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Neil Patrick Harris: Hosting Oscars Once is Enough

Neil Patrick Harris hosted this year’s Oscars last month, and said recently that once is likely enough. The How I Met Your Mother star says it’s not something he anticipates doing again. You’ll no doubt recall that Neil Patrick Harris had big shoes to fill this year. He followed in the footsteps of Ellen DeGeneres as Oscars host, and those …

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Academy Awards Diversity Tension Diffused By “Glory” Performance And Speeches On Social Issues?

The Academy Awards, which aired Sunday night, were shroud in tension even before the stars began walking that red carpet. The lack of racial diversity that was glaringly apparent among this year’s nominees threatened to ruin the Academy Awards this year. In fact, there were protests scheduled to take place before Selma director, Ava Duvernay, asked that they be called …

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John Travolta Pronounces ‘Idina Menzel’ Correctly on 2015 Oscars Stage

John Travolta got a do-over of sorts at the 2015 Oscars, when he met on stage with Frozen star Idina Menzel–and pronounced her name correctly, Anyone who watched the 2014 Oscars, during which Menzel sang her hit song from Frozen, ‘Let It Go,’ knows John Travolta butchered the pronunciation of her name the first time around. Oscars host Neil Patrick …

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Jennifer Hudson to Perform at the Oscars

Jennifer Hudson will perform at this year’s Oscars. The Academy announced that the Dreamgirls star will be singing for the big event. “We’re creating several musical sequences for the Oscars and we couldn’t be happier that our friend, Jennifer Hudson, will be performing in one of them,” the show’s producers, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, said. Hudson is excited about …

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Neil Patrick Harris: Variety Show Preview

Neil Patrick Harris’ new variety show released a promo video that attempted, and failed, to squeeze all of the greatness of the new show into a 15-second super bowl ad spot. Neil Patrick Harris begins the spot with, “I only have 15 seconds to tell you about my new really big show, so I thought, instead, why not perform a …

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Neil Patrick Harris to Launch Comedy/Variety Show on NBC

As if the recent news that he would be hosting the next Oscars weren’t enough, Neil Patrick Harris also just landed his own show. For years, Harris has been talking about hosting a television variety show. Three years ago, he told Craig Ferguson, “I want to do an Ed Sullivan–y kind of show, with all the variety acts.” As recently …

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Michael C. Hall: From Dexter To Hedwig On Broadway

Michael C. Hall has left his kill room and knives behind. The former Dexter star returned to Broadway on Thursday as the lead in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. You may remember that Neil Patrick Harris won a Tony Award last year for playing the same titular character. Harris left the musical in August. Book of Mormon star Andrew Rannells …

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Neil Patrick Harris Stoked to Host the 2015 Oscars

Neil Patrick Harris is still buzzing about being asked to host the Oscars in 2015. The multi-talented star has hosted the Emmys four times and the Tonys twice. He is fresh off a Tony win himself for his role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. “It is truly an honor and a thrill to be asked to host …

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Neil Patrick Harris Married His Long-Time Partner In The Interest Of His Kids

Earlier this month, actor Neil Patrick Harris finally married his fiancé David Burtka in Italy after a long engagement. Harris recently spoke about his destination wedding when he made a guest appearance on the talk show The View and said that the reason they did it was for the benefit of their three-year-old twins, Harper Grace and Gideon Scott. On …

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Kelly Ripa Dishes On Neil Patrick Harris’ Wedding

Kelly Ripa was invited to the wedding of Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka and she must have really enjoyed herself, because she cannot stop talking about it. On the Monday episode of Live! With Kelly And Michael, Kelly couldn’t wait to talk about the wedding. “I spent the weekend, in Italy,” Ripa, 43, told her co-host Michael Strahan. “I …

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Kelly Ripa Shares Intimate Details of Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka’s Wedding

Kelly Ripa was one of the lucky few who attended Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka’s top secret wedding over the weekend, and she shared some of the intimate details on Monday’s episode of Live! With Kelly and Michael. “I spent the weekend, in Italy,” Ripa told her cohost Michael Strahan. “I went to a destination wedding… the wedding of …

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Neil Patrick Harris Takes On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominated By Ben Affleck

Neil Patrick Harris gamely accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge he received from actor-director Ben Affleck. Affleck’s nomination made him feel “flattered”, the How I Met Your Mother star said. Affleck’s challenge was one of the three Harris received, the two others coming from Jayma Mays and Cookie Monster. Harris joked in an interview with the Daily News that he …

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