MTV ADDS THE CW NETWORK TO 2022 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS SIMULCAST
Additional MTV Movie & TV Awards Nets Include BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nick at Nite, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land and VH1
Epic Global One-Night Event Honoring the Brightest Stars in Movies and Television Airs Live From Los Angeles on Sunday, June 5 at 8pm ET/PT
May 24, 2022 (Burbank, CA) — MTV, ViacomCBS’s global youth brand, announced today that The CW Network, for the first time ever, will be added to its live simulcast of the 2022 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS on Sunday, June 5 at 8pm ET/PT, making the epic, star-studded one-night event available to an expanded broadcast audience.
Hosted by actress and producer Vanessa Hudgens (“tick, tick…BOOM!”), the 2022 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS honor the brightest stars in movies and television. This year’s top nominees include “Spider-Man: No Way Home” (7 nominations), “Euphoria” (6) and “The Batman” (4). First-time nominees include “Inventing Anna,” “Moon Knight,” “Pam & Tommy,” “The Adam Project,” “The Dropout” and “The Lost City.” New categories for 2022 include “Best Song” and “Here for the Hookup.”
In addition to The CW Network, the 2022 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS will be simulcast across BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nick at Nite, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land and VH1, and will also air internationally on MTV in over 170 countries. Sponsors of the 2022 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS include SONIC® Drive-In and TOSTITOS™.
Executive producers for the 2022 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS are MTV’s Bruce Gillmer, Wendy Plaut and Vanessa WhiteWolf and Den of Thieves’ Jesse Ignjatovic and Barb Bialkowski. Jackie Barba and Alicia Portugal are Executives in Charge of Production and Lisa Lauricella serves as the Music Talent Executive.
About MTV Entertainment Group
MTV Entertainment Group is a one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world that connects with global audiences through its nine iconic brands – MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Network and TV Land – as well as MTV Entertainment Studios, which produces acclaimed series and movies and the award-winning MTV Documentary films.
About The CW Network
THE CW TELEVISION NETWORK launched in 2006 as America’s fifth broadcast network, with programming targeting younger viewers, a demographic highly sought after by advertisers. The CW, a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corporation, now broadcasts across the week, offering fourteen-hours of primetime programming, Monday through Sunday, beginning in Fall 2021. The CW’s primetime programming is also available to stream for free, without authentication, on the ad-supported CWTV.com and The CW app, now available on every major OTT platform. Additionally, The CW broadcasts a three-hour Saturday morning kids block. The CW’s digital network CW Seed launched in 2013 and offers original short-form digital content as well as past seasons of fan-favorite television series. For more information about the network and its programming, visit www.cwtvpr.com.