American actors, Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart have been announced as hosts of the 2016 MTV Movie Awards show.
This year’s show will be recorded at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California on Saturday April 9, 2016 and broadcast on MTV across Africa on MTV on Monday April 11, 2016 at 9:30 PM (Red Carpet Show) and 10:00 PM (MTV Movie Awards).
For the first time ever, MTV will take the programme entirely outdoors to capture the essence of movie making magic against a dramatic nighttime backdrop.
Performers and presenters will be announced at a later date.
MTV is also giving fans the once-in-a-lifetime chance to write and direct the official ‘2016 MTV Movie Awards’ promo campaign with Dwayne and Kevin via multiple simultaneous livestreams. Beginning on the 20th of February 2016, at 9:00 PM, the event will broadcast across Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope, Meerkat and YouNow, allowing fans the opportunity to give the hosts direction via comments and tweets using#movieawards.
Once complete, MTV will utilize the footage for promos airing across linear, digital and social platforms, crediting the fans that had a hand in creating the content.