NEIL PATRICK HARRIS

  • Neil Patrick Harris won't host Oscars again March 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris won't host the Oscars again because his 'family and soul' couldn't take it. The actor hosted this year's Academy Awards, his first time in the position, but insists he's not going to do it again because it took up so much time, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I don't...
  • ABC's Oscars telecast draws smallest audience in six years February 24, 2015

    Los Angeles: Sunday's Academy Awards telecast on ABC drew its smallest audience in six years with 36.6 million average viewers, according to Nielsen figures, in what critics deemed a long, lackluster show and limited box office appeal among top nominees. Nielsen data on Monday showed a 16 percent decline from last...
  • The most memorable Neil Patrick Harris moments from the Oscars 2015 February 23, 2015

    Neil Patrick Harris, the host for the 87th Oscars, left the audience with a little laugh but a lot more groans at the end of it.While most people considered his hosting of this prestigious event to be below the usual standard, it will be wrong to not give him credit...
  • Joy, disappointment and Neil Patrick Harris: The Indian audience's reaction to The Oscars 2015 February 23, 2015

    The Oscars 2015 were fun, but it was no shocker. For starters, a lot of people had successfully predicted who would take which award. Also there was Neil Patrick Harris proving to be a disappointment as a host. Plus, for a resident Indian, it is really a pain to wake...
  • Host Neil Patrick Harris kicks off 'whitest' Oscars February 23, 2015

    Los Angeles: Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris wasted no time kicking off a stormy 87th Academy Awards and conceding the ceremony's much-discussed lack of diversity. "Tonight we honor Hollywood's best and whitest - I mean brightest," said Harris in a Dolby Theatre introduction Sunday. All of this year's acting nominees are...
  • Live: Oscar Awards 2015 February 23, 2015

    It is that time of the year when Hollywood's best of the best is celebrated at Kodak Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles as stars descend on the red carpet as dressed in their finest designer wear. Touted as the most competitive Oscars ceremony, this year will see some very fine...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Neil Patrick Harris, Jennifer Aniston take a casual day for Oscar rehearsals February 22, 2015

    Los Angeles: Less than 24 hours before the super-fancy Oscar ceremony, it was jeans-and-sneakers day at the Dolby Theatre. Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Aniston, Liam Neeson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomi Watts, Kevin Hart, Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana were among the casually-clad stars rehearsing for the Academy Awards Saturday, while Nicole Kidman, Reese...
  • Rosamund Pike, Marion Cotillard, Eddie Redmayne express their views on Neil Patrick Harris as Oscar host February 22, 2015

    Los Angeles: If Neil Patrick Harris' nerves are running high as a first-time host of the Academy Awards on Sunday, he need look no further than the night's nominees for a friendly face. Here's what they had to say about the multitalented entertainer taking the Oscar reins: - "I think he...
  • Neil Patrick Harris' Oscars nightmare February 19, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris, who is set to host the Oscar ceremony, wants everyone to "stop talking" until after the award ceremony as he keeps hearing his planned jokes on other live TV shows. The 41-year-old actor, who has been working with writers on material for the 87th Academy...
  • Catch all the action of Oscar Awards 2015 February 18, 2015

    Oscars are the most anticipated award show of the season and so naturally the Oscar red carpet and stars that tread on it have their fans in breath-less anticipation to look at what they are wearing. Here we bring to you all the action from the Oscar Awards 2015 in...
  • Nervous about hosting Oscars, but it's much less pressure than being a nominee: Neil Patrick Harris February 12, 2015

    New York: Funnyman Neil Patrick Harris admits being nervous for his first hosting stint at upcoming Academy Awards but feels it is any day less pressurising than being a nominee. The 41-year-old 'How I Met Your Mother' star is making his debut as a host at the 87th Oscar Awards on...
  • 'Let It Go' team writes original music for Oscar host Harris January 28, 2015

    Los Angeles: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the Oscar-winning team behind last year's hit 'Let It Go' from 'Frozen' are writing an original musical sequence for this year's host Neil Patrick Harris. Harris will perform the multimedia sequence 'Moving Pictures' while hosting the show on February 22. "On the heels of...
  • Anne Hathaway enjoyed working with husband Adam Shulman for 'Song One' January 23, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Anne Hathaway says she enjoyed working with her husband Adam Shulman on new film 'Song One'. Hathaway stars in 'Song One' and one of her collaborators is Shulman, who has co-produced the indie drama. "At first, I was curious how it would go. People always say don't work with...
  • Do the opposite of what I did, and you'll be fine: Anne Hathaway advises Neil Patrick Harris on how to host the Oscars January 8, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Anne Hathaway, who hosted the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, has faith that Neil Patrick Harris will do a wonderful job this year. She even has some tips for him. "He'll be great. He's a natural host," Hathaway said of Harris in an interview with The New York Times,...
  • She'll be missed: Neil Patrick Harris mourns death of his grandmother on Twitter January 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris has mourned the death of his paternal grandmother, saying he will miss her. The 41-year-old posted a tribute on social media Tuesday, revealing her funeral and burial service will be held in her home city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, reports dailymail.co.uk. "My grandma passed away on...
  • 'Gone Girl' review: A gripping, handsomely mounted film October 31, 2014

    Director: David Fincher Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris It's hard to think of a director better suited to bring Gillian Flynn's deliciously twisty bestseller to the screen than David Fincher. Having gravitated consistently towards deeply cynical stories, he has explored the more unsettling elements of human nature with a...
  • Neil Patrick Harris takes hosting talents to NBC variety series October 28, 2014

    With the Emmys and Tonys under his belt and his first Oscars hosting gig lined up, actor Neil Patrick Harris is turning his talents to anchor a new NBC variety show, the Comcast Corp-owned broadcast network said on Monday. Harris, 41, best known as the womanizing Barney Stinson on long-running CBS...
  • All filled with losers: Neil Patrick Harris on Academy Awards October 25, 2014

    Actor Neil Patrick Harris, who is all set to host the forthcoming edition of Academy Awards, says that the show is mostly 'filled with losers' as there is just one who lifts the trophy. Harris, in an appearance on E! News, talked to the hosts Jason Kennedy and Giuliana Rancic on...
  • Neil Patrick Harris gears up for Oscars 2015 October 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris, who will host the Oscars in 2015, is ready with a list of things for the ceremony. The 'How I Met Your Mother' fame actor shared his ideas during an interview with a radio channel, Sirius XM, reports contactmusic.com. "Gaga, Adele. That would be...
  • How I Met Your Oscar? Neil Patrick Harris to host Academy Awards October 16, 2014

    (Reuters) - Actor Neil Patrick Harris, popular with younger TV viewers as the star of the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," has been tapped to host next year's Academy Awards ceremony, the organizers of Hollywood's biggest night said on Wednesday. Harris, 41, best known as Barney Stinson on the long-running...
  • Why did Patrick Harris feel humiliated after losing virginity? October 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris says he felt humiliated after losing his virginity at a party as the girl left immediately and refused to date him. The "How I Met Your Mother" fame star opened up about the incident on NPR's show "Fresh Air", reports contactmusic.com. Recalling the moment, the...
  • Neil Patrick Harris: I married David Burtka for our kids September 18, 2014

    Actor Neil Patrick Harris, who tied the knot with his longtime partner David Burtka, says they got married for the sake of their children Harper and Gideon. "How I Met Your Mother" star shared reasons that prompted him to walk down the aisles on "The View", a talk show, reports...
  • 'How I Met Your Mother' star Neil Patrick Harris ties the knot with partner David Burtka September 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: After dating for more than 10 years, actor Neil Patrick Harris recently got married to his partner David Burtka in Italy. The couple, parents to twins Gideon and Harper, tied the knot Saturday. 'How I Met Your Mother' producer and director Pam Fryman officiated over the ceremony, reports eonline.com. "We...
  • Neil Patrick Harris rubbishes split rumours August 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris has silenced rumours that he and his partner David Burtka are splitting up by sharing a photograph on Instagram. The 41yearold recently posted a picture of his partner and their fouryearold twins Harper and Gideon, reports femalefirst.co.uk. He accompanied the snap with the caption: "I couldn't...
  • Neil Patrick Harris selling his Sherman Oaks house July 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris is selling his house here for $2.995 million. The 'How I Met Your Mother' star and his fianc David Burtka have listed the 4,191squarefoot estate, which they bought in 2010 for $2.1 million, reports femalefirst.co.uk. According to the Los Angeles Times newspaper, the couple attracted hundreds...
  • Why did Neil Patrick Harris decline to host 'The Late Show' after David Letterman makes an exit May 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris has revealed that he declined an offer to take over David Letterman after he departs 'The Late Show'. The 40yearold former star of 'How I Met Your Mother', which also aired on the Cbs network, says he was at the top of the shortlist to...