MTV Sets 2011 Awards Show Schedule


MTV has set the schedule for its trio of award shows for 2011.
The 28th annual Video Music Awards will air on Sunday Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. (ET/Ptg). A location for the upcoming Moonman fest has not been disclosed.
For its part, the 20th annual MTV Movie Awards will premiere Sunday, June 5 at 9 p.m from Los Angeles.
Meanwhile, the youngest of the group, the sixth annual MTVU Woodie Awards, will venture outside of New York City for the first time, debuting Wednesday March 16 at midnight on MTV, MTV2 and MTVU from the Austin Music Hall in Austin, Texas during the South By Southwest Music Festival.
Hosted by Chelsea Handler, the 2010 VMAs averaged 11.4 million viewers, making it the third most-watched telecast in MTV history and a 10 rating among persons 12 to 34, MTV's broad demo group. Both deliveries rank as the VMAs best since Aug. 29, 2002.
The 2010 MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Aziz Ansari, averaged a 4.1 person 12 to 34 mark, making it the second highest-rated Movie Awards since 2004