TNT and TBS Expand Digital and Social Media Experience for 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

Jan 22, 2016

SAG Awards® Red Carpet Pre-Show to Stream Live on sagawards.tntdrama.com. sagawards.org and People.com
Saturday, Jan. 30, Beginning at 6 p.m. (ET)/3p.m. (PT) 

Social Media Ambassador and Team of Influencers, Artists, Illustrators and More
To Provide Exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes Access to Star-Studded Ceremony Using #sagawards

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls Initiative on Twitter #SmartGirlsAsk
To be Featured on the Red Carpet

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 22, 2016) – TNT and TBS are set to expand the digital and social media experience surrounding the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, making this year's ceremony the most digitally connected yet. As in past years, the networks are once again teaming up with People.com to present a live webcast of the SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show, leading into of the live simulcast of the SAG Awards® from the Shrine Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 30. The networks will also have a team of social media influencers to provide behind-the-scenes play-by-play before and during the ceremony using #sagawards. Added to the mix this year will be Amy Poehler's Smart Girls initiative – #SmartGirlsAsk – a partnership with Twitter that aims to elevate award show chatter by incorporating more meaningful questions on the red carpet; and real-time images from a variety of online illustrators and artists.

The SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show, hosted this year by People deputy editor of entertainment JD Heyman and entertainment reporter Caroline Moderressy-Tehrani, will feature interviews with nominees, presenters, past recipients and other attendees as they walk the red carpet on their way into the prestigious ceremony. Also included as part of the show, style & beauty director Andrea Lavinthalwill provide her insight on red carpet fashion as a contributor. And SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard and SAG Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams will announce this year's honorees for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series.

The SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show will be webcast on sagawards.tntdrama.com, sagawards.org and People.com on Saturday, Jan. 30, beginning at 6 p.m. (ET)/3 p.m. (PT) and will feature the announcement of this year's Stunt Ensemble honorees at 6:15 p.m. (ET)/3:15 p.m. (PT). In addition, the Red Carpet Pre-Show will be presented live in New York on the Times Square billboard, as well as on 10 subway billboards.

Serving as this year's SAG Awards social media ambassador is Katie Lowes, who plays Quinn Perkins on the hit series Scandal. Through her Twitter, Facebook and Instagram handles, Lowes will give viewers an inside look at the spectacular event, including updates on the production, presenters, showroom, set design, seating chart, rehearsals and anything else that happens during the crucial days leading up to the show. She will also be posting from the glamorous red carpet on awards night.

Musician, actor and social media comedian Matt Cutshall and actress and model Sunny Mabrey will serve as SAG Awards social media influencers, building buzz with stories, videos and other posts about this year's ceremony and nominees. In addition, Katie Rodgers of PaperFashion, Maris Jones and artists from YellDesign will capture key moments from the night, creating and posting engaging works of art in real time. And People's JD Heyman, Andrea Lavinthal and Zoe Ruderman will push out live show updates through their social media handles.

As the evening's nominees and guests make their way down the red carpet, fans will be able to get up close and personal through the new Twitter Challenger app, which prompts celebrities to express themselves in any number of ways, such as doing a dance or answering a question. The results are then tweeted out.

A complete list of social media handles for the SAG Awards social media team is included below.


 Connect with the SAG Awards Social Media Team

Katie Lowes – Social Media Ambassador for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Website: katielowes.com
Twitter: @KatieQLowes
Facebook: @KatieQuinnLowes
Instagram: @ktqlowes

Matt Cutshall
Twitter: @MattJCutshall
Instagram: @mattcutshall
Vine: MattCutshall
Snapchat: ItBoyMatt

Sunny Mabrey
Twitter: @SunnyMabrey
Facebook: SunnyMabreyOfficial
Instagram: @sunnymabrey
Vine: SunnyMabrey

Katie Rodgers
Website: paperfashion.net
Twitter: @paperfashion
Facebook: paperfashion
Instagram: @paperfashion

Maris Jones
Twitter: @themarisjones
Instagram: @themarisjones
Vine: MarisJones
Snapchat: marisejones 

Yell Design
Website: www.yelldesign.com
Twitter: @yelldesign
Instagram: @yelldesign
Vine: yelldesign 

JD Heyman
Twitter: @jdheyman
Instagram: @jdheyman 

Caroline Moderressy Tehrani
Twitter: @CarolMT
Facebook: caroline.modarressytehrani
Instagram: @caro_mt 

Andrea Lavinthal
Twitter: @andilavs
Instagram: @andilavs 

Zoe Ruderman
Twitter: @ZoeMarianna
Instagram: @zoemarianna

SAG Awards® Red Carpet Pre-Show to Stream Live on

sagawards.tntdrama.com. sagawards.org and People.com

Saturday, Jan. 30, Beginning at 6 p.m. (ET)/3p.m. (PT)

 

Social Media Ambassador and Team of Influencers, Artists, Illustrators and More

To Provide Exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes Access to Star-Studded Ceremony Using #sagawards

 

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls Initiative on Twitter #SmartGirlsAsk

To be Featured on the Red Carpet

 

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 22, 2016) TNT and TBS are set to expand the digital and social media experience surrounding the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, making this year's ceremony the most digitally connected yet. As in past years, the networks are once again teaming up with People.com to present a live webcast of the SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show, leading into of the live simulcast of the SAG Awards® from the Shrine Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 30. The networks will also have a team of social media influencers to provide behind-the-scenes play-by-play before and during the ceremony using #sagawards. Added to the mix this year will be Amy Poehler's Smart Girls initiative – #SmartGirlsAsk – a partnership with Twitter that aims to elevate award show chatter by incorporating more meaningful questions on the red carpet; and real-time images from a variety of online illustrators and artists.

 

The SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show, hosted this year by People deputy editor of entertainment JD Heyman and entertainment reporter Caroline Moderressy-Tehrani, will feature interviews with nominees, presenters, past recipients and other attendees as they walk the red carpet on their way into the prestigious ceremony. Also included as part of the show, style & beauty director Andrea Lavinthalwill provide her insight on red carpet fashion as a contributor. And SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard and SAG Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams will announce this year's honorees for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series.

 

The SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show will be webcast on sagawards.tntdrama.com, sagawards.org and People.com on Saturday, Jan. 30, beginning at 6 p.m. (ET)/3 p.m. (PT) and will feature the announcement of this year's Stunt Ensemble honorees at 6:15 p.m. (ET)/3:15 p.m. (PT). In addition, the Red Carpet Pre-Show will be presented live in New York on the Times Square billboard, as well as on 10 subway billboards.

 

Serving as this year's SAG Awards social media ambassador is Katie Lowes, who plays Quinn Perkins on the hit series Scandal. Through her Twitter, Facebook and Instagram handles, Lowes will give viewers an inside look at the spectacular event, including updates on the production, presenters, showroom, set design, seating chart, rehearsals and anything else that happens during the crucial days leading up to the show. She will also be posting from the glamorous red carpet on awards night.

 

Musician, actor and social media comedian Matt Cutshall and actress and model Sunny Mabrey will serve as SAG Awards social media influencers, building buzz with stories, videos and other posts about this year's ceremony and nominees. In addition, Katie Rodgers of PaperFashion, Maris Jones and artists from YellDesign will capture key moments from the night, creating and posting engaging works of art in real time. And People's JD Heyman, Andrea Lavinthal and Zoe Ruderman will push out live show updates through their social media handles.

 

As the evening's nominees and guests make their way down the red carpet, fans will be able to get up close and personal through the new Twitter Challenger app, which prompts celebrities to express themselves in any number of ways, such as doing a dance or answering a question. The results are then tweeted out.

 

A complete list of social media handles for the SAG Awards social media team is included below.

 


 

Connect with the SAG Awards Social Media Team

 

Katie Lowes – Social Media Ambassador for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Website: katielowes.com

Twitter: @KatieQLowes 

Facebook: @KatieQuinnLowes

Instagram: @ktqlowes

 

Matt Cutshall

Twitter: @MattJCutshall

Instagram: @mattcutshall

Vine: MattCutshall

Snapchat: ItBoyMatt

 

Sunny Mabrey

Twitter: @SunnyMabrey

Facebook: SunnyMabreyOfficial

Instagram: @sunnymabrey

Vine: SunnyMabrey

 

Katie Rodgers

Website: paperfashion.net

Twitter: @paperfashion

Facebook: paperfashion

Instagram: @paperfashion

 

Maris Jones

Twitter: @themarisjones

Instagram: @themarisjones

Vine: MarisJones

Snapchat: marisejones

 

Yell Design

Website: www.yelldesign.com

Twitter: @yelldesign

Instagram: @yelldesign

Vine: yelldesign

 

JD Heyman

Twitter: @jdheyman

Instagram: @jdheyman

 

Caroline Moderressy Tehrani

Twitter: @CarolMT

Facebook: caroline.modarressytehrani

Instagram: @caro_mt

 

Andrea Lavinthal

Twitter: @andilavs

Instagram: @andilavs

 

Zoe Ruderman

Twitter: @ZoeMarianna

Instagram: @zoemarianna