Award-winning country music icon Reba serves as guest announcer for the sixth episode of “Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris” on Tuesday, Oct. 20 (8 p.m. ET/PT). Reba will appear throughout the hour from the coveted guest announcer booth, providing commentary and previewing what’s to come throughout the show.
Chart-topping singer OMI will bring his hit single “Cheerleader” to the “Best Time Ever” studio for “Singalong Live,” the popular segment in which three home viewers are challenged to complete the lyrics to a karaoke song in a live singalong for a chance at winning $1,000.
Adding more celebrity-filled fun, the episode reveals a new edition of “Voices in Your Head” in which Jesse Tyler Ferguson (“Modern Family”) was given an earpiece and promised to repeat everything that Harris and Jane Krakowksi (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) told him to do and say to an unsuspecting person.
Also, a member of the studio audience will be surprised with the opportunity to “Get Lucky” and win incredible prizes.
“Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris” is a live one-hour show unlike any other on American television, featuring appearances by A-list stars, stunts, comedy skits, incredible performances, mini game shows, audience giveaways and hidden-camera pranks. Reese Witherspoon, Alec Baldwin, Tyler Perry, Shaquille O’Neal and Jack Black have served as guest announcers for the show’s first five episodes, while musical superstars Gloria Gaynor, Bonnie Tyler, CeeLo Green, Gloria Estefan and the B-52s have taken the stage for previous installments of “Singalong Live.” Each episode concludes with the “End of the Show Show” – a thrilling finale performance where Harris attempts to learn a special routine unlike anything he’s done before.
This season has seen Harris team up with Britney Spears and Joe Jonas, as well as Cobie Smulders and Taran Killam, to prank unsuspecting members of the public in a segment called “Voices in Your Head.” Reese Witherspoon, Seth Meyers and Zachary Levi have also stepped up to take on Harris in a variety of stunts and creative challenges called “Neil Versus.”
The show has also given audience members the surprise of their lives, including a couple shocked to learn that Harris was at their wedding, as well as an on-air proposal, an enthusiastic dad enlisting the help of celebrity guests to show off his unique sense of style for his kids, a special edition of the “Real Housewives” starring their biggest superfan and the fulfillment of one woman’s wishes from her childhood diary. The show also gives a studio audience member the chance to “Get Lucky” and walk away with amazing prizes after joining Harris on stage for a series of high-pressure trivia questions.
“Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris” airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT.