Emma Watson

As expected, the MTV Movie & TV Awards get political

As expected, the MTV Movie & TV Awards get political

In what has become a yearly parade of summer movie trailers and honors for blockbusters, the MTV Movie & TV Awards went off without a hitch Sunday night with a new name and new categories, but the same old expected pop-culture antics for which the network’s known.

Some of the top awards of the night went to Emma Watson for her performance in “Beauty and the Beast,” Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome of “Moonlight” and Netflix’s “Stranger Things.”

If the weather had had its way, however, the show would not have gone on. What started out as a light drizzle turned into a full-fledged hailstorm Sunday afternoon, shutting down the red carpet. Both media and talent were...

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