Plays a similar role to the one Bob Saget had on the predecessor
The "Buffy" alum has been cast in the new CBS pilot "More Time with the Family"
"How I Met Your Father", which will air shortly after "Mother" wraps, won't have any connection to its antecedent
Would fix on a new group of characters and chronicle the female lead's journey towards the man she'll marry
The characters who would front the spin-off might be glimpsed in the final episode of "How I Met Your Mother"