On December 4, 2010, the Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors voted to recommend to members, a new, successor agreement to the 2009 Basic Cable Live Action Agreement and that the referendum would be sent outupon ratification of the 2011 TV/Theatrical Contract.
Ballot packets were mailed on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 to all eligible voters.
Pacific Northwest SAG members were delighted to find their executive director Dena Beatty as the cover story in Media Inc., a Northwest media marketing publication. Portland National Board Member Mary McDonald-Lewis says, "With our talent, film incentives, burgeoning film and animation industry, this is exactly where Screen Actors Guild belongs — front and center in the eyes of the media industry."
LOS ANGELES (February 1, 2011) -- More than 5 million viewers tuned in Sunday night as TNT and TBS presented the live simulcast of the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®. This year’s star-studded simulcast ranked as basic cable’s #1 show on Sunday and posted solid 6% growth over last year in total audience. The two-hour ceremony also scored strong gains among key adult demos compared to last year.
17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Ratings Highlights:
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 30, 2011) - Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2010 at the “17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The “17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” was simulcast live coast-to-coast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET), 7 p.m. (CT), 6 p.m. (MT) and 5 p.m. (PT). An encore presentation was telecast on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET), 9 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (January 30, 2011) - The stunt performers and coordinators from “Inception” and “True Blood” are recipients of this year’s Screen Actors Guild honors for Outstanding Performance by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles, it was announced today from the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® red carpet by Screen Actors Guild Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard. The announcement was made on the live SAG Awards® red carpet pre-show webcast on tnt.tv and tbs.com which streams until 8:00 p.m. (ET) / 5:00 p.m.