How I Met Your Mother
star Neil Patrick Harris
couldn't be happier to host the 61st Annual Emmy Awards
, set to air Sept. 20 on CBS.
The 36-year-old actor said in a statemtn, "After having had such a hoot hosting the Tonys
, I was thrilled to get the call about the Primetime Emmys. I'm looking forward to The Challenge of the show " adding my own voice to it, while honoring the nominees and the entire year