2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards

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2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards
DateMay 16, 2021 (2021-05-16)
May 17, 2021 (2021-05-17)
CountryUnited States
Hosted byLeslie Jones
Most nominationsWandaVision (5)
Television/radio coverage

The 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards are an upcoming awards presentation to be broadcast on May 16 and 17, 2021. It will be the 29th edition of the awards and the fourth to jointly honor movies and television, and the first to feature a second night, which will be devoted exclusively to awards in reality television. Leslie Jones is set to host the ceremony.[1] On May 17, Nikki Glaser will also host an event titled MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted, for awards going to reality television shows.[2]


The full list of nominees was announced on April 19, 2021.[3]

Scripted Awards
Best Movie Best Show
Best Performance in a Movie Best Performance in a Show
Best Comedic Performance Best Hero
Best Villain Best Kiss
Most Frightened Performance Best Fight
Best Breakthrough Performance Best Duo
Unscripted awards
Best Music Documentary Best Docu-Reality Show
Best Dating Show Best Reality Cast
Best Competition Series Best Lifestyle Show
Best New Unscripted Series Best Talk/Topical Show
Best Comedy/Game Show Best Host
Breakthrough Social Star Best Real-Life Mystery or Crime Series
Best Fight Best International Reality Series

Multiple nominations[edit]


The following movies received multiple nominations:


The following television series received multiple nominations:

Ceremony information[edit]

MTV did not announce or hold a 2020 edition of the ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[4] MTV announced on March 11, 2021 that the ceremony would be scheduled for May 16 and 17, 2021, with the first night to focus on films and scripted television, and the second (titled MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted) to focus on unscripted and reality television.[5]


  1. ^ Del Rosario, Alexandra (April 28, 2021). "Leslie Jones Tapped To Host MTV Movie & TV Awards Live Ceremony In Los Angeles". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 28, 2021.
  2. ^ Del Rosario, Alexandra (April 30, 2021). "Nikki Glaser To Host Inaugural MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted Ceremony". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 30, 2021.
  3. ^ Del Rosario, Alexandra (2021-04-19). "MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations: 'Emily In Paris', 'WandaVision' & 'RuPaul's Drag Race'". Deadline. Retrieved 2021-04-20.
  4. ^ Schnieder, Michael (June 8, 2020). "MTV Movie & TV Awards Postponed Without Clear Return Date, But Could Move to December (Updated) (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved June 9, 2020.
  5. ^ Evans, Greg (2021-03-11). "MTV Movie & TV Awards Sets Live Los Angeles Return". Deadline. Retrieved 2021-03-11.

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