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The 23rd Annual SAG Awards® Ceremony Will Be January 29, 2017

May 4, 2016

Key Dates and Deadlines for the 23rd Annual Actors® Celebration of Excellence Announced

 

LOS ANGELES (May 4, 2016) – SAG Awards® Executive Producer Kathy Connell today announced the key deadlines and dates leading up to the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®.  The annual celebration of outstanding performances in film and television will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT).  

SUBMISSIONS FOR NOMINATION CONSIDERATION OPEN JULY 11

Submissions for nomination consideration for the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awardswill open on Monday, July 11, 2016, at sagawards.org/submissions. With the actor’s permission, producers, studios/networks, agents, managers, or publicists may submit a performance from 2016 for consideration in a category of the actor’s choosing. Actors may also submit their own performances. Submissions may only be made online and will close on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016.

NOMINATING COMMITTEES HAVE BEEN CHOSEN

Of the top industry honors presented to actors, only the SAG Awards are selected entirely by performers’ peers in SAG-AFTRA. Potential members of this year's separate film and television nominating committees--now grown to 2500 members each--were randomly drawn on March 3rd and were required to opt-in by April 8th. SAG-AFTRA actor/performers, singers, dancers or stunt performers from around the country who had not served on the same nominating committee in the past eight years and who paid their November 2015 membership dues by February 26, 2016 were eligible.

The SAG Awards was the first televised awards show to acknowledge the work of union members and the first to present awards to motion picture casts and television ensembles. 

NOMINATIONS VOTING CLOSES DEC. 11

Nominations voting will close on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. PT. Nominations will be announced on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Once nominees are selected, all active members of SAG-AFTRA may cast votes to determine who will receive the coveted Actor® statuettes for this year’s outstanding performances. Last year's voting body numbered 116,741 SAG-AFTRA members. 

CREDENTIAL APPLICATION DATES ARE SET

Media credential applications for the nominations announcement and ceremony open on Monday, Oct. 3 and close Oct. 31. Publicists credential applications for the nominations announcement open on Monday, Nov. 7 and close Dec. 5.

 

Upcoming key deadlines and events leading to the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are:

Monday, July 11, 2016
Submissions Open at sagawards.org/submissions

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016
Period to Request Paper Final Ballots in Lieu of Online Voting Begins

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016
Media Nominations and Ceremony Credential Applications Open

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 
Submissions Close at 5 p.m. PT at sagawards.org/submissions

Monday, Oct. 31, 2016
Media Nominations and Ceremony Credential Applications Close

Monday, Nov. 7, 2016
Publicists Nominations Credentials Applications Open

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016
Nominations Balloting Opens

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016
Deadline for Paying November 2016 Dues and/or Changing Address with SAG-AFTRA to be Eligible for Final Balloting

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016
Publicists Nominations Credentials Applications Close

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016
Records Pulled for Final Balloting

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016
Nominations Balloting Closes at 5 p.m. PT

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016
Nominations Announced 

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016
Publicists Ceremony Credentials Applications Open

Monday, Dec. 19, 2016
Final Voting Opens

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017
Publicists Ceremony Credentials Applications Close

Friday, Jan. 13, 2017
Final Day to Request Paper Final Ballots in Lieu of Online Voting

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017
Final Votes Must be Cast Online or Ballots Received by the Elections Firm by 12 Noon PT

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017
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Outstanding Film and Television Performances Honored at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

Jan 30, 2016

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 30, 2016) —The Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented its coveted Actor® statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2015 at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® held Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. In a ceremony attended by film and television’s leading actors, the 22nd Annual SAG Awards® was simulcast live coast-to-coast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). A primetime encore presentation immediately followed on TNT. In addition, TBS and TNT subscribers were able to watch the SAG Awards live through the networks' websites and mobile apps.

Honored with individual awards were Leonardo DiCaprio, Idris Elba, Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander for performances in motion pictures, and Uzo Aduba, Viola Davis, Idris Elba, Queen Latifah, Kevin Spacey and Jeffrey Tambor for performances in television. The Screen Actors Guild Awards originated awards for the outstanding performances by a motion picture cast and by television drama and comedy ensembles. The Actor® for a motion picture cast performance went this year to “Spotlight”, while the Actors® for television drama and comedy ensemble performances went this year to “Downton Abbey” and “Orange is the New Black”.

Nominees chosen by their respective SAG Awards film and television nominating committees were announced on Dec. 9, 2015. Information on voting procedures to choose the recipients was sent to the 116,741 active voting members of SAG-AFTRA on Dec. 16. Balloting closed at noon on Friday, Jan. 29. Integrity Voting Systems, the Awards' official election teller, sealed the results until they were announced live during the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Honorees for outstanding television and film stunt ensemble action performances were announced from the red carpet during the SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-show, hosted this year by People deputy editor of entertainment JD Heyman and entertainment reporter Caroline Moderressy-Tehrani, which was webcast live on sagawards.tntdrama.com, sagawards.org and People.com.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler presented Carol Burnett with the 52nd Life Achievement Award, following a filmed salute to the comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author. Susan Sarandon introduced a filmed “In Memoriam” tribute to the SAG-AFTRA members lost during 2015. In keeping with the SAG Awards tradition of highlighting the work of SAG-AFTRA members, SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard introduced a light-hearted look at how the profession of acting has been portrayed in film and television.

PEOPLE magazine and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) hosted the Screen Actors Guild Post-Awards Gala for the 20th year. This exclusive event, which was held immediately following the SAG Awards on a specially extended section of the Shrine Theater, honors the philanthropic causes and good works of the members of SAG-AFTRA. The Gala benefits the SAG-AFTRA Foundation.

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards presented by SAG-AFTRAwith Screen Actors Guild Awards®, LLC was produced by Avalon Harbor Productions. For more information about the SAG Awards, SAG-AFTRA, TNT and TBS, visit sagawards.org/about,

The complete list of recipients for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®follows:

 

22nd ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS® NOMINATIONS

 

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO / Hugh Glass – “THE REVENANT” (20th Century Fox)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

BRIE LARSON / Ma – “ROOM” (A24)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

IDRIS ELBA / Commandant – “BEASTS OF NO NATION” (Netflix)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

ALICIA VIKANDER / Gerda Wegener – “THE DANISH GIRL” (Focus Features)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

SPOTLIGHT (Open Road Films)

BILLY CRUDUP / Eric MacLeish

BRIAN D'ARCY JAMES / Matty Carroll

MICHAEL KEATON / Walter "Robby" Robinson

RACHEL McADAMS / Sacha Pfeiffer

MARK RUFFALO / Michael Rezendes

LIEV SCHREIBER / Marty Baron

JOHN SLATTERY / Ben Bradlee, Jr.

STANLEY TUCCI / Mitchell Garabedian

 

TELEVISION PROGRAMS

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

IDRIS ELBA / DCI John Luther – “LUTHER” (BBC America)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

QUEEN LATIFAH / Bessie Smith – “BESSIE” (HBO)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

KEVIN SPACEY / Francis Underwood – “HOUSE OF CARDS” (Netflix)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

VIOLA DAVIS / Annalise Keating – “HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER” (ABC)

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

JEFFREY TAMBOR / Maura Pfefferman – “TRANSPARENT” (Amazon)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

UZO ADUBA / Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren – “ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK” (Netflix)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

DOWNTON ABBEY (Masterpiece/PBS)

HUGH BONNEVILLE / Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham

LAURA CARMICHAEL / Lady Edith Crawley

JIM CARTER / Charles Carson

RAQUEL CASSIDY / Baxter

BRENDAN COYLE / John Bates

TOM CULLEN / Anthony Gillingham

MICHELLE DOCKERY / Lady Mary Crawley

KEVIN DOYLE / Joseph Molesley

JOANNE FROGGATT / Anna Bates

LILY JAMES / Lady Rose MacClare

ROBERT JAMES-COLLIER / Thomas Barrow

ALLEN LEECH / Tom Branson

PHYLLIS LOGAN / Mrs. Hughes

ELIZABETH McGOVERN / Cora, Countess of Grantham

SOPHIE McSHERA / Daisy Mason

LESLEY NICOL / Mrs. Patmore

JULIAN OVENDEN / Charles Blake

DAVID ROBB / Dr. Clarkson

MAGGIE SMITH / Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham

PENELOPE WILTON / Isobel Crawley

 

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (Netflix)

UZO ADUBA / Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren

MIKE BIRBIGLIA / Danny Pearson

MARSHA STEPHANIE BLAKE / Berdie Rogers

DANIELLE BROOKS / Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson

LAVERNE COX / Sophia Burset

JACKIE CRUZ / Marisol "Flaca" Gonzales

CATHERINE CURTIN / Wanda Bell

LEA DELARIA / Carrie "Big Boo" Black

BETH FOWLER / Sister Jane Ingalls

JOEL MARSH GARLAND / Scott O'Neill

KIMIKO GLENN / Brook Soso

ANNIE GOLDEN / Norma Romano

DIANE GUERRERO / Maritza Ramos

MICHAEL J. HARNEY / Sam Healy

VICKY JEUDY / Janae Watson

SELENIS LEYVA / Gloria Mendoza

TARYN MANNING / Tiffany "Pennsatucky" Doggett

ADRIENNE C. MOORE / Cindy Hayes

KATE MULGREW / Galina "Red" Reznikov

EMMA MYLES / Leanne Taylor

MATT PETERS / Joel Luschek

LORI PETTY / Lolly Whitehill

JESSICA PIMENTEL / Maria Ruiz

DASCHA POLANCO / Dayanara Diaz

LAURA PREPON / Alex Vause

ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ / Aleida Diaz

RUBY ROSE / Stella Carlin

NICK SANDOW / Joe Caputo

ABIGAIL SAVAGE / Gina Murphy

TAYLOR SCHILLING / Piper Chapman

CONSTANCE SHULMAN / Yoga Jones

DALE SOULES / Frieda

YAEL STONE / Lorna Morello

SAMIRA WILEY / Poussey Washington

 

SAG AWARDS® HONORS FOR STUNT ENSEMBLES

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

“MAD MAX: FURY ROAD” (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series

“GAME OF THRONES” (HBO)

 

LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

52nd Annual Life Achievement Award

CAROL BURNETT

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