Best performances of 2023
Get ready for the 2023 MTV Movie and TV Awards! Due to the screenwriters' strike, the event has been pre-taped and features some changes to the performers and nominees. But don't worry, the show will still be jam-packed with excitement and celebrity appearances.
The highly anticipated event will feature the usual array of categories, including Best Movie and Best TV Show. The Best Movie category is filled with heavy hitters, including James Cameron's highly anticipated "Avatar: The Way of Water," Marvel's "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," Baz Luhrmann's "Elvis," Jordan Peele's "Nope," and "Top Gun: Maverick." On the TV side, the top contenders for the Best TV Show award are "Stranger Things," "The Last of Us," "The White Lotus," "Wednesday," "Wolf Pack," "Yellowstone," and "Yellowjackets."
One of the most exciting aspects of this year's awards is the announcement that Jennifer Coolidge will receive the Comedic Genius Award. The talented actress is up for two competitive awards and has been entertaining audiences for years with her standout performances. Coolidge's comedic work includes films like "Best in Show," "Legally Blonde," and "American Pie," as well as her winning performances in both seasons of "The White Lotus." She becomes the sixth person to receive the prestigious Comedic Genius Award, which was last presented to Jack Black in 2022.
In addition to the main categories, the awards will feature several other categories for the golden popcorn statuette, including Best Hero, Best Villain, Best Comedic Performance, Best Kiss, Breakthrough Performance, Best Fight, Most Frightened Performance, Best Duo, Best Movie Song, Best Competition Series, Best Host, Best Reality On-Screen Team, and Best Kick-Ass Cast.
Catch the 2023 MTV Movie TV Awards simulcast on BET, Comedy Central, MTV2, Nickelodeon, Pop, and more! Featuring a star-studded lineup of nominees and presenters, this is an unforgettable night of entertainment you can't miss!