6 Things to Know About the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Shazam! star Zachary Levi hosts the star-studded event

By McKenna Aiello Jun 16, 2019 10:00 AMTags
Related: MTV Movie & TV Awards 2019: By The Numbers

Hear that? It's the sound of a fresh tub of golden popcorn popping just in time for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Airing tomorrow evening on MTV, the annual ceremony (which began jointly honoring film and television in 2017) promises to bring together the biggest names in Hollywood under one roof at the Barkar Hangar in sunny Santa Monica, Calif. The MTV Movie & TV Awards will also continue a three-year tradition of passing out gender-neutral honors. 

So what else is there to know about this year's celebration? We've got you covered! Keep scrolling:

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Super Hero Star Power:

Shazam! star Zachary Levi has been tapped to host the big show, and he's certainly got quite the shoes to fill. Previous MTV Move & TV Awards hosts include comedy powerhouses Tiffany HaddishAdam DevineKevin Hart and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

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The Trailblazer of a Generation:

And speaking of The Rock, MTV previously announced he will receive the Generation Award, a highly prestigious accolade given to stars whose career's are defined by their achievements on the big screen. Jada Pinkett Smith will accept the Trailblazer Award for her commitment to challenging the status quo within Hollywood and beyond. 

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Turn It Up:

If you're ready to feel "Good as Hell," look no further than the MTV Movie & TV Awards performance lineup. Fresh off the success of her latest album Cuz I Love YouLizzo will take the stage for a performance no music lover wants to miss. Also performing is "Mine" singer Bazzi

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Winter Is Coming... Again

Game of Thrones fanatics may have bid a fond farewell to the HBO series, but with four nominations heading into Monday's ceremony, it's safe to say GoT fever is still very much a thing. Avengers: Endgame and RBG also earned four nods, followed by Captain MarvelRiverdale and To All the Boys I've Loved Before with three. Only time will tell who goes home a winner!

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Star Sightings Galore

The MTV Movie & TV Awards won't be short of A-list talent, that's for sure! Confirmed presenters include Melissa McCarthyAubrey Plaza, the kids from Stranger ThingsJameela JamilKumail NanjianiTiffany Haddish and so many more. 

The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards will air on Monday, June 17 at 9 p.m. EST/PST on MTV.

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