MTV Movie Awards: Pete Holmes Lampoons the Network’s ‘Phony Baloney’ Award Show (Video)

When asked what the difference was between the MTV Movie Awards and any other award show, the TBS late-night host jokes to TheWrap “legitimacy”

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

What makes the MTV Movie Awards different from any other award show Hollywood throws every year? According to comedian Pete Holmes, “legitimacy.”

“We’re completely lacking in it. This is a phony baloney one,” the TBS late-night host told TheWrap (above) while walking the red carpet for MTV’s annual event on Sunday.

See photos: MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet Arrivals: Rihanna, Shailene Woodley, Jessica Alba

“What the f–k is going on here?” the host of “The Pete Holmes Show” continued as he playfully blasted MTV’s movie marketing extravaganza, which takes pride in kicking off summer blockbuster season with a slew of promotional clips and celebrity appearances.

Also read: MTV Movie Awards 2014: Complete List of Winners and Nominees

Holmes attended to support host Conan O’Brien, who also executive produces Holmes’ TBS show, which airs following “Conan” weeknights at midnight.


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