Neil Patrick Harris to host the Emmy Awards for the second time

Neil Patrick HarrisNeil Patrick Harris will add another awards show to his resume this year with news that he is hosting the Emmys.

The How I Met Your Mother actor will take charge of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards this year to go with the Tony Awards ceremony he is already confirmed to host.

It will be the second time Harris has hosted the Emmys.

“I couldn’t be more honoured and excited to be hosting this year’s Emmy Awards,” Harris said.

“And what perfect timing – I’ll just do the exact same script I’m about to use for the Tonys. ‘And the Emmy for ‘Best Revival of a Musical’ goes to Breaking Bad!’ See, told you it works.”

The Emmys will take place on September 22.

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