Stage and TV actor David Burtka has signed a talent deal with E! Entertainment that will see the stage and TV actor (and Neil Patrick Harris’ partner) join E! News as a correspondent as well as participate on the network’s Live From The Red Carpet and E! specials. He begins his new role in January. Burtka made his Broadway debut in Edward Albee’s The Goat, and played Tulsa opposite Bernadette Peters in Sam Mendes’ Gypsy. He also has TV credits that include CSI: NY, How I Met Your Mother, Steven Spielberg’s On The Lot and Crossing Jordan.