How I Met Your Mother Bosses: 'We're Writing This Season Like It's the End'

Is How I Met Your Mother preparing for its swan song?

Although there’s a chance that the CBS sitcom could continue for a ninth season, cocreators Craig Thomas and Carter Bays are treating the upcoming Season 8 as if its their last. In fact, the premiere (airing next Monday at 8/7c) “is the first episode of the final season of How I Met Your Mother,” Thomas told a group of reporters on Tuesday. READ MORE

Exclusive: How I Met Your Mother Boss on [Spoiler]'s Return: 'She's Part of the Endgame'

Imagine our surprise (and joy) when TVLine hit the set of CBS’ How I Met Your Mother last month and found a familiar face hanging out with the gang: Victoria!

After six long years, Ted’s sweets-making ex-girlfriend (played by Ashley Williams) returned in the final moments of Monday’s one-hour premiere. Although things didn’t end well between the pair — he cheated on her with Robin — executive producer Carter Bays tells TVLine that “there was a palpable electricity in the air when we were shooting her stuff” for next week’s episode (Monday, 8/7c). READ MORE