How Long Are the 2016 MTV Movie Awards? Runtime of the Fun-Filled Pop Culture Event

How Long Are the 2016 MTV Movie Awards? Runtime of the Fun-Filled Pop Culture Event
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On Sunday, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Kevin Hart will be hosting the 2016 MTV Movie Awards. A pre-show featuring red carpet arrivals and interviews with nominees and invited guests will start at 7:30 p.m. Eastern. The actual ceremony, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, will commence at 8:00 p.m. Eastern and last for approximately two hours and 10 minutes, according to TV Guide.

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Packed in those two hours and 10 minutes will be 14 awards — from more standard categories like movie of the year to more eccentric categories like best virtual performance — as well two special awards: the comedic genius award for Melissa McCarthy (the first female to be awarded the accolade) and the generation award for Will Smith.

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In between the handing out of Golden Popcorn statues, there will be live performances by Ariana Grande and Halsey, as well as exclusive looks at the forthcoming Suicide Squad, Captain America: Civil War and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

In case you miss parts of the show, not to worry: The entire 2016 MTV Movie Awards will replay at 10:10 p.m. Eastern, right after its original airing.

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Andrew Leung

Andrew was an editorial fellow at Mic. He is based in New York and can be reached at aleungnyc@gmail.com

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