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Aziz AnsariIt's official: Aziz Ansari will host the 2010 MTV Movie Awards, airing live Sun., June 6 at 9PM ET.

"I'm so happy Ronnie from 'Jersey Shore' was unavailable and this exciting opportunity was able to come my way," Ansari said in a statement, according to the Live Feed.

Nominations are expected to be announced sometime next month. Aziz AnsariIt's official: Aziz Ansari will host the 2010 MTV Movie Awards, airing live Sun., June 6 at 9PM ET.

"I'm so happy Ronnie from 'Jersey Shore' was unavailable and this exciting opportunity was able to come my way," Ansari said in a statement, according to the Live Feed.

Nominations are expected to be announced sometime next month.

Ansari, who can currently be seen on the NBC comedy 'Parks and Recreation,' has made a name for himself in the past few years, with roles in the 2009 comedies 'Funny People' and 'Observe and Report.' He can next be seen opposite Jonah Hill and Russell Brand in 'Get Him to the Greek,' in theaters on June 4.

Last November, Judd Apatow and Universal Pictures picked up three feature ideas from Ansari, in which he will star.