Neil Patrick Harris Teases "Thrilling Number" for New Variety Show (Video)

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NBC has released a Super Bowl promotion for Neil Patrick Harris' new variety show that will air Feb. 1, according to Deadline.com.

As previously reported, the Tony-winning actor has signed a deal with NBC to host a new variety show based on the U.K. series "Saturday Night Takeaway." It will begin airing in fall 2015.

Harris won the 2014 Best Actor in a Musical Tony Award for his performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. He has performed on Broadway in Assassins, as well as Cabaret and Proof, and in the New York Philharmonic production of Company.

Harris, who has emceed the Tony Awards four times and the Emmys twice, will make his Oscars hosting debut Feb. 22. He has been honored with four Emmy Awards: three for his acclaimed hosting of the Tony Awards and another for his guest-starring role on "Glee."

Watch a collection of Harris hosting awards shows here.

Read about the new song being written for Harris, by "Frozen" songwriters Bobby and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, here. Watch the promotion below.

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