Articles for How I Met Your Mother Season 5

The day Ted, Marshall and Lily finally learn about Barney and Robin‘s relationship has finally arrived! How I Met Your Mother returns tonight for its highly anticipated fifth season with an episode that‘s fittingly entitled "Definitions."Ever since Barney told Robin how he feels about her in How I Met Your Mother‘s fourth season finale, I‘ve been imagining what will happen to these two if they got into a relationship, officially. Barney, the show‘s resident playboy, isn‘t exactly the type who would put a label on his affairs but this time, he‘s seeing not just any other girl... it‘s Robin! Read more »
Little by little the Fall TV season has been getting started with manyof the CW and FOX shows premiering over the past two weeks.  Buttonight marks the official start of the season with nine season orseries premieres tonight.So set up multiple DVRs and get ready for the busiest night in TV.  Read more »
When we last saw How I Met Your Mother, we were left with two cliffhangers: Robin finally finds out about Barney‘s love for her, which she then reciprocates, and Ted decides he is done being an architect and opts to become a professor instead. Season 5 tries to tie up some loose ends by forcing Barney and Robin to defy their relationship while Ted starts teaching architecture in a class where he‘ll eventually meet his future wife.Picking up where we left off, "Definitions" finds Barney and Robin making it clear to the gang that they‘re just friends in spite of kissing last season. To prove that they‘re cool with each other, Barney says something like, "Hey, you still seeing that guy?" ---which Robin replies, "even better -- seeing him naked!" And let‘s not forget the high-fives.  Read more »
Looks like the cast and crew of How I Met Your Mother are doing some massive preparations for its 100th episode, celebrating the special milestone by giving fans hints and clues on what to expect as the show doles out major information about its titular character."There is some serious Mother action in episode 100," How I Met Your Mother executive producer Craig Thomas told Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello. "It‘ll be the closest Ted‘s ever come to [discovering who she is]. He‘s getting a step closer every episode this season, and episode 100 [we] kind of go bananas with it." Read more »
How I Met Your Mother spins back to familiar territory in "Double Date," with Ted in another one of his futile attempts to find love while Barney is still his old Playboy self. After the fifth season opener‘s big reveal about Robin and Barney officially hooking up, I‘m excited to see how the show will pull off such an odd pairing but the second episode tells me that seeing Robin and Barney in a relationship and retaining everything that we love about them individually may be harder than imagined. Read more »
Aside from some serious mother action and a musical courtesy of Barney Stinson, How I Met Your Mother has something else in store for fans for its 100th installment. Rachel Bilson, who is most famous for her role as Summer Roberts on the drama series The O.C., has booked a guest spot on the milestone episode as yet another possible candidate for the show‘s titular mystery. Read more »
It hasn‘t been easy watching Robin feel insecure and somewhat jealous over Barney‘s love for stripper clubs in last week‘s How I Met Your Mother. Unfortunately, it looks like we‘ll be getting another dose of Robin out of character in tonight‘s episode as she fears that Barney is cheating on her.While Barney certainly has that playboy reputation, I doubt that he‘ll be cheating on Robin, at least not anytime soon. And my assumption is validated as Robin discovers that Barney is actually spending his evenings with Professor Ted for some "Robin 101." Read more »
How I Met Your Mother has devoted an entire episode to Robin Scherbatsky, the one character that fascinates me the most, next to Barney Stinson, in "Robin 101." And as the title connotes, we learn almost everything there is to know on how to date the show‘s Canadian tomboy, courtesy of Professor Ted Mosby.Clearly Barney isn‘t boyfriend material so the episode takes off from that fact when Robin confides in Lily that she thinks Barney‘s cheating on her. Robin needs proof though and even when Lily reminds her that she is no crazy jealous stalker bitch, Robin still checks out the briefcase that Barney left behind and finds a college notebook inside--- which rouses her suspicions even more. But to her surprise, the notebook contains notes about her and sooner or later, Marshall cracks and reveals that Barney has been taking a Robin 101 class from former flame Ted.  Read more »
The 100th episode of How I Met Your Mother is turning out to be one star-studded event. So far, we‘ve learned that there‘s going to be some serious Mother action, which will be the closest Ted‘s ever come to discovering her future wife, a big kick-ass musical number headlined by Barney Stinson and an appearance by former O.C. actress Rachel Bilson. Now the milestone episode gets even better with the addition of Project Runway‘s Tim Gunn.  Read more »
So far we‘ve seen Robin‘s dad and sister, Marshall‘s family, Barney‘s mom and brother and Ted‘s relatives but now it‘s time to meet Lily Aldrin‘s dad on How I Met Your Mother. According to Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello, the show has enlisted comedian Chris Elliott to play the pivotal role. Read more »
After learning almost everything there is to know on how to date Robin in last week‘s "Robin 101," we move on to Ted as How I Met Your Mother puts the spotlight on his life as a single professor. We also see what happens when our favorite couples go out for a night of fun.  Read more »
It may be the best night ever for Marshall and Lily but I‘m not so sure if it qualifies as one of the best episodes this season on How I Met Your Mother. I must admit that there were times when all the couple stuff in this episode sounded too cheesy for my taste but overall, "The Sexless Innkeeper" sure offered a bunch of hilarious segments worth remembering. Read more »
Update: This contest is now closed. Congrats to twitter winners: @jiowx2 @wlkndisaster @erickomotoNeil Patrick Harris playing doctor Doogie Howser. Neil Patrick Harris as Neil Patrick Harris in Harold & Kumar. Neil Patrick Harris as Tony‘s and Emmy‘s host. Neil Patrick Harris as Dr. Horrible. And Neil Patrick Harris in probably one of my favorite roles, womanizer Barney in How I Met Your Mother. I think you know what I‘m getting at here, you can never have enough NPH in your life. That is why BuddyTV is giving away How I Met Your Mother Season 4 on DVD. The just realeased DVD, that‘s right you can go out and buy it right now, is full of extras that you can‘t get anywhereelse. The 3 disc set not only includes all the episodes you love, butalso a Season 3 recap, audio commentary on selected episodes, a paneldiscussion and two of my favorites: Gag reel and "Barney Stinson: ThatGuy‘s Awesome" Music video. Rewatch and laugh at Ted and the gang overand over with all 24 episodes from this Emmy Award winning show.  Read more »
Alan Thicke, who is perhaps best known for his role as Jason Seaver, the patriarch on the ABC television series Growing Pains, will guest star in an upcoming episode of How I Met Your Mother, according to CBS. Fans can catch the 62-year-old Canadian actor in the episode called "The Rough Patch."Warning: Spoilers ahead!!! Read more »
Trying to relive the good old days, Ted suggests that he and Marshall take a road trip to their favorite Chicago pizza parlor, but his trip down memory lane hits a huge snag when Lily tags along in the How I Met Your Mother episode "Duel Citizenship."Check out last week‘s recap/review here. Read more »
To be a Canadian or an American is a predicament Robin contends with in "Duel Citizenship" the fifth episode of How I Met Your Mother‘s fifth season. Robin has always been loyal to her Canadian heritage since the beginning of the show and it has given the writers a lot of material for Barney, Ted, Marshall and Lily to poke fun at. This time, however, Robin is forced to leave her roots once and for all.   Read more »
Uh oh! How I Met Your Mother is looking for an "Anderson Cooper type" to play Robin‘s new co-anchor and this doesn‘t sound good for Barney. Will this break up our favorite couple? Not necessarily but Barney and Robin‘s relationship isn‘t exactly fool proof either.  Read more »
Ever wondered how things would be like if Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Lily (Alyson Hannigan) hooked up and got married on How I Met Your Mother? Curious fans will finally find out tonight at 8pm in the sixth episode of the fifth season entitled "Bagpipes." Read more »
Does real love make you real fat? We find out tonight in "The Rough Patch," the seventh episode of How I Met Your Mother‘s fifth season. In the episode, we see Barney and Robin getting too comfortable in their relationship to the point that they have let themselves go. Clearly, they are not Barney and Robin anymore, and their friends have now labeled them the fat guy and the old lady. Read more »
Jennifer Love Hewitt, who plays Melinda Gordon on Ghost Whisperer, and Neil Patrick Harris, who stars as Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother, have been cast as key characters for CBS‘ new half-hour animated Christmas special entitled YES, VIRGINA, which premieres on Friday, December 11. Read more »
It‘s hard to choose between just plain old single Barney and Barney in a committed relationship with Robin because both options make good TV but somewhere down the line we all know that no matter what direction Barney chooses, he‘ll still end up loosing Robin. Because two awesomes cancel each other out. At least that‘s what tonight‘s episode of How I Met Your Mother tells us.   Read more »
This morning the People‘s Choice Award nominations were revealed, andas always, it‘s populism at its best.  On the TV side, the nomineesoften look like the top of the Nielsen ratings list, with a few notableand surprising exceptions.  Shows like True Blood and Gossip Girl crept into the Favorite TV Actress categories while Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Show features Lost, True Blood, The Vampire Diaries and Supernatural.However, those are the very cool exceptions.  For the most part, the list is full of CSI, NCIS, Grey‘s Anatomy, Two and a Half Men and other top-rated shows.  Here are the major television nominees for this year‘s People‘s Choice Awards. To vote for the People‘s Choice Awards, CLICK HERE. Read more »
Playboy Barney‘s officially back and this time he‘s ready to navigate the murky waters of the dating scene. "The Playbook," the eighth episode of How I Met Your Mother‘s fifth season, takes viewers for a fun ride as it focuses on how Barney works his magic on women, including all the scams and strategies he‘s ever used and hopes to use to pick up chicks in the near future. Read more »
There‘s no secret formula to picking up women but How I Met Your Mother has a few hilarious tips courtesy of Barney, who is back to his womanizing ways now that he‘s already broken up with Robin. "The Playbook" teaches us every trick, scam and con every used by Barney, from the most basic moves to the more advanced and complicated approaches to charming a girl.   Read more »
The idea of Barney and Robin breaking up has left How I Met Your Mother fans divided. While some are happy because they would rather enjoy the adventures of single awesome Barney and single cool Robin, others are still disappointed and unsatisfied that they are no longer together. But executive producer Carter Bays explains the romance was sacrificed for a greater good. After all, do we really want them together after seeing how miserable they‘ve been? Read more »
After learning everything about how to hook up with women a la Barney on How I Met Your Mother last week, it‘s time see Barney live in constant fear as the countdown for the next slap bet begins tonight in "Slapsgiving 2: Revenge of the Slap." But before we go into the details of tonight‘s episode, let me give you a little background on this recurring little gag.  Read more »
No, there were no zombies, ghost or dead bodies in this week‘s episode of How I Met Your Mother. But the dead, particularly a "dead" father in Lily‘s eyes, came back to life just in time for Thanksgiving. "Slapsgiving 2: Revenge of The Slap" was a great follow-up to "Slapsgiving" as it toyed with the real meaning of family and forgiveness while giving us a bunch of moments and made-up words to laugh about.There were a lot of firsts in this episode. It‘s Marshall and Lily‘s first time to be hosting Thanksgiving in their own apartment, and it‘s also the first time we see Lily‘s father Mickey, who happens to be a failed board game inventor.  Read more »
Amanda Peet has been absent from the small screen since playing Jordan McDeere on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Next year, however, she‘ll be making her comeback when she guest stars in an episode of How I Met Your Mother.  Read more »
The girl of Ted‘s dreams is finally available! In "The Window," the 10th episode of How I Met Your Mother‘s fifth season, Ted runs into his college buddy, Maggie, portrayed by guest star Joanna Garcia (Gossip Girl, Privileged), and finds out that she‘s single again. Talk about being at the right place at the right time. Read more »
This week‘s episode of How I Met Your Mother was all about missed chances and broken opportunities. Ted ran into a lost love only to lose her again, Marshall looked back on his lost younger years with a tinge of regret, and Robin seduced Jim but failed to land him. At least Barney won his self-imposed challenge by hooking up with grandma in spite of wearing Marshall‘s overalls, while Ted‘s ultimate girl next door found love in her ultimate boy next door. Read more »
Tonight on How I Met Your Mother, we learn all about the benefits and drawbacks of smoking thanks to ex-smokers Marshall, Lily, Ted and Barney who all succumb to the bad habit once again. We also learn more about Marshall‘s youth when the show features a flashback scene of a 13-year-old Marshall trying to smoke cigarettes in the woods with his friends.  Read more »
We learned a lot of things on How I Met Your Mother this week: Robin smoked and so did everyone else in the group. No, this wasn‘t just the occasional enjoyment of tobacco we‘ve seen in the past seasons. The gang was definitely addicted to cigarettes and as much as they wanted to quit, they always found themselves going back for more...until they found a good reason to really quit the bad habit. More on that after the jump.  Read more »
The Golden Globe nominations were revealed this morning, and on the TVside, returning dramas ruled while new comedies pushed old favoritesaside.  Glee claims to top spot with four nominations, for BestComedy Series as well as individual nominations for stars MatthewMorrison, Lea Michele and Jane Lynch.  Read more »
It‘s about time Neil Patrick Harris steps behind the cameras of How I Met Your Mother. The 36-year-old actor, who has plays Barney Stinson on the CBS comedy, is finally getting his chance to direct an episode of the fifth season this week. Read more »
New Year‘s Eve is a time for celebration, reflection, and of course, new (or renewed) determination to make this coming year even better than the one before. In other words, it‘s almost RESOLUTION time!We here at BuddyTV are always striving to bring you even closer to the TV characters you know and love so well, so we personally spoke* with 20 of your favorites and found out: what do they resolve to do differently in 2010?We also made some resolutions of our own, and hope you‘ll share yours with us. Have a safe, healthy, happy, and TV-filled new year, from your buddies at BuddyTV. Read more »
How I Met Your Mother returns with a bang next week as it celebrates its 100th episode. The milestone episode, which is entitled "Girls Vs. Suits," is deemed special for many reasons: 1) It will feature plenty of special guest stars. 2) It has a climactic musical number involving the whole cast and headlined by resident womanizer Barney. Warning: After the jump, you‘ll find photos and some spoilers from the highly anticipated episode of How I Met Your Mother so read with caution.  Read more »
Carrie Underwood is arguably the most successful American Idol winner of all-time. She‘s won numerous Grammy Awards, she‘s a multi-platinum selling artist, a three-time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Female Vocalist winner, and she‘s been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. Now that she‘s victoriously tackled the music industry, Carrie has declared her interest in acting and she got a taste of the scripted spotlight during her FOX Holiday Special. While many of us weren‘t impressed by Carrie‘s first comedic outing, she‘ll have another shot this March when she‘s scheduled to be a guest star on CBS‘s hit comedy How I Met Your Mother. Billed as her acting debut, People Magazine says that Carrie will portray "Tiffany, an enigmatic pharmaceutical sales rep and love interest for Ted." Carrie will follow in the footsteps of other notable How I Met Your Mother guest stars including Britney Spears, Sarah Chalke, and Rachel Bilson.  Read more »
Well, you have spoken and, well, the People‘s Choice Awards have been given out. For the most part, the winners were an expected bunch.House took two awards: it was voted Favorite TV Drama, and its lead, Hugh Laurie, was named Favorite TV Drama Actor. The Big Bang Theory was named Favorite TV Comedy.  Read more »
What‘s the one thing Barney loves as much as women? If you‘re a fan of How I Met Your Mother, this should be an easy trivia for you. But for those non-avid watchers, the answer is... suits. And you‘ll find out everything about it in the show‘s highly anticipated 100th episode tonight. Read more »
Here at BuddyTV, we really like ships. We get invested in the relationships or potential relationships of our favorite characters and we definitely get a bit obsessed. We‘ve already told you our rankings for the Best Ships of 2009, but we want you to be able to convince us otherwise. We decided to put together a video contest for the best (relation)ship of 2009. Simply watch the video below for the rules and then submit your entry.UPDATE: Due to the large number of entries winners will be announced Friday January 15! Thank you to everyone who submitted. Read more »
How I Met Your Mother kicked off the new year with its 100th episode and not surprisingly, it didn‘t disappoint. A lot of elements made the milestone episode, entitled "Girls vs. Suits," a success, including several guest stars and a big musical number. But what really made it special was how the series took a different direction and focused on two straight stories without any time-shifting.  Read more »
We‘ve seen Neil Patrick Harris act, sing and dance, but now it‘s time to see how well he does behind the cameras. Tonight‘s How I Met Your Mother episode mark‘s the directorial debut of Harris, who‘s come a long way playing the show‘s resident womanizer Barney Stinson. Surprisingly, however, not much has been revealed about his character‘s storyline in "Jenkins," the 13th episode of the How I Met Your Mother‘s fifth season.  Read more »
The results are in! The 67th annual Golden Globes, the first Hollywood award ceremony of the year, kicked off tonight at 8pm EST on NBC with several fashion hits and misses, teary acceptance speeches and some witty punch lines served by British comedian host Ricky Gervais. Read more »
Can I just say... awesome?Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello confirmed that Neil Patrick Harris is close to snagging a guest role on an upcoming episode of Glee--the same episode that will be directed by Joss Whedon.  Read more »
After last week‘s 100th episode, How I Met Your Mother treated fans with another first. "Jenkins," the 101 installment marked the directorial debut of cast member Neil Patrick Harris, who was understandably and considerably absent from the canvas because of his off-cam duties. But that‘s not to say that it wasn‘t any good. In fact, it was a refreshing break from all the relationship catchphrases (which I still think is funny so don‘t get me wrong). Read more »
We‘ll be doing this more often, I hope: a stripped-down and more intensive (I think) American Idol news roundup. In today‘s edition: Carrie Underwood on set, Randy jams with the Roots, and what Kara wants to do to Heidi Montag.  Read more »
What just happened on the American Idol front? Lots, duh! On this roundup, we talk about Kris Allen heading to Haiti to help out, as well as possible replacements for Simon Cowell, and Carrie Underwood blogging about her How I Met Your Mother guest stint.  Read more »
How I Met Your Mother fans have a lot of reasons to celebrate. After the 100th milestone episode and Neil Patrick Harris‘ equally successful directorial debut last week, CBS has extended the series for yet another year. That means more hilarious misadventures, more awesome catchphrases and more waiting for the big Mother reveal.   Read more »
The constant influx of guest stars seems to be an ongoing thing for How I Met Your Mother. After enlisting The O.C.‘s Rachel Bilson, Project Runway‘s Tim Gunn and The Whole Nine Yards‘ Amanda Peet, the show has now booked one of the most influential Hispanic entertainers in the U.S.  Read more »
Remember the episode "As Fast As You Can," in which Ted bumped into Stella and Tony? That episode closed the whole Stella chapter on How I Met Your Mother as Future Ted revealed that she established a new and successful dermatological practice on the West Coast while her husband Tony became a successful screenwriter. However, it did leave a tiny window open for Tony‘s 2010 hit movie called The Wedding Bride.  Read more »
We‘ve all seen Barney Stinson hook up with tons of women for the last five years but now it‘s time to see if he can make a record breaking feat by scoring with seven girls in seven days. How I Met Your Mother‘s resident playboy attempts to make history tonight in the episode "The Perfect Week." The question is: Will he be able to accomplish this new challenge?  Read more »
If you‘ve seen Barney Stinson pickup women in the past, it‘s not really hard to imagine him scoring the perfect week--- which basically means hooking up with seven women in seven days with zero rejection. What is delightfully surprising, however, is how How I Met Your Mother cleverly used this plot as figment of Barney‘s imagination to distract himself from screwing up a merger at work that might get him fired. Read more »
In case you didn‘t know, Barney Stinson, the resident womanizer on How I Met Your Mother, made a special Super Bowl appearance in which he held up a sign that said urged ladies to give him a call. And if you dial the said number, you‘ll get an interesting recording of Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson setting up a time to meet. Read more »
With Valentine‘s Day just around the corner, How I Met Your Mother will once again toy with Ted‘s love life and his never ending quest to find his future wife in the episode "Rabbit or Duck." Ted relies on Marshall and Lily to fix him up on a blind date for Valentine‘s Day but they end up forgetting about it. Luckily, Barney has plenty of discarded girls whom they can set up with Ted. But will Ted be OK with dating a girl who previously dated Barney? Read more »
It‘s Valentine‘s Day on How I Met Your Mother and what better way to celebrate the occasion than to satisfy Barney‘s insatiable quest for hot women and argue about the fine line between love and hate.  This week‘s episode kicks off with a quick follow-up to Barney‘s Super Bowl stint in which he was holding up a sign with his phone number that says "Call Barney Stinson." That little stint he pulled evidently transformed his phone into a magical phone--- one that rings incessantly because an infinite number of chicks are trying to hook up with him.  Read more »
Neil Patrick Harris took to Twitter to give fans a sneak peek at How I Met Your Mother‘s latest guest star, Jennifer Lopez, who is set to make her debut on the CBS comedy in March. As reportedly previously, the Latina actress will be playing Anita Appleby, a no-nonsense author of self-help books that teach women how to train men into relationship machines through the power of denial. Read more »
Joe Manganiello hasn‘t even made his True Blood debut as werewolf Alcide Herveaux and yet he‘s already been cast on another show. The 33-year-old actor has booked one of the lead roles on Livin‘ on a Prayer, a CBS pilot from How I Met Your Mother creators Craig Thomas and Carter Bays. Read more »
Last week, we saw a photo of Jennifer Lopez with Neil Patrick Harris on the set of How I Met Your Mother. Now it‘s time to see what the Latina actress looks like as her character Anita Appleby.  Read more »
As always, Barney has an interesting theory about the sexiest occupation nowadays and if you‘re thinking about models, strippers and exotic dancers, think again. You‘ll learn more about Barney‘s theories in the 16th episode of How I Met Your Mother‘s fifth season entitled "Hooked," which airs on Monday, March 1. But if you can‘t wait that long, you can find the answer after the jump.Warning: Spoilers ahead! Read more »
Here‘s something intriguing to look forward to in the coming episodes of How I Met Your Mother. According to Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello, executive producer Cater Bays has hinted that there will be "an attempted reconciliation between two exes" later this season. The question is: Who‘s getting back together? Read more »
What did Mr. Shue do to deserve all these enemies? Terri, Sue, and now... Neil Patrick Harris?Entertainment Weekly reports that Harris will appear as... okay, there are spoilers after the cut, but I know you‘ll click through anyway.  Read more »
Jason Segel is a very busy man. Besides his current TV series How I Met Your Mother, in which he plays Marshall Eriksen, the 30-year-old actor has several films on his plate, including Despicable Me, Gulliver‘s Travels, Bad Teacher, The Adventurer‘s Handbook, Jeff Who Lives at Home and most recently, the new Muppets movie. Read more »
When How I Met Your Mother closed the chapter on Stella and Ted‘s romance, it left a little window open in the episode "As Fast As You Can," in which Future Ted revealed that Stella‘s husband Tony became a successful screenwriter, after being inspired by the events that led Tony to win back Stella from Ted, which is consequently the premise of his hit movie The Wedding Bride. And it wasn‘t long before fans started to speculate that Stella would soon resurface on the show.  Read more »
We didn‘t get to watch a new episode of How I Met Your Mother last week but this week‘s installment certainly makes up for it. In "Say Cheese," the 18th episode of the fifth season, the gang celebrates Lily‘s birthday but the event takes a turn for the worse when Ted ruins it by bringing a stranger to the intimate affair. Read more »
It‘s surprisingly hard to find new updates on How I Met Your Mother nowadays so I‘ve decided to focus on what appears to be the next biggest brainchild of series creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas. Livin‘ on a Prayer, as reported previously, is a CBS comedy pilot about a couple, Tommy and Gina, who are dating and contemplating the next stage of their relationship. It‘s shot in the same manner of How I Met Your Mother but the setting takes place in Pittsburgh. Read more »
It‘s not often that we get a Marshall centric episode on How I Met Your Mother but when we do, it usually reveals something interesting about the prudent lawyer. In this week‘s episode entitled "Zoo or False," we learn just how creative Marshall can be as he tries to come up with a convoluted story after getting mugged. Read more »
Back in June, I was talking to a friend of mine who live in Dallas. She‘s the sort who uploads YouTube videos of herself singing. I told her American Idol will be holding auditions where she is, and encouraged her to join, since she‘s long wished to be part of the show. Unfortunately, she didn‘t join--she joined the Navy instead. I guess that means I won‘t be watching the show tonight, anticipating someone I know to pop up.Texas has been home to a lot of talent, and I‘m not just thinking of country icons and all those indie bands in Austin. Idol has held auditions here twice before, and its biggest discoveries are not like each other. Season 7‘s Jason Castro has gone the folky route. And, of course, we all know what happened to the show‘s very first winner, Kelly Clarkson. Of course, you can expect the show to drop Kelly‘s name and ask whether we‘ll see another one of her sort in Dallas this year. Don‘t act so surprised when that happens, please. Thank you.  Read more »
After every episode, we assess how American Idol‘s guest judges have fared. Towards the end, we‘ll see if they did Paula Abdul‘s old slot justice. Or the show justice. Or Simon Cowell‘s soon-to-be-vacated slot justice. You get the idea.And, in case you haven‘t noticed, we‘re merging two report cards today into one. We think you know why.  Read more »
It‘s April, the month of taxes, tulips and ... comedy. (We were trying really hard for alliteration, but "terribly funny" just sounded lame.) You probably didn‘t know that April is also National Humor Month. In honor of this auspicious occasion, we thought it would be funny to find out which TV comedies inspire the most dedicated fans.   After some very unscientific investigation--we posed the question to our Facebook fans and here in the office--we came up with one giant list of favorite comedies. And when we say "giant list," we mean massive.  So bring on the subheads! Read more »
How I Met Your Mother fans will soon hear wedding bells when the show officially releases The Wedding Bride in May. The screenplay, to refresh your memory, is Tony‘s hit movie about a love triangle and the events that led him to win back Stella from Ted. Read more »
In the fourth season ender of How I Met Your Mother, Barney and Robin took center stage as they acknowledged their feelings towards each other and finally hooked up, while Ted landed an architectural teaching job and inched closer to meeting his future wife. This season, the focus of the finale will be completely different as the show puts the spotlight on Lily, Marshall and Robin.Warning: Spoilers about the fifth season ender of How I Met Your Mother are revealed after the jump. Read more »
It‘s been some time since How I Met Your Mother tapped on the possibility of a Robin-Barney romance, let alone a Robin-Ted relationship. But this week‘s episode unexpectedly toyed with both prospects ending on a sad note.  Read more »
Everyone has a favorite TV crush--and favorite TV girlfriends are no exception. These small-screen paramours generally fall into categories, from the high maintenance chick, the most popular girl in school, the sexy mother figure or the hot vixen who‘s way out of your league. Which one is your type? Why choose just one when you can have them all? Read more »
Summer is upon us and that means it‘s time to mark our calendars and bid farewell to some of our favorite shows, including Lost, Grey‘s Anatomy, Glee, and 24, just to name a few. To help you plan your TV schedule, here‘s a rundown of shows that are about to wrap up and their respective finale dates. Read more »
Everyone‘s got baggage and How I Met Your Mother celebrates that fact in this week‘s episode entitled "The Wedding Bride." Evidently, Marshall‘s baggage is that he‘s too nice, which is the worst kind of baggage according to Barney. The best kind, on the other hand, is when a woman hates her dad and thinks she‘s fat even though she‘s not.  Read more »
Over the course of the fifth season, we‘ve seen several doppelgangers of our favorite characters. So far, we‘ve seen Lesbian Robin, Mustache Marshall, Stripper Lily and the most recent of all, Mexican Wrestler Ted. We‘ve yet to meet Barney‘s dead ringer but How I Met Your Mother is saving the best doppelganger of all for its final episode of the season. Read more »
Babies, dead ringers, and the never ending battle of career versus romance--How I Met Your Mother‘s fifth season finale taps on all these things and more though surprisingly, nothing in the realm of the mother of Ted‘s children. I‘m not complaining though because while the season ender doesn‘t really leave any big cliffhangers, it manages to be light, funny and entertaining, which reminds me of why this comedy series got me hooked in the first place.  Read more »
How I Met Your Mother concluded its fifth season with the prospect of Marshall and Lily having a baby while Robin became single again and moved in with Ted. You‘ll find out what‘s next for our favorite characters next season. In the mean time, you can look back at the awesome fifth season and check back for spoilers for season 6.  Read more »
Today CBS announced its plans for the fall, and while the vast majority of the schedule comes from returning shows, some of the biggest series are getting new timeslots.  CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Survivor and The Big Bang Theory are all moving to new nights.See More:The CW‘s Fall Lineup>>ABC‘s Fall Lineup>>FOX‘s Fall Lineup>>NBC‘s Fall Lineup>> Read more »