Elisabeth Röhm & Clovis Taittinger to Open the 20th Annual SAG Awards® Red Carpet

Elisabeth Röhm & Clovis Taittinger to Open the 20th Annual SAG Awards® Red Carpet

Elisabeth Röhm and Clovis Taittinger to Open the
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

Red Carpet with a Champagne Taittinger Toast

SAG Awards® to be Simulcast Saturday, Jan. 18
on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 14, 2014) – Three-time Actor® nominee Elisabeth Röhm, ("American Hustle"), will join Clovis Taittinger, Export Manager for Champagne Taittinger, to open the red carpet for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® on Saturday, January 18, Executive Producer/Director Jeff Margolis and Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. The annual Champagne Taittinger toast marks the opening of the ceremony and will be Champagne Taittinger’s 14th year toasting achievements in film and television at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. The platform for this year's toast will be inspired by Champagne Taittinger’s new packaging of its Nocturne NV.

The SAG Awards ceremony will be simulcast live nationally on TNT and TBS on Saturday, January 18, at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT) from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. An encore presentation will air immediately following on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET) / 7 p.m. (PT)

Röhm portrayed Dolly Polito in the silver screen hit "American Hustle" for which she is a nominee for Outstanding Performance by the Cast of A Motion Picture. She was nominated in 2002 and 2004 for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for her work on "Law and Order."  Röhm’s other film credits include "Miss Congeniality II," "Abduction" and "Officer Down."

As Export Manager, Clovis Taittinger, eldest son of Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger, represents the family name worldwide and is in charge of grape suppliers and grower relationships. “Champagne Taittinger is honoured to once again be at the SAG Awards making the official toast to celebrate the phenomenal performances of 2013,” said Taittinger.

Champagne Taittinger’s Brut La Française NV will be served to attending entertainment industry luminaries at the SAG Awards ceremony and the Post-Awards Gala. Champagne Taittinger is the only Grand Marque Champagne house owned and run by a father, son and daughter team – 5th generation eponymous descendants of the original founding family.

The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, one of the awards season’s premier events, will honor outstanding performances from 2013 in five film categories and eight television categories, including the distinctive ensemble awards. This year's Actor® recipients will be announced at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center during a live simulcast on TNT and TBS on Saturday, January 18, at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). A primetime encore presentation will follow immediately on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET) / 7 p.m. (PT). A live stream of the SAG Awards can also be viewed online on sagawards.tntdrama.com and tbs.com, as well as through the Watch TBS and Watch TNT apps for iOS or Android. (Viewers must sign in using their TV provider user name and password in order to view the live stream.)

Prior to the televised ceremony, recipients of the honors for television and film stunt ensembles will be announced from the red carpet during the SAG Awards Pre-show hosted by PEOPLE magazine’s Deputy Managing Editor Peter Castro and TNT Correspondent Danielle Demski, which will be webcast live on sagawards.tntdrama.com, tbs.com and People.com beginning at 6 p.m. (ET) / 3 p.m. (PT).