SANDRA BULLOCK, DWAYNE JOHNSON, SIENNA MILLER, CHANNING TATUM, BRADLEY COOPER, ABIGAIL BRESLIN, THOMAS LENNON, DANNY MCBRIDE AND SOFIA VASSILIEVA ALSO ADDED TO THE GROWING LIST OF CONFIRMED HOLLYWOOD PRESENTERS
Andy Samberg Hosts the ‘2009 MTV Movie Awards’ LIVE on Sunday, May 31st at 9P.M./8P.M. C
Sure to be a dream come true for “Twilight” fans everywhere, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner will present an exclusive scene from “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” at the “2009 MTV Movie Awards.” The never-before-seen clip is a first look at the much anticipated next installment in the Summit Entertainment vampire film franchise that became a pop culture phenomenon. MTV will continue to ramp up the star power as movie megastars Sandra Bullock, Dwayne Johnson, Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum, Bradley Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Thomas Lennon, Danny McBride and Sofia Vassilieva are added to the growing list of Hollywood’s hottest names to hand out popcorn awards this year. They join previously revealed presenters Denzel Washington, Cameron Diaz, Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell, Vanessa Hudgens, Leighton Meester, Jonah Hill and Lil Wayne. In addition, Eminem will take to the stage to perform music from his anticipated new album Relapse (available May 19) and Kings Of Leon will perform LIVE on MTV for the first time ever, treating viewers to their rock anthem “Use Somebody” from their hit album Only By The Night. Hosted by Andy Samberg, the “2009 MTV Movie Awards” will be broadcast LIVE from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, CA on Sunday, May 31st at 9p.m./8p.m. C.
The “2009 MTV Movie Awards” marks the first year in which the final nominees were decided on by the fans. This year’s show will be a movie megabattle between devotees of “Twilight” and “Slumdog Millionaire,” as both movies are neck and neck with each film receiving nominations in six award categories. MTV will up the cinematic fun quotient this year by debuting the new category “BEST WTF MOMENT” and bringing back “BEST SONG FROM A MOVIE.” Fans will get the chance to pick this year’s most jaw-dropping “WTF” movie moment that left audiences speechless and vote on their favorite movie soundtrack hit. Viewers can decide the golden popcorn destiny of their favorite flicks by visiting MovieAwards.MTV.com (www.MovieAwards.MTV.com) before May 27 to vote for their favorite film moments and actors but the category of “BEST MOVIE” will be a fight to the end as voting for favorite film of the year will remain open throughout the LIVE show.
From Robert Pattinson’s native London to Dev Patel’s native India, MTV fans around the world can watch the action unfold as the “2009 MTV Movie Awards” will air on MTV channels around the world in 161 countries. Now you can find the “2009 MTV Movie Awards” con subtitulos en Espanol on Saturday, June 13 at 5p.m. ET/4p.m. C, on MTV Tr3s. Go to www.mtvtr3s.com to find out which channel on your cable or satellite provider MTV Tr3s is carried on.
MovieAwards.MTV.com is the official site for the “MTV Movie Awards” where fans can visit to vote and stay to check out show promos starring Andy Samberg and some of today’s hottest celebs, get up-to-date info and watch MTV News nominee interviews. During the voting window fans can also head over to facebook.com/mtv, myspace.com/mtv, Flixster and IMDB.com for a special “Movie Awards” social module that will enable them to cast their votes, take polls, watch promo videos, get special news and tweets about the show and special links to “Movie Awards” contests. This year fans will also be able to enjoy exclusive, behind-the-scenes “Movie Awards” content directly from their iPhones through the new “2009 MTV Movie Awards Application.” The application, developed by the creators at Kyte, enables MTV to rapidly deliver new content to fans on a daily basis. The application is available for a free download in the Apple Store now.
Mark Burnett serves as Executive Producer for the “2009 MTV Movie Awards.” Audrey Morrissey is Co-Executive Producer. Lee Rolontz is Executive Producer for MTV, Garrett English is Executive in charge for MTV and Jane Mun serves as Producer. Robin Reinhardt-Locke is Celebrity Talent Executive, Amy Doyle and Joanna Bomberg are Music Talent Executives for MTV.
Official sponsors of the “2009 MTV Movie Awards” include Coca-Cola(R), Kia Motors, Nikon, Orbit(R) gum, Taco Bell(R), T-Mobile USA, and Venus. Orbit is a registered trademark of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company.
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About Mark Burnett Productions:
Mark Burnett is a leading executive producer for primetime television, cable and the internet, and has produced over 1,100 hours of television programming which regularly airs in over 70 countries around the world. Mark Burnett (President of Mark Burnett Productions) has revolutionized television with continuing hits such as Survivor (CBS), The Apprentice (NBC), Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (FOX), which is currently being produced in 52 countries, and the daytime syndicated hit Martha. In the summers of 2007 and 2008, MBP entered the world of award shows, when Mark Burnett served as executive producer for the MTV Movie Awards. Since 2001, MBP has garnered a total of 51 Emmy nominations with Mark receiving 2 wins, along with 4 People’s Choice Awards. Mark Burnett has been named one of the most influential people in the world by TIME magazine and named TV Guide’s most valuable player. He has won both BRANDWEEK’S Marketer of the Year Award and the prestigious ROSE D’OR FRAPA Format Award. In 2007, Mark Burnett was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. In 2008, Mark was honored with the announcement that he is to receive a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. In 2009, MBP has garnered new series, including Shark Tank (ABC), StarMaker (MTV), Bully Beatdown (MTV), How’d You Get So Rich (TV Land), Expedition (History), Wedding Day (TNT), Toughest Cowboy (Spike) as well as new pilots for FOX and CBS.