June 10th, 2011
04:22 PM ET
Neil Patrick Harris on his Tonys game plan
Neil Patrick Harris won an Emmy after hosting the 63rd annual Tony Awards, and now that he’s back for round two he’s got his game plan all worked out.
The key to doing an award-worthy hosting job, he says, is to stay more or less sober, and stay out of the way.
“I feel like when you’re hosting a show, you don’t want to be so egocentric that you make the show about you, so the job is to do something initially that makes them feel comfortable with you, and then pass the buck,” he told Access Hollywood on Thursday.
Working too hard to win over the audience, he said, “just looks desperate.”
After all, he says, “They’re not here to watch me, they’re here to watch the performances and see who wins the awards. So, I just want to make sure I’m not so drunk that I’m slurring,” he joked. “That would be bad.”
The Tony Awards will air on CBS on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET.
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Still hiding behind some1 else's name, I see. Your doing better, hunny. You can come outta the closet and use YOUR real user name. We don't mind. Ok, slowly turn the handle (u can do it, c'mon), open the door, there now, isn't that better ? Now stop hiding behind the real peace's name and be a big boy now. Feeling better now, hunny ?
28 is waaaaay too old. I dated an older woman while in my teens but got tired of waking up beside my mom.
I'm sure he'd trade in that(Emmy) for a couple of (Tonys) in a heartbeat
NPH is awesome. he knows who he is and makes whatever he does his own. He's gay, yet plays a straight, womanizer, man like he's been one all his life in "How I Met Your Mother". He's just good at his craft. Good on you NPH, I can't wait to watch the show. I
I hope he does a bunch of x before the show.
We believe NPH is a very talented actor, singer, choregrapher, ....the list goes on. We've always enjoyed his Hosting the Tonys and is a Blast as Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother! Bro!
He is a weinee biter.
I can't stand him
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He did very well on his last hosting job so whos to say he wont do good this time around too? Hell be better than James Franco ever was or 1/2 of those other idiots that host. Good choice if you ask me.
Once upon a time there were 3 little bears. A mama bear and a papa bear and a liiiitttttle bitty baby bear. One day the bears went for a walk in the woods. While they were gone a mean little girl broke into their house and eat all of baby bears porridge and set in his chair then took a nap in his bed. When the bears got home the little girl climbed out the window and ran all the way home. Babu bear didnt care because he didnt like porridge anyways. So the bears got in their car and went to Mcdonalds and got lots of good frenchfries. They lived happily ever after.
My mom said we are Mormons and have to eat healthy. Vegetables and nasty stuff. I thought we are supposed to have fun during summer vacation. Not eat dang casseroles.
Is anyone having squash casserole for supper ? My mom is making us one. Gross.
I heard he and his life partner adopted a little baby. Is this true ? He really doesnt seem like a bad guy. And his life partner may be a girl with a guy sounding name. Either ways he seems like a totally deacent guy.
Uggggh. This guy is not funny at all. Must have good agent.
Obviously better than yours, since he's hosting the Tonys, has a flourishing movie and television carrer, and is internationally known and respected. What have you done, again?
He has been following the Weinergate scandal very closely.
Why isnt anyone posting about this poor guy/ He is ok. I think he was doogie howser a long time ago. He is a good guy. Lets post good stuff about him.
I heard he is dating somebody named Irwin.
He is too skinny for a person. Humans need to be bigger like us cows. You puny little humans make me laugh ! mooooooooo.
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