The Top 10 Unforgettable Moments in MTV Movie Awards
By Kenny Herzog Special to MSN TV
We all know about the nearly three-decade legacy of MTV's Video Music Awards, which singlehandedly instilled
a serious cool factor into the tired old format of conventional awards shows. ... more
But as it happens, that institution's sister broadcast, the MTV Movie
Awards, this year hosted by Jason Sudeikis, is celebrating its
20th anniversary this year, and it will air its usual star- and
shenanigans-studded two hours on Sunday, June 5, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. Over
the past two decades, the network's Movie Awards shows have been remembered
less for their actual winners (the categories and nominees have historically
been, and continue to be, on the fun and frivolous side) than their elaborate
parodies of the year's top films, bizarro acceptance speeches and smattering of
groundbreaking live performances.
Below, we look back at 10 moments that, when relived in succession, make the
case for the MTV Movie Awards' spot in the annals of classic cable television.