Shocking and sad news today out of the world of MTV and reality television:

Ashley Sawyer, a subject on the series Catfish who became a viewer favorite after her episode aired in 2013, died in Alabama over last weekend.

Posted in: R.I.P.

The 2015 VMAs (or Video Music Awards, to use the official name) were handed out on Sunday night for the 31st consecutive summer on MTV.

As was the case in each of the previous 30, the show - which has long outlived the music videos that put its network on the map - was an event.