Conan O'Brien Hosting 2014 MTV Movie Awards

Conan O'Brien MTV Movie AwardsThe MTV Movie Awards are about to be touched by a ginger.

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Conan O’Brien has been tapped to host this year’s ceremony, marking the Emmy-winning comedian’s first time at the helm of the network’s annual tribute to film. The Conan host made his big announcement during his TBS talk show’s Tuesday night broadcast, and naturally, he took the high road.

“After eight years of intense negations, I am honored to announce I am hosting MTV’s second most prestigious awards show,” O’Brien said.

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The 2014 MTV Movie Awards will air April 13 at 9/8c.