Neil Patrick Harris On The Perks Of Attending The Grammys As An Actor

The Grammys isn't just a big night for musical stars. It's also a blast for CBS stars, who often attend because the show airs on their network.

"It's fun. I'm not in the music world, but I am on CBS, so I get to like, present," Neil Patrick Harris, from CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," told Access Hollywood's Shaun Robinson on the red carpet at the Grammys.

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Other bonuses for CBS stars like Neil, Pauley Perrette of "N.C.I.S." and Kat Dennings from "Two Broke Girls" who all attended the awards show? A great view of the stage.

"I get to sit in the good seats and I get to look around and go, 'Oh, that's the guy who sang that good song!' I'm excited," Neil said. "I'm a big fan of fun., I'm a big fan of Kelly Clarkson, I can't wait to hear her sing."

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Neil joked he had some additional fun in store for his evening.

"I have a flask in my pocket, filled with absinthe. It's going to be a crazy night," he laughed.

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