Neil Patrick Harris Joins "Idol" Judges In Texas

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2009  |  Updated 6:15 AM CDT
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Neil Patrick Harris score a gig on "Idol."

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He may never have released a pop album, but that hasn't stopped upcoming Emmy host Neil Patrick Harris from sitting on the "American Idol" judges' table.

Access Hollywood has confirmed that the "How I Met Your Mother" star sat in with Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi and Randy Jackson on day two of the "Idol" auditions in Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday.

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While he hasn't competed with Britney for pop stardom, Neil does have an album credit to his name.

In December 2008, he was featured on "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" the soundtrack to the musical from "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon.

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Neil has also worked on Broadway scoring roles in "Sweeney Todd" and "Cabaret."

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