News Roundup

1. Neil and Sarah Chalke will host the Creative Arts Emmys. The ceremony is on September 13, but it’ll air on E! on the 20th.

2. Neil will be appearing on the September 5 Stand Up To Cancer telethon [airing simultaneously on CBS, NBC, and ABC], possibly as one of the stars answering calls from viewers.

3. Neil will appear on Letterman this Wednesday, August 27.

4. Jason Segel was quoted in an article about bromances.

5. Neil won Best Actor in a Comedic Television Performance at the Golden Icon Awards.

6. Jason Segel and his wild mane are in the September issue of Marie Claire.

7. If Bob Saget had to pick a new Danny Tanner, it’d be Josh Radnor.

8. Gloria Calderon Kellet won the ALMA for Outstanding Writing for a Television Series, for the episode “How I Met Everyone Else.”

9. CBS released the official description of 401, for those of you who don’t want to read anything more spoilery than the one-line network description.

10. The TV Addict talked to Carter Bays about the Emmys, standalone episodes, and whether he has concerns about Jason Segel. [He doesn't.]

I take great comfort in the fact that all of my favorite shows in the past never got nominated and I’ll continue to do so until we do get nominated. At which point I’ll disavow any statement like that and say that the Emmy Voters always get it right

11. Neil and Josh were at the Hot in Hollywood benefit [NPH arriving, I haven't seen any Josh photos] and performed a raunchy version of “Puff, the Magic Dragon” ["Ruby, the Magic Unicorn"], guided by suggestions from the audience.