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How I Met Your Mother will return for a ninth season.

A CBS insider tells that a renewal is expected once a licensing deal is struck between the network and production company 20th Century Fox. The show's production team also tweeted the news Saturday, writing: "It's official: #HIMYM is getting a 9th season! Hooray!"  

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How I Met Your Mother's current eighth season bowed to 8.7 million viewers and a 3.4 rating in the adults 18-to-49 demographic. Its latest outing stayed steady at 8.6 million and a 3.4 rating. Though that's down from last season's high of 12.22 million, HIMYM performs well in the demo, coming in second only to the season finale of The Voice, which drew 13.2 million viewers and a 4.1 rating.

Are you excited for another season of How I Met Your Mother? Or would you rather just meet the mother already? Hit the comments with your thoughts!