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‘How I Met Your Father’ Release Date Announced (Disney+/Star+)

“How I Met Your Father”, a spinoff series of How I Met Your Mother, officially premiered on Hulu on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Disney has finally confirmed that the series will be arriving on Disney+ and Star+ internationally on March 9, 2022.

For Disney+, this includes the following countries:

  • Canada
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • France
  • Belgium
  • Luxembourg
  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Austria
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Italy
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Singapore
  • Japan
  • Hong Kong

Update: Disney has delayed the release of ‘How I Met Your Father’ in the UK. 

Star+ and Disney+ HotStar countries will also receive the series on March 9, 2022:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Chile
  • Panama
  • Bolivia
  • Nicaragua
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia

You can view the trailer below:


In “How I Met Your Father,” Duff stars as Sophie, who is telling her son the story of how she met his father, much like Josh Radnor (and Bob Saget’s) Ted Mosby did in the original series. The story starts in 2021 where Sophie and her close-knit group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options.

Cast includes Francia Raisa (Grown-ish), Tom Ainsley (Versailles), Tien Tran (Space Force), Daniel Augustin (David Makes Man)  and Suraj Sharma (God Friended Me), Josh Peck (Turner & Hooch) and Ashley Reyes ( American Gods). Kim Cattrall will play the future version of Hilary Duff’s character Sophie, who is telling her son the story of how she met his father, much like Josh Radnor (and Bob Saget’s) Ted Mosby did in the original series.

Pam Fryman, who directed all but twelve episodes of How I Met Your Mother, has been tapped to executive produce and direct the pilot episode.

The show is created by This Is Us producers Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger. Pam Fryman, Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, creators of the original show, will also executive produce.   20th Television is the studio.

How I Met Your Mother aired on CBS for nine seasons with over 200 episodes from 2005-2014. The series starred Josh Radnor, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Segel, and Alyson Hannigan. Bob Saget provided the voice of the narrator, an older version of Radnor’s character Ted Mosby.

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