Neil Patrick Harris to Host 2013 Emmy Awards

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Neil Patrick Harris is set to host the Primetime Emmy Awards once again.

The How I Met Your Mother will return for his second go-around as emcee of the event (he also hosted in 2009), which takes place on September 22 and which will actually mark his second major hosting job of the year as well:

Harris will also be behind the microphone for this Sunday's Tony Awards on CBS.

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

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    Neejan

    Great, but I'm not going to watch the emmy's because... its the emmys.

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    Neil will be a great host. I'm looking forward to it.