The producers had just a few days to scramble and get a show on the air that would be worth watching. How'd they do?
The 2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards honored stars with a pre-taped ceremony Sunday night (May 7).
On Thursday, Drew Barrymore pulled out as host in solidarity with the striking writers.
The show will go on, but without a host for the first time in its 31-year history.
Previous recipients are Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Melissa McCarthy, Sacha Baron Cohen and Jack Black.
Top nominees for scripted programming are Top Gun: Maverick, Stranger Things and The Last of Us, with six nods each.