Baldwin, Bridges, Duhamel, LL COOL J, Monteith, Poehler to Present at SAG Awards®

Baldwin, Bridges, Duhamel, LL COOL J, Monteith, Poehler to Present at SAG Awards®

Alec Baldwin, Jeff Bridges, Josh Duhamel, LL COOL J, Cory Monteith and Amy Poehler to Present
at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

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SAG Awards® to be Simulcast Sunday, Jan. 30 on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT

LOS ANGELES (January 21, 2011) – Alec Baldwin, Jeff Bridges, Josh Duhamel, LL COOL J, Cory Monteith and Amy Poehler will be presenters at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today.  They join previously announced presenters Rosario Dawson, Angie Harmon, Eva Longoria, Hilary Swank, Betty White and SAG President Ken Howard in honoring their colleagues at this year’s Actors® ceremony.

Five-time Actor® recipient Alec Baldwin is nominated again this year for his leading role as Jack Donaghy in the NBC comedy “30 Rock,” and his performance as a member of the show’s ensemble.  His previous SAG Awards were for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for “30 Rock.”

Actor® recipient for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in “Crazy Heart,” Jeff Bridges is currently nominated for his lead role as Rooster Cogburn in “True Grit.”  Bridges is also currently starring in Disney’s “Tron: Legacy.”

LL COOL J currently stars as Special Agent Sam Hanna on CBS’s “NCIS: Los Angeles.”

Josh Duhamel most recently starred in “Life as We Know It” opposite Katherine Heigl. He recently completed filming the upcoming feature film “Transformers: Dark of the Moon.”

Actor® recipient for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in the Fox comedy “Glee,” Cory Monteith is currently nominated again for his ensemble performance.

Amy Poehler currently stars as Pawnee, Indiana bureaucrat Leslie Knope on NBC’s “Parks & Recreation.”
    
The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® ceremony will be simulcast live coast-to-coast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 at 8 p.m. (ET), 7 p.m. (CT), 6 p.m. (MT) and 5 p.m. (PT) from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. An encore presentation will air on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET) 9 p.m. (CT), 8 p.m. (MT) and 7 p.m. (PT). Prior to the televised ceremony, the SAG honors for television and film stunt ensembles will be announced during the live tnt.tv and tbs.com webcasts from the red carpet which begin at 6 p.m. (ET)/3 p.m. (PT).

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 http://sagawards.org/about.

Contact: Tosha Whitten Griggs
twgriggs@sagawards.org
(310) 235-1030