MTV EMAs Gets U.S. Telecast Co-Hosted by 'Glee's' Darren Criss
MTV is making sure U.S. viewers are in the know as it readies for the 2013 MTV European Music Awards.
The cable network has set a special live event stateside co-hosted by Glee star Darren Criss, British rapper/model Cher Lloyd and Andrew Schulz from Guy Code and The Hook Up that kicks off Sunday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. ET/PT from New York City.
Fall Out Boy, Jason Derulo and Austin Mahone, in his first appearance following his illness, are set to perform during the MTV EMAs U.S. telecast. British boy band The Wanted and Ariana Grande, who is the MTV EMAs backstage host, will also make appearances.
Beginning at 3 p.m. ET/PT, as a lead-up to the MTV EMAs U.S. telecast, MTV is planning to break into its programming once per hour from New York with Criss, Schulz and Lloyd offering updates to viewers of the red carpet happenings from the MTV EMAs.
Following the U.S. telecast, the action will shift to Amsterdam, where the awards show is taking place this year.
Previously announced performers for the MTV EMAs include Miley Cyrus, Bruno Mars, Robin Thicke, Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, Imagine Dragons, Afrojack and The Killers, with LMFAO's Redfoo, Grande, Anchorman 2's Ron Burgundy (aka Will Ferrell), Iggy Azalea, Ellie Goulding, Carice van Houten, Colton Haynes, Thirty Seconds to Mars' Jared Leto and Bridgit Mendler all set to appear.
Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the nominations with five apiece, while Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Cyrus and Thicke are each nominated for four awards.
For those outside of the U.S., the MTV EMAs will air live Nov. 10 at 9 p.m. CET.