Press Releases

Press Releases
Sun, 01/29/2012 - 19:33

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2012) - Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2011 at the “18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The “18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” was simulcast live coast-to-coast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). An encore presentation was telecast on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET) / 7 p.m. (PT).

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Sat, 01/28/2012 - 17:03

LOS ANGELES (January 28, 2012) — Screen Actors Guild National President Ken Howard released the following statement regarding the AFTRA National Board vote on the proposed merger with Screen Actors Guild:

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Fri, 01/27/2012 - 18:52

LOS ANGELES (January 27, 2012) – The Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors today voted overwhelmingly to approve and recommend a plan to merge with AFTRA. The board met in a regularly scheduled plenary meeting in the James Cagney Board Room at the Guild’s Los Angeles headquarters and voted after reviewing a merger package put forward by the SAG and AFTRA Group for One Union (G1) that includes a Merger Agreement and Constitution.

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Mon, 01/23/2012 - 16:58

Award-Winning Actor to Raise Awareness, Funding for Actors’ Charity

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Fri, 01/20/2012 - 11:29

The following statement was issued by the American Federation of Musicians (AFM), American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada (IATSE), Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT):  

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Fri, 01/20/2012 - 09:48

TNT.tv, TBS.com and PEOPLE.com ’s 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
Red Carpet Pre-Show Streams Live Sunday, Jan. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. ET / 3 to 5 p.m. PT

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Mon, 01/16/2012 - 08:19

LOS ANGELES (January 16, 2012) -- The AFTRA and SAG Group for One Union (G1) met for nine days in Los Angeles to continue the process of creating a successor union to SAG and AFTRA. After productive discussions and reaching consensus, a Merger Package was approved by the G1 to send to the respective boards of AFTRA and SAG for approval. The SAG National Board of Directors will meet on Jan. 27 and 28 to review and vote on the package, which includes a Merger Agreement and Constitution. The AFTRA National Board of Directors will meet on Jan. 28 and, if needed, Jan.

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Wed, 01/11/2012 - 17:31

Los Angeles and New York City (January 12, 2012) — I AM PWD, a tri-union partnership to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in the media, marked the end of its three-year campaign Wednesday, January 11 with a bi-coastal industry summit held via videoconference.

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Sat, 01/07/2012 - 08:58

Los Angeles (January 6, 2012) -- Screen Actors Guild today released the following statement:

Earlier today the lawsuit against IMDb.com and its parent company was amended to identify the plaintiff by her name, Huang Hoang. Screen Actors Guild applauds the determination and courage of the plaintiff in standing up to fight the unfair and abusive practice of publishing actors’ private information online without their consent.

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Fri, 01/06/2012 - 13:28

SAG Awards® will be Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT)
 
LOS ANGELES (January 6, 2012) – Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray, stars of TNT's new series "Dallas," will be presenters at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer and Director Jeff Margolis announced today.

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Thu, 12/15/2011 - 09:31

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 15, 2011) – The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, AFL-CIO – a national union of more than 70,000 recording artists, broadcasters, actors, singers, dancers and other performers who work across the spectrum of media industries including television, radio, cable, sound recordings and digital media – announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with the recording industry on a new, successor agreement to AFTRA National Code of Fair Practice for Sound Recordings. The current Sound Recordings Code is scheduled to expire on Dec.

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Wed, 12/14/2011 - 07:37

Actor® Awards Ceremony will be Simulcast Live on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012
on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT)

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Tue, 12/13/2011 - 12:38

SAG Awards® to be Simulcast Sunday, Jan. 29 on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT)

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Fri, 12/09/2011 - 09:37

LOS ANGELES (December 09, 2011) – Presented by Luxury Living, FENDI CASA, the home design collection for the international luxury brand FENDI, will dress the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Green Room sponsored by Graff Diamonds for the second consecutive year, SAG Awards Committee Chair and SAG Foundation President JoBeth Williams announced today. The backstage area will be transformed into an elegant and luxurious retreat in which presenters can relax and prepare for their moments onstage.

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Thu, 12/08/2011 - 13:41

Tickets to the SAG Awards®, Red Carpet Fan Bleacher Seats, Autographed Celebrity Collectibles, Sporting Event Tickets and Astounding Experiences will be Auctioned to the Public at www.sagawards.org/auction to Benefit the SAG Foundation

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Wed, 12/07/2011 - 09:30

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 7, 2011) – The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, AFL-CIO – a national union of more than 70,000 performers, recording artists and broadcast professionals – will be hosting an important panel discussion about digital theft, which costs the entertainment industry an estimated 300,000 jobs and $16 billion dollars annually.

The panel, “Protect Your Money, Ensure Your Future – AFTRA Addresses Digital Theft,” will be held Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the AFTRA Frank Maxwell Boardroom at 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles.

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Wed, 12/07/2011 - 09:14

Actor® Nominations Announcement to be Telecast Live on TNT and Webcast
on tnt.tv and tbs.com Wednesday, December 14 at 9 a.m. (ET)/ 6 a.m. (PT)

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Thu, 12/01/2011 - 10:54

SAG Awards® will be Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on
Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT)

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Wed, 11/30/2011 - 14:15

ANALYSIS OF NEW BLS DATA SHOWS CREDITS BOOST JOBS AND INVESTMENT
Production Applications up 66% in 2011; Industry Responsible for 141,000 Jobs

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Wed, 11/23/2011 - 09:10

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 23, 2011) --- The following is a statement from AFTRA, the union that represents actors on "One Life to Live" and "All My Children":

"AFTRA was deeply disappointed to read that the executives at Prospect Park have decided to suspend their efforts to produce the long-running and popular daytime serials, One Life to Live and All My Children, via online distribution.

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Tue, 11/15/2011 - 14:38

LOS ANGELES (November 15, 2011) - Regina King, star of TNT’s critically acclaimed drama series “Southland,” will serve as social media ambassador for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® airing live on TNT and TBS Sunday, Jan. 29. Through posts on Twitter and Facebook, King will serve as the online face for the awards, giving viewers unprecedented access to behind-the-scenes moments during the weeks building up to the show, as well as from the red carpet.

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Tue, 11/15/2011 - 14:38

LOS ANGELES (November 15, 2011) - Regina King, star of TNT’s critically acclaimed drama series “Southland,” will serve as social media ambassador for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® airing live on TNT and TBS Sunday, Jan. 29. Through posts on Twitter and Facebook, King will serve as the online face for the awards, giving viewers unprecedented access to behind-the-scenes moments during the weeks building up to the show, as well as from the red carpet.

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Mon, 11/14/2011 - 16:30

Los Angeles (Nov. 14, 2011) — Screen Actors Guild today joined hundreds of concerned businesses, brand owners, associations and not-for-profit organizations in expressing deep concern over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) proposed expansion of its generic Top-Level Domains (gTLD) program.

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Mon, 11/14/2011 - 09:09

AFTRA Joins ANA, IAB, DMA, AAF, 4A’s, WFA in Opposing Program and Refuting Purported Benefits

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