CBS not pursuing How I Met Your Dad

Screen Shot 2014-05-1The How I Met Your Mother spin-off series How I Met Your Dad is not going ahead at CBS.

CBS exec Nina Tassler has told reporters that “things on the pilot didn’t work out” and the producers can now shop it elsewhere.

EW reports the hope was to retool the comedy pilot but the producers weren’t interested.

“We have an extraordinary track record of retooling shows,” said Tassler, referencing The Big Bang Theory, Numb3rs and The McCarthys.

“We tried to reach out and engage them about redoing the pilot, but that it’s just not happening. You run into these kinds of issues. You hope they can resolve themselves. They haven’t.

“I’m heartsick,” Tassler continued. “It wasn’t what they wanted to do.”

One Comment:

  1. Didn’t hear about this before, I can only assume it was going to be a new cast and new story, but really it’s too soon and would probably flop in the first season.

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