), let's take a look back at Ted's girlfriends through the years. Which serious relationships is "The Mother" (a.k.a. the chick from Once on Broadway) competing with? And which ones weren't much to scoff at? Check out our rankings of Ted's ladies. This list only includes girls with whom Ted had a relationship with, even if it was short, so no one-night stands or one-time dates here. http://www.buddytv.com/slideshows/how-i-met-your-mother-ranking-teds-girlfriends-42796.aspx
This is a recap. There are spoilers. The Season 8 finale of "How I Met Your Mother" did something refreshingly unexpected -- after eight seasons of teases, jukes and other delays, the final scene introduced us to Ted's wife-to-be. Say hello to the Mother, or "Girl With the Yellow Umbrella" as she's billed in the credits. The character name isn't yet another fakeout -- a CBS rep confirms to Zap2it that she is, in fact, the woman Ted has been telling us about for eight years.The actress' name is Cristin Milioti. She's a Tony nominee this year for her work in the musical "Once." You may also know her from an episode of "30 Rock" ("TGS Hates Women") where she played the Sarah Silverman-esque writer/comedian Abby Flynn, or from a few episodes of "The Sopranos" in which she played Johnny Sack's daughter.PICS: The women in Ted's 'HIMYM' journeyIt's great that the audience finally got to... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/05/how-i-met-your-mother-season-8-finale---something-new-the-girl-with-the-yellow-umbrella.html
[SPOILER ALERT: The following story contains spoilers about Monday's Season 8 finale of How I Met Your Mother . Read at your own risk.] How I Met Your Mother told us to "get ready for the mother of all secrets" on Monday's Season 8 finale and it was legendary. That's right: http://www.tvguide.com/News/Hot-Met-Mother-Finale-Revealed-1065609.aspx?rss=breakingnews