A pilot episode for a proposed How I Met Your Mother spin-off has been green-lit by CBS, according to a report.

How I Met Your Dad has been given a pilot production commitment, reports The Wrap.

The spin-off show will reportedly centre on an all-new female lead and her own group of friends.

How I Met Your Mother, which stars Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris and Alyson Hannigan, is in its ninth and final season.