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October 27 2014

Neil Patrick Harris is getting a variety show on NBC. The network hired him to headline a US version of Saturday Night Takeaway, a long-running UK variety show format from ITV.

March 30 2014

Another clip from the HIMYM cast on Inside the Actors Studio. Neil and Jason reprise their Les Mis confrontation.

June 27 2013

Neil Patrick Harris is featured on HBO's "The Out List". The documentary airs on HBO tonight.

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 09 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.

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).

January 22 2013

Neil Patrick Harris dreams Bollywood in the amazing season finale of Neil's Puppet Dreams.

January 15 2013

Neil Patrick Harris gets abducted on the latest episode of Neil's Puppet Dreams.

June 05 2012

Busy week for NPH starting with Letterman tonight. Then The Colbert Report June 6th and co-hosting Live With Kelly on June 7th. More...

February 21 2012

Screening of Company and Q&A with Neil Patrick Harris. The screening is on 15 March 2012 at the Curzon Mayfair in London.

November 14 2011

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

October 12 2011

Neil Patrick Harris at Hitrecord's Fall Formal. He was a special guest at Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Fall Formal event in Los Angeles. Not being there, I'm not sure if this was his only contribution.

September 15 2011

Neil Patrick Harris gets Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. Short piece and photos of NPH's Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony where he is joined by partner David Burtka, Jason Segel, plus check the photos for a surprise appearance by someone familiar.

September 08 2011

NPH Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony date announced. Neil's ceremony will be next Thursday, September 15th, at 11am. The star will be at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard (in front of The Frolic Room Bar next to The Pantages Theatre), and Joss (and Jason Segel) will be the guest speakers.

July 24 2011

Neil Patrick Harris co-host of Live with Regis and Kelly on Monday. I always love it when Neil co-hosts w/Kelly Ripa. Actually I love everything that NPH does. ETA: He also a guest on tonight's Daily Show.

June 24 2011

"I said yes" - Neil Patrick Harris proposes. David Burtka accepts. Following the passage of the Marriage Equality Act in the New York Senate, Neil Patrick Harris and his partner David Burtka proposed to each other, and they both said yes. More...

June 13 2011

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

April 08 2011

Review of the gala performance of Company. Featuring Christina Hendricks and the "relatively inexperienced" NPH?! Photos and video clips can be found here and here. More...

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

March 04 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...

January 19 2011

NPH performing in The Thrilling Adventure and Supernatural Suspense Hour and more at the San Francisco Comedy Festival on 22-23 January. He'll be appearing in three shows all together. More...

August 21 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 14 2010

Two Bundles of Joy in the Doctor's Future. Neil and David are expecting twins!

August 11 2010

Neil Patrick Harris gets last-minute Emmy nomination. His missing name was added to the list of people collectively nominated for CBS's 2009 Tony Awards broadcast (which he hosted), bringing his nomination total to three.

August 04 2010

Behind the scenes at Neil Patrick Harris' Rent. Includes interviews with and effusive praise of NPH, who's directing the production of Rent opening this weekend at the Hollywood Bowl.

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.

April 29 2010

Neil Patrick Harris is one of Time's most influential people of 2010. He's number 10 on the Artist's section of the list, and has a small write-up by Joss.

April 22 2010

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

April 06 2010

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 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."

March 15 2010

Cory Monteith praises Joss, NPH. Interview with Cory Monteith (Glee) touches on what it's like working with Joss. More...

March 07 2010

Neil Patrick Harris DID have an opening song for the Oscars. Seems the misinformation was misinformation.

February 28 2010

NPH makes his theatrical directing debut with a production of "Rent"! It all goes down at the Hollywood Bowl August 6th through 8th.

January 28 2010

Neil Patrick Harris to host adaptation of game show The Cube. Not satisfied with a successful sitcom, various hosting gigs and guest stints, NPH takes on yet another job. ETA: Get tickets to see him filming the pilot in London by clicking here.

January 27 2010

Fox airs tonight American Idol episode featuring NPH as guest judge. His involvement in the reality show was revealed back in August. He might also appear in next week's "Best of the Rest" episode.

November 03 2009

Neil Patrick Harris is on Conan O'Brien Tuesday night. Neil Patrick Harris to be on Conan tonight. What more is there to say?

September 18 2009

How to Host an Awards Show. Neil Patrick Harris & NPR talk about the Emmy gig, and impromptu lyric writing.

September 17 2009

'It' host Neil Patrick Harris takes on the Emmys. "I wanted the ability to have a say in the structuring and creation of the show". And here's a video interview from EW and another one from TV Guide. More...

September 14 2009

NYMag: Neil Patrick Harris is a High-Wire Act. Seven page article on NPH covers his career with mentions of Dr. Horrible.

August 25 2009

Neil Patrick Harris to guest judge on American Idol. Our own Dr. Horrible becomes the eighth person to judge on AI.

August 20 2009

Neil Patrick Harris on the cover of Genii Magazine. The September issue of the magician's magazine features an article on NPH: "Neil Patrick Harris Knows What You’re Thinking" by Jim Steinmeyer. More...

June 21 2009

Neil Patrick Harris on tonight's Million Dollar Password. On CBS 8:00pm ET/PT.

June 16 2009

NPH to voice musical Batman villain. One of our favorite singing villains is doing just that kind of role again...but animated! More...

June 15 2009

Happy birthday Neil Patrick Harris! The star of "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" turns 36 today.

June 08 2009

Two new movies for Neil Patrick Harris. NPH will star in indie comedy The Best And The Brightest and Beastly.

May 14 2009

Neil Patrick Harris to Host 63rd Annual Tony Awards! Stage and screen star Neil Patrick Harris will host the 63rd Annual Tony Awards, which will be held June 7 at Radio City Music Hall. CBS will broadcast the three-hour event live beginning at 8 PM ET.

April 23 2009

Have dinner with Neil Patrick Harris--for charity! NPH is putting a dinner for four up for auction. The winners will eat with NPH at the Magic Castle, in LA. Proceeds to be donated to the Waterkeeper Alliance. More...

April 20 2009

Neil Patrick Harris catches fire (just a little); press blames "remote pack malfunction". Mainstream media clearly in the tank for Freeze Ray manufacturer.

April 17 2009

Neil Patrick Harris hosts TV Land Awards. On Sunday, April 26th, at 8:00 pm, Neil hosts the seventh annual awards ceremony.

April 13 2009

Neil Patrick Harris debuts on Out Magazine's Power 50 list. Neil debuts on the list at number 28. Also included: a goofy picture of him, and an extra "e" in "Whedon."

February 12 2009

NPH: From horrible doctor to...Superhero? According to "inside" information, Neil Patrick Harris is being considered to play The Flash in the film adaptation of the popular DC comics property. More...

January 10 2009

SNL promos with Neil Patrick Harris and Will Forte. I've also seen one on the teevee with Neil and Taylor Swift that may or may not be somewhere online.

December 05 2008

Preorder the Horrible soundtrack CD now! Available on Amazon. More...

November 25 2008

Neil Patrick Harris on Craig Ferguson tonight. And by tonight I mean in about 6 minutes from ... NOW! According to the CBS website his appearance pertains to the World Magic Awards, but hopefully he'll drop a few Whedon-related names. More...

November 05 2008

EW's 2008 Entertainer of the Year: Reader's Pick. EW gives their readers a bracket game to pick their entertainer of the year...including a Horrible choice.

September 27 2008

The Emmys have big problems. Luckily EW has solutions! And one of these solutions involves NPH. More...

September 23 2008

Bids are open on a HIMYM walk on role, donated by NPH. Support the charity Health Corps and get up close with the cast of How I Met Your Mother, in this rare opportunity for a walk-on role. More...

September 16 2008

Neil Patrick Harris interview at the A.V.Club. "That was crazy renegade filmmaking with the safety net of Joss Whedon underneath you." A long and illuminating interview with our favorite horrible doctor, covering his career and the production of Dr. Horrible.

August 17 2008

NPH to guest on Live with Regis and Kelly today alongside Gwyneth Paltrow, Avril Lavigne and Eric Dane.

August 14 2008

Neil Patrick Harris for veep! Comedy Central speculates on which NPH role would make the best vice presidential candidate for Barack Obama. Unbelievably, Dr. Horrible doesn't make the short list.
NPH on Sesame Street Outtakes. You heard me. Outtakes from Neil Patrick Harris's Sesame Street appearance. More...

August 06 2008

Cataloging Dr Horrible's books. Users at LibraryThing have created an online catalog of Dr Horrible's bookshelf, based on screenshots from the show.
NPH Participates in First Book's "What Book Got You Hooked" Campaign. Click through for a short anecdote from Neil Patrick Harris about Bridge to Terebithia. More...

August 03 2008

Neil Patrick Harris directs show in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. "The Expert at the Card Table" starring Guy Hollingworth, one of the best magicians around today. More...

August 01 2008

Neil Patrick Harris on Fresh Air today. It's not up on the website yet, but there was a promo last night on NPR that Neil Patrick Harris will be on Fresh Air today.

July 22 2008

iF Magazine sings the praises of "Dr. Horrible" A glowing but comprehensive review of everyone's favorite musical 'net phenomenom.

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