News John Cena to Host 2017 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards! By Alex Ungerman 7:00 AM PST, January 24, 2017 Getty Images The Kids' Choice Awards have hired some serious muscle for their 2017 show. WWE star John Cena will host this year's annual Nickelodeon awards broadcast in Los Angeles, the network announced on Tuesday. Justin Stephens/NickelodeonMORE: The Rock Brings Star Power (and a Flamethrower!) to Wrestlemania 32The 39-year-old wrestler joins the ranks of past hosts, such as Blake Shelton, Will Smith and WWE-alum, Dwayne Johnson, in taking over the slime-tastic gig. Meanwhile, Cena and more WWE superstars recently crossed over into the animated world with Surf's Up 2: Wavemania.WATCH: Blake Shelton Rules the Nickelodeon's 2016 Kids' Choice Awards -- See the Full Winners List!Watch the video below to go behind the scenes.The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards air Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.EXCLUSIVE: Go Behind the Scenes as John Cena and the WWE Take Over 'Surfs Up 2: WaveMania' This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. Related GalleryKids' Choice Awards 2016 -- See the Stars on the Red Carpet!