Ansari to host 19th annual MTV Movie Awards

LOS ANGELES The "Parks and Recreation" star says he's "so happy Ronnie from 'Jersey Shore' was unavailable and this exciting opportunity was able to come my way."

MTV announced on Monday that the 27-year-old comedian will host the network's annual ode to film.

Fans can vote online for the winners in categories including best kiss, best fight and best global superstar.

The ceremony is set to be broadcast live from the Gibson Amphitheatre on June 6.

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