Neil Patrick Harris signs copies of his new book "Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography" at Barnes & Noble bookstore at Barnes & Noble bookstore at The Grove on October 24v in Los Angeles, California.
Neil Patrick Harris signs copies of his new book Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography at Barnes & Noble bookstore in Los Angeles on October 24, 2014 Araya Diaz—WireImage

Neil Patrick Harris Will Host NBC Variety Show

Oct 27, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris will host a show based on the British hit series Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

Filmed before a live audience, the show will feature comedy sketches, musical numbers, minigame shows and hidden cameras, NBC announced Monday — all based on the British series.

"As I watched the show, I couldn't stop smiling. Now that I've seen many seasons, my face hurts. It's a game changer,” Harris said in a statement. “Nothing like this has been done before, and I can't wait to roll up my sleeves and have some fun!"

The jack-of-all-trades and star of current box-office hit Gone Girl has proved his hosting chops as emcee for the Emmys and Tony Awards and recently confirmed he'll be hosting the 2015 Academy Awards. Harris also won a Tony Award for Best Actor in June this year for Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

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