Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg is ready for slime time!

The Oscar-nominated actor has been tapped to host Nickelodeon's 27th annual Kids' Choice Awards, the network announced Wednesday.

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"We are thrilled to welcome a superstar like Mark Wahlberg as he takes the helm as our master of ceremonies at the biggest kid event of the year," said Russell Hicks, Nickelodeon's president of content development and production. "We can't wait for him to host and have lots of slime-filled fun with Hollywood's biggest stars and our audience."

The Kids' Choice Awards will air live Saturday, March 29 at 8/7c on Nickelodeon.