A bunch-less,and muted MTV Film & TV Awards on Sunday turned the primary massive awards present to air throughout the , providing a commercial-heavy broadcast that includes plenty of previous recycled dwell clips. Many awards produced no winner’s response.
“Scream VI” gained the trophy for greatest film, holding again competitors from “Avatar: The Approach of Water,” “Black Panther: Wakanda Without end,” “Elvis,” “Nope,” “Smile” and “Prime Gun: Maverick.” In a pre-taped response, the killer Ghostface was humble: “To all of the followers that voted, you lastly answered my query: What’s your favourite scary film?”
“The Final of Us” was topped greatest TV present, beating the likes of “Stranger Issues,” “The White Lotus,” “Wednesday” and “Yellowjackets.” Pedro Pascal accepted the award and mentioned he and the forged and creators had been standing in solidarity with the placing writers.
Tom Cruise took residence the most effective efficiency in a film for “Prime Gun: Maverick,” beating Austin Butler, Florence Pugh, Michael B. Jordan and Keke Palmer. In a pre-taped response, Cruise was seen piloting a jet and thanking the followers, whereas additionally plugging his subsequent “Mission: Unattainable” movie.
Jenna Ortega gained greatest efficiency in a TV present for “Wednesday,” beating Aubrey Plaza, Christina Ricci, Riley Keough, Sadie Sink and Selena Gomez. “Stranger Issues” gained for greatest kick-ass forged.
“The Kardashians” gained greatest docu-reality present, the most effective breakthrough efficiency went to Joseph Quinn of “Stranger Issues,” and Pascal gained for greatest hero for “The Final Of Us.” Pascal additionally gained half the most effective duo prize with co-star Bella Ramsey.
Finest comedic efficiency went to Adam Sandler, for “Homicide Thriller 2,” and “Scream VI” gained for greatest struggle, with Ghostface once more thanking the voters: “It is about time somebody lastly appreciated my work.”
Host Drew Barrymore had— later profitable greatest host — and the present’s pink carpet was rolled up. Confronted with a picket from the guild, MTV scrapped the dwell occasion completely.
Whereas Barrymore wasn’t there, she left loads of sponsored bits, one with Cheetos popcorn and one other pretending to play youthful sister Skipper within the upcoming film “Barbie.” She was additionally in a industrial for Pluto TV and a spoof of “Wednesday.” She kicked off the present reprising her position as Josie Grossie from “By no means Been Kissed,” making an attempt to smooch a number of nominees in rigorously edited comedic moments.
Jennifer Coolidge obtained the Comedic Genius Award on tape and gave a shoutout to placing writers, saying virtually all nice comedy begins with nice writers.
“I stand right here earlier than you tonight facet by facet with my sisters and brothers from the WGA,” she mentioned. Coolidge additionally later gained for greatest frightened efficiency for “The White Lotus.”
“RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” gained for greatest competitors sequence, and the recipients urged safety for drag acts, whereas the most effective kiss award went to Madison Bailey and Rudy Pankow from “Outer Banks.”
MTV crammed the present with dozens of outdated clips, like an all-star 2001 efficiency of “Woman Marmalade,” Lizzo belting out her hit “Juice” in 2019 or Rihanna in 2002 singing “Umbrella,” in addition to different genius award speeches from earlier winners like Melissa McCarthy, Kevin Hart and Jack Black. There was additionally a sneak peek from an upcoming episode of “Yellowjackets” and a clip from “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.” It was generally laborious to find out what was new and what was outdated.
“Selena Gomez: My Thoughts & Me” was named greatest music documentary, “Come Again Residence” in “Purple Hearts” was voted greatest musical second, and Taylor Swift’s “Carolina” gained greatest tune. Elizabeth Olsen in “Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity” was named greatest villain.