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.
Final voting information was mailed to 116,741 eligible SAG-AFTRA members on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2015. The nominees for performances in 2015, including the SAG Awards’ distinctive ensemble honors, were chosen by two nominating panels — one for television and one for film — each composed of 2,200 randomly selected SAG-AFTRA members from across the United States. Nominations for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced on Dec. 9 by Anna Faris (“Mom,” “The House Bunny”) and Anthony Mackie (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “The Hurt Locker”) at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.
SAG-AFTRA members in good standing may vote on all categories. In keeping with the SAG Awards’ commitment to sustainable practices, online voting is encouraged and paper ballots were available only upon request.
The growing roster of actors who will honor their colleagues at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards includes Patricia Arquette, Abraham Attah, Jason Bateman, Priyanka Chopra, Bryan Cranston, Taye Diggs, Idris Elba, Anna Faris, Tina Fey, Tony Hale, Jon Hamm, Corey Hawkins, SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard, O’Shea Jackson, Jr., Michael Keaton, Keegan Michael Key, Diane Lane, Brie Larson, Eva Longoria, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Anthony Mackie, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren, Jason Mitchell, Julianne Moore, Pedro Pascal, Amy Poehler, Eddie Redmayne, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Susan Sarandon, Sarah Silverman, J.K. Simmons, Jacob Tremblay, Kristen Wiig and more to be announced.
About the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment, Inc. and simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). TBS and TNT subscribers will also be able to watch the SAG Awards live through the networks' websites and mobile apps. In addition, TNT will present a primetime encore of the ceremony immediately following the live presentation. For more information about the SAG Awards®, SAG-AFTRA, TNT and TBS, visit sagawards.org/about.
Prior to the televised ceremony, honorees for outstanding television and film stunt ensemble action performances will be announced from the red carpet during the SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show, which will be webcast live on sagawards.tntdrama.com, sagawards.org and People.com beginning at 6 p.m. (ET) / 3 p.m. (PT).
One of the awards season’s premier events, the SAG Awards® annually celebrates the outstanding motion pictures and television performances from the previous calendar year. Of the top industry honors presented to actors, only the SAG Awards are selected entirely by performers’ peers in SAG-AFTRA. Members in good standing eligible to vote this year number 116,741. The SAG Awards was the first televised awards show to acknowledge the work of union members and the first to present awards to motion picture casts and television ensembles.
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