The live telecast will feature host Samuel L. Jackson and Hollywood talent like Snoop Dogg, Zachary Levi, Neil Patrick Harris and Jack Black.
The gang’s all coming back for Spike TV’s VGA Ten, the network’s tenth annual live televised event to celebrate the best in video games, will feature appearances by returning hosts, Snoop Lion and Zachary Levi and a special video cameo from Neil Patrick Harris. Presenters will include Jessica Alba, Marlon Wayans, Adam Scott and Norman Reedus and Steven Yeun from The Walking Dead, among others.
Gustavo Santaolalla is scheduled for a live musical performance while Wolfgang Gartner will perform as the House DJ throughout the entire show. VGA TEN will premierelive from Sony Picture Studios in Culver City, CA on Friday, December 7 at 9:00 PM ET on Spike TV. Additionally, the show will simulcast on MTV 2, MTV Tr3s, Xbox LIVE, Spike.com and GameTrailers.
“This year’s VGAs is a kick-ass show,” said Mark Burnett, Executive Producer. “It’s our 10th anniversary, and it’s Chock Full O’Talent. I literally cannot wait!”
Spike TV and Entertainment Weekly have partnered to create the first-ever Entertainment Weekly and Spike VGA Best Game of the Decade award. Starting today, fans can vote for their favorite game on EW.com/VGA and the winner will be unveiled live during the awards show on December 7.
Nominees for Entertainment Weekly and Spike VGA Best Game of the Decade include Batman: Arkham City (Warner Bros. Interactive), BioShock (2K Games), Half-Life 2 (Valve), Mass Effect 2 (Electronic Arts), Portal (Valve), Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar Games), Shadow of the Colossus (Sony Computer Entertainment), The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker (Nintendo), Wii Sports (Nintendo) and World of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment).