How to watch the MTV Movie Awards from anywhere in the world

Want to tune in for this weekend's MTV Movie Awards? We've got you covered!

Host Leslie Jones speaks onstage at 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater
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The MTV Movie Awards—actually now known as the MTV Movie & TV Awards—will keep you busy this weekend, but the famed show is doing things a little differently this year. 

Rather than limit the fun to one evening, fans can celebrate pop culture on two nights with the awards show's follow-up ceremony, the MTV Movie & TV Awards Unscripted, a nod to reality television. (Yes, you'll need an extra bowl of popcorn for the occasion.)

To get you prepped for all of the star-studded antics that will no doubt go down this weekend, here's everything you need to know about this year's MTV Movie Awards, including who is nominated across TV (yay Bridgerton and Bling Empire!) and film (Promising Young Woman FTW!).  

When are the MTV Movie Awards?

The MTV Movie Awards 2021 will take place on Sunday, May 16 at 9pm ET. It will follow up with the MTV Movie & TV Awards Unscripted on Monday, May 17 at 9pm ET. The first of its kind show, Unscripted will be a celebration of all-things reality TV. (We're looking at you, Tiger King fans.) 

Who is hosting the MTV Movie Awards?

Leslie Jones will be hosting the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday night and Nikki Glaser will act as host of the MTV Movie & TV Awards Unscripted on Monday night. 

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How to watch the MTV Movies Awards from anywhere in the world

Fans can watch both the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday as well as the Unscripted follow-up live on MTV or the Paramount+ livestream. 

Live TV streaming services that are airing the show in the US include Hulu, YouTube TV, and Philo, among others. 

Outside of America, you can tune into the ceremony thanks to our favorite VPN service is ExpressVPN, which is secure, reliable, and offers a 30-day money-back guarantee. 

Who is nominated for MTV Movie & TV Awards? 

Best Movie 
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan 
Judas and the Black Messiah 
Promising Young Woman 
Soul
To All the Boys: Always and Forever 
 

Best Show
Bridgerton 
Cobra Kai 
Emily in Paris 
The Boys
WandaVision 
 

Best Performance in a Movie
Carey Mulligan – Promising Young Woman 
Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom 
Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah 
Sacha Baron Cohen – The Trial of the Chicago 7 
Zendaya – Malcolm & Marie
 
Best Performance in a Show
Anya Taylor-Joy – The Queen’s Gambit
Elizabeth Olsen - WandaVision
Elliot Page – The Umbrella Academy
Emma Corrin – The Crown
Michaela Coel – I May Destroy You
 
Best Hero
Anthony Mackie – The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Gal Gadot – Wonder Woman 1984
Jack Quaid – The Boys
Pedro Pascal – The Mandalorian
Teyonah Parris – WandaVision
 
Best Kiss
Chase Stokes & Madelyn Cline – Outer Banks
Jodie Comer & Sandra Oh – Killing Eve
Lily Collins & Lucas Bravo – Emily in Paris
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan & Jaren Lewison – Never Have I Ever 
Regé-Jean Page & Phoebe Dynevor – Bridgerton
 
Best Comedic Performance
Annie Murphy – Schitt’s Creek
Eric Andre – Bad Trip 
Issa Rae – Insecure 
Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso 
Leslie Jones – Coming 2 America
 
Best Villain
Aya Cash – The Boys
Ewan McGregor – Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
Giancarlo Esposito – The Mandalorian
Kathryn Hahn – WandaVision
Nicholas Hoult – The Great
 
Breakthrough Performance
Antonia Gentry – Ginny & Georgia
Ashley Park – Emily in Paris
Maria Bakalova – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to AmericanRegime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan 
Paul Mescal – Normal People
Regé-Jean Page – Bridgerton
 

Best Fight
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) – Final Funhouse Fight 
Cobra Kai – Finale House Fight 
The Boys – Starlight, Queen Maeve, Kimiko vs. Stormfront
WandaVision – Wanda vs. Agatha 
Zack Snyder’s Justice League – Final Fight vs. Steppenwolf
 
Most Frightened Performance
Elisabeth Moss – The Invisible Man
Jurnee Smollett – Lovecraft Country
Simona Brown – Behind Her Eyes
Victoria Pedretti – The Haunting of Bly Manor
Vince Vaughn – Freaky
 
Best Duo
Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar - Star (Kristen Wiig) & Barb (Annie Mumolo) 
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier - Falcon (Anthony Mackie) & Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan)
The Mandalorian - Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) & Grogu
Emily in Paris - Emily Cooper (Lily Collins) & Mindy Chen (Ashley Park)
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan - Borat Sagdiyev (Sacha Baron Cohen) & Tutar Sagdiyev (Maria Bakalova)

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Who is nominated for MTV Movie & TV Awards Unscripted?

Best Docu-reality Show
Below Deck Mediterranean
Black Ink Crew New York
Bling Empire
Jersey Shore Family Vacation
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
 
Best Dating Show
90 Day Fiancé
Ex On The Beach
Love Is Blind
Ready to Love
The Bachelorette
 
Best Reality Cast
90 Day Fiancé
Jersey Shore Family Vacation
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta
RuPaul’s Drag Race
The Real Housewives of Atlanta
 
Best Competition Series
Legendary
RuPaul’s Drag Race
The Challenge
The Circle
The Masked Singer
 
Best Lifestyle Show
Deliciousness
Fixer Upper: Welcome Home
Making The Cut
Nailed It!
Queer Eye
 
Best New Unscripted Series
Bling Empire
Cardi Tries
Selena + Chef
The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City
VH1 Family Reunion: Love & Hip Hop Edition
 
Best Talk/Topical Show
A Little Late with Lilly Singh
Red Table Talk
The Breakfast Club
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen
 
Best Comedy/Game Show
Floor Is Lava
Impractical Jokers
Kids Say the Darndest Things
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out
Ridiculousness
 
Best Host
Nicole Byer – Nailed It!
Rob Dyrdek – Ridiculousness
RuPaul – RuPaul’s Drag Race
T.J. Lavin – The Challenge
Tiffany Haddish – Kids Say the Darndest Things
 
Breakthrough Social Star
Addison Rae
Bretman Rock
Charli D'Amelio
Jalaiah Harmon
Rickey Thompson
 
Best Real-Life Mystery or Crime Series
Catfish: The TV Show
Evil Lives Here
Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer
Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness
Unsolved Mysteries
 
Best Fight
Selling Sunset – Chrishell Stause vs. Christine Quinn 
The Real Housewives of New Jersey – Jackie Goldschneider vs. Teresa Giudice 
Untucked: RuPaul's Drag Race – Kandy Muse vs. Tamisha Iman 
Keeping Up With The Kardashians – Kourtney Kardashian vs. Kim Kardashian West 
Legendary – Law Roach vs. Guest Judge Dominique Jackson 
 
Best International Reality Series
Acapulco Shore
Geordie Shore
Love Island (ITV)
¡Nailed it! México 
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

Who will be honored at the MTV Movie Awards?

On Sunday evening, Scarlett Johansson will receive the Generation Award and Sacha Baron Cohen will receive the Comedic Genius Award.

Danielle Valente
Danielle Valente

Danielle is a news writer for woman&home and My Imperfect Life. When she's not working, you can find her experimenting with new recipes or sitting on the couch with a good book and a cup of coffee.