Cheat Sheet: Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

We’re only a few hours out until the MTV Awards commence in Santa Monica!

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IT’S TIME BBS — THE MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS ARE HAPPENING TODAY! 

The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards are taking over Santa Monica, airing from Barker Hangar beginning at 9PM ET/PT on MTV!

Whether you scored an invite or hosting a watch party with your friends, tonight’s show is expected to be the biggest MTV Awards yet. Celebrating pop culture with performances, stories and moments that drove the conversation this year, MTV continues to collapse the divide between film, television and streaming as well as nominating the best performances no matter screen, genre or gender, as the telecast reflects the way young people view the world and recognize that great content and iconic moments can’t be siloed.

To make sure you are fully prepared tonight, Celeb Secrets put together a cheat sheet on all things MTV Awards. From a complete list of celebs walking the red carpet to where to watch and more, this list has got ya covered.

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When are the MTV Movie & TV Awards?

The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards are happening TONIGHT, June 17th at 9PM ET/PT on MTV. They are taking place at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA.

Who is hosting the ceremony?

Shazam! star Zachary Levi will serve as the emcee for tonight’s show. Levi has some big shoes to fill with this duty, as previous hosts include Tiffany HaddishAdam Devine, Dwayne Johnson and Kevin HartAmy Schumer, Conan O’Brien, Rebel Wilson, Russell Brand, Jason Sudeikis and Andy Samberg. However, we know he’s totally gonna kill it.

Where can you watch the show?

You can watch the full show on Monday, June 17th beginning at 9PM ET/PT on MTV and the MTV app via your cable provider.

Fans can follow along at home by joining the “2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards” red carpet, hosted by B. Simone and MTV News’ Josh HorowitzMTV will begin live streaming the red carpet on Twitter at 8:00 PM ET, featuring celebrity interviews and coverage of the star-studded prelude to the show.

Additionally, TV and internet personality Timothy DeLaGhetto will host the “MTV Movie & TV Awards” Game Night with comedian Darren “Big Baby” Brand and additional guests. This co-viewing livestream will give fans the opportunity to watch and win on MTV’s YouTube, Facebook and Twitter on Monday, June 17 at 9:00 PM ET.

Who is nominated?

This year, RBGGame of Thrones and Avengers: Endgame top the list with four nominations each. RBG is nominated for “Best Documentary,” “Most Meme-able Moment,” the inaugural “Real-Life Hero” category, and “Best Fight.” The final season of Game of Thrones is up for Best Show for the third year in a row and has cast members Maisie Williams up for Best Hero (Arya Stark), Emilia Clarke for Best Performance in a Show (Daenerys Targaryen) and Best Fight (Arya Stark vs. the White Walkers).

Last year, MTV was the first major awards show to nominate Black Panther and this year, it is the first to recognize the record-breaking Avengers: Endgame which brought in four nominations — receiving nods for “Best Movie,” “Best Fight,” Robert Downey Jr. for “Best Hero” (Tony Stark/Iron Man) and Josh Brolin for “Best Villain” (Thanos).

You can view a full list of nominees here.

What about the honorees and performers?

This year, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will receive the Generation Award while Jada Pickett Smith will be honored with the Trailblazer Award.

For performers, Lizzo is expected to make her major televised award show debut this evening with Bazzi singing his smash hit “Paradise” on the MTV Awards stage.

And presenters?

Alexa Demie, Algee Smith, Annie Murphy, Aubrey Plaza, Barbie Ferreira, Daniel Levy, Dave Bautista, David Spade, Elisabeth Moss, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Gavin Leatherwood, nominee Haley Lu Richardson, Hunter Schafer, Jameela Jamil, Kiernan Shipka, Kumail Nanjiani, Maude Apatow, Melissa McCarthy, Mj Rodriguez, Nick Kroll, Noah Schnapp, Ross Lynch, Shameik Moore, Storm Reid, Sydney Sweeney, Tessa Thompson, Trixie Mattel, and Tiffany Haddish will be hitting the stage tonight to present the famous golden popcorn to each winner.

What else do you need to know?

The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards will celebrate pop culture with performances, stories and moments that drove the conversation this year. MTV continues to collapse the divide between film, television and streaming as well as nominating the best performances no matter screen, genre or gender, with the telecast reflecting the way young people view the world and recognize that great content and iconic moments can’t be siloed. This is reflected by the continuation of gender-neutral categories and the fact that a real-life hero like Ruth Bader Ginsberg can be celebrated alongside fictional blockbusters like Game of Thrones and Avengers: Endgame.

Just in case you forgot, make sure to tune in to the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards TONIGHT, June 17th @ 9PM ET/PT on MTV! 

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.