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November 26 2013

Vote Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in E! Online Tournament. There are also a few other Whedon related shows in the tournament, your vote will help. This round closes today. Be sure to type the code in before voting. More...

January 30 2013

How I Met Your Mother will end next season. The ninth season will be the show's last.

December 13 2012

Seth Green discusses upcomng reunion with Alyson Hannigan. Short interview with Seth about his upcoming episode on How I Met Your Mother and the Christmas special of Robot Chicken. Plus, what's so tacky it's cool ornaments are hanging on Alyson's tree?

October 26 2012

Seth Green to guest on "How I Met Your Mother". Willow and Oz back together at last!

January 23 2012

Interview with Alyson Hannigan. She talks about S7 of HIMYM, American Reunion film and babies.

July 15 2011

Kal (Beer Bad) Penn to take recurring role on How I Met Your Mother. HIMYM is not a Whedonesque show, but w/Alyson Hannigan and Sweet Little Neil, it is hard to ignore, so I was happy to hear that Kal Penn (who turned into a cave man in Beer Bad on BtVS) will be leaving the White House to take a recurring role. More...

March 04 2011

Alyson Hannigan's "How I Met Your Mother" receives 2-season renewal. This takes the CBS comedy, which also stars Neil Patrick Harris and future Whedon star, Cobie Smulders, up until season 8. More...

January 11 2011

(SPOILER) First look at Danny Strong on 'How I Met Your Mother'. His episode will air next week. Spoilers for the episode description.

December 10 2010

Dollhouse receives an honorable mention on Mo Ryan's list of Best 2010 shows. Chuck and How I Met Your Mother are listed in the same category. The Guild ranks among her favorite Web Series. Bones & Castle are not as well regarded, but are mentioned as well.

October 24 2010

Vote for Whedon alums for TV Guide cover. It's Bones vs Castle vs Chuck vs How I Met Your Mother... Voting until November 1st. More...

September 16 2010

Alyson Hannigan's Lily Aldrin is the 4th hottest teacher on TV According to BuddyTV.

April 06 2010

Buffy opening, How I Met Your Mother. The Buffy opening is made to look like How I Met Your Mothers. And, if you're interested, there's also a HIMYM opening made to look like Buffy.

March 22 2010

RedEye's Best TV Character Tournament 2010. Candidate list includes the Whedonverse's own Adam Baldwin for Chuck and Neil Patrick Harris for How I Met Your Mother. More...

February 07 2010

Ladies, Call Barney Stinson: 1-877-987-6401. (Funnier to listen here first rather than reading the transcription!) Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson in a hidden Super Bowl ad. More...

January 18 2010

Neil Patrick Harris talks about his directing debut. It happens in tonight's episode of How I Met Your Mother. Contains brief description of the episode.

January 06 2010

Alyson Hannigan wins the People's Choice award. For her role as Lily Aldrin on How I Met Your Mother, for Best TV Comedy Actress.

December 15 2009

Neil Patrick Harris and Chiwetel Ejiofor nominated for 2010 Golden Globes. Neil is nominated for supporting actor in a comedy or musical series for How I Met Your Mother, and Chiwetel for best performance in a made-for-television special or miniseries for Endgame. More...

November 29 2009

Dollhouse Season 1 DVD nominated for Satellite Award. Nathan Fillion and Neil Patrick Harris also got nominations. More...

November 18 2009

Joss visits Alyson on the set of How I Met Your Mother. The filming of the 100th episode is underway and it's going to be a musical episode. Alyson tweeted "Joss + Musical = FLASHBACKS".

August 19 2009

CBS bets on the cast of "How I Met Your Mother". Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan and their castmates hosts the CBS Fall Preview Special on September 2nd, which will preview the networks new shows. More...

February 04 2009

"How I Met Your Mother" TV Academy panel with Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan. The moderator of the Jan 27th panel blogs about the experience and gives links to other coverage of the event, including E! and Hollywood Reporter.

November 21 2008

AOL Television's Fall TV Scorecard. Check out how your favorite Whedonesque Alum's Shows are doing. Hint: Bones, HIMYM, Chuck, and T:SCC all fare quite well.

October 13 2008

Neil Patrick Harris, as Barney Stinson, reads "The Bro Code". Just released today--Tuesday, October 14th--the book and audio book by "Barney Stinson" entitled The Bro Code. More...

September 22 2008

Neil Patrick Harris talks about "Dr. Horrible Sing-along Blog" and "How I Met Your Mother". In related news there's also interviews with Christina Hendricks about her work on "Mad Men" and David Boreanaz about "Bones".

July 25 2008

Neil Patrick Harris on The View! NPH was just on The View, talking about Dr. Horrible! More...

July 17 2008

Neil Patrick Harris and Danny Strong nominated for Emmys. They got nominated in the 'Supporting Actor In A Comedy' and 'Writing For A Minseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special' categories. More...

June 26 2008

Save Up to 50% on TV DVDs from Included in this offer are the following including Whedonverse actors: Bones, How I Met Your Mother, The Unit, Prison Break. More...

June 11 2008

TV Guide interviews Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan. They talk separately about their work on CBS'"How I Met Your Mother".

May 19 2008

Alyson Hannigan 'rich in love, life.' USA Today interviews Alyson Hannigan about her relationship with our other favorite watcher, Alexis Denisof and her character on "How I Met Your Mother." More...

May 13 2008

How I Met Your Mother renewed. The LA Times reports that Alyson Hannigan's show 'How I met Your Mother' has been renewed for a fourth season by CBS.

edit: Confirmed by Carter Bays More...
(SPOILER) An Interview With Alyson Hannigan! She talks about last night's episode of "How I Met Your Mother", Britney Spears and Jason Segel- nudity. She also teases the season finale of the most awesome comedy on television. Spoilers for HIMYM's third season ahead.

April 21 2008

TV Guide Interviews HIMYM's Cobie Smulders , who mentions Joss and being talked about to play Wonder Woman. More...

February 13 2008

"How I Met Your Mother" returning on March 17th. CBS has announced that the series will produce nine post-strike episodes to wrap up the season.

November 20 2007

On the Picket Line with Seth Green and Alexis Denisof. IGN has a great article and photo gallery of stars on the picket line. Other than Seth and Alexis, there are also cast members and show runners from How I Met Your Mother, Chuck, The Sarah Connor Chronicles, The Office and more. Click on Seth's picture to access the photo gallery. More...

November 19 2007

The best and worst hair on TV. Alyson Hannigan's hairdo comes under the microscope in this EW feature.

September 12 2007

(SPOILER) Clip of Alyson Hannigan on Conan O'Brien. AH discusses pogo sticks, Halloween, and the upcoming season of How I Met Your Mother. More...

August 21 2007

Willow's new crush. Alyson Hannigan says that Enrique Iglesias wasn't "too bad on the eyes" during his guest appearance on 'How I Met Your Mother'.

July 24 2007

Cover art for "How I Met Your Mother" season 2 DVD. Besides starring Alyson Hannigan, second season featured appearances by Morena Baccarin and Tom Lenk and also "Robin Sparkles". You can find information on its extra content over here.

May 15 2007

Variety reports that 'How I Met Your Mother' is renewed. Alyson Hannigan's sitcom will go to a third season. In related Whedonverse alum news, Variety also says that Supernatural and Smallville got picked up as well. And according to The Hollywood Reporter, Veronica Mars "won't be coming back".

May 14 2007

(SPOILER) Alyson Hannigan's Mother Love. A lovely interview which covers season 2 of 'How I Met Your Mother' (the finale airs tonight btw). And find out what Alyson thought of the tenth anniverary of the first airing of Buffy.

May 12 2007

"How I Met Your Mother" Rumored to be Renewed. A 3rd season of the Alyson Hannigan starring sitcom appears on a version of CBS' fall schedule that's currently making the rounds. More...

April 30 2007

How We Meet Hannigan: As Sitcom Star on Rise. Nice piece over at Compares Aly to Lucille Ball. Buffy and Alexis mentions.
(SPOILER) Shopping with Alyson Hannigan. Very sweet feature over at Entertainment Tonight Online (and there's a video as well). Spoilerish for 'How I Met Your Mother'.

March 23 2007

Save One Show. How I met Your Mother and Veronica Mars feature in this year's poll at EOnline. There's also a breakdown of each show's chances here. More...

February 28 2007

How I Met Your Mother coming to digital TV in the UK. It premieres on Trouble Wednesday, 7th March at 9 (scroll down a little for "Programme of the Week") More...

December 07 2006

Buffy makes Yahoo's TV on DVD top picks list. Yahoo! also chose Alyson Hannigan's sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" for their "TV on DVD" gift guide. More...

November 22 2006

Alyson Hannigan on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. Ayson Hannigan will be on Late Night with Conan O'Brien tonight, on NBC at 12:35 EST.

October 31 2006

(SPOILER) CBS and NBC releases information for their November Sweeps episodes. Main link takes you to the CBS line up, which include details for upcoming episodes from Alyson Hannigan's "How I Met Your Mother" and David Krummholtz's "Numb3rs". Click Here for NBC's line up, which includes details for upcoming episodes from Leonard Robert's "Heroes" and Carlos Jacott's "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip". More...

October 29 2006

(SPOILER) Morena to guest star in How I Met Your Mother. According to, Morena will be in episode 7 of HIMYM, which will air on November 6th. More...

October 16 2006

Why we watch "How I Met Your Mother". The Radio Times explains how the Alyson Hannigan sitcom is more than just a replacement for Friends. More...

September 18 2006

(SPOILER) 'How I Met Your Mother':'s exclusive set visit. To mark the return of Alyson Hannigan on the small screen tonight, here's a great article about her show.

September 15 2006

"How I Met Your Mother" Second Season Premiere on Monday. Alyson Hannigan's sitcom starts its sophomore year on monday, September 18, 8:30PM ET/PT on CBS. Suit up! More...

August 23 2006

(SPOILER) Ausiello announces some news for Summer Glau and Rebecca Rand Kishner. Summer's joined 'The Unit'. There's also spoilers for Bones, How I Met Your Mother, 24 and Veronica Mars. In related news, TV Guide has also confirmed USA's renewal for the fourth 13-episode season of The 4400. More...

August 18 2006

'Bones' Season 1 R1 DVD officially announced for November 28th. It will be a four disk set with commentary by David on one episode at the very least. A full list of extras are included. In related news, the 'How I Met Your Mother' Season 1 R1 DVD will come out on November 21st and will be a three disk set. Alyson is doing three commentaries. More...

June 08 2006

Alyson Hannigan, Possible Best Supporting Actress Nominee? Daily Variety interviews likely nominees for Best Supporting Actress Emmys, including our own Aly. She compares work schedules on a drama like Buffy with her new sitcom schedule, and other tidbits.

June 02 2006

Buffy coulda been an (Emmy) contender. Daily Variety focuses on the problem "sci-fi genre" shows have getting respect and/or attention from Emmy voters, including highly respected past series like "Buffy." Ronald D. Moore and Lauren Graham briefly comment. More...

May 21 2006

I'm grateful for Buffy says Alyson Hannigan. A really nice interview which covers her career to date.

May 15 2006

(SPOILER) Tonight on CBS - The 'How I Met Your Mother' season finale. Alyson Hannigan, Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof reunite for the first time since the Angel season four episode "Orpheus". It's quite possibly a must see TV event for Buffyverse fans. More...

May 13 2006

(SPOILER) Pics of Alexis Denisof from the 'How I Met Your Mother' finale. Awesome side parting. More...

May 01 2006

'How I Met Your Mother' UK Date Change. Despite what was posted a few weeks ago, it seems 'How I Met Your Mother' won't be starting in the UK until the end of this week, not today. More...

April 28 2006

How I Met Your Buffy. Craig Thomas, co-creator of Alyson Hannigan's new sitcom, demonstrates why he's just as big a Buffyverse fan as the rest of us. More...

April 20 2006

(SPOILER) 'How I Met Your Mother' Gets UK Airdate. BBC Three have finally given the details on when they will air How I Met Your Mother after having the rights for many months. Warning: The link contains spoilers to several other shows. In other UK news, FX UK will be showing Buffy the Vampire Slayer in a 7pm slot starting from May 1st as well. And Adam Baldwin will be on tonight's episode of Bones on Sky One. More...

April 10 2006

Alexis Denisof on "How I Met Your Mother". Hey West-Coasters! Alexis Denisof makes his first guest appearance on Aly's show How I Met Your Mother tonight! More...

March 29 2006

"We're stealing all the Joss Whedon cast". Big write-up about the 'How I Met Your Mother' panel from the recent William S. Paley Television Festival.

March 15 2006

"How I Met Your Mother" DVD on the way. No date or anything, just confirmation that it's in the works.

February 11 2006

'How I Met Your Mother' has Whedon seal of approval. Hannigan: "I never thought I'd be on a show that Joss liked, but I've done that. I can't believe it. He said, 'I'm loving it.'" More...

February 10 2006

Alyson Hannigan & David Boreanaz interview at E! Online. Kristin chats with Alyson about How I Met Your Mother and asks if she will return to the Buffyverse. There's also a brief interview with David Boreanaz about Bones. More...

February 06 2006

Denisof joining Hannigan on "How I Met Your Mother". No word on when this will air, but it'll be something to look forward to.
With work, 'How I Met Your Mother' could be the next 'Friends' says Boston Globe reviewer Matthew Gilbert. He says that the sitcom is "definitely on its way there," but makes a few nitpicks about the show, including one about Alyson Hannigan's acting as Lily. (reg required to see full article) More...

December 21 2005

New York Magazine names Hannigan's "How I Met Your Mother" the most catchphrase-happy show on TV. Especially from Neil Patrick's character Barney, which include phrases such as "Legendary" or "Suit Up". Now, with Joss' impressions on the show. More...

October 19 2005

HIMYM ratings and the status of all new shows. How is Alyson's show doing this week? It is already picked up for the full season, but what about "Bones", "Kitchen Confidential", "Close to Home", "Freddie" and the others?

October 17 2005

"I never wanted to be on 'The Alyson Hannigan Show'". Our Aly explains why she joined 'How I Met Your Mother'.

October 12 2005

How I Met Your Mother Picked Up For Full Season. CBS has picked up the freshman comedy for a full 22-episode order. I guess Mediaweek was wrong...
How I Met Your Mother in danger? This weeks ratings weren't so good and the show is losing viewers from week to week. How does Mediaweek classify "Kitchen" and "Mother"? Are the shows dead or with a future?

September 20 2005

"Willow" Vs. "Xander" - Round One. Aly's new show had a good start and was watched by more than the double of people who watched Nick's. More...

September 19 2005

Tonight on CBS and Fox! "How I Met Your Mother" and 'Kitchen Confidential'. Alyson Hannigan's critically acclaimed half-hour new television show begins airing at 8:30pm on CBS. But the question is, will it be as acclaimed by the audience? And at the same time on Fox is Nick Brendon's very well received new show 'Kitchen Confidential'.
Robert Bianco digs 'Bones'. "As [Emily Deschanel's] "buttoned-down" partner with "buckets of sexual confidence," Boreanaz is leaner than he was in his Angel days but even more assured and amusing." More...

September 04 2005

ME alums new shows listed among EW's Top 10 Must-see list. Magazine lists "Prison Break", "Reunion" , "How I Met Your Mother" and "Kitchen Confidential" among fall's most promising new series. More...

August 05 2005

(SPOILER) Futon Critic Offers Fairly Positive Review of "How I Met Your Mother" Pilot. TFC wishes success on Aly's new show. More...

July 21 2005

Witchy woman fun as ever. An Alyson Hannigan interview taken from the recent TCA press tour event for 'How I Met Your Mother'. Best part? Well one particular highlight is what Nick Brendon said when he came onto the set for her new show. More...
Alyson Hannigan may have won sitcom role thanks to Buffy fan. The article talks about how Alyson may have gotten help in getting the role as Lily in CBS' "How I Met Your Mother." Rebecca Thomas, who's married to co-creator Craig Thomas, apparently is a fan of Buffy, and had Craig watch an episode. He admits it's why Aly was cast on the show.

July 07 2005

BBC buys rights to 'How I Met your Mother'. BBC2 and BBC3 will broadcast Alyson Hannigan's new comedy series sometime next year. In related news, the UK satellite channel LIVINGtv has bought the rights to show Veronica Mars.

June 30 2005

CBS previews for Alyson Hannigan and Christian Kane's new shows. Watch some clips of 'How I Met Your Mother' and 'Close To Home' and decide if they'll be must see TV. More...

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