2008 MTV Movie Awards

MTV in Canada is providing viewers with an interactive, multi-platform viewing experience for the 2008 MTV Movie Awards, airing live this weekend on Sunday, June 1 at 8 p.m. ET. Canadian fans will get the most entertaining and exclusive look at the gold carpet as MTV in Canada hosts Jessi Cruickshank and Dan Levy bring viewers closer to all of the action on MTV Live From the Red Carpet with Jessi and Dan. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET, this uninterrupted, live feed gives fans a rare real-time glimpse into the world of red carpet celebrity hype. Join the duo online at mtv.ca for 100 per cent uncut and unedited coverage as they chat with some of the hottest stars in Hollywood.

Also, MTV in Canada once again allow fans to chat with other Canadian viewers of the 2008 MTV Movie Awards starting at 8 p.m. ET on mtv.ca. Hosts Dan and Jessi chat with fans throughout the show as they take in the action live in Universal City, CA. The conversation appears as an on-screen interactive chat throughout the awards show on MTV in Canada’s television broadcast.

Fans can also tune into the 30-minute, on-air pre-show on MTV in Canada starting at

7:30 p.m. ET to get an exclusive look at this summer’s hottest upcoming flicks. Featured are the very first look at the hotly-anticipated Twilight and an exclusive clip from Will Smith’s Hancock. Hosted by MTV US hosts Tim Kash and Kim Stolz, the pre-show talks about all things fashion and unveils the MTV audience’s top five red carpet style hits and misses as selected on mtvnews.com. An on-screen picture-in-picture box will ensure fans don’t miss a second of MTV in Canada hosts Jessi and Dan on the gold carpet.

Starting Monday, June 2, viewers can head to mtv.ca for all of the best moments from the 2008 MTV Movie Awards, including the best and worst from the gold carpet. As well, viewers can re-watch the awards show in its entirety, free and on-demand. Once again, fans can relive this year’s awards on their own terms, whenever they want, over and over again.

It was also announced today that Tom Cruise, Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Rainn Wilson and Anna Faris will join the superstar list of presenters handing out the coveted golden popcorn awards at the 2008 MTV Movie Awards.

As previously announced, Adam Sandler will receive the MTV Movie Awards’ highest and most coveted honour, the “MTV Generation Award,” for his amazing contribution to Hollywood and for entertaining the MTV audience for years. From generation to generation, Adam Sandler has kept fans crying with laughter since bursting onto the scene in MTV’s Remote Control then onto SNL and his early cult classic films such as Billy Madison, The Wedding Singer, and Big Daddy. This summer’s eagerly anticipated You Don’t Mess with the Zohan is in theatres June 6. Past recipients include Tom Cruise and Canadians Mike Myers and Jim Carrey.

For a complete list of 2008 MTV Movie Awards nominees, performers and presenters visit mtvmedia.ca or mtv.ca/movieawards.

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