Neil Patrick Harris is in talks with CBS to host the Emmy Awards, which will air on September 20th. NPH also hosted this year’s Tony Awards, TV Land Awards, Creative Arts Emmy Awards, and Writers Guild Awards.
The “How I Met Your Mother” star… was a no-brainer of a choice for the Eye after he earned rave reviews as host of the June 7 Tony Awards [watch the closing number below – Ed.], which also aired live on CBS …
The pressure is on this year’s Emmycast exec producer, Don Mischer, to improve the ratings and the critical reception to this year’s show. Last year’s Primetime Emmy Awards were widely panned for the decision to use five reality show personalities as co-hosts. [Variety]
There’s not much to say about this except “sweet.” I’d say that NPH is the Coolest Gay Man on Earth. Omar Little was a fictional character and Freddie Mercury’s dead. Who else is there? Chuck Palahniuk? Please, writers are lame. **spends weekend alone on the computer**