‘RuPaul's Drag Race' Leads MTV Unscripted Awards with Four Nominations


LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The two-night MTV Movie & TV Awards will conclude tonight with a telecast honoring the best in unscripted television, with “RuPaul's Drag Race'' leading the way with four nominations.

“RuPaul's Drag Race'' is nominated for best competition series, along with “Legendary,'' “The Challenge,'' “The Circle'' and “The Masked Singer.''

“Drag Race'' also has a nod for best reality cast, competing with “90 Day Fiance,'' “Jersey Shore Family Vacation,'' “Love & Hip Hope: Atlanta'' and “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.''

RuPaul Charles is nominated for best host, as are Nicole Byer for “Nailed It!,'' Rob Dyrdek for “Ridiculousness,'' T.J. Lavin for “The Challenge'' and Tiffany Haddish for “Kids Say the Darndest Things.''

MTV's awards for scripted movies and TV programming were presented Sunday night during a ceremony at the Hollywood Palladium. Monday night's “MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED'' will be a televised event hosted by comedian Nikki Glaser.

Set to appear during that telecast are Angelina Pivarnick, Anna Shay, Bretman Rock, Brie Bella, Charli D'Amelio, Chrishell Stause, Christine Chiu, Christine Quinn, Dixie D'Amelio, Erika Jayne, Gottmik, Heather Rae Young, Heidi D'Amelio, Heidi Klum, Jenni `JWoww' Farley, Kim Lee, Marc D'Amelio, Mary Fitzgerald, Nicole Polizzi, Nikki Bella, Paris Hilton, Princess Love, Ray J, Symone, Tayshia Adams, Vinny Guadagnino and Winnie Harlow.

Here is a complete list of unscripted nominees:

BEST DOCU-REALITY SHOW

-- `Below Deck Mediterranean''

-- “Black Ink Crew New York''

-- “Bling Empire''

-- “Jersey Shore Family Vacation''

-- “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta''

BEST DATING SHOW

-- “90 Day Fiance''

-- “Ex On The Beach''

-- “Love Is Blind''

-- “Ready to Love''

-- “The Bachelorette''

BEST REALITY CAST

-- “90 Day Fiance''

-- “Jersey Shore Family Vacation''

-- “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta''

-- “RuPaul's Drag Race''

-- “The Real Housewives of Atlanta''

BEST COMPETITION SERIES

-- “Legendary''

-- “RuPaul's Drag Race''

-- “The Challenge''

-- “The Circle''

-- “The Masked Singer''

BEST LIFESTYLE SHOW

-- “Deliciousness''

-- “Fixer Upper: Welcome Home''

-- “Making The Cut''

-- “Nailed It!''

-- “Queer Eye''

BEST NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES (brought to you by SONIC Drive-In)

-- “Bling Empire''

-- “Cardi Tries''

-- “Selena + Chef''

-- “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City''

-- “VH1 Family Reunion: Love & Hip Hop Edition''

BEST TALK / TOPICAL SHOW

-- “A Little Late with Lilly Singh''

-- “Red Table Talk''

-- “The Breakfast Club''

-- “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah''

-- “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen''

BEST COMEDY / GAME SHOW

-- “Floor Is Lava''

-- “Impractical Jokers''

-- “Kids Say the Darndest Things''

-- “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out''

-- “Ridiculousness''

BEST HOST

-- Nicole Byer, “Nailed It!''

-- Rob Dyrdek, “Ridiculousness''

-- RuPaul, “RuPaul's Drag Race''

-- T.J. Lavin, “The Challenge''

-- Tiffany Haddish, “Kids Say the Darndest Things''

BREAKTHROUGH SOCIAL STAR

-- Addison Rae

-- Bretman Rock

-- Charli D'Amelio

-- Jalaiah Harmon

-- Rickey Thompson

BEST REAL-LIFE MYSTERY OR CRIME SERIES

-- “Catfish: The TV Show''

-- “Evil Lives Here''

-- “Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer''

-- “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness''

-- “Unsolved Mysteries''

BEST FIGHT

-- “Selling Sunset,'' Chrishell Stause vs. Christine Quinn

-- “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,'' Jackie Goldschneider vs.

Teresa Giudice

-- “Untucked: RuPaul's Drag Race,'' Kandy Muse vs. Tamisha Iman

-- “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,'' Kourtney Kardashian vs. Kim

Kardashian West

-- “Legendary,'' Law Roach vs. Guest Judge Dominique Jackson

BEST INTERNATIONAL REALITY SERIES

-- “Acapulco Shore''

-- “Geordie Shore''

-- “Love Island (ITV)''

-- “Nailed it! Mexico''

-- “RuPaul's Drag Race UK''

BEST MUSIC DOCUMENTARY

-- “Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You''

-- “Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell''

-- “Billie Eilish: The World's A Little Blurry''

-- “BTS: Break the Silence: The Movie''

-- “Demi Lovato: Dancing With the Devil''

-- “Shawn Mendes: In Wonder''

-- “Taylor Swift: Miss Americana''

-- “The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart''

-- “The New York Times Presents: Framing Britney Spears''

-- “Tina''

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