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Tue, 02/09/2016 - 05:05

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SAG-AFTRA Urges Telemundo to Help End Talent Double Standard
As Network Breaks Ground on New Facility in South Florida

Miami (Feb. 9, 2016) — As NBCUniversal breaks ground on its new $400 million facility to house all of Telemundo’s productions and operations, SAG-AFTRA is calling attention to the double standard that exists between Spanish-language and English-language talent hired for those productions under the same parent corporation.

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 19:06

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 30, 2016) — The stunt performers and coordinators from “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Game of Thrones” are this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards® honorees for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles, it was announced today from the 22nd Annual SAG Awards® red carpet by SAG Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and SAG Awards Committee Vice Chair Daryl Anderson.

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:16

Honorees Will Be Announced Saturday, Jan. 30 at the 22nd Annual SAG Awards® During a Live Simulcast on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT)

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 28, 2016) — Balloting for this year’s Actor® recipients will close at noon tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 29 (PT). The results will be tallied by Integrity Voting Systems, the SAG Awards’ official teller, and sealed until the envelopes are opened onstage by the presenters at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:59

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27, 2016) – Six-time Actor® nominee Tony Hale ("Veep,” "Arrested Development.") will join Vitalie Taittinger, Champagne Taittinger Artistic Director, to open the red carpet for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® on Saturday, Jan. 30, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. The annual Champagne Taittinger toast marks the opening of the Red Carpet and will be Champagne Taittinger’s 16th year celebrating achievements in film and television at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 19:06

Priyanka Chopra, Brie Larson, Eva Longoria, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Sarah Silverman and Jacob Tremblay to Present at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 26, 2016) — Priyanka Chopra, Brie Larson, Eva Longoria, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Sarah Silverman and Jacob Tremblay will be presenters at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today.

Wed, 01/20/2016 - 10:46

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 20, 2016) - The style and décor of the 22nd Annual® Screen Actors Guild Awards® is the very definition of elegance. Delicate chandeliers flourish over the audience and stage like sparkling clouds, while the stage is outlined by gleaming tubes of steel that suggest futuristic organ pipes. A pair of majestic Actor® statues on pedestals stand sentry over a giant center screen, which is framed in additional sleek silver.

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 13:31

SAG Awards® will be simulcast on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 19, 2016) – The Actor® statuettes—which this year’s 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honorees will receive for outstanding performances in 2015—have been cast in solid bronze at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, California.

In attendance were SAG Awards Committee Vice Chair Daryl Anderson, SAG Awards Committee member Jason George (“Grey’s Anatomy”) and SAG Awards nominee Emily Robinson (“Transparent’).

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 13:22

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Red Carpet Pre-Show Will Stream Live on Saturday, Jan. 30, from 6 p.m. (ET) / 3 p.m. (PT)

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 18, 2016) — SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard and SAG Awards® Committee Chair JoBeth Williams will announce the honorees for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles from the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® red carpet, SAG Awards Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today.

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 10:11

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 11, 2016) – United Airlines, PEOPLE Magazine and the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Champagne Taittinger, Subaru, L'Oréal Paris and FIJI Water are among the dedicated corporate partners returning to the Screen Actors Guild Awards® in support of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, SAG Awards Committee Chair and SAG-AFTRA Foundation President JoBeth Williams announced today.

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT).

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 10:58

Los Angeles (Dec. 21, 2015) -- Friday, producers on Chicago Tonight at WTTW-TV in Chicago voted overwhelmingly to join 160,000 media and entertainment professionals in choosing SAG-AFTRA as their union. Produced for broadcast and the Internet, Chicago Tonight is one of the most-respected nightly news programs in Chicago. The full- and part-time producers working on the show voted to become union members at a National Labor Relations Board election.

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 13:49

SAG-AFTRA mourns the loss of Nashville Local member Fred Thompson. He died Nov. 1 at the age of 73 in Nashville after a recurrence of lymphoma.

A member of SAG and AFTRA since 1986 and 2006, respectively, Thompson was well-known for his five-year run on Law and Order as District Attorney Arthur Branch. He also appeared on Days of ThunderThe Hunt for Red October and Die Hard 2. Most recently, he was seen in the 2012 movie Sinister and the 2015 series Allegiance.

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