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This First Look at Neil Patrick Harris' Creepy American Horror Story: Freak Show Character Is Terrifying

22 hours ago | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Neil Patrick Harris is about to appear on American Horror Story: Freak Show...and star in our nightmares. We finally have footage of the How I Met Your Mother alum's highly anticipated guest-starring role on the FX thriller and let's just say it's as creepy as you might imagine. When we first got wind that Harris' dream to be on Ahs was coming true, the only detail we could find about who he would be playing was "salesman." But now that we've seen the trailer for Ahs's midseason premiere, we can officially confirm that, yup, Harris is yet another terrifying character on a show filled with terrifying characters.  There's just no escaping them! Check out »

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Neil Patrick Harris arrives at the freak show in this 'American Horror Story' promo

18 December 2014 4:21 PM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Of course Neil Patrick Harris is coming to American Horror Story, of course, of course. Since wrapping up How I Met Your Mother, Nph has been checking off his career to-do list: Writing a memoir, winning a Tony, taking a key role in Gone Girl, and signing a deal to host the Oscars. So it only makes sense that Harris will kick off 2015 by appearing on American Horror Story: Freak Show, aka American Horror Story: Let's Just Cast Everybody This Season. »

- Darren Franich

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Watch Neil Patrick Harris' 'American Horror Story' Debut

18 December 2014 3:26 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Neil Patrick Harris is bringing his magic to FX's American Horror Story: Freak Show. The Oscar host and former How I Met Your Mother star has a two-episode arc as Chester, the new owner of Elsa's (Jessica Lange) titular freak show. And while Harris' character is certainly bringing a bag of tricks to the series, Chester also seems to have taken an interest in Bette and/or Dot (Sarah Paulson). See more 'American Horror Story's' Most Memorable Deaths "We may be just off the farm, but we can tell when a man is flirting with us," she tells him. While

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- Lesley Goldberg

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Cuteness Overload: Neil Patrick Harris Shares Video Of The Twins Singing "Jingle Bells"

18 December 2014 11:15 AM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Yay! David is back home, and the family all together! Time to trim us a tree! #trim #carols #JingleFeels Ein von Neil Patrick Harris (@instagranph) gepostetes Video am Dez 12, 2014 at 5:02 Pst Neil Patrick Harris and his adorable family are getting in the holiday spirit! The "How I Met Your Mother" star shared the cutest video via Instagram on Wednesday of his twins Harper and Gideon singing "Jingle Bells" for him and hubby David Burtka while trimming their tree. Check out the adorable clip above! "Yay! David is back home, and the family all together! Time to trim us a tree! #trim #carols #JingleFeels," the "Gone Girl" star captioned the sweet video. Don't Harper and Gideon have the cutest little voices? They seem super comfortable in front of the camera -- just like their famous papa! It looks like Harris and Burtka's entire family are enjoying the holidays, the cute »

- tooFab Staff

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Neil Patrick Harris' Twins Adorably Sing 'Jingle Bells'

18 December 2014 9:40 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

It's possible that this is the cutest rendition of "Jingle Bells" ever recorded.

Neil Patrick Harris nearly broke the Internet with adorableness on Wednesday when he posted an Instagram video of he and husband David Burtka's twins, Harper and Gideon Burtka-Harris, singing the classic Christmas carol while trimming the family tree and donning holiday pajamas.

Photos: Stars Share Pics of Their Adorable Tots

"Yay! David is back home, and the family all together!" the former How I Met Your Mother star wrote. "Time to trim us a tree! #trim #carols #JingleFeels."

It's clear after hearing these kids perform "Jingle Bells" so willingly that they are definitely being raised by two Broadway stars.

News: Neil Patrick Harris' Kids Turn 4!

The 41-year-old actor was recently deemed one of Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People, and told the journalist that he still has "no interest" in learning which twin is his biological child. "We are their »

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Aw! Neil Patrick Harris' Twins Gideon and Harper Sing "Jingle Bells" While Decorating the Christmas Tree

18 December 2014 5:30 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Neil Patrick Harris' twins Gideon and Harper got into the holiday spirit by singing "Jingle Bells" as they decorated the family Christmas tree. The How I Met Your Mother star captured the cute caroling on camera and shared it with his Instagram followers Wednesday. "Yay! [David Burtka] is back home, and the family all together!" Harris wrote in the caption. "Time to trim us a tree! #trim #carols #JingleFeels." So, where had Burtka been? "Just wrapped my final day on [American Horror Story: Freak Show]. What a dream job!" the 39-year-old star tweeted Tuesday night. "Awesome crew and watching Jessica Lange work is pure »

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Jason Segel Explains His Worst Nightmare: Witches Eating His Toes!

18 December 2014 3:55 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It's not ghosts, ghouls or boogiemen that keep Jason Segel awake at night - it's witches, and they're hungry for toes. The How I Met Your Mother actor was in Berlin promoting his new children's book, Nightmares!, last month when a reporter for the local tabloid B.Z. asked him to describe his worst recurring nightmare. "Witches were eating my toes!" Segel, 34, replied. The weirdly terrifying dream has apparently haunted Siegel since childhood, and he elaborated on its origins in an interview with Entertainment Weekly in May. "[The witches] didn’t want all of me," he said. "They just wanted my toes. »

- Michael Miller

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Den Of Geek's top TV episodes of 2014

18 December 2014 1:59 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Doctor Who, Sherlock, Game Of Thrones and more... As nominated by Den Of Geek writers, here are our favourite TV episodes of 2014

Whatever else it's brought with it, 2014 has been an exemplary year for television. There's so much good stuff around that keeping on top of it has become a job of work. How many of us have started silently dreading hearing enthused recommendations from pals about new series? Who else has developed a nervous tick whenever they hear the words "Have you been watching...". There's simply Too. Much. TV.

Too much, however, is better than not enough. Too much enables debate, and better than that, it enables the ultimate geek pursuit: list-making. A fortnight ago, we asked our writers to nominate their favourite television episodes of the year and have been busily collating their votes and happily clicking Excel buttons ever since.

Here are the results: Den Of Geek »

- louisamellor

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How I Met Your Mother: 10 Simple Fixes That Would Have Saved The Ending

18 December 2014 1:33 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »


How I Met Your Mother. The title and central hook for the long-running CBS sitcom turned from tantalising mystery to pleasantly diverting subplot to mind-numbing stupidity over the course of nine seasons.

Viewers met the central five patrons of MacLaren’s Pub in the Pilot, following them through success, failure, break-up, marriage, and, most often, hilarious asides. Framed as a story of how the protagonist Ted Mosby met his children’s mother, an unassuming sitcom grew into a collection of catchphrases, killer callbacks, complex plots, heartbreaking slices of reality, and whirling flights of fancy.

Viewers were ecstatic to finally steal a glimpse at the Mother at the end of an admittedly rocky eighth season, and the ninth season geared up for an incredibly ambitious series of events that would close out the saga of Ted, Marshall, Lily, Robin, and Barney in suitably legendary fashion. Alas, several fatal mistakes caused »

- Nick

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The Most Facebooked Movies and TV Shows of 2014

16 December 2014 11:21 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As Christmas approaches and the year draws to a close, Facebook has revealed the “most Facebooked” movies and TV shows of 2014 as part of its Year in Review, and it will come as little surprise that Frozen and Game of Thrones have topped their respective lists…

Most Facebooked Movies of 2014

1. Frozen

2. Guardians of the Galaxy

3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

4. Maleficent

5. The Lego Movie

6. The Fault in Our Stars

7. Transformers: Age of Extinction

8. Gone Girl

9. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

10. The Purge: Anarchy

Most Facebooked TV Shows of 2014

1. Game of Thrones

2. Orange Is the New Black

3. The Walking Dead

4. The Big Bang Theory

5. Downton Abbey

6. American Horror Story

7. Sons of Anarchy

8. True Detective

9. How I Met Your Mother

10. Scandal

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- Gary Collinson

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Find Out How Hart of Dixie Handled Rachel Bilson's Real-Life Pregnancy!

15 December 2014 6:00 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Ever since Rachel Bilson revealed that she was pregnant, the question on every Hart of Dixie fan's mind was: how is the CW's southern rom-com going to handle its star's real-life growing baby bump? Many shows have tackled this very same issued in the past, to varying degrees of success. There's How I Met Your Mother's creative use of large props to hide Cobie Smulder's and Alyson Hannigan's baby bumps, Scandal used creative camera angles and large coats to hide Kerry Washington's...and then there was Nashville's simple solution: write Hayden Panettiere's pregnancy into Juliette's story on the show. So how did Hart of Dixie handle Bilson's pregnancy? Warning: »

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Cobie Smulders tackles motherhood in Sundance film 'Unexpected' -- exclusive photo

15 December 2014 12:38 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

What happens when you’re a new mother caught between having to choose between your personal and your professional life? That’s the question Kris Swanberg tackles in her latest film, Unexpected. Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival next month and starring How I Met Your Mother’s Cobie Smulders, Unexpected tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a high school teacher and a young student, who both find themselves in a similar situation when they get unexpectedly pregnant. Swanberg, who wrote and directed the feature, based the story on her own real life experiences as a new parent »

- Andrea Towers

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The Big Bang Theory season 8 episode 11 review: The Clean Room Infiltration

15 December 2014 9:59 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

This year's Christmas episode from The Big Bang Theory is sweet and sentimental. Here's Caroline's review...

This review contains spoilers.

8.11 The Clean Room Infiltration

Now that big 'I love you' is out of the box, The Big Bang Theory just can't put it back. This episode, a Christmas one where a certain amount of sentimentality is not only allowed by welcomed, left you with little lasting memory other than the warm glow of Sheldon and Amy's growing romance, and just how important it has become to the show's DNA.

The Big Bang Theory usually does really well at holiday episodes, with so much both sadness and familial bonding inherent to occasions such as Christmas and, whereas past holidays consisted of the four guys (and Penny) making the most of their little makeshift unit, now the friendship group has evolved into a proper little family where it doesn't seem at all »

- louisamellor

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Do We Expect Too Much From TV?

12 December 2014 4:30 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Here we are, supposedly living in the new Golden Age of Television, and yet we're still whining all over the Internet about what we're watching.

Just look at this past week. People whined about NBC's live "Peter Pan." Some whined because it wasn't that great, while those who were determined to hate-watch it whined because it wasn't that terrible.

Viewers also whined about this week's "Sons of Anarchy" series finale -- did Jax's final act make sense? Did it provide a satisfying catharsis after seven long seasons? Or was it alternately gripping and frustrating, like the rest of the series had been?

People complained about the campus-rape episode on "Newsroom," the one that showrunner Aaron Sorkin called his finest episode yet. Given this week's controversy over the now in-dispute Rolling Stone article about an alleged rape victim at the University of Virginia, Sunday's "Newsroom" couldn't have been timelier, but a »

- Gary Susman

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How Is Alyson Hannigan 40? See Her Incredible Bikini Body

11 December 2014 10:38 AM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Alyson Hannigan spent a sweet day at the beach with her family in Hawaii recently! The 40-year-old former How I Met Your Mother star flaunted her figure in a printed bikini as she played with her daughters, Satyana and Keeva Denisof; Alyson snapped sweet photos of the girls as they stood on the beach, and she and her husband, Alexis Denisof, took turns burying the little ones in the sand. Alyson is enjoying some much-deserved time off since How I Met Your Mother ended its nine-season run in April, though it hasn't been confirmed what she's planning to work on next. Earlier this year, she filmed a pilot for the Ben Affleck- and Matt Damon-produced sitcom More Time With Family, but it wasn't picked up by CBS. For now, it looks like Alyson is taking advantage of the downtime by sticking close to home and hanging out with »

- Brittney-Stephens

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Writers Guild of America announces TV nominations for WGA Awards, Fargo “snub” explained by FX

6 December 2014 1:25 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Awards season heating up, the Writers Guild of America has announced its TV nominations for the WGA Awards, which are set to take place in February. Check out the full list of nominees below…

Drama Series:

Game of Thrones, Written by David Benioff, Bryan Cogman, George R.R. Martin, D.B. Weiss (HBO)

The Good Wife, Written by Leonard Dick, Keith Eisner, Matthew Hodgson, Ted Humphrey, Michelle King, Robert King, Erica Shelton Kodish, Matthew Montoya, Luke Schelhaas, Nichelle Tramble Spellman, Craig Turk, Julia Wolfe (CBS)

House of Cards, Written by Bill Cain, Laura Eason, Sam R. Forman, William Kennedy, Kenneth Lin, John Mankiewicz, David Manson, Beau Willimon (Netflix)

Mad Men, Written by Heather Jeng Bladt, Semi Chellas, Jonathan Igla, David Iserson, Erin Levy, Matthew Weiner, Carly Wray (AMC)

True Detective, Written by Nic Pizzolatto (HBO)

Comedy Series:

Louie, Written by Louis Ck (FX)

Orange Is the New Black, Written by Stephen Falk, »

- Gary Collinson

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Memories from the Set: Morena Baccarin Reflects on Firefly, Homeland, V, Mentalist, Himym and More

5 December 2014 7:00 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Sometimes associated with more “futuristic” fare — either as V‘s fierce alien queen or Firefly‘s outer-space Companion — Morena Baccarin with one of her latest roles traveled back in time, to the days of the Old Testament, for Lifetime’s The Red Tent miniseries.

Based on the best-seller by Anita Diamant and airing Sunday and Monday at 9/8c, The Red Tent spins a tale told through the eyes of Dinah (The White Queen‘s Rebecca Reguson), the daughter of Leah (Minnie Driver, About a Boy) and Jacob (Iain Glen, Game of Thrones). The mini opens with Dinah’s childhood spent »

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Read Excerpts From the Best Celebrity Memoirs of the Year

4 December 2014 5:51 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

There were more than a few must reads that came out in 2014, and some of the best books of the year were penned by famous faces. Celebrity memoirs by funny stars like Lena Dunham, Amy Poehler, and Neil Patrick Harris made for laugh-out-loud reads, while Oprah Winfrey brought her signature insights to her book What I Know For Sure. Whether you're shopping for a fun holiday gift or looking for your next read, these celebrity memoirs make great picks - and you can read excerpts from each book right here! Take a look at some of the year's best titles from famous stars, then check out 50 books to read before they're movies! Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham If you love Girls, you'll obviously love Lena Dunham's collection of essays in her publishing debut, Not That Kind of Girl. You can expect the same kind of hilarious »

- Laura-Marie-Meyers

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'Mad Men,' 'Transparent,' among 2015 WGA Awards TV nominations

4 December 2014 10:44 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It’s a good day to be a television fan. No matter what you’re watching, the WGA has you covered, honoring an eclectic round-up of small-screen entertainment for its annual awards ceremony. Thursday morning, Writers Guild of America, West (Wgaw) and the Writers Guild of America, East (Wgae) announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2014. Winners will be honored at the 2015 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City. No one show dominated the WGA’s various categories. "Game of Thrones" and "Mad Men" nabbed nominations for individual episode nods and Drama Series, while "True Detective" squeezed into the latter category along with a mention in New Series. Amazon Prime’s "Transparent" is the heavy-hitter in the comedy category, earning spots in the Comedy Series, New Series, and Episodic Comedy categories. Check out »

- Matt Patches

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‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘True Detective,’ ‘Transparent’ Lead WGA TV Nominations

4 December 2014 10:21 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and Amazon’s “Transparent” were among the newbie standouts in this year’s TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards.

Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. “Transparent” made it a trifecta with a nom for episodic comedy, for “The Wilderness” seg penned by Ethan Kuperberg.

HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” “Boardwalk Empire” and “True Detective,” CBS’s “The Good Wife,” AMC’s “Mad Men,” FX’s “Louie” and ABC’s “Modern Family” also grabbed two noms each.

Modern Family” was not selected in the comedy series category but took two nods for the “The Cold” and “Three Dinners” segments. Similarly, “Boardwalk Empire” was not named for drama series but received nomimations for the “Devil You Know” and “Friendless Child” episodes.

The Simpsons” had its usual strong showing with four bids for animation writing with “Bob’s Burgers” taking two. »

- Dave McNary

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