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ADAM DEVINE TO HOST "2017 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS" AIRING MAY 7
<b>ADAM DEVINE TO HOST "2017 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS" AIRING MAY 7</b>
COMEDIAN ADAM DEVINE WILL HOST THE 2017 MTV MOVIE AND TV AWARDS MAY 7 AT 8 P.M. (ET/PT).
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Comedian, film and TV star Adam Devine will host young Hollywood's party of the year at the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards" from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on May 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Devine is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. Devine is best known as a co-creator, writer, and star of the hit Comedy Central show "Workaholics," which recently wrapped it's seventh and final season.

Devine starred opposite Zac Efron in the recent hit, “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” and can next be seen in “Magic Camp” where he will be playing Andy, a camp counselor who returns to the camp of his youth hoping to reignite his career.

Additionally, Devine can be seen alongside Alexandra Daddario in Netflix's "When We First Met.". Devine has headlined sold-out comedy shows all over the country. He acts, writes and produces all of Mail Order Comedy's material, including "Workaholics."

Next up, Devine will be seen in Mail Order Comedy's new project "Game Over, Man!," which is set to release on Netflix by the end of this year.

For her second consecutive year, Casey Patterson will serve as executive producer with MTV's Garrett English for the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards." Melanie Block is the executive producer. Wendy Plaut is the co-executive producer and executive in charge of celebrity talent. Amani Duncan is executive in charge of music talent.

HERE ARE THE MTV MOVIE AND TV AWARDS NOMINEES:

MOVIE OF THE YEAR: (Presented by Toyota CH-R)
“Beauty and the Beast” (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
“Get Out” (Universal Pictures)
“Logan” (20th Century Fox)
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
“The Edge of Seventeen” (STX Entertainment)

BEST ACTOR IN A MOVIE:
Daniel Kaluuya – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)
Emma Watson – “Beauty and the Beast” (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Hailee Steinfeld – “The Edge of Seventeen” (STX Entertainment)
Hugh Jackman – “Logan” (20th Century Fox)
James McAvoy – “Split” (Universal Pictures)
Taraji P. Henson – “Hidden Figures” (20th Century Fox)

SHOW OF THE YEAR:
Atlanta (FX)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Insecure (HBO)
Pretty Little Liars (Freeform)
Stranger Things (Netflix)
This Is Us (NBC)

BEST ACTOR IN A SHOW:
Donald Glover – “Atlanta” (FX)
Emilia Clarke – “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Gina Rodriguez – “Jane the Virgin” (The CW)
Jeffrey Dean Morgan – “The Walking Dead” (AMC)
Mandy Moore – “This Is Us” (NBC)
Millie Bobby Brown – “Stranger Things” (Netflix)

BEST KISS:
Ashton Sanders & Jharrel Jerome – “Moonlight” (A24)
Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling – “La La Land” (Summit Entertainment)
Emma Watson & Dan Stevens – “Beauty and the Beast” (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Taraji P. Henson & Terrence Howard – “Empire” (FOX)
Zac Efron & Anna Kendrick – “Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates” (20th Century Fox)

BEST VILLAIN:
Allison Williams – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)
Demogorgon – “Stranger Things” (Netflix)
Jared Leto – “Suicide Squad” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Jeffrey Dean Morgan – “The Walking Dead” (AMC)
Wes Bentley – “American Horror Story” (FX)

BEST HOST:
Ellen DeGeneres – “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (NBC)
John Oliver – “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (HBO)
RuPaul – “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (VH1/Logo)
Samantha Bee – “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” (TBS)
Trevor Noah – “The Daily Show” (Comedy Central)

BEST DOCUMENTARY:
“13TH” (Netflix)
“I Am Not Your Negro” (Magnolia Pictures)
“O.J.: Made in America” (ESPN Films)
“This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous” (YouTubeRed)
“TIME: The Kalief Browder Story” (Spike)

BEST REALITY COMPETITION:
“America’s Got Talent” (NBC)
“MasterChef Junior” (FOX)
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” (VH1/Logo)
“The Bachelor” (ABC)
“The Voice” (NBC)

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE:
Adam DeVine – “Workaholics” (Comedy Central)
Ilana Glazer & Abbi Jacobson – “Broad City” (Comedy Central)
Lil Rel Howery – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)
Seth MacFarlane – “Family Guy” (FOX)
Seth Rogen – “Sausage Party” (Sony)
Will Arnett – “The LEGO Batman Movie” (Warner Bros. Pictures)

BEST HERO:
Felicity Jones – “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Grant Gustin – “The Flash” (The CW)
Mike Colter – “Luke Cage” (Netflix)
Millie Bobby Brown – “Stranger Things” (Netflix)
Stephen Amell – “Arrow” (The CW)
Taraji P. Henson – “Hidden Figures” (20th Century Fox)

TEARJERKER:
“Game of Thrones” – Hodor’s (Kristian Nairn) Death (HBO)
“Grey’s Anatomy” – Meredith tells her children about Derek’s death (Ellen Pompeo) (ABC)
“Me Before You” – Will (Sam Claflin) tells Louisa (Emilia Clarke) he can’t stay with her (Warner Bros. Pictures)
“Moonlight” – Paula (Naomie Harris) tells Chiron (Trevante Rhodes) that she loves him (A24)
“This Is Us” – Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Randall (Lonnie Chavis) at karate (NBC)

NEXT GENERATION:
Chrissy Metz
Daniel Kaluuya
Issa Rae
Riz Ahmed
Yara Shahidi

BEST DUO:
Adam Levine & Blake Shelton – “The Voice” (NBC)
Daniel Kaluuya & Lil Rel Howery – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)
Brian Tyree Henry & Lakeith Stanfield – “Atlanta” (FX)
Hugh Jackman & Dafne Keen – “Logan” (20th Century Fox)
Josh Gad & Luke Evans – “Beauty and the Beast” (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
Martha Stewart & Snoop Dogg – “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” (VH1)

BEST AMERICAN STORY:
“Blackish” (ABC)
“Fresh Off the Boat” (ABC)
“Jane the Virgin” (The CW)
“Moonlight” (A24)
“Transparent” (Amazon)

BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM:
“Get Out” (Universal Pictures)
“Hidden Figures” (20th Century Fox)
“Loving” (Focus Features)
“Luke Cage” (Netflix)
“Mr. Robot” (USA)

Editor’s Note: Be sure to tune in to the MTV Movie And TV Awards at 8 p.m. ET/PT May. Check MTV News for updates prior to the really big show.

ABOUT MTV AND CASEY PATTERSON ENTERTAINMENT:
MTV is a global youth culture brand inspired by music. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA). Casey Patterson Entertainment is a full service production company producing premium content, live events, and talent-driven series and specials with offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

Casey Patterson is an Emmy nominated, critically-acclaimed executive producer who has created an array of groundbreaking programming during her 20-year tenure at Viacom. Patterson's current projects include the breakout hit-series "Lip Sync Battle," the highest-rated series in Spike history; the revamped "2016 MTV Movie Awards;" Spike's "One Night Only: Alec Baldwin" airing this June; "Rock the Troops" with Dwayne Johnson's Seven Bucks Productions; Nickelodeon's "Lip Sync Battle: Shorties;" and "Guys Choice."

Additional credits include such high-profile events as the "The Concert for New York City," "The Concert of the Century at the White House," "Saturday Night Live 25th Anniversary Special," "The Comedy Awards," "Between Two Ferns - A Fairy Tale of New York," "The Video Game Awards," "SCREAM Awards," "GQ Men of the Year Awards," VH1's "Vogue Fashion Awards," VH1's "Divas Live," FOX's "Billboard Music Awards," and NBC's "Concert for America."