Aziz Ansari in Final Negotiations to Host the MTV Movie Awards

     March 23, 2010

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How do you get a clearly middle-aged dude who really couldn’t care less about any kind of Twilight movies to tune in to the upcoming MTV Movie Awards?  Well, getting extremely funny man Aziz Ansari to host would certainly be a good start.

According to the L.A. Times, the Parks and Recreation star is in final negotiations to host the broadcast, which will unfurl live as usual June 6 from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City. The nominations themselves have yet to be revealed.

Aziz live and unfiltered? Yeah, I’ll tune in for that. He’s the funniest thing about Parks and Recreation and was the only funny person in Judd Apatow’s woefully mistitled Funny People, and I’m betting he’ll be the funniest cat in Get Him to the Greek too when that hits June 4. Hit the jump for a list of the dates when, if you’re lucky enough to get a ticket, you can see Ansari live on his Dangerously Delicious standup tour this summer.

Aziz Ansari image (5).jpgIf you want to see Aziz Ansari – and surely his extremely silly alter ego Raaaaaaaaa-ndy too – live this summer. here’s where you can:

June 10 Charleston, SC Charleston Music Hall
June 12 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo
June 13 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo
June 17 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
June 18 Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theatre
June 19 Minneapolis, MN State Theatre
June 23 Portland, OR Aladdin Theatre
June 25 Seattle, WA Moore Theatre
June 26 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre
July 09 Toronto, ON Winter Garden Theatre
July 15 Montreal, QUE Metropolis
July 16 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theatre
July 17 Boston, MA Wilbur Theatre
July 24 San Diego, CA HOB (early show)
July 24 San Diego, CA HOB (late show)
July 30 Houston, TX House of Blues
July 31 Austin, TX Paramount Theatre
August 19 San Francisco, CA Filmore
August 20 San Francisco, CA Filmore
August 21 San Francisco, CA Filmore
Sept 16 New York, NY Town Hall
Sept 17 Washington, DC Warner Theatre
Sept 18 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle

To buy tickets, visit, and if you’re headed to the Atlanta show, I can guarantee you’ll find me there.

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