The season one pilot episode was recognized by the Casting Society of America with a nomination for the Best Comedy Pilot Casting Artios Award.
How I Met Your Mother was inspired by creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas's idea to "write about our friends and the stupid stuff we did in New York," where they previously worked as writers for Late Show with David Letterman.
Michael Trucco will reprise his Season 6 role as Robin's crush for a good part of the upcoming season.
's Ted and Victoria may have driven off into the sunset together in the Season 7 finale, but will they live happily ever after? Ashley Williams, who plays cupcake connoisseur Victoria, is set to return for a multi-episode arc in Season 8, according to TVLine.
Report: CBS in talks for ninth season of ) and Victoria left off, with Victoria leaving her fiancé on their wedding day.
followed a group of friends trying to build their careers and relationships in New York City.
When the long running CBS sitcom ended in 2014, fans had mixed reactions over the season finale as Ted’s search for the perfect woman ended with him getting back together with ex-girlfriend Robin.
Barney Stinson, Ted's self-appointed best friend and a womanizer, is played by Neil Patrick Harris.
Season one also introduced several recurring cast members, including Lyndsy Fonseca and David Henrie as Ted's children, and Ashley Williams as Victoria, Ted's love interest for the second half of the season.Thomas's wife Rebecca was initially reluctant to have a character based on her, but agreed if they could get Hannigan to play her.Bays and Thomas commented on her casting by saying, "thank God we did for a million reasons...The two drew from their friendship in creating the characters.Ted is based loosely on Bays, and Marshall and Lily are based loosely on Thomas and his wife.But once Ted, who was jilted himself, realizes Victoria didn't even leave a Dear John note, he insists they head back to the church to make things right.