It seems that a part of one of CBS' most successful series might be hosting the network's big award show as well. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Neil Patrick Harris is close to reaching a deal to host the Emmy Awards.

The How I Met Your Mother star had just hosted the Tony Awards last month, to rave reviews and the move could help promote How I Met Your Mother and increase viewership.

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While the Oscars, Tonys and MTV Movie Awards have all seen increases in ratings, the Emmys have been declining in ratings for years, with last year hitting an all-time ratings low.