Britney's Acting Again -- Hide the TV!

4/19/2008 3:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Britney SpearsShe's baaaack! Britney Spears is returning to "How I Met Your Mother." Take that Neil Patrick Harris!

The popwreck's appearance in late March gave the show a serious ratings boost, so producers are giving Spears another shot, according to People.

With "HIMYM" and a movie like "Crossroads" under her belt, Brit's becoming a seasoned acting pro. And the Emmy goes to ...