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Upfronts 2014: Nina Tassler on why CBS passed on 'How I Met Your Dad'
Upfronts 2014: Nina Tassler on why CBS passed on 'How I Met Your Dad'

Kids, I’m going to tell you an incredible story. The story of how CBS didn’t pick up “How I Met Your Dad.” CBS entertainment chairman Nina Tassler confirmed Wednesday at a briefing with reporters before the network's presentation to media buyers in New York that it had passed on the much-talked about “How I Met Your Mother” spinoff from Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Emily Spivey. "There were elements on the pilot that didn't work out," Tassler told reporters. "We tried to work out about redoing the pilot. That's not happening right now. Sometimes you run into these kind of issues and you hope they can resolve themselves in...

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