Cedric the Entertainer to Host Critics’ Choice TV Awards

Cedric the Entertainer to Host Critics' Choice TV Awards

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The awards show will air live in June on The CW

Actor, comedian and producer Cedric the Entertainer has been tapped to host the fourth annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards.

The awards show will broadcast live on Thursday, June 19 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.

Cedric stars on new TV Land comedy “Soul Man,” which he created and executive-produces, as well. He's alls the current host of syndicated show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.”

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His film credits include “Barbershop,” “Be Cool,” the “Madagascar” animated franchise, “Intolerable Cruelty” and “Johnson Family Vacation,” among others.

The awards are given by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), which is affiliated with the Broadcast Film Critics Association and its annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.