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Wednesday
Feb122014

Hugh Jackman to Host Tony Awards

Heather Wines/CBS(NEW YORK ) -- Step aside, Neil Patrick Harris: it's Hugh Jackman's turn to host the Tony Awards again.

The X-Men actor has been named the host of the 68th Annual Tony Awards, which will be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 8, and will air on CBS.

This will mark the fourth time Jackman has hosted the ceremony. The Tony Award-winning actor previously emceed Broadway's annual award show in 2003, 2004 and 2005. He also hosted the Oscars in 2009.

Jackson takes over the Tonys for Harris, who hosted last year for the fourth time.

The nominees for this year's Tony Awards will be announced April 29.

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