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Leslie Jones to host 2021 MTV Movie and TV Awards

Written by on April 29, 2021

The 2021 MTV Movie and TV Awards announced via Twitter Wednesday morning that its host will be comedian and actress Leslie Jones. Jones will emcee the live ceremony in Los Angeles, which will begin on Sunday, May 16 at 9 p.m. and span two nights.

The ceremony will be broadcast from the Palladium to honor the best in film and television. The network will then present the first-ever MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted on May 17, which will focus on reality television.

Marvel’s WandaVision leads the field with five nominations for categories including best show, best performance in a show and best villain. Netflix’s Emily in Paris and Amazon’s The Boys follow closely behind with four nominations apiece. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm leads all films with three nominations, followed by Judas and the Black Messiah with two. RuPaul’s Drag Race leads the unscripted categories with four nominations.

Fan voting remains open until April 30.

Leslie Jones to host MTV Movie & TV Awards: ‘Get ready for some fun, y’all!’


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