Monday, July 27, 2009
"How I Met Your Mother" star, Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the 2009 Emmy Awards September 20. CBS will broadcast the 61st Annual Emmy Awards at 8pm ET., live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Neil recently won critical acclaim when he hosted the Tony Awards last month. Although rumors abounded Neil would be hosting the Emmy Awards, the rumors were confirmed by CBS, Monday July 13, 2009.
An article from the Associated Press quoted Neil as saying, "After having had such a hoot hosting the Tonys, I was thrilled to get the call about the prime-time Emmys," said Harris, adding that he looks forward to "adding my own voice" to the ceremony: "But which voice to choose? I'm torn between gangsta, foppish Brit, and robot. Really proud of my robot. We'll see what happens on the night."
Neil Patrick Harris, 36 gained stardom in the title role of the ABC comedy "Doogie Howser, M.D." (1989-1993), playing a genius teenage doctor. His hit series, "How I Met Your Mother" begins its fifth season picked up a Golden Globe nomination and is nominated for two Emmy Award nominations this year. Neil plays as a womanizer in the series. His character in the series is Barney Stinson.