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James Corden to host Tony Awards — but can he reverse ratings slide?

James Corden to host Tony Awards — but can he reverse ratings slide?

CBS has tapped one of its own comedic talents to host one of its most prestigious awards-show telecasts — but will it be enough to bring back viewers?

James Corden will follow in the high-kicking footsteps of Hugh Jackman and Neil Patrick Harris as the new host of the Tony Awards ceremony, organizers announced Tuesday.

This year's ceremony, set for June 12, will take place at the Beacon Theatre in New York and will air live on CBS, with a delay for the West Coast. 

Corden is host of CBS' "The Late Late Show," which tapes at CBS Television City in Los Angeles, and is himself a past Tony winner for his...

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