‘The White Lotus’, ‘Stranger Things’, ‘The Last of Us’ Up for Best Show at ‘MTV Movie & TV Awards’

MTV Movie & TV Awards
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The 2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards happens in Los Angeles Sunday, May 7, and Best Show is between Stranger Things, The Last of Us, The White Lotus, Wednesday, Wolf Pack, Yellowstone and Yellowjackets

Drew Barrymore hosts the event at Barker Hangar.

Top Gun: Maverick, Stranger Things and The Last of Us each have six nominations. 

Best Movie is between Avatar: The Way of Water, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Elvis, Nope, Scream VI, Smile and Top Gun: Maverick

Best Performance in a Movie features Austin Butler of Elvis, Florence Pugh from Don’t Worry Darling, KeKe Palmer from Nope, Michael B. Jordan from Creed III and Tom Cruise from Top Gun: Maverick

Best Performance in a Show nominees are Aubrey Plaza of The White Lotus, Christina Ricci of Yellowjackets, Jenna Ortega of Wednesday, Riley Keough of Daisy Jones & The Six, Sadie Sink from Stranger Things and Selena Gomez from Only Murders in the Building

Other categories include Best Hero, Best Villain, Best Kiss and Best Comedic Performance. 

Executive producers for the 2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards are MTV’s Bruce Gillmer, Wendy Plaut and Vanessa Whitewolf, along with Den of Thieves’ Jesse Ignjatovic and Barb Bialkowski. Jackie Barba and Alicia Portugal are executives in charge of production and Lisa Lauricella and Mike Ostolaza are the music talent executives. 

Michael Malone

Michael Malone is content director at B+C and Multichannel News. He joined B+C in 2005 and has covered network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television, including writing the "Local News Close-Up" market profiles. He also hosted the podcasts "Busted Pilot" and "Series Business." His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The L.A. Times, The Boston Globe and New York magazine.