MTV Reveals Nominees for First Ever Movie and TV Awards

Past Stern Show guests recognized include Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Hugh Jackman, Seth MacFarlane, Seth Rogen, Snoop Dogg, and more

April 6, 2017
Photo: 20th Century Fox/AMC

MTV on Wednesday revealed the nominees for the 2017 Movie and TV Awards.

Leading the pack of nominees for this year’s show—the first to recognize TV in addition to film—is Jordan Peele and his darkly comedic thriller “Get Out,” which is up for six awards including Best Fight Against the System.

Meanwhile, 2009 Stern Show guest Hugh Jackman’s final Wolverine movie—”Logan”—earned him and his film three nominations, including for “Movie of the Year,” and November guest Jeffrey Dean Morgan is up for Best Villain and Best TV Actor for his turn as Negan on AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”

Other past guests and Stern Show favorites nominated this year include Seth Rogen (for “Sausage Party”), Adam Levine (for “The Voice”), Ellen DeGeneres (for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”), Seth MacFarlane (for “Family Guy”), Will Arnett (for “The Lego Batman Movie”), and Snoop Dogg (for “Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party“).

Also scoring multiple nominations are “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” and FX’s “Atlanta,” among others.

The 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards airs Sunday, May 7. Fans can vote for winners on

Check out the full list of nominees (below):

Movie of the Year“Beauty and the Beast””The Edge of Seventeen””Get Out””Logan””Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

Best Actor in a MovieDaniel Kaluuya – “Get Out”Emma Watson – “Beauty and the Beast”Hailee Steinfeld – “The Edge of Seventeen”Hugh Jackman – “Logan”James McAvoy – “Split”Taraji P. Henson – “Hidden Figures”

Show of the Year“Atlanta””Game of Thrones””Insecure””Pretty Little Liars””Stranger Things””This Is Us”

Best Actor in a ShowDonald Glover – “Atlanta”Emilia Clarke – “Game of Thrones”Gina Rodriguez – “Jane the Virgin”Jeffrey Dean Morgan – “The Walking Dead”Mandy Moore – “This Is Us”Millie Bobby Brown – “Stranger Things”

Best KissAshton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome – “Moonlight”Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling – “La La Land”Emma Watson and Dan Stevens – “Beauty and the Beast”Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard – “Empire”Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick – “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”

Best VillainAllison Williams – “Get Out”Demogorgon – “Stranger Things”Jared Leto – “Suicide Squad”Jeffrey Dean Morgan – “The Walking Dead”Wes Bentley – “American Horror Story”

Best HostEllen DeGeneres – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”John Oliver – “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”RuPaul – “RuPaul’s Drag Race”Samantha Bee – “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee”Trevor Noah – “The Daily Show”

Best Documentary“13TH””I Am Not Your Negro””O.J.: Made in America””This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous””TIME: The Kalief Browder Story”

Best Reality Competition“America’s Got Talent””MasterChef Junior””RuPaul’s Drag Race””The Bachelor””The Voice”

Best Comedic PerformanceAdam Devine – “Workaholics”Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson – “Broad City”Lil Rel Howery – “Get Out”Seth MacFarlane – “Family Guy”Seth Rogen – “Sausage Party”Will Arnett – “The LEGO Batman Movie”

Best HeroFelicity Jones – “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”Grant Gustin – “The Flash”Mike Colter – “Luke Cage”Millie Bobby Brown – “Stranger Things”Stephen Amell – “Arrow”Taraji P. Henson – “Hidden Figures”

Tearjerker“Game of Thrones” – Hodor’s (Kristian Nairn) Death”Grey’s Anatomy” – Meredith tells her children about Derek’s death (Ellen Pompeo)”Me Before You” – Will (Sam Claflin) tells Louisa (Emilia Clarke) he can’t stay with her”Moonlight” – Paula (Naomie Harris) tells Chiron (Trevante Rhodes) that she loves him”This Is Us” – Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Randall (Lonnie Chavis) at karate

Next GenerationChrissy MetzDaniel KaluuyaIssa RaeRiz AhmedYara Shahidi

Best DuoAdam Levine and Blake Shelton – “The Voice”Daniel Kaluuya and Lil Rel Howery – “Get Out”Brian Tyree Henry and Lakeith Stanfield – “Atlanta”Hugh Jackman and Dafne Keen – “Logan”Josh Gad and Luke Evans – “Beauty and the Beast”Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg – “Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party”

Best American Story“Black-ish””Fresh Off the Boat””Jane the Virgin””Moonlight””Transparent”

Best Fight Against the System“Get Out””Hidden Figures””Loving””Luke Cage””Mr. Robot”

h/t: Variety

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