Press Releases

Press Releases
Tue, 03/29/2011 - 10:47

CALL FOR ENTRIES for Productions that Depict True Diversity

DEADLINE is May 20, 2011

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Wed, 03/23/2011 - 14:44

Screen Actors Guild's National Women’s Committee and the SAG Foundation
Present
“Conversations with Phylicia Rashad - A Woman of Distinction: Her Story”
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Event: 6 p.m., Monday, March 28 - SAG Foundation Actors Center

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Thu, 03/10/2011 - 18:26

Los Angeles (March 10, 2011) - Screen Actors Guild member Tony Shalhoub (Monk, How Do You Know) will travel to Madison, Wisconsin to rally with other union members at the state capitol in support of Wisconsin workers on Saturday afternoon, March 12.

Shalhoub, a native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, is a Screen Actors Guild Award- and Emmy Award-winner.

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Thu, 03/10/2011 - 10:36

Union Announces Other Recent Key Staff Hires and Appointments

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Tue, 03/01/2011 - 10:48

NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES (March 1, 2011) - Following a thorough renovation made possible by contributions from the Actors’ Equity Foundation, AFTRA Foundation and Screen Actors Guild Foundation, New York’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) office re-opened on Friday, Feb. 4.

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Wed, 02/23/2011 - 15:57

Los Angeles (February 23, 2011) — In commemoration of Black History Month, Screen Actors Guild National Ethnic Employment Opportunities Committee and SAG Affirmative Action & Diversity will present events today in Los Angeles and New York celebrating the history and accomplishments of African Americans in film and television.

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Wed, 02/23/2011 - 10:34

DETROIT (Feb. 23, 2011) – The Detroit Local of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, AFL-CIO (AFTRA), today released the following statement from Detroit Local President Jayne Bower, supporting embattled local American Federation of Musicians members who have been on strike for more than 20 weeks in an effort to secure a successor agreement with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra:

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Tue, 02/22/2011 - 19:20

Los Angeles (February 22, 2011) – In national voting completed today, members of Screen Actors Guild cast their ballots to approve a new, three-year contract covering basic cable live action programming.

The new pact goes into effect July 1, 2011, and will remain in force until June 30, 2014.

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Sun, 02/20/2011 - 10:35

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 20, 2011) - The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists today released the following statement from National President Roberta Reardon supporting the efforts of public sector union members in Wisconsin, Ohio and other parts of the nation who are struggling to protect their basic right to collective bargaining:

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Wed, 02/16/2011 - 15:41

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 16, 2011) – The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) — a national union of more than 70,000 professional performers, recording artists and broadcasters working in the entertainment and news media — today announced the recipients of the AFTRA Foundation’s 2011 AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards (The AMEES).

Receiving honors will be Spanish-language Dodgers broadcaster Jaime Jarrin, “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh and recording artist David Crosby.

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Tue, 02/15/2011 - 18:16

***MEDIA ALERT***

Screen Actors Guild and the SAG National Ethnic Employment Opportunities Committee Presents
“The Black Hollywood Experience: Our History… Our Future”

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Wed, 02/09/2011 - 12:30

Los Angeles (February 9, 2011) - Screen Actors Guild announced today that actors Dan Fitzgerald of the Florida Branch and Will Lyman of the Boston Branch will be the co-recipients of the 3rd Annual Howard Keel Award for their significant contributions to the Guild. The Howard Keel Award is the highest honor given by the Screen Actors Guild Regional Branch Division, and will be presented in May at the Regional Branch Division's annual Regional Branch Conference in Orlando, Florida.

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Thu, 01/27/2011 - 15:47

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

LOS ANGELES (January 27, 2011) Jason Bateman, Jon Hamm, Nicole Kidman, Jeremy Renner, Sofia Vergara and Robin Wright will be presenters at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today. 

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Thu, 01/27/2011 - 13:03

LOS ANGELES, (January 27, 2011) -- Screen Actors Guild's member service offerings just got another big boost with the online debut of the Guild’s Foreign Royalties Tracker.
 

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Wed, 01/26/2011 - 12:30

Tim Conway to Introduce Tribute to SAG’s 47th Life Achievement Award Recipient Ernest Borgnine 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

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Mon, 01/24/2011 - 17:16

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

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Mon, 01/24/2011 - 17:16

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

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Sun, 01/23/2011 - 20:54

SAG National Board of Directors Convenes by Video Conference In Los Angeles and New York
  
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, (January 23, 2011) -- The Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors today met via regularly scheduled one-day videoconference in Los Angeles and New York.
 

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Sat, 01/22/2011 - 14:18

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK (Jan. 22, 2011) – The National Board of Directors of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA, AFL-CIO) met today by videoconference plenary in Los Angeles and New York and overwhelmingly passed a resolution formally authorizing AFTRA leadership to continue working with Screen Actors Guild in the Presidents’ Forum for One Union and its “Listening Tour” between now and the Board’s next regular meeting on May 14. Today’s vote marks the first time the AFTRA National Board has officially acted on the Presidents’ Forum.

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Fri, 01/21/2011 - 16:06

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

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Fri, 01/21/2011 - 16:02

Auction Will Benefit the SAG Foundation’s Public Children’s Literacy Programs

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Fri, 01/21/2011 - 15:57

SAG Awards® will be Simulcast on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2011

Los Angeles (Jan. 21, 2011) – The Actor® statuettes—which this year’s 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honorees will receive for outstanding performances in 2010 in five film and eight primetime television categories—have been cast in solid bronze at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, California.

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Thu, 01/20/2011 - 16:09

The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Simulcast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 30, 2011

LOS ANGELES (January 20, 2011) – Rosario Dawson, Angie Harmon, Eva Longoria, Hilary Swank, Betty White and Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard will be presenters at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today. 

Currently starring in the feature film “Unstoppable,” Rosario Dawson announced the nominations for this year’s SAG Awards along with Angie Harmon.

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Fri, 01/14/2011 - 16:12

Los Angeles (January 14, 2011) – In national voting completed today, members of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Screen Actors Guild voted overwhelmingly to approve a new, three-year contract covering theatrical and television production under the Producer-Screen Actors Guild Basic Agreement and Television Agreement, Exhibit A to the AFTRA Network Television Code and the CW Supplement, which applies to both unions.

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Fri, 01/07/2011 - 15:23

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 7, 2011) - The evening before Screen Actors Guild® bestows its highest honor – the Life Achievement Award – on Ernest Borgnine, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will pay tribute to the memorable character actor with an evening of great performances.  TCM’s tribute to Borgnine will take place Saturday, Jan. 29, beginning at 8 p.m. (ET), less than a week after the Oscar®-winning star’s 94th birthday.  The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® http://www.sagawards.org will premiere live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 30, at 8 p.m.

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