Sebastian Maniscalco has been tapped to host the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) this year. The network has a history of reaching out to comedians who are primed to hit the mainstream and have them host their awards show. They’ve been able to make history with Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, and Jason Sudekis, Chelsea Handler, and Kevin Hart.
Maniscalco is coming off a few career-establishing moments like 4 sold out shows at Madison Square Garden and a Netflix special, now he can add VMA host to that list. Maniscalco is already prepping to reach the kids going to watch the show.
The VMAs premiere on MTV on August 26th.