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Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris 

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A variety show starring Neil Patrick Harris. Inspired by the U.K. program "Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway."
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Series cast summary:
Neil Patrick Harris ...  Himself - Host 8 episodes, 2015
Nicole Scherzinger ...  Herself - Sidekick 8 episodes, 2015
Nathaniel Motulsky Nathaniel Motulsky ...  Little NPH 8 episodes, 2015
Penelope Bellerjeau Penelope Bellerjeau ...  Little Nicole 4 episodes, 2015
Apolo Ohno ...  Himself - Correspondent, Ticket to Slide 3 episodes, 2015
Billy Bell ...  Dancer 2 episodes, 2015
Chris Cardone Chris Cardone ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2015
Daniela Dib ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2015
Paloma Garcia Lee ...  Dancer 2 episodes, 2015
Nico Greetham ...  Dancer 2 episodes, 2015
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Place a multi-threat performer, a variety show, a game show and a talk show into a blender, turn it on, and the resulting mixture is "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris". With the help of a different celebrity announcer every week, his regular stable of sidekicks and other celebrity friends, NPH kvetches with, plays games with and pranks studio audience members, at home viewers, and even unsuspecting people going about their regular business who have no idea that they will be on the show. He challenges his several celebrity friends to races and games, often of an extreme nature. And each show ends with a production number appropriately called the end of the show show. Written by Huggo

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

15 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Нил Патрик Харрис See more »

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ITV America See more »
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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Neil Patrick Harris appeared on the original UK show, Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002), as a guest announcer in preparation for the role of hosting the US show. See more »

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Referenced in WatchMojo: Top 10 Anticipated New Shows of Fall 2015 (2015) See more »

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Not the Best of Times!
17 September 2015 | by ccorral419See all my reviews

TV Review: Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris. With director Glenn Weiss (Peter Pan Live - 2014) at the helm, and NPH wearing too many hats (Host, Writer and Producer), this new series (inspired by the U.K. program "Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway") was not the best time ever! Sure, the production was live, but that doesn't mean it gets a "pass" on being good, interesting or entertaining. Heck, if Weiss couldn't pull off "Peter Pan Live," why would NPH think he could pull off his live show? The various entertainment segments were time consuming and less than interesting, guest announcer Reese Witherspoon appeared forced in everything she participated in, and poor Gloria Gaynor looked out of place. I think one of the "The Voice" judges summed up the show best (after being punked by NPH) by saying "What the ...." In the words of the "Shark Tank" panelist "For that reason, I'm out".


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