LOS ANGELES – That MTV Film and Television Awards return on Sunday with a live show where Spider-Man: No Way Home could snag some trophies.
The 2021 sensation is entering the show at seven as a leading nominee. With nearly $1.9 billion at the box office, No Way Home was the year’s biggest film and a fan favorite, though it was largely overlooked by the big awards shows.
MTV’s celebration of movies and television shows is a lighter, breezy show. Vanessa Hudgens is hosting this year and the show will be televised live from Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. beginning at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time on MTV, BET, Comedy Central, VH1 and other Paramount networks.
Jack Black gets the Comic Genius honor Jennifer Lopez is this year’s recipient of the Generation Awardcelebrates the actors whose diverse contributions to film and television have made them household names.
HBO’s “Euphoria” has six nominations, “The Batman” has four. A total of 26 prizes in gender-neutral categories will be awarded during the two-hour show.
This year, the show added Best Song and Here for the Hookup awards.
Diplo and Swae Lee will be performing “Tupelo Shuffle” from the upcoming show “Elvis” biopic by director Baz Luhrmann.
The ceremony returns to a live format after being pre-taped several years ago.
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