MTV taps TV host and fashionista Tayshia Adams to host the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED
Epic ONE-NIGHT only global event kicks off LIVE from LA on Sunday, June 5th with Movie & TV Awards at 8PM ET/PT, hosted by Vanessa Hudgens, followed by MATVA: UNSCRIPTED at 10PM ET/PT
In addition to MTV, the awards will also air on BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nick at Nite, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land and VH1
New York, NY (May 24, 2022) - MTV today announced television host and multi-media personality Tayshia Adams (The Bachelorette) will host the 2022 Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED from Barker Hangar in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 5 at 10PM ET/PT. This year, the highly anticipated MTV Movie & TV Awards and Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED airs as an epic, one-night event honoring the brightest stars in movies and television. Both events will simulcast across BET, BET Her, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV2, Nick at Nite, Paramount Network, Pop, TV Land and VH1 and internationally on MTV in more than 170 countries.
The Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED celebrates all things reality television. Over-the-top, funny and completely fresh, the night will celebrate the jaw-dropping, no-rules, drama-filled moments from our favorite reality shows.
Honorees, presenters and additional details for both can't-miss events will be announced in the coming weeks.
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Sponsors of the MTV Movie & TV Awards include SONIC(R) Drive-In and TOSTITOS(TM).
Executive Producers for both MTV Movie & TV Awards and the Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED are MTV's Bruce Gillmer, Wendy Plaut and Vanessa WhiteWolf and Den Of Thieves' Jesse Ignjatovic and Barb Bialkowski. Jackie Barba and Alicia Portugal are Executives in Charge of Production and Lisa Lauricella serves as the Music Talent Executive for both events.
About Tayshia Adams:
Tayshia Adams, best known simply by the mononym Tayshia, is a television host and multimedia personality.
Tayshia made her TV debut on The Bachelor in 2019, winning over the nation with her infectious energy and instantly becoming a fan-favorite, which led her to return to television that same year on the sixth season of Bachelor in Paradise. Tayshia's captivating presence led to fan-organized social campaigns petitioning for Tayshia to become the franchise's next lead. The fans were heard, and in the fall of 2020, Tayshia became the inspiring, groundbreaking star of The Bachelorette's sixteenth season, in which she was the first biracial lead in the franchise's history. In May 2021, Tayshia took home the MTV Movie & TV Award: Unscripted for "Best Dating Show" on behalf of her season, which was also nominated for a People's Choice Award.
It was during Tayshia's role as lead when she realized that the role of host, and behind the scenes work that goes into it, was the most fascinating and fitting position for her. Following her season, Tayshia went on to co-host the next two seasons of The Bachelorette. Since then, Tayshia has been a guest host on shows including Entertainment Tonight and E! Daily Pop, and now, she is the host of this year's MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted. Outside of television, Tayshia has starred in nationwide commercials and campaigns for major car manufactures, fashion designers, beauty brands and athletic companies. Tayshia has graced the spreads of magazines including Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Women's Health and more.
The proud daughter of her African American father Desmond and Mexican mother Rosario, Tayshia feels a deep connection to both sides of her family's roots and heritage. In her free time, Tayshia loves to travel and is passionate about fashion, beauty, interior design, her faith, volunteering, and fitness. Running, in particular, has been a pastime of hers since she was young and is now a major part of her active lifestyle. Tayshia completed the New York City Marathon in 2021 and ran in support of the non-profit humanitarian organization World Vision, for which she helped raise sponsorships for over 150 children in Kenya and Honduras. She also enjoys volunteering at her local food bank weekly with the charity Feeding America.
A 2012 Concordia University Irvine graduate and former phlebotomist before beginning her journey in television, Tayshia is bicoastal and spends her time between Southern California and New York City.
About MTV Entertainment Group:
MTV Entertainment Group is a one of the preeminent youth media companies in the world that connects with global audiences through its nine iconic brands - MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Pop, Logo, Smithsonian, Paramount Network and TV Land - as well as MTV Entertainment Studios, which produces acclaimed series and movies and the award-winning MTV Documentary films.