Neil Patrick Harris to Host the 2013 Emmys

     May 29, 2013


Neil Patrick Harris has been tapped to host the Emmys for a second time.  CBS announced today that the How I Met Your Mother star will emcee the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards this fall, marking a return to the program after hosting the 2009 Emmys to widespread critical praise.  Harris is an excellent showman and will no doubt do an excellent job hosting the ceremony.  This news comes on the heels of the announcement that Harris will also be hosting the Tony Awards June 9th on CBS, marking his fourth time overseeing the Broadway-geared ceremony.  Hit the jump to watch Harris’ opening musical number from the 2009 Emmys.  The 65th Annual Primetime Emmys will air on September 22nd on CBS.