There's only room for one man on TV who can star in a show and crow about winning a Tony Award. At least that's what Neil Patrick Harris thinks, which is why the A Series of Unfortunate Events star interrupted James Corden's The Late Late Show monologue on Monday night (Jan. 9) to challenge the host to a Broadway riff-off to prove ultimate Great White Way supremacy.
"Your silly jokes can wait Corden, we have a score to settle and it's about... Broadway," Harris said with a serious look. "What are you talking about Neil?" Corden wondered. "I see you going around, hosting the Tonys, acting like you're the only TV star who can sing Broadway show tunes," Harris explained. "Some of us, dude, have actually won a Tony."
When Corden reminded his rival that he, too, had won a Tony, Harris scoffed, "yeah, for a non-singing role... burn!" At which point it was on. Joined by the a cappella group The Filharmonic, the two squared off for a fierce battle that started with Corden throwing out the Guys & Dolls classic "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat."