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How I Met Your Mother Season 8 Episode 13 “Band or DJ?”

How I Met Your Mother  "Band or DJ" season 8 episode 13 airs Monday, Jan 14 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network Episode Synopsis:  When Robin learns that Barney never asked her father’s permission before proposing, she insists that he seek his approval  before announcing their engagement. Meanwhile, Ted keeps his feelings concealed by throwing himself into planning their wedding, on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Monday, Jan. 14 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. READ MORE...

Ashley Benson on How I Met Your Mother: First Look!

How I Met Your Mother Season 8 resumes this Monday, as Ray Wise reprises the role of Robin's father, a man none too thrilled that Barney proposed to his daughter without first asking permission. Awkward! But - spoiler alert! - it looks as if everything turns out okay for these two, considering Robin is at the center of a major celebration on the January 21 installment, "Ring Up." Also featured on that episode? The debut of Ashley Benson as Ted's much younger girlfriend. Get your first look now at this Pretty Little Liars star in that role: //www.tvfanatic.com/2013/01/ashley-benson-on-how-i-met-your-mother-first-look/

'How I Met Your Mother' Spoilers: Robin Sparkles Returns in the Most Canadian Episode Ever

Heat up your Kraft dinner, because How I Met Your Mother is about to go super-Canadian. The show's February 4 episode will be one great big pile of Canadian guest star French fries smothered in gravy and cheese curd. Sure, that sounds disgusting, but apparently it's something they enjoy north of the border. //www.buddytv.com/articles/how-i-met-your-mother/post-3-48803.aspx

'How I Met Your Mother' casting: Alan Thicke, Jason Priestley and the rest of Canada to guest-star

The Feb. 4 episode of  "How I Met Your Mother"  will feature a whole host of Canadian guest stars --  Alan Thicke ,  Alex Trebek  and  k.d. lang  are only a few. Honestly, it's almost like the whole population of Canada is turning out to honor Robin Sparkles! And we have the video to prove it. Most of the time, when networks have a casting announcement to make, they just send out a press release or tell some reporter the name. Not this time. Instead, CBS has created a video -- set to the Canadian national anthem, of course -- to tell us about the rather impressive list of Canadian talent coming to "How I Met Your Mother" in February. Read More... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/01/how-i-met-your-mother-casting-alan-thicke-jason-priestley-and-the-rest-of-canada-to-guest-star.html

TV ratings: 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' rules the final night of 2012

Fast National ratings for Monday, Dec. 31, 2012Those not out celebrating on New Year's Eve overwhelmingly chose to watch ABC and its annual "New Year's Rockin' Eve" special. The prime-time portion of the Times Square coverage was the night's top show, and a special honoring the late Dick Clark also scored well. The prime-time lineup gave ABC its best New Year's Eve in 12 years.ABC averaged 10.7 million viewers and a 5.5 rating/10 share in households for the night, beating second-place CBS (4 million, 2.5/4) by more than 6 million viewers. NBC (3.3 million came in third. FOX was fourth with 2.95 million viewers and a 1.8/3, and The CW (1.3 million, 0.8/1) trailed. ABC also dominated the adults 18-49 race with a 3.1 rating. No other network got above 1.0 -- NBC averaged 0.9 and CBS 0.8. FOX and The CW tied for fourth at 0.5.... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/01/tv-ratings-new-years-rockin-eve-rules-the-final-night-of-2012.html

CBS renews 'How I Met Your Mother' -- with full cast -- for season 9

CBS has renewed its veteran comedy, "How I Met Your Mother," for a somewhat surprising season 9. Fortunately for the continuity of the fairly serialized sitcom, all of the cast members -- including Jason Segel -- have agreed to return for at least one more year.As first reported by Deadline.com, "HIMYM" is unofficially set for another season thanks to negotiations with the cast and producers working out positively for CBS. Cast deals were finalized just before a Friday (Dec. 21) deadline, despite rumors that Segel was unwilling to continue on the show.Currently in the final year of contracts and the show's license deal with the network, the future of "How I Met Your Mother" always depended on the cooperation of those involved. The show's executive producers, Craig Thomas and Carter Bays, have been pushing for an early decision on renewal -- something necessary in a show that has to find the titular "mother" before... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/12/cbs-renews-how-i-met-your-mother----with-full-cast----for-season-9.html

Top Moments: Dexter's Killer Surprise and Mother's Legendary Proposal

Our top moments of the week: 12. 'Til Death Do Us Part Award: It took another nine years, but a second Bachelorette couple ties the knot! In an ABC special , Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum get married in a Bachelor alum-studded ceremony officiated by host Chris Harrison . As with any Bachelor -related event, there are a bunch of cheesy, staged moments, but their emotional ... //www.tvguide.com/News/TopMoments-Dexter-HIMYM-Homeland-1058157.aspx?rss=breakingnews

How I Met Your Mother: What's the Next Chapter?

She said yes! On the final How I Met Your Mother Season 8 episode of 2012, Barney got down on one knee and viewers were treated to one of the more romantic proposals on television. Where does the sitcom go from here? Read More... //www.tvfanatic.com/2012/12/how-i-met-your-mother-whats-the-next-chapter/

How I Met Your Mother Spoilers: Robin and Barney Are Engaged! Now What?

Congratulations to Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin (Cobie Smulders) for their surprise proposal on last night's "legendary" How I Met Your Mother Season 8, Episode 12! So now what? Executive producer/co-creator Craig Thomas told Entertainment Weekly they still don't know if there will be one more final season, or if the show will end with the final 10 episodes, which will return on January 14. But he teased some character details for the remainder of the season. What about Ted?... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/_NRX5_C8L1w/how-i-met-your-mother-spoilers-robin-and-barney-are-engaged-now-what

TV ratings: 'Gossip Girl' goes out on a high note, '1600 Penn' preview so-so Monday

Fast National ratings for Monday, Dec. 17, 2012The series finale of "Gossip Girl" scored the show's biggest audience of the season -- although that only translates to about a million and a half viewers. Still, the finale and the hour-long clip show that preceded it gave The CW its best Monday performance in 15 months.Elsewhere Monday, "The Voice" was up over last week and was the night's top show in viewers and adults 18-49. A preview of NBC's new comedy "1600 Penn," though, lost close to half its lead-in and posted only mediocre numbers. An hour-long "How I Met Your Mother" was up for CBS, which won the network race for the evening.CBS averaged 9.8 million viewers and a 6.1 rating/9 share in households in primetime, beating out NBC's 9.3 million and 5.6/9. ABC (4.8 million, 3.1/5) finished third. FOX took fourth with 3.3 million viewers and a 1.8/3, while The CW (1.4 million, 0.9/1)... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/12/tv-ratings-gossip-girl-goes-out-on-a-high-note-1600-penn-preview-so-so-monday.html