Network Bosses Deny Britney Spears Saved Sitcom
Network executives for U.S. sitcom How I Met Your Mother have slammed
reports Britney Spears' guest role on their show saved it from being
Spears was snubbed for her stint on the show earlier this month (Jul08)
when she was left off the top 10 list of Emmy semifinalists in the Best
Guest Actress in a Comedy Series category.
And though show ratings soared when the pop star played a ditzy
secretary in two recent episodes, CBS bosses insist it wasn't Spears who
saved the show.
Network entertainment president Nina Tassler explains: "It (How I Met
Your Mother) was never in danger; we just took a while to make the
announcement (of its renewal)."
Chiefs at Spears' record label JIVE were rumored to be questioning her
dedication to her comeback album when reports surfaced on Friday
(18Jul08) the Toxic star was more interested in focusing on her acting
CBS heads have not confirmed Spears will be making another return to the