The present should go on. The 2023 MTV Film & TV Awards will crown winners throughout a broadcast on Sunday, Might 7, and not using a purple carpet or host.
Drew Barrymore was set to be the emcee throughout a reside present. Nonetheless, she pulled out on Thursday, Might 4, amid the Writers Guild of America strike.
“I’ve listened to the writers, and with a purpose to actually respect them, I’ll pivot from internet hosting the MTV Film & TV Awards reside in solidarity with the strike. The whole lot we rejoice and honor about motion pictures and tv is born out of their creation,” Barrymore mentioned in an announcement by way of The Hollywood Reporter. “And till an answer is reached, I’m selecting to attend however I’ll be watching from dwelling and hope you’ll be part of me. I thank MTV, who has actually been a number of the finest companions I’ve ever labored with. And I can’t wait to be part of this subsequent yr, after I can actually rejoice all the things that MTV has created, which is a present that enables followers to decide on who the awards go to and is really inclusive.”
Barrymore will host in 2024, however this yr’s occasion will now not be reside. Writers Guild of America introduced on Friday, Might 5, that members would picket outdoors the present on the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, and MTV introduced the next day that the awards present would now not be broadcast reside. Followers will see the Drew Barrymore Present host’s pre-taped sketches in addition to a number of new clips from upcoming movies.
“We’re pivoting away from a reside occasion that also permits us to supply a memorable evening filled with unique sneak peaks, irreverent classes our viewers has come to count on, and numerous moments that may each shock and delight,” government producer Bruce Gillmer mentioned in an announcement by way of CBS.
Although the 2023 MTV Film & TV Awards will not be reside, followers will nonetheless have to attend for the present to air to search out out which nominees take dwelling the golden popcorn. Competing for Greatest Film are Avatar: The Approach of Water, Black Panther: Wakanda Without end, Elvis, Nope, Scream VI, Smile and High Gun: Maverick. The Greatest TV Present class is simply as aggressive with Stranger Issues, The Final of Us, The White Lotus, Wednesday, Wolf Pack, Yellowstone and Yellowjackets nominated.
The 2023 MTV Film & TV Awards will air on MTV Sunday, Might 7 at 8 p.m. ET.
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