The Hilary Duff sitcom, “How I Met Your Father,” has been lower from Hulu’s lineup after solely two seasons, per TV Line. The present is the most recent to get the axe this week, and the sequence ends its run after two seasons and 30 episodes. The information comes lower than two months after the second season concluded on Hulu.
‘How I Met Your Father’ Will get Canceled After Solely Two Seasons
The present was a derivative of the enduring, well-liked sitcom, “How I Met Your Mom,” which ran for 9 seasons of 208 episodes from 2005 to 2014 on CBS. Set eight years after the finale of the unique sequence, “How I Met Your Father” follows a brand new group of pals, Sophie (Duff), Jesse (Chris Lowell), Valentina (Francia Raisa), Charlie (Tom Ainsley), Ellen (Tien Tran), and Sid (Suraj Sharma).
Much like the unique sequence, it’s informed from the angle of the 58-year-old Sophie (voiced by Kim Cattrall; with Bob Saget serving because the narrator of the unique sequence). Nonetheless, in “How I Met Your Father,” it was already established how Sophie met her children’ dad.
Within the present’s second season finale, now the sequence finale, Sophie received collectively together with her potential father of her kids Jesse. In the meantime, one other potential father candidate, Sid, noticed his marriage to Hannah dissolve. Additionally, the ultimate scene revealed that Valentina and Charlie would finally have a son named Alex. Beforehand, the couple had damaged up as a result of Charlie by no means needed to have children.
Whereas “How I Met Your Father” largely informed its personal story and adopted its personal group of characters, it was established that the present was set in the identical timeline or universe as “How I Met Your Mom.” The present featured cameos from the celebrities of the unique sequence making visitor appearances, together with Cobie Smulders as Robin Scherbatsky, Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson, and Kyle McLachlan (“Twin Peaks”) as The Captain.
The present was not very popular with critics with a 35% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes with a 63% viewers rating. Additionally, the present by no means fairly had the extent of buzz or pop-cultural publicity that “How I Met Your Mom” did. Nonetheless, the unique sequence got here on at a time earlier than TV viewing had closely shifted over to streaming, and community exhibits had been nonetheless doing sizable numbers.
The information comes days after Hulu lower the acclaimed historical dramedy series, “The Nice,” after three seasons, which garnered a number of Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Additionally, it seems a number of streaming exhibits are at risk of being canceled for the time being. As beforehand reported by The Blast, rival streamer Amazon Prime Video lower its unique exhibits, “The Peripheral” and “A League of Their Personal,” from its streaming lineup regardless of ordering renewals on each.
Per The Hollywood Reporter, “How I Met Your Father” went by means of a number of iterations earlier than it was picked up and ordered to sequence by Hulu in 2021. At one level, it almost starred “Little Ladies” and “Barbie” director Greta Gerwig.
Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger created “How I Met Your Father,” they usually additionally government produced the sequence, collaborating with unique “How I Met Your Mom” creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas. Each seasons of “How I Met Your Father” are nonetheless obtainable to stream now on Hulu.