The 2017 SmashTV Awards were simulcast on March 10 2017 on MTV, MTV 2, MTV Classic, Comedy Central, BET, Spike, VH1, The WWE Network, Boomerang, and for the first time since 2009, Cartoon Network, at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. John Cena hosted the ceremony.


John Leguizamo, Kristen Schaal, Eden Sher, Jesse Eisenberg, Donald Glover, Youtube star Markiplier, Internet Celebrity Doug Walker, Triple H, Stephanie McMahon, Amy Schumer, Jennifer Lawrence, and Host John Cena presented the nominees on February 2 2017. The nominees were presented via global live stream on MTV and SmashTV's official websites, similar to how the 89th Academy Awards presented their nominees.

Best Film Best Director
Arrival Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice Gareth Edwards, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Captain America: Civil War Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester By The Sea
Deadpool Tim Miller, Deadpool
La La Land Denis Villeneuve, Arrival
Manchester By The Sea Denzel Washington, Fences
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Suicide Squad
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows
Best Animated Film (TIE) Best Buttkicker
Finding Dory Ben Affleck, Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice
Kubo & The Two Strings

Star Butterfly, Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil

(Episode: By The Book)

Kung Fu Panda 3 Henry Cavill, Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice
Moana Neko Cortez, Marvel's The Punisher AND Captain America: Civil War
My Little Pony Equestria Girls 4: Legend Of Everfree Robert Downey Jr., Captain America: Civil War
Sausage Party Chris Evans, Captain America: Civil War

Scarlett Johansson, Captain America: Civil War

Storks Felicity Jones, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Your Name Jennifer Lawrence, X-Men: Apocalypse
Zootopia Evan Peters, X-Men: Apocalypse
Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool
Margot Robbie, Suicide Squad
Best Actor Best Actress
Ben Affleck, Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice as Bruce Wayne / Batman

Amy Adams, Arrival as Dr. Louise Banks


Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice as Lois Lane

Henry Cavill, Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice as Clark Kent / Superman

Viola Davis, Fences as Rose Lee Maxson


Suicide Squad as Amanda Waller

Robert Downey Jr., Captain America: Civil War as Tony Stark / Iron Man Scarlett Johansson, Captain America: Civil War as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
Chris Evans, Captain America: Civil War as Steve Rogers / Captain America

Felicity Jones, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as Jyn Erso

Ryan Gosling, La La Land as Sebastian Wilder Mila Kunis, Bad Moms as Amy Mitchell
Dwayne Johnson, Central Intelligence as Bob Stone / Robbie Wheirdicht Melissa McCarthy, Ghostbusters as Dr. Abby Yates
Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool as Wade Wilson / Deadpool Natalie Portman, Jackie as Jackie Kennedy
Will Smith, Suicide Squad as Floyd Lawton / Deadshot Margot Robbie, Suicide Squad as Harley Quinn
Ben Stiller, Zoolander No. 2 as Derek Zoolander Emma Stone, La La Land as Mia Dolan
Denzel Washington, Fences as Troy Maxson Kristen Wiig, Ghostbusters as Dr. Erin Gilbert
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Jeff Bridges, Hell Or High Water as Marcus Hamilton Jennifer Aniston, Office Christmas Party as Carol Vanstone
Lucas Hedges, Manchester By The Sea as Patrick Chandler

Chloe Grace Moretz, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising as Shelby

Chris Hemsworth, Ghostbusters as Kevin Beckman

Leslie Jones, Ghostbusters as Patty Tolan

Tom Holland, Captain America: Civil War as Peter Parker / Spider-Man

Kate McKinnon, Ghostbusters as Dr. Jillian Holtz

TJ Miller, Deadpool as Weasel


Office Christmas Party as Clay Vanstone

Zoe Saldana, Star Trek Beyond as Nyota Uhura
Owen Wilson, Zoolander No. 2 as Hansel McDonald Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures as Dorothy Vaughan
Best Original Score Best Cast In A Film
Justin Hurwitz, La La Land Captain America: Civil War
Henry Jackman, Captain America: Civil War Doctor Strange
Johann Johannsson, Arrival Hidden Figures
Dario Marianelli, Kubo & The Two Strings La La Land
Thomas Newman, Finding Dory Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Hans Zimmer & Junkie XL, Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn Of Justice Suicide Squad
Best TV Show Best Cartoon
Agents Of SHIELD

Adventure Time

Ash Vs. Evil Dead The Amazing World Of Gumball
Banshee Bunnicula
Game Of Thrones The Loud House
Insecure Mighty Magiswords
Luke Cage Milo Murphy's Law
Outcast My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
Star Wars Rebels The Powerpuff Girls (2016)
Stranger Things Regular Show
Sweet/Vicious Star Vs. The Forces Of Evil
Teen Wolf Steven Universe
The Walking Dead Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)
Westworld Wander Over Yonder
Best Adult Cartoon Best Miniseries Or TV Film
Bob's Burgers All The Way
Family Guy Confirmation
Robot Chicken Lady Day At Emerson's Bar And Grill
The Simpsons The Night Manager
Son Of Zorn The People V. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story
Voltron: Legendary Defender Quarry
Best TV Actor Best TV Actress
Mike Colter, Luke Cage as Luke Cage Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things as Jane "Eleven" Ives

Cuba Gooding Jr., The People V. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story as OJ Simpson

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep as Selina Meyer

Donald Glover, Atlanta as Earnest "Earn" Marks Sarah Jessica Parker, Divorce as Frances Dufresne
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot as Elliot Alderson Issa Rae, Insecure as Issa Dee

Kevin Spacey, House Of Cards as Frank Underwood

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish as Dr. Rainbow "Bow" Johnson

Steven Yeun, The Walking Dead as Glenn Rhee

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld as Dolores Abernathy
Best Supporting Actor / Actress In TV Best Series / Season Finale To A TV Show
Louie Anderson, Baskets as Christine Baskets Agents Of SHIELD - Ascension / Absolution
Chloe Bennet, Agents Of SHIELD as Daisy "Skye" Johnson / Quake Game Of Thrones - The Winds Of Winter
Anthony Hopkins, Westworld as Robert Ford Gravity Falls - Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back The Falls
Thandie Newton, Westworld as Maeve Millay Insecure - Broken As F.
Courtney B Vance, The People V. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story as Johnnie Cochran The Walking Dead - Last Day On Earth
Maisie Williams, Game Of Thrones as Arya Stark Westworld - The Bicameral Mind
Best Original Song Best Album
Another Day Of Sun, La La Land 24K Magic (Bruno Mars)
Audition (The Fools Who Dream), La La Land Anti (Rihanna)
Can't Stop The Feeling, Trolls

Blackstar (David Bowie)

(Posthumous Award)

City Of Stars, La La Land Lemonade (Beyonce)
How Far I'll Go, Moana A Moon Shaped Pool (Radiohead)
Set It All Free, Sing Starboy (The Weeknd)
Best Billboard Singer Best Music Group
Adele The Chainsmokers
Beyonce Coldplay
Bruno Mars Daft Punk
Justin Bieber Radiohead
Rihanna Twenty One Pilots
The Weeknd Weezer
Best EDM Artist Best Music Video
Calvin Harris 24K Magic (Bruno Mars)
DJ Snake Daydreaming (Radiohead)
Martin Garrix Formation (Beyonce)
Skrillex I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Z-2 ft. Mike Posner)
Zedd Starboy (The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk)
Z-2 Sucker For Pain (Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, And Imagine Dragons ft. Logic, Ty Dolla Sign, and X Ambassadors)
Best Villain Best Video Game
Helena Bonham Carter, Alice Through The Looking Glass Final Fantasy XV
Neko Cortez, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Lego Marvel's Avengers
Idris Elba, Star Trek Beyond Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Will Ferrell, Zoolander No. 2 AND Marvel's The Punisher Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games
John Goodman, 10 Cloverfield Lane Paper Mario: Color Splash
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, The Walking Dead Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
Gary Anthony Williams & Sheamus, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows WWE 2K17
Worst Film
Assassin's Creed
Ben-Hur (2016)
The Divergent Series: Allegiant
Gods Of Egypt
Independence Day: Resurgence
Norm Of The North


WWE's Slammy Awards were part of this year's SmashTV Awards and took place during the pre-show. The nominees were announced on February 1st 2017 by, a day before the full nominees were announced.

Match Of The Year Surprise Return Of The Year

Brock Lesnar Vs. Goldberg (Survivor Series 2016)

Daniel Bryan

John Cena Vs. AJ Styles (SummerSlam 2016)


Sami Zayn Vs. Kevin Owens (Battleground 2016)

Neko Cortez

Sasha Banks Vs. Charlotte (Hell In A Cell 2016)

Nikki Bella

Team Deathkid Vs. Team Neko Cortez (Survivor Series 2016)

Shane McMahon

The Undertaker Vs. Shane McMahon (WrestleMania 32)

Triple H

Tag Team Of The Year Rivalry Of The Year

American Alpha

Dean Ambrose Vs. AJ Styles

Cesaro & Sheamus

John Cena Vs. AJ Styles

Enzo Amore & Big Cass

Kevin Owens Vs. Seth Rollins

Heath Slater & Rhyno

Neko Cortez Vs. Roman Reigns
Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson

The New Day Vs. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson

The New Day Sasha Banks Vs. Charlotte
Women Of The Year Shocking Moment Of The Year


AJ Styles's Royal Rumble Debut

Becky Lynch

Dean Ambrose Cashing In His MITB


Finn Balor's Debut On RAW


The Miz's Outburst On Talking Smack
Nikki Bella

Neko Cortez Returns And Wins The WWE World Heavyweight Championship

Sasha Banks Triple H Returns And Turns On Neko Cortez & Seth Rollins
Breakout Star Of The Year Superstar Of The Year
Apollo Crews AJ Styles
Baron Corbin Dean Ambrose
Bayley John Cena
Finn Balor Kevin Owens
King Kong Lou Jackson

Nia Jax

Neko Cortez
Sami Zayn Seth Rollins


  • This is the first time since 2009 that Cartoon Network has aired the SmashTV Awards. It is also the first time MTV Classic, The WWE Network (though it was just for the pre-show), and Boomerang aired the ceremony.



  • Harrison Ford - Best Actress
  • Amy Schumer & Jennifer Lawrence - Best Actor
  • Jim Parsons - Best TV Actress
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Best TV Actor
  • George Miller - Best Director
  • Adele - Best Album
  • Peter Dinklage - Best Supporting Actor / Actress In TV
  • Mel Brooks - Best Film
  • Jim Carrey - Best TV Show
  • Arnold & Gerald (Mason Vale Cotton & Lil P Nut) - Best Miniseries Or TV Film
  • Doug Walker, Malcolm Ray, & Tamara Chambers - Best Cartoon & Best Adult Cartoon
  • James Rolfe - Best Video Game
  • M. Night Shyamalan - Worst Film
  • Billie Joe Armstrong - Best Music Group
  • Kanye West - Best Billboard Singer
  • JK Simmons - Best Villain
  • Ellen DeGeneres - Best Supporting Actor
  • Chris Evans - Best Supporting Actress
  • Kurt Angle - Best Buttkicker
  • Kevin Hart & Dwayne Johnson - Best Animated Film
  • Phil Collins - Best Song
  • Star Butterfly & Marco Diaz (Eden Sher & Adam McArthur) - Other awards not presented in the show

Sneak Peeks:

  • Star Butterfly & Marco Diaz (Eden Sher & Adam McArthur) - SmashTV Presents: The Joker Games
  • Mark Wahlberg & Josh Duhamel - Transformers: The Last Knight
  • Vin Diesel - The Fate Of The Furious
  • Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), & Baby Groot (Vin Diesel) - Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Scarlett Johansson - Ghost In The Shell
  • Andy Serkis - War For The Planet Of The Apes
  • John Irwin & Rainn Wilson - Smurfs: The Lost Village
  • Michael Fassbender - Alien Covenant
  • Johnny Depp - Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Tom Holland - Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Gal Gadot & Chris Pine - Wonder Woman
  • Jason David Frank, Johnny Yong Bosch, Amy Jo Johnston, David Yost, Karan Ashley, & Austin St. John - Power Rangers (2017)
  • Phil Lord & Chris Miller - SmashTV Presents Reel

A Game Of Thrones Season 7 Teaser was shown at the very beginning of the ceremony before The Weeknd & Daft Punk's performance, and a Star Wars: The Last Jedi sneak peek was shown at the very end of the ceremony after the Dirty Dancing Medley.


  • Jennifer Grey - Dirty Dancing Medley
  • Chris Pine & Zoe Saldana - Z-2, Mike Posner, Coldplay, & Beyonce
  • Demi Lovato & Ricardo Rodriguez - Ariana Grande
  • The New Day - Chance The Rapper, Lil Wayne, & 2 Chainz
  • Wayne Campbell And Garth Algar (Mike Myers & Dana Carvey) - Weezer
  • RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Darce Montgomery, & Naomi Scott - Adele
  • Jay-Z - Beyonce
  • Nick Cannon - The Chainsmokers, Roses, & Halsey
  • Gumball & Darwin (Jacob Hopkins & Terrell Ransom Jr.) - Twenty One Pilots
  • Justin Theroux & Ringo Starr - Radiohead
  • Lena Dunham & Lincoln Loud (Grant Palmer) - Justin Bieber & DJ Snake
  • Anna Kendrick & Gwen Stefani - Justin Timberlake
  • Rihanna & Dane DeHaan - Bruno Mars
  • Big Sean & Rosario Dawson - Kanye West

Slammy Awards:

  • The Hardy Boyz - Tag Team Of The Year
  • Beth Phoenix - Women Of The Year
  • The Bella Twins - Shocking Moment Of The Year
  • Hulk Hogan - Superstar Of The Year
  • Diamond Dallas Page - Breakout Star Of The Year
  • Edge & Christian - Match Of The Year
  • Finn Balor - Surprise Return Of The Year
  • Shawn Michaels - Rivalry Of The Year

Worst Film Critic Reviews (Where select characters pan the nominees for worst film / Hosted by Richard Roeper):

  • Desmond Miles (Nolan North) - Assassin's Creed
  • Chris Jericho - Ben-Hur
  • Helga & Phoebe (Francesca Smith & Andi McAfee) - The Divergent Series: Allegiant
  • Angry Joe, Other Joe, & Mitch "ROBGuy-88" Young - Gods Of Egypt
  • Andre "Black Nerd" Meadows - Independence Day: Resurgence
  • Grizzly, Panda, And Ice Bear (John Irwin, Bobby Moynihan, & Demetri Martin) - Norm Of The North


Main Show:

  1. The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk - I Feel It Coming & Starboy (Opening Performance)
  2. Justin Bieber ft. DJ Snake - Love Yourself & Let Me Love You
  3. Weezer - California Kids
  4. Twenty One Pilots - Heathens
  5. Beyonce - Formation
  6. The Chainsmokers ft. ROZES & Halsey - Roses & Closer
  7. Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling
  8. Z-2 ft. Mike Posner, Coldplay, & Beyonce - I Took A Pill In Ibiza & Hymn For The Weekend
  9. Radiohead - Daydreaming, Burn The Witch, & True Love Waits
  10. Adele - Water Under The Bridge
  11. Chance The Rapper ft. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz - No Problem
  12. Ariana Grande - Into You
  13. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
  14. Kanye West - Fade
  15. Dash Berlin, Collin McLoughlin and Do. - Here Tonight & Heaven
  16. Dirty Dancing Medley (Closing Performance):
    1. Seal - She's Like The Wind
    2. Tori Kelly - Be My Baby
    3. John Legend and Brittany Howard - Love Is Strange
    4. Merry Clayton - Yes
    5. Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
    6. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life


  1. Migos ft. Lili Uzi Vert - Bad And Boujee
  2. Hailee Steinfeld & Grey ft. Zedd - Starving
  3. Shawn Mendes - Treat You Better
  4. Machine Gun Kelly ft. Camila Cabello & Leroy Sanchez - Bad Things & Gone
  5. Drake ft. Rihanna - Hotline Bling, Too Good
  6. Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, & Imagine Dragons ft. Logic, Ty Dolla Sign, & X Ambassadors - Sucker For Pain
  7. Hardwell and KAAZE ft. Jay Sean - Thinking About You

DJ Host:

  • Daft Punk