'How I Met Your Mother' Spin-off In Development At 20th TV; 'This Is Us' Garners 3 Golden Globes Nominations [VIDEO]By Ernest A, UniversityHerald Reporter
It has been two years since the acclaimed TV series "How I Met Your Mother" culminated in a heart warming fashion and it would seem that fans of the show might be getting more of the same experience with a spin-off. In other news, the hit NBC series "This Is Us" was reported to have received three Golden Globes nominations, according to sources.
It was recently reported that a spin-off for the acclaimed series "How I Met Your Mother" is already being developed, The Hollywood Reporter learned. It was said that the spin-off series is under the production of 20th TV from "This Is Us" writers Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger.
It was stated further that the spin-off series of "How I Met Your Mother" would be told from the perspective of a female protagonist and that the show will be titled as "How I Met Your Father."
Moreover, the "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off series will see original series creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas taking on the role of executive producers, with the above mentioned writers Berger and Aptaker. However, the source noted that the former duo will not have a direct participation to the upcoming show due to a conflict of interest with its competitior, Sony Television.
That being said, the hit series "This Is Us" by NBC was said to have garnered three Golden Globes nominations so far, Variety noted. The source highlighted the fact that thiss has been the first nomination that the network has received after 10 years, which was "Heroes" that had its debut season released back in 2006.
It was stated further that the actors in "This Is Us" were all submitted in the supporting role category. Moreover, It also reiterated the recent win the show has gotten in the new series category in the WGA Awards nominations.
The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be held at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California on Jan. 8, 2017, which will be hosted by "The Tonight Show" host, Jimmy Fallon.