THE "2013 MTV MOVIE AWARDS" PRE-SHOW TO AIR EXCLUSIVE OF THE FIRST EVER THREE WAY CELEBRITY CATFISH FEATURING MARK WAHLBERG, JOE MANGANIELLO, AND ANNA KENDRICK ON SUNDAY, APRIL 14 AT 8:30PM ET/PT
Pre-Show Hosts Josh Horowitz, Karlie Kloss, Vinny Guadagnino, and Christina Garibaldi to Bring Fans All the Action LIVE on the Red Carpet
Following the "Movie Awards," Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Mackie and Ke$Ha Get the Staten Island Experience In A Sneak Peek Episode Of "The Show With Vinny" at 11:00PM ET/PT
New York, NY (April 9, 2013) - MTV today announced that the start of the Summer Blockbuster season will open with the "2013 MTV Movie Awards" hosted by MTV News' Josh Horowitz, MTV's "House of Style's" Karlie Kloss, Vinny Guadagnino and Christina Garibaldi airing LIVE on Sunday, April 14 at 8:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT. The co-hosts will give viewers an all access pass to the red carpet and feature interviews with the hottest talent throughout show. In addition, fans will be treated to a first-hand look at the first-ever three-way Celebrity Catfish full of twist and turns that fans won't believe when "Catfish: The TV Show" stars Nev Shulman and Max Joseph uncover quite the situation between Mark Wahlberg, Joe Manganiello, Anna Kendrick and MTV News' Josh Horowitz. Check out a sneak peek here. Immediately following the pre-show special, MTV will present the "2013 MTV Movie Awards" show, broadcasting LIVE from Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, Calif. at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT hosted by rising superstar Rebel Wilson.
The night full of huge stars and big laughs continues with a special sneak peek episode of "The Show with Vinny." Host, Vinny Guadagnino mother Paola and Uncle Nino meet up with the stars of the upcoming film Pain & Gain, Mark Wahlberg and Anthony Mackie to hit the gym and talk about the upcoming theatrical release and hilarious memories from their childhood. Then, the sparkly superstar singer Ke$ha hangs out with the Guadagnino family to dish about her new MTV docu-series, "Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life," and leaves her glittery trademark on the family treasure - Uncle Nino - as only she could do.
Pitch Perfect stars: Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Esther Dean, Adam Devine, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee, Ben Platt, Brittany Snow and host Rebel Wilson will re-unite for a special musical performance. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will perform their hot new single, "Can't Hold Us," additionally Selena Gomez will deliver her first televised performance of her new single, "Come & Get It." Following the performances, fans will be able to view the performances via MovieAwards.MTV.com and Artists.MTV.
Steve Carell, Melissa McCarthy, Zac Efron, Kerry Washington, Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, Amanda Seyfried, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana and Zachary Quinto are confirmed to present. "Hunger Games" star Liam Hemsworth will be on-hand to introduce the two-and-a-half minute never-before-seen official teaser trailer for the long awaited second installment of Lionsgate's Hunger Games film franchise, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Additional performers and presenters will be announced at a later date.
Fans can head to MovieAwards.MTV.com through Saturday, April 13 to vote. As in previous years, the category of "Movie of the Year" will remain an ongoing battle throughout the 22nd annual "2013 MTV Movie Awards" telecast. Additional presenters, performers and special award recipients will be announced at a later date.
MovieAwards.MTV.com is the official site for the "2013 MTV Movie Awards" where fans can visit to vote and get up-to-date info on this year's show, watch video of last year's biggest occurrences, get the full list of 2012 show winners, and check out fashion and celebrity commentary from the red carpet.
The "2013 MTV Movie Awards" will air across MTV's global network of more than 60 channels reaching more than a half-billion households around the world. In addition, its convergent programming and content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV's more than 200 digital media properties around the world. The 2012 MTV Movie Awards grew its reach +4% YOY with the coveted 12-24 demographic across key international markets, including the UK, Australia, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Singapore and Mexico.
Dave Sirulnick and Ryan Kroft serve as Executive Producer for the "2013 MTV Movie Awards" Pre-Show. Jonathan Mussman is the Executive in Charge at MTV and Vanessa WhiteWolf is the Supervising Producer.
Jesse Ignjatovic/Den of Thieves serves as Executive Producer for the "2013 MTV Movie Awards." Garrett English serves as Executive Producer and Executive in Charge for MTV. Amy Doyle is Executive in Charge of Music and Celebrity Talent. Joanna Bomberg is Executive in Charge of Music Talent. Wendy Plaut serves as co-Executive Producer and Executive in Charge of Celebrity Talent. Lee Lodge serves as co-Executive Producer.
Official sponsors of the "2013 MTV Movie Awards" include HTC, DR PEPPER(R), Monster DNA(TM) headphones, Revlon(R), Taco Bell(R) and Unilever.
MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.
About Den of Thieves:
Founded in 2007 by Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager to create, develop and produce original television, Den of Thieves has emerged as a force for ambitious event shows and uniquely stylized reality television series. Using their extensive experience working with talent, their credits cover a vast array of formats and include VH1's "The T.O. Show," Comedy Central's "Russell Brand in New York City", Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," as well as the MTV Video Music Awards, CMT Country Awards and MTV Movie Awards.