Reese Witherspoon to Receive MTV Generation Award

BY: SANDY COHEN LOS ANGELES – Reese Witherspoon better make some room on her trophy shelf. MTV says Witherspoon will receive its Generation Award at Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards. The 35-year-old Oscar winner is being recognized for her range as an actress and for delighting the MTV audience throughout her career. MTV President Stephen Friedman […]

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SNL’s Jason Sudeikis to Host MTV Movie Awards

SNL star Jason Sudeikis will host this year’s MTV Movie Awards. “I’m sincerely flattered that the folks from the Mostly Teenage Viewers network have invited me to host this year and I look forward to keeping the streak of flawless and critically-lauded movie award show hosting in 2011 alive,” Sudeikis said via press release. “Smart […]

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Users Speak: What Happened To Decency On TV?

In a week that brought MTV’s raucous F-bombtastic Movie Awards show Sunday night and a 13-year-old girl dropping the C-word TWICE on ‘Today,’ we’re wondering: is this the week that decency forgot? (Maybe all the censors are just on summer vacation.) Has the television landscape become a Wild West town, run by expletive-shooting outlaws? Or […]

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At MTV Award Shows, Party Matters More than Prizes

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES Katy Perry dripping with green slime. Jack Black, in his underpants, shooting fireworks from his crotch. Sacha Baron Cohen‘s alter-ego, Bruno, landing his bare backside on Eminem‘s face. These sure aren’t Oscar moments. MTV Networks – which include Nickelodeon, Spike, Comedy Central and VH1 – specialize in […]

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Aziz Ansari Named Host Of 2010 MTV Movie Awards

MTV has named the host for it’s 19th annual Movie Awards. It’s not Steve Martin or Alec Baldwin. Nor is it Billy Crystal. Or Ellen DeGeneres. Or Conan O’Brien. In fact, none of the usual suspects were even on the short list. Thank goodness, right? The celebrity who nabbed the coveted spot for this alt-take […]

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