Hosted by Andy Samberg, the eighteenth annual MTV Movie Awards will air on Sunday, May 31st at 9PM (Live ET/Tape Delayed PT.) Presenters and additional performers will be announced at a later date.
For the first time in Movie Awards history, MTV is letting the fans participate in the nominee process. Beginning Monday, April 13, voting will open and viewers will be able to select the 2009 MTV MOVIE AWARDS nominees from an eligibility list of over 200 movies on movieawards.mtv.com. MTV Mobile will also enable viewers on the go to text VOTE to 66333 to vote for nominees in the Best Movie category from their mobile phone. Voting for this round will close on April 20.
On May 4, the 2009 MTV MOVIE AWARDS nominees will officially be announced. Viewers will also have the opportunity to vote on the winners online and on their mobile phones. This second round of voting will close on May 18, with the exception of Best Movie which will remain open through the show. For more on MTV's ongoing movies coverage, check out http://www.mtv.com/movies/.
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