How I Met Your Mother to end in 2014
How I Met Your Mother Season 8

Fans of How I Met Your Mother won't have much longer to wait to finally discover whom Ted Mosby will marry, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The ninth season of the long-running show, starting in the fall of 2013 in the US, will be its last.

The CBS show will see main cast members Josh Radnor, Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan and Cobie Smulders return for the last time as the gang of 30-something New Yorkers.

The show, which first hit the screens in 2005, follows the ups and downs of the narrator's love life. Young architect Ted Mosby tells his children about all the events that led him to meet their mother.

CBS is currently airing the eighth season of the show, with more than eight million viewers following it.