16 Oct – Neil Patrick Harris proves he is one hot commodity as an awards show host. After previously hosting the Emmy and Tony Awards, the actor can now cross the Oscars hosting gig off his bucket list.
Harris has some big shoes to fill as the last Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, drew in 43.7 million viewers, according to Deadline.com.
It also achieved 13.1/33 rating among adults aged 18 to 49, which made it highest rated since 2010 and the most watched Oscars since 2000.
Neil Patrick Harris as the 'legendary' Barney Stinson.