“rbg,” “game of thrones” and “avengers: endgame” top nominations for “2019 mtv movie & tv awards”
“RBG,” “Game of Thrones” and “Avengers: Endgame” top nominations for “2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards”
New categories include Reality Royalty, Most Meme-able Moment and Best Real-Life Hero
“Shazam!” star Zachary Levi to host Monday, June 17th at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
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New York, NY (May 14, 2019)– MTV unveiled the categories and nominees for the “2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards,” celebrating pop culture’s biggest night with the performances, stories and moments that drove the conversation this year. Fans can begin voting immediately at vote.mtv.com, and by direct messaging @MTVAwards on Twitter and Facebook Messenger.
“RBG,” “Game of Thrones” and “Avengers: Endgame” lead the nominations with four apiece. New categories this year include Reality Royalty, Most Meme-able Moment and Best Real-Life Hero. While fan favorites like Best Kiss, Best Hero, Best Villain and more remain, MTV continues to collapse the divide between film, television and streaming as well as nominating the best performances no matter screen, genre or gender.
“RBG” is nominated for Best Documentary, Most Meme-able Moment and the inaugural Real-Life Hero category. Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes history as the first public figure to be nominated in the Best Fight category. The final season of “Game of Thrones” received four nominations, includingBest Show for the third year in a row, Maisie Williams for Best Hero (Arya Stark), Emilia Clarke for Best Performance in a Show (Daenerys Targaryen) and Best Fight (Arya Stark vs. the White Walkers). Last year, MTV was the first major awards show to nominate “Black Panther” and this year, it is the first to recognize the record-breaking “Avengers: Endgame” which brought in four nominations – receiving nods for Best Movie, Best Fight, Robert Downey Jr. for Best Hero (Tony Stark/Iron Man) and Josh Brolin for Best Villain (Thanos).
Host Zachary Levi also earned nominations in the Best Hero and Best Comedic Performance categories for his role as Billy Batson/Shazam in “Shazam!”
The “MTV Movie & TV Awards” will air Monday, June 17th at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. Honorees, performers, and presenters will be announced at a later date.
NOMINEES FOR THE “2019 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS”
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOVIE
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SHOW
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
BEST REAL–LIFE HERO
MOST FRIGHTENED PERFORMANCE
MOST MEME-ABLE MOMENT
Joel Gallen of Tenth Planet Productions will serve as Executive Producer with MTV’s Amy Doyle, Wendy Plaut and Vanessa Whitewolf for the 2019 “MTV Movie & TV Awards.” Rick Austin will also serve as Executive Producer. Joseph Buoye and Alicia Portugal are Executives in Charge of Production. Amani Duncan and Lisa Lauricella are Executives in Charge of Music.
Official sponsors of the 2019 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” include M&M’S®, MTN DEW®, Taco Bell®, and truth®.
For additional information, please visit MTVAwards.mtv.com and follow @MTVAwards and @MTV on social media. #MTVAwards.
May 15, 2019 4:49pm ET by MTV