Inspired by Drew BarrymoreStepping Down as Host of Upcoming MTV Movie & TV Awards — As Show of Solidarity — Organizers have decided that Sunday’s show will no longer be in a ‘live event’ format.
This news also comes after the Writers Guild of America announced They were scheduled to picket outside a show scheduled to take place at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., on Friday afternoon.
In a statement provided to CBS News on Friday night, Bruce Gilmer, president of music, talent, programming and events at Paramount Global, said the show will be “an exclusive memory away from live events. A sneak peek, the irreverent category viewers have come to expect, a surprise and delightful tribute to the best film and television of the past year. Countless moments that bring you both. ”
Details about the format were not immediately provided. Before Friday’s announcement, organizers had already decided not to do red carpet or pre-show celebrity interviews. It is unknown whether it will be done in
MTV is part of Paramount Global, which also owns CBS News.
Barrymore withdrew from hosting duties on Thursday to “in solidarity” with the WGA’s more than 11,000 members who went on strike for the first time in 16 years on Tuesday after failing to negotiate a new three-year contract. Alliance of Film and Television Producers, a trade association representing major Hollywood studios such as Netflix, Sony, Disney, Paramount, NBC Universal, Amazon and Apple.
Both sides will be able to determine the remainder of the streaming show, the staffing level of the writers’ room, andI write screenplays for film and television.
The impact of the strike is already felt across the entertainment industry, with productions of shows such as ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’, ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’, ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’. is temporarily suspended. and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
Barrymore, meanwhile, is set to return as the show’s host in 2024.
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