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July 19 2014

Neil Patrick Harris stars in new campaign for Heineken Light. Read the article, or go straight to the commercial here.

June 25 2014

Read an excerpt from Neil Patrick Harris' autobiography. "This is an excerpt from a self-serving celebrity autobiography that is different from other self-serving celebrity autobiographies."

June 09 2014

Neil Patrick Harris wins a Tony. A clip of Neil engaging the audience, including Samuel L. Jackson, in a Tony perfomance of Hedwig can be found here.

June 02 2014

Neil Patrick Harris wins Drama Desk Award for Hedwig and the Angry Inch. He shares the "Best Actor In a Musical" award with Jefferson Mays from "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder".

May 30 2014

NPH's 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' to get cast recording. To be released on the 1st of July.

May 20 2014

You are the Star In NPH's autobiography! Neil Patrick Harris is sharing the cover art for his new book, Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography . More...

May 15 2014

Neil Patrick Harris' future at CBS. NPH discusses why he is not interested in hosting a late night talk show and that a weekly variety series maybe in his future.

May 07 2014

Neil Patrick Harris is on the new cover of Rolling Stone. (Accompanying picture is NSFW.) From playing hyper-masculine Barney Stinson to transsexual Hedwig, how the onetime child star met himself.

April 29 2014

Neil Patrick Harris gets nominated for a Tony Award. He got it for his role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

April 17 2014

Neil Patrick Harris chats about lead role in 'HEDWIG' on GMA. In these videos, watch NPH explain what the show is about, and how physically demanding the role is. He also shares what his kids think of seeing him in costume! More...

April 15 2014

Set your DVR! Neil Patrick Harris will be on "Good Morning, America" Wednesday and Thursday. On April 16th, "Good Morning America" will air a segment featuring a Hedwig panel interview with Neil Patrick Harris and others. Then on Thursday, April 17 Neil will be live from GMA's Times Square studio to talk about his Hedwig role.

April 14 2014

Neil Patrick Harris poses provocatively with snakes! He's doing promotion for Hedwig and the Angry Inch. (Perhaps NSFW) More...

March 12 2014

Neil Patrick Harris: Metamorphosis. Out.com has a lengthy feature on NPH -- "From Doogie to Barney to Hedwig, the shapeshifting career of Neil Patrick Harris is immune to typecasting". Also, EW has a promo video for his upcoming run as Hedwig, which begins previews on March 29 and opens on April 22.

February 18 2014

The Cast of How I Met your Mother delivers the Top 10. Alyson Hannigan, Cobie Smulders, and Neil Patrick Harris appear in this video from Late Show with David Letterman.

February 13 2014

Neil Patrick Harris hops in bed for sexy new music video. NPH sings in a music video for the "SLEEP with neuro" drink campaign.

February 07 2014

Neil Patrick Harris in 'Hedwig': 6 things to expect. NPH and members of the creative team briefly talk about the Broadway musical.

January 31 2014

(SPOILER) Red Band trailer for "A Million Ways to Die in the West". NSFW trailer for Seth MacFarlane's new film co-staring NPH, hilarity ensues. I repeat, NSFW!

January 23 2014

Neil Patrick Harris named Harvard's Hasty Pudding Man of the Year. Previous winners include Clint Eastwood and Harrison Ford.

January 11 2014

A musical celebration of Broadway honoring Neil Patrick Harris. The Drama League's 30th annual black-tie benefit gala will honor NPH on Feb. 3rd in NYC. Tickets are available here.

January 02 2014

A first look at Neil Patrick Harris in "A Million Ways to Die in the West". His character runs the local "moustachery".

December 22 2013

Neil Patrick Harris is the host and a performer at the 30th Annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade. The complete parade will air on ABC on Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25th, at 10am ET/9am CT/PT.

December 11 2013

Neil Patrick Harris and producers talk Tonys opening number. As part of EW.comís Best of 2013 coverage.

November 05 2013

The Whedonverse is represented in the People's Choice Awards Nominations. Neil Patrick Harris, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. are among the nominees.

November 02 2013

Tickets on sale for Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch, starring Neil Patrick Harris. Previews start March 29, 2014 and opening night is April 22nd.

October 31 2013

Neil Patrick Harris on HuffPost Live. NPH talks about Nothing to Hide (a magic show he directed), the end of How I Met Your Mother, coming out as gay, and other topics.

October 17 2013

Neil Patrick Harris debuts first ad image for Hedwig and the Angry Inch. It's very glittery.

September 22 2013

Neil Patrick Harris speaks with Variety about the Emmys. Neil talks about his role as host and about the awards itself. There's also another Q&A on Deadline.

September 20 2013

Neil Patrick Harris on his best and worst emcee moments. With the Emmys coming up, NPH talks about some memorable hosting experiences.

September 19 2013

Join Neil Patrick Harris for a pre-Emmys Google hangout this Friday. EW and Google are teaming up for a live Google+ hangout with NPH on Sept. 20th at 11:45am EST to chat about the Emmys and the upcoming final season of HIMYM. To submit a question for the chat, add your question on the Google event page or tweet @EW with the hashtag #EWtalksTV. More...

September 07 2013

Neil Patrick Harris on his Emmys plans. "I want it to be classy and smart. If I can make the three-hour show feel even like it's two and a half hours long, then I've done my job. I'm just hoping to keep the energy, the mood in the room, light and celebratory."

September 06 2013

Neil Patrick Harris to join David Fincher's "Gone Girl"? Deadline reports that NPH is finalizing a deal to join the cast.

August 28 2013

Emmy Preview: Host Neil Patrick Harris preps for the big night. TV Guide has an interview with NPH about hosting the Emmys.

July 18 2013

Neil Patrick Harris performs "Love: A tragedy" with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. This was recorded during The Fall Formal at Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles for Levitt's HitRECord mass collaborative production company.

June 17 2013

Neil Patrick Harris to star in a Broadway play. As shown by his fantastic turn hosting this year's Tony awards, Neil Patrick Harris belongs on Broadway. In Spring 2014, he returns starring as the transgender Hedwig in the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

June 16 2013

Neil Patrick Harris is TVLine's Performer of the Week. TVLine spotlights NPH for his performance on the Tony Awards.

June 12 2013

Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan, and Cobie Smulders to appear at San Diego Comic-Con. This is the first time there has been a "How I Met your Mother" panel at the convention.

June 10 2013

Watch Neil Patrick Harris' 2013 Tony Awards Opening Number. It has song, dance, magic, acrobatics. There's a reason this is his fourth time hosting the Tony Awards. You can also see his closing number.

June 06 2013

Neil Patrick Harris teases his plans for hosting the 'Big Giant Tony Awards Spectacular'. A brief interview about the event from Broadway.com. Additionally highlights from Neil's interview on "Late Show with David Letterman" from Monday can be found here. Completing the pre-Tony Awards promotion round he's a guest on tomorrow's "Katie" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" .

June 03 2013

Whedon alums grace the couch of David Letterman this week. Neil Patrick Harris is a guest tonight (June 3rd) promoting his hosting duties on next Sunday's Tony Awards and Nathan Fillion is guest tomorrow night to promote the limited release of Much Ado About Nothing on "Late Show with David Letterman" on CBS.

May 29 2013

Neil Patrick Harris is the host with the most. Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the Emmy Awards for the second time on September 22nd. This is in addition to his previously announced hosting gig for the Tony Awards next Sunday (June 9th).

May 10 2013

Neil Patrick Harris to host Tony Awards for fourth time. NPH returns to host the 67th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 9.

February 23 2013

Neil Patrick Harris is a guest on The Nerdist Podcast. NPH and magicians Derek DelGaudio and Helder Guimaraes (Derek and Helder's show, "Nothing to Hide", was directed by NPH) talk about magic.

December 23 2012

Entertainment Weekly Geek Elite of 2012. Joss is first on the list. Nathan Fillion and Neil Patrick Harris are in there too!

December 20 2012

Paste Magazine's 75 Best Twitter Accounts of 2012. Felicia Day, Neil Patrick Harris, and Patton Oswalt make their list.

December 04 2012

Nathan Fillion and Neil Patrick Harris reunite! Nathan has appeared in the latest episode of Neil's new webseries "Neil's Puppet Dreams".

November 27 2012

Neil Patrick Harris talks about "Neil's Puppet Dreams". The first episode is available here. More...

November 20 2012

Discover "Neil's Puppet Dreams" in this teaser video for Neil Patrick Harris' new show for the Nerdist YouTube Channel. This new online show is set to debut on November 27th.

November 07 2012

Neil Patrick Harris' science fiction favourites. SFX Magazine have put online the best of their "My Sci-Fi" feature that appeared in their print edition. It includes Neil chatting his favourite sci-fi show, film, book and guilty pleasure. You'll also find Jonathan Ross talking about Firefly and Dollhouse.

October 10 2012

Joss Whedon gets voted one of the top 49 men of 2012. He came in at no.18 in AskMen's poll of the most infuential men in 2012. Neil Patrick Harris was 38th.

September 17 2012

Song performed by Neil Patrick Harris wins Outstanding Song at last night's Creative Emmy Awards.

June 28 2012

AfterElton's 2012 Hot 100 features several familiar faces. Also check out AfterEllen's Hot 100 for a few more Whedony people. More...

April 03 2012

Neil Patrick Harris to revisit Tony Awards. Neil Patrick Harris will return as the host of the 2012 Tony Awards.

March 20 2012

Chris Hardwick talks to Neil Patrick Harris on The Nerdist Podcast. At the 1:11:22 mark into this episode, Chris asks Neil about Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, and they talk about how the internet musical will be airing on television soon. Contains adult language.

February 16 2012

Limited Australian cinemas to show 'Company'. Australia will finally get a chance to see the filmed production of Company starring NPH and YoSafBrig! More...

January 04 2012

Behind the scenes with Neil Patrick Harris on The Price is Right. His episode airs today and is part of Celebrity Charity Week.

November 29 2011

Neil Patrick Harris Steals a Kiss from Betty White. A video of NPH while guest hosting "Live" with Kelly Ripa. More...

November 14 2011

Neil Patrick Harris goes "Live". Neil will co-host Live! with Kelly for five shows, beginning Nov. 28th.

September 22 2011

Neil Patrick Harris is on the cover of this week's Entertainment Weekly. He pens his own 'Hollywood Survival Guide' in the issue.

September 19 2011

The Price is Right for Neil Patrick Harris. Neil will appear on Celebrity Week, as part of the 40th anniversary celebration of the Price is Right.

August 12 2011

Trailer for "A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas". It stars Whedonverse alumni Neil Patrick Harris and Kal Penn. More...

July 20 2011

Neil Patrick Harris is a guest judge on Tonight's 'So You Think You Can Dance'. It airs on Fox.

July 15 2011

Kal (Beer Bad) Penn to take recurring role on How I Met Your Mother. HIMYM is not a Whedonesque show, but w/Alyson Hannigan and Sweet Little Neil, it is hard to ignore, so I was happy to hear that Kal Penn (who turned into a cave man in Beer Bad on BtVS) will be leaving the White House to take a recurring role. More...
Joss Whedon on Neil Patrick Harris - 'He has "a Sinatra quality"'. Great feature on Neil at the Los Angeles Times website.

June 21 2011

Neil Patrick Harris on tonight's Conan. He's on right now on the East Coast, discussing "The Best and the Brightest" and "The Smurfs".

June 13 2011

NPH's opening number at the 2011 Tonys. NPH lets us know that the audience for Broadway has broadened.

June 12 2011

Neil Patrick Harris talks hosting the Tonys. In this PopEater interview, he also talks parenthood and movie roles. "Smurf" spoilers (really).

June 08 2011

In the hot seat with Neil Patrick Harris. He chats to Time Out New York about Broadway, Dr Horrible, the Muppets and the Smurfs.

March 15 2011

Neil Patrick Harris and others tout Kimmel Diet Plan. Some comedic fun from Monday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Lead via tvline.com.

March 12 2011

'The Smurfs' theatrical trailer starring Neil Patrick Harris. The movie will be out in August. More...

March 05 2011

Alyson Hannigan's "How I Met Your Mother" receives 2-season renewal. This takes the CBS comedy, which also stars Neil Patrick Harris and future Whedon star, Cobie Smulders, up until season 8. More...

March 03 2011

Neil Patrick Harris to be a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson tonight. Be sure to tune into CBS.

November 29 2010

Ten SciFi Movies to Catch Up on. MSN presents the Top 10 movies that could turn into the next Tron or Blade Runner -- movies that became 'classics' years after their release. Serenity is 4th on the list, along with Neil Patrick Harris' Starship Troopers. More...

November 17 2010

Whedonverse stars nominated for Spike TV's Video Game Awards 2010. Nathan Fillion (Halo: Reach) and Neil Patrick Harris (Amazing Spider-Man) are among the nominations for "Best Performance by a Human Male" and Felicia Day (Fallout: New Vegas) got nominated for "Best Performance by a Human Female".

October 20 2010

'Rock of the Dead' featuring Neil Patrick Harris and Felicia Day now out. It's a guitar based rail shooter that's just come out for the Xbox 360 and PS3. The reviews have been so-so but you watch Felicia chat about the game here. However if you're going to buy only one new video game that stars Felicia, it's going to have to be Fallout: New Vegas.

October 02 2010

Neil Patrick Harris talks about bullied gay youths. Presumably in response to the suicide of the Rutgers freshman.

September 22 2010

Geekscape reviews Season 1 of Glee on Blu-ray. William Bibbiani shares his "Glee" for this series, especially expressing fondness for Neil Patrick Harris and the Joss Whedon-directed episode, Dream On. More...

September 08 2010

Fall 2010 TV Premiere Schedule. The 2010 Fall schedule that includes many returning and new shows featuring our alumni. More...
Dracula's Daughters vs the Space Brains available on iTunes. A few months ago, NPH took the lead role in this short film, produced by Teller (of Penn & Teller fame). It's finally available for the public to watch, on iTunes. More...

August 22 2010

NPH wins his first Emmys! Neil won Creative Arts Emmys for his guest spot on Glee and for hosting the Tonys. He's still up for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for How I Met Your Mother -- the primetime Emmy awards are next Sunday. edit: and Seth Green won Short-Form Animated Program for Robot Chicken! More...

August 15 2010

Neil Patrick Harris LIVE today on Kevin Pollak's Chat Show. The chat will stream live, starting at 3pm, Pacific time. Alternatively, the episode should be available to watch the following day, in the Archives section.

August 07 2010

EW reviews NPH's Rent. Spoiler Alert: It does not suck! More...

July 22 2010

What Would NPH Do? Shirt. A new T-shirt available from Snorg Tees wonders WWNPHD? Save $4 off the normal price this week only.

July 08 2010

Neil Patrick Harris nominated for two Emmy awards. He got nominated for "Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series" and "Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series" i.e his Glee spot. Christina Hendricks got nominated for "Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series" and Seth Green features in the "Outstanding Voice-Over Performance" category.

June 25 2010

Neil Patrick Harris confirmed for 'A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas'. Also a quick mention on the status of the sequel to Dr. Horrible and whether Neil would be willing to return to Glee. More...

June 17 2010

Neil Patrick Harris presents The Smurfs teaser trailer. The movie will be out next year.

June 15 2010

Happy Birthday Neil Patrick Harris! Our favorite Doctor turns 37 today. More...

June 10 2010

This is Your Mouth: Narrated by Neil Patrick Harris. Presented by Listerine. Each time the documentary is viewed, $1 will be donated to National Children's Oral Health Foundation: America's Tooth Fairy*, up to $15,000. More...

May 27 2010

Guardian Glee Blog full of praise for Joss's episode. It's repeated tonight on E4 in the UK, and on Channel 4 on Friday.

May 19 2010

Neil Patrick Harris talks about his guest spot on Glee. And if you missed last night's episode, it's now up on Hulu.

May 18 2010

(SPOILER) Discuss tonight's highly anticipated episode of Glee. 'Dream On' is directed by Joss and guest stars Neil Patrick Harris. More...

May 12 2010

(SPOILER) Preview for next week's episode of Glee. This episode is directed by Joss and guest stars Neil Patrick Harris.

May 07 2010

More behind the scenes photos from Joss's episode of Glee. They're from the Glee page on Facebook.

April 22 2010

Third Glee LP tracklisting revealed. There's one track featuring Neil Patrick Harris. More...

April 21 2010

(SPOILER) Joss Whedon's Glee episode 'Dream On' to air on May 18th. Spoiler tagged because of Fox's episode description.

April 07 2010

(SPOILER) Behind the scenes with Glee - featuring Joss and Neil. As seen on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

April 06 2010

Buffy opening, How I Met Your Mother. The Buffy opening is made to look like How I Met Your Mothers. And, if you're interested, there's also a HIMYM opening made to look like Buffy.
Neil Patrick Harris is in Time Magazine shortlist for 100 most influential people of 2010. You can rank/vote for him using the slider scroll on the side.

March 24 2010

Sue Sylvester talks about Neil Patrick Harris. A new Sue's Corner promo for Glee discusses 'sneaky gays'.

March 23 2010

RedEye's Best TV Character Tournament 2010. Candidate list includes the Whedonverse's own Adam Baldwin for Chuck and Neil Patrick Harris for How I Met Your Mother. More...

March 19 2010

Neil Patrick Harris thinks the Dr. Horrible sequel will be on the big screen. NPH speculates on the future of Dr. Horrible: "I don't know what their plans are, but I don't think it will be on the Internet."

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