The MTV Movie & TV Awards return on Sunday; “Spider-Man” tops the names


LOS ANGELES (AP) — The MTV Movie & TV Awards return Sunday with a live broadcast that could see “Spider-Man: No Way Home” take home trophies.

The 2021 sensation enters the show as the main nominee with seven. although it was largely overlooked by major award shows.

MTV’s celebration of movies and TV shows is a lighter, airier show. Vanessa Hudgens is hosting this year and the show will air live from Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif., starting at 8 p.m. EST on MTV, BET, Comedy Central, VH1 and other Paramount networks. .

Jack Black will receive the Comic Genius award, while Jennifer Lopez is the recipient of this year’s Generation Award, which celebrates actors whose various contributions to film and television have turned them into household names.

HBO’s “Euphoria” has six nominations while “The Batman” has four. In all, 26 prizes will be awarded in neutral categories during the two-hour show.

This year, the show added Best Song and “Here for the Hookup” awards.

Diplo and Swae Lee will perform “Tupelo Shuffle” from director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming “Elvis” biopic.

The ceremony is returning to a live format after being pre-recorded for several years.


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