Oct 29, 2007

Actor® Nominations Will Be Announced Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Calif.

14th Annual SAG Awards™ to Air on TNT and TBS Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008

Monday, October 29, 2007
Rosalind Jarrett
(310) 235-1030

Los Angeles, Calif.ornia
– The deadline for consideration for nomination
for this year’s coveted Actor® statuettes is fast approaching. Submission
forms for the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® must be filed by
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007 at 5 p.m. (PT)

Submissions can be
accepted online at or downloaded from our
Web site and faxed in at (323) 549-6706.

Nominees in five
film categories and eight television categories for outstanding performances
in 2007 – as well as the new SAG honors for film and television stunt
ensembles – will be chosen by two randomly selected panels, each comprised of
2,100 SAG members from across the United States. With the actor’s permission,
producers, studios/networks, agents, managers or press representatives may
submit a performance for consideration. Actors may also submit their own

Nominations for the 14th Annual Screen Actors
Guild Awards® will be announced on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, at the Pacific
Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood, Calif., telecast on
TNT and Web cast at and at 9 a.m. (ET), 8 a.m. (CT), 7 a.m.
(MT) and 6 a.m. (PT). Nominations for the new SAG honors for film and
television stunt ensembles will also be announced on Dec. 20.

Final SAG Awards™ ballots will be mailed on Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, to all
eligible voting members of the Screen Actors Guild, to be returned by Friday,
Jan. 25, 2008, to the Guild’s election firm where results will be sealed until
the 14th Annual SAG Awards™ at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center on
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008. Recipients of the SAG stunt ensemble honors will be
announced on the red carpet and Web cast live on and’s pre-show
coverage. Actor® recipients will be revealed onstage during the 14th Annual
Screen Actors Guild Awards® ceremonies, which will be simulcast live on TNT
and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET/PT), 7 p.m. (CT) and 6 p.m. (MT).

timetable of the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® is as follows:

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007
Submissions end, due at SAG by 5 p.m. (PT)

Friday, Nov. 2
Media credential request period closes

Tuesday, Nov. 27
Nomination ballots mailed

Dec. 17
Deadline for paying November 2007 dues and/or changing
address with SAG to be
eligible for final balloting

Tuesday, Dec. 18
Nomination ballots due at the elections firm by
noon (PT)

Thursday, Dec. 20
Nominations announced
at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood

Friday, Dec.
Final ballots mailed to members

Friday, Jan. 25,
Final ballots due at the elections firm by noon (PT)

Sunday, Jan. 27
14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

The 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® are produced by Jeff Margolis
Productions in association with Screen Actors Guild. Jeff Margolis is the
executive producer and Kathy Connell is the producer. Yale Summers, Daryl
Anderson, Shelley Fabares, Paul Napier and JoBeth Williams are producers for
SAG. Gloria Fujita O’Brien and Mick McCullough are supervising producers. Benn
Fleishman is executive in charge of production.

Screen Actors
Guild is the nation’s largest labor union representing working actors.
Established in 1933, SAG has a rich history in the American labor movement,
from standing up to studios to break long-term engagement contracts in the
1940s to fighting for artists’ rights amid the digital revolution sweeping the
entertainment industry in the 21st century. With 20 branches nationwide, SAG
represents nearly 120,000 actors who work in motion pictures, television,
commercials, industrials, video games, Internet and all new media formats. The
Guild exists to enhance actors’ working conditions, compensation and benefits
and to be a powerful, unified voice on behalf of artists’ rights.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, SAG is a proud affiliate of the AFL-CIO. More
information is available online at

TBS, a
division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is television’s top-rated comedy
network. It serves as home to such original comedy series as “My Boys,” “The
Bill Engvall Show,” Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne,” “10 Items or Less” and
“Frank TV”; hot contemporary comedies like “The Office,” “Sex and the City,”
“Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Family Guy,” “King of Queens,” “Seinfeld” and
“Friends,” with “My Name Is Earl” joining the line-up in 2008; specials and
special events, such as “Funniest Commercials of the Year” and The Comedy
Festival in Las Vegas; blockbuster movies; and hosted movie showcases

Turner Network Television (TNT), television’s destination for drama and one of
cable’s top-rated networks, offers original movies and series, including the
acclaimed and highly popular detective drama “The Closer,” starring Golden
Globe winner and Emmy® and Screen Actors Guild Awards nominee Kyra Sedgwick,
and “Saving Grace,” a provocative new drama starring Oscar® winner Holly
Hunter. TNT is also home to powerful one-hour dramas, such as “Law & Order,”
“Without a Trace,” “Cold Case,” “ER,” “Charmed” and “Judging Amy;” broadcast
premiere movies; compelling prime-time specials, such as the “Screen Actors
Guild Awards®;” and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR and the
NBA. TNT is available in high-definition.