via press release:
“2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS” KICKS OFF THE SUMMER BLOCKBUSTER SEASON
LIVE ON SUNDAY, APRIL 13 FROM LOS ANGELES’ NOKIA THEATRE L.A. LIVE
Nominations Announcement on Thursday, March 6 Will Set Stage for Epic Clash of the Popcorn
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NEW YORK, NY (February 25, 2014) – The “2014 MTV Movie Awards” will once again officially kick-off the Summer Blockbuster Season on Sunday, April 13, 2014 live from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Pitting star against star in a super clash of the Popcorn, nominations will be announced on Thursday, March 6 and mark the start to fan voting at www.MovieAwards.MTV.com. Categories will include such favorites as “Movie of the Year,” “Best Kiss,” “Best Scared-As-S**t Moment,” “Best Musical Moment,” “#WTF Moment,” “Best On-Screen Duo,” “Best Fight,” “Best Shirtless Performance” and more.
The “2014 MTV Movie Awards” promises to deliver yet another epically funny, explosive, over-the-top telecast, featuring fan favorite films, actors and musicians. In addition, the show will honor the best films and performances from the past year, while featuring exclusive, never-before-seen moments from some of the most highly-anticipated summer films.
Last year marked the first time in its history that the “MTV Movie Awards” moved to April from its long-standing home after Memorial Day. Viewers responded with 3.8 million total viewers tuning in for the irreverent, star-studded spectacle. The ratings grew over 20 percent versus the previous year with MTV’s core demographic, delivering a strong 3.4 P12-34 rating, and jumped even more among older demographics with a 45 percent increase among P18-34 and a 44 percent increase with P18-49. Across the Viacom networks airing the show (MTV, VH1, MTV2 and Logo) the simulcast averaged 4.8 million viewers.
Additionally, the show’s “All Access Live Stream” became the most streamed “MTV Movie Awards” live steam to date with 1.5 million steams.
The “2014 MTV Movie Awards” will air across MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels reaching more than a half-billion households around the world. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV’s more than 200 digital media properties around the world.
Official sponsors of the “2014 MTV Movie Awards” include Aquafina® FlavorSplash®, Chevrolet, GEICO®, Revlon®, Taco Bell®, T-Mobile® and Unilever.
Jesse Ignjatovic serves as Executive Producer for the “2014 MTV Movie Awards.” Garrett English serves as Executive Producer and Executive in Charge for MTV. Lee Lodge and Jen Jones serve as Executive Producers. Wendy Plaut serves as Co-Executive Producer and Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Amy Doyle is Executive in Charge of Music and Celebrity Talent. Joanna Bomberg is Executive in Charge of Music Talent.
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MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy®, Grammy® and Peabody® award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV’s sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to www.mtvpress.com.
About Den of Thieves:
Founded in 2007 by Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager to create, develop and produce original television, Den of Thieves has emerged as a force for ambitious event shows and uniquely stylized reality television series. Using their extensive experience working with talent, their credits cover a vast array of formats and include VH1’s “The T.O. Show,” Comedy Central’s “Russell Brand in New York City”, Bravo’s “Start-Ups: Silicon Valley,” as well as the CMT Country Awards.
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