MTV Announces Revamped MTV Movie & TV Awards

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A general view of the 2016 MTV Movie Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 9, 2016 in Burbank, Calif.

MTV is spicing up its long-standing MTV Movie Awards to include TV for the first time in 25 years.

The newly minted MTV Movie & TV Awards is hoping to celebrate young Hollywood’s best performances across an expanded selection of favorites from both the big and small screens.

“We’re living in a golden age of content, and great storytelling and characters resonate regardless of whether you’re watching it in a theater or on TV,” Chris McCarthy, president of MTV, said in a press release.

MTV will also host a Movie & Television Festival during the day leading up to the main event. Live performances, special guests and food will have fans participating in a day-long party outside the venue.

The 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards will take place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The show will air live at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. 


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