MTV Show of the Year: 'Atlanta' or 'Insecure'? | The Tylt
"Insecure" and "Atlanta" are among the most praised new shows of 2016. Now both comedies are nominated for Show of the Year at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards. "Atlanta" won Golden Globes for Best Actor (for Donald Glover) and Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy, so a MTV award isn't far fetched. But "Insecure" is based on creator Issa Rae's extremely popular web series, "Awkward Black Girl," and both series have huge followings. Which show deserves MTV's first best TV show award? 📺
MTV Show of the Year: 'Atlanta' or 'Insecure'?
The Golden Globes and Oscars are long gone, but the fun has just begun. The 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards is on Sunday, May 7 at 8 p.m. ET. And the Tylt is facing off the nominees in the Show of the Year category because we want TV junkies to predict the ultimate winner.
It's "Atlanta" versus "Insecure"; "This Is Us" versus "Pretty Little Liars"; "Game of Thrones" versus "Stranger Things" in the first round. The second round will take place as a Twitter poll to determine the final two. Which show will win our MTV Show of the Year bracket?
Here's the synopsis of "Atlanta," per IMDB:
Two cousins, with different views on art versus commerce, on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene; "Earnest 'Earn' Marks," an ambitious college drop-out and his estranged cousin, who suddenly becomes a star.
Watch this preview of season one below.