Cristin Milioti was up for the mother of all roles and she didn't even realize it.
"I didn't watch How I Met Your Mother. This is embarrassing!" she tells TVGuide.com. "I had never seen it. But that's nothing to do with the show; it's because ...
It was a panel of beginnings and endings as the team behind How I Met Your Mother hosted their first panel to preview the CBS comedy's upcoming final season.
"It feels really sad to say goodbye. We love the fans so much," co-creator and executive producer Craig Thomas said Saturday during the show's packed Comic-Con session. "This is for you guys. This is our thank you to you guys and our appreciation to you." Added co-creator and executive producer Carter Bays: "Season 9 is going to be beautiful and funny and dramatic and awesome, and I think it's going to be the appropriate end to the story."
It's official! How I Met Your Mother will return for a ninth and final season.
"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," Nina Tassler, CBS entertainment president, said in a statement. "We are excited for Carter [Bays], Craig [Thomas], Pam Fryman and this amazing cast ...
With How I Met Your Mother heading into what is possibly its final season, the identity of the titular mother could be revealed in the coming months.
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Viewers have caught brief glimpses of the mother over the years, whether it be the sight of her ankle or her famous yellow umbrella, all of which were filmed with stunt "mothers," including HIMYM director Pamela Fryman.
CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler is "optimistic" about a ninth season of How I Met Your Mother — and so are the show's creators.
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"We're optimistic too," co-creator and co-executive producer Craig Thomas tells TVGuide.com.