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    ‘How I Met Your Dad’ Canned

    The cast of How I Met Your Mother from left to right: Alyson Hannigan as Lily, Jason Segel as Marshall, Neil Patrick Harris as Barney, Cobie Smulders as Robin and Josh Radnor as Ted. How I Met Your Mother airs Monday nights on the CBS Television Network.  Photo: Smallz and Raskind/ Fox ©2013 Fox Television All Rights Reserved

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    At an unveiling of its new schedule Wednesday morning, CBS disclosed that it had passed on the How I Met Your Mother spinoff, How I Met Your Dad. According to Nina Tassler of CBS, “certain creative elements” didn’t work out. Apparently the issue was over re-shooting the pilot, which show producer 20th Century Fox was not willing to go ahead with, and neither were the creators, Craig Thomas and Carter Bays. Fox will shop the show to other networks. HIMYD was to star Greta Gerwig, Drew Tarver, Tiya Sircar, Nick D'Agosto, and Andrew Santino. 

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