UPDATE with Haddish video below Comic and actress Tiffany Haddish will continue her hot streak in June by hosting the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, MTV announced today.
The Girls Trip star made Saturday Night Live history last November by becoming the first black female stand-up comic to host the show – a show that remains one of the best of SNL‘s current season.
“Tiffany Haddish is quickly establishing herself as one of the most sought-after actresses and comedic talents in television and film,” said MTV. In addition to Girls Trip, SNL, and her bestselling book The Last Black Unicorn, Haddish’s on Jimmy Kimmel Live led her to become the face of Groupon and appear in the company’s 2018 Super Bowl commercial.
Haddish is set to star opposite Tracy Morgan in the TBS sitcom The Last OG, and alongside Kevin Hart in Universal’s Night School, premiering later this year. She’s repped by APA, Principato Young, Gordon Bobb and Lily Tillers and Dell, Shaw, Moonves’ law firm.
Like last year, the MTV awards will cover both TV and film, and the move from May to June puts it a bit closer to becoming a stop on the march to Emmy. The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards airs Monday, June 18 at 9 pm ET/PT. Categories and nominees will be announced at a later date.