Mourning the end of "How I Met Your Mother"? Put away the tissues, because "How I Met Your Dad" is happening.
Just two weeks after rumors of a spinoff started to surface, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that CBS will go ahead with a pilot produced by "How I Met Your Mother" bosses Craig Thomas and Carter Bays and "Up All Night" creator Emily Spivey.
As the title suggests, "How I Met Your Dad" will tell the same story "How I Met Your Mother" has been telling for nine seasons, but from a female perspective. While initially it was thought that the spinoff characters would be incorporated into the final season of "How I Met Your Mother," THR reports that the pilot will be shot as a standalone.