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Viacom Goes All Out on MTV Movie Awards April 10

Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart host, with telecast airing on batch of channels
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Hosted by Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, the 2016 MTV Movie Awards goes down Sunday, April 10 at 8 p.m. on MTV, with a simulcast on Viacom siblings BET, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, TV Land, VH1 and VH1 Classic. Other notable names include Will Smith, who gets a Generation Award, Melissa McCarthy, who gets a Comedic Genius Award, and Ariana Grande and Halsey, who will perform.

The presenters list is a who’s who of popular entertainment, with comedy partners Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, Kendrick Lamar, Emilia Clarke of Game of Thrones, Kendall Jenner, Seth Rogen and Halle Berry slated to give out golden popcorn trophies.  

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The event goes down on the Warner Bros. backlot in Burbank.

MTV leads in to the awards with Teen Mom 2 at 6:30 p.m. and the movie awards’ Red Carpet Pre-Show at 7:30 p.m. 

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This year’s telecast represents the 25th anniversary; Dennis Miller hosted in 1992.

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