MTV Movie & TV Awards. Encores Monday, 17 May At 11pm On MTV.
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Description automatically generatedThe 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards aired live from the Palladium in Los Angeles on Monday, 17 May. Comedienne and actress Leslie Jones hosted the show, which kicked off MTV’s epic two-day event celebrating the biggest and best moments in film and television.
Taking home the Comedic Genius award, Sacha Baron Cohen became the fourth recipient of the highly-coveted award, which honors an actor who has made incomparable contributions to the world of comedy, providing a major influence through their work and transforming the genre at-large. He joins an impressive roster of past comedic trailblazers who have received the award, including Melissa McCarthy (2016), Kevin Hart (2015) and Will Ferrell (2013).
Scarlett Johansson received the highly coveted Generation Award, which celebrates beloved actors whose diverse contributions to both film and television have turned them into household names. Johansson joins an iconic roster of actors who previously received the award including Sandra Bullock, Jim Carrey, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr, Jamie Foxx, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Mike Myers, Chris Pratt, Adam Sandler, Will Smith, Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon, among others.
The two-day event will continue tomorrow when the inaugural MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED, a first-of-its-kind celebration of all things reality television airs Tuesday, 18 May at 11am on MTV. Hosted by comedian Nikki Glaser, the show will celebrate the best jaw-dropping, no-rules, drama-filled moments from our favorite reality shows.
Executive Producers for both the 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” and the Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED are MTV’s Bruce Gillmer, Wendy Plaut and Vanessa Whitewolf and Den Of Thieves’ Jesse Ignjatovic and Barb Bialkowski. Jackie Barba and Alicia Portugal are Executives in Charge of Production and Lisa Lauricella serves as the Music Talent Executive for both events
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The complete list of 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards winners:
To All the Boys: Always and Forever
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOVIE
Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SHOW
Elizabeth Olsen – WandaVision
Anthony Mackie – The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Chase Stokes & Madelyn Cline – Outer Banks
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
Leslie Jones – Coming 2 America
Kathryn Hahn – WandaVision
Regé-Jean Page – Bridgerton
WandaVision – Wanda vs. Agatha
MOST FRIGHTENED PERFORMANCE
Victoria Pedretti – The Haunting of Bly Manor
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier – Falcon (Anthony Mackie) & Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan)
BEST MUSICAL MOMENT, Presented by SONIC® Drive-In (SOCIAL CATEGORY)
“Edge of Great” – Julie and the Phantoms
MTV Movie & TV Awards.
Encores Monday, 17 May At 11pm On MTV.
MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted
Premieres Tuesday, 18 May At 11am On MTV.