tnt.tv, tbs.com and People.com to Webcast 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Red Carpet Pre-Show and Backstage Pressroom Live, Presented by TNT, TBS and PEOPLE Magazine
With JoBeth Williams and Ken Howard Announcing Stunt Ensemble Award Recipients
In a SAG Awards First, Webcast to Run Live on CNN Billboard in New York’s Times Square
LOS ANGELES (January 24, 2011) - TNT, TBS and PEOPLE Magazine are teaming up to present a special live pre-show webcast that will put viewers right in the middle of the red carpet glitz and glamour of the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® on Sunday, Jan. 30. PEOPLE deputy managing editor Peter Castro will join TNT correspondent Laurel Ripley to host the webcast’s extensive coverage of the red carpet arrivals, including interviews with this year’s Actor® nominees, past recipients and presenters. Also on hand to report on the hottest red carpet styles and trends will be Susan Kaufman, editor of PEOPLE Stylewatch.
Also during the live pre-show webcast, SAG Awards® Committee Chair JoBeth Williams (Private Practice) and SAG President Ken Howard will announce the recipients of Screen Actors Guild’s Honors for Outstanding Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles. This year’s nominees in the film category are “Green Zone,” “Inception” and “Robin Hood,” while the television nominees are “Burn Notice,” “CSI: NY”, “Dexter,” “Southland” and “True Blood.” Screen Actors Guild’s Stunt Ensemble Honors commend work within the stunt community during 2010 and recognize stunt performers and coordinators. A complete roster of the nominated stunt performers is below.
The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards’ red carpet pre-show will stream live on tnt.tv and tbs.com Sunday, Jan. 30, beginning at 6 p.m. (ET)/3 p.m. (PT). People.com will also stream the broadcast live starting at 7:15 p.m. (ET)/4:15 p.m. (PT). For the first time, the webcast will also run live on the CNN billboard in New York City’s Times Square. During the awards ceremony – which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT) – the webcast will head backstage to the pressroom to catch the excitement as award recipients answer questions from reporters.
Of the top industry honors presented to performers, only the Screen Actors Guild Awards are voted on solely by actors’ peers. The SAG Awards was the first televised awards show created by a union to honor the work of actors and the first to present ensemble and cast awards. The SAG Awards and Stunt Ensemble Honors nominees are chosen by separate film and television nominating committees, each consisting of 2,100 SAG members from around the country, randomly selected anew each year, Nearly 100,000 members of Screen Actors Guild nationwide are eligible to vote for the final recipients. Balloting closes Friday, Jan. 28 at noon PT
The nominees for this year’s SAG Stunt Ensemble Honors are:
Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
GREEN ZONE (Universal Pictures)
Fouad Alt Belarbi
Youssef El Hibaoul
INCEPTION (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Danny Le Boyer
Richard L. Bucher
Terry J. Leonard
Diana R. Lupo
Rex J. Reddick
Melissa R. Stubbs
ROBIN HOOD (Universal Pictures)
Matt Da Silva
Ray De Haan
Valter Di Francesco
Pedro Garcia Garcia
Álvaro Quiroga Guadilla
Paul Vincent Lowe
Brian ‘Sonny’ Nickels
Lucinda Bean Peel
Jose Antonio Ona Sanchez
Eugenio Alonso Yenes
Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
BURN NOTICE (USA)
Juan C. Bofill
CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
Craig Baxley, Jr.
Jim Sharp, Jr.
David St. Pierre
TRUE BLOOD (HBO)
The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be produced by Jeff Margolis Productions in association with Screen Actors Guild Awards®, LLC. For more information about the SAG Awards, SAG, TNT and TBS visit sagawards.org/about.