MTV Awards Hosted By Tiffany Haddish
MTV Awards Hosted By Tiffany Haddish: Hosted by Tiffany Haddish, last night’s “MTV Movie & TV Awards” scored a 21% increase across the broadcast with 3.371 million total viewers. It was the 27th edition of the awards and the second to jointly honor movies and television.
Tiffany Haddish took a moment in her opening monologue to recognize the many firsts this year, including her own as the first black woman to host the MTV Movie & TV Awards.
“It’s been a year of firsts for black people,” she said. “I’m the first black woman to host the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards was held on June 16, 2018, from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, U.S. and was broadcast on June 18, 2018. The telecast was the number one most social show in all of television, even beating the World Cup. It was the most streamed “MTV Movie & TV Awards” ever with 84.6M streams and counting (+88% YoY).
The official #MTVAwards was trending #1 in the U.S. and globally on Monday for the two hour telecast. Additionally, three of the top winners of the night, Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman and Chris Pratt, all trended in the U.S. during the show.
“Black Panther” received the highest honor of the night — best movie.
The film’s stars, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Winston Duke, accepted the award and thanked the fans.
Netflix’s “Stranger Things” took home the honor for best show.
“Stranger Things” premiered in 2016 and centers around the lives of four friends, along with a girl named Eleven, who has supernatural powers. They live in Hawkins, Indiana, in the 1980s and a good portion of the show follows their adventures in another realm referred to as the Upside Down.
Netflix announced in December that the show is coming back for a third season, but a release date has not yet been announced.
“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” star Chris Pratt received MTV’s Generation Award.
“The Chi” creator Lena Waithe received the Trailblazer Award and took a moment to honor a few other innovators.
Waithe dedicated her award to the stars of “Paris is Burning,” a documentary highlighting the drag scene in New York in the 1980s. “A lot of people featured in this film are no longer with us, but their legacies will never die, because they live on in all of us,” Waithe said.
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