Voting for 20th Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS Closes Tomorrow
Balloting for this year's Actor® recipients will close tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 17, at Noon (PT). Final voting information was mailed to eligible SAG-AFTRA members on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. Ballots will be returned tomorrow to Integrity Voting Systems, where results will be tallied and sealed until the envelopes are opened onstage by the presenters at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 18.
The nominees for performances in 2013, including the distinctive ensemble awards and the stunt ensemble honors were chosen by two separate film and television nominating panels, each comprised of 2,200 members from across the United States that were randomly selected last spring and announced the morning of December 11, 2013 in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center's SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood. Eligible SAG-AFTRA members across the country, numbering approximately 100,000 actors, will choose the recipients in all categories.
The growing roster of actors who will honor their colleagues at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® includes Ben Affleck, Sasha Alexander, Don Cheadle, Benedict Cumberbatch, Matt Damon, Robert De Niro, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Morgan Freeman, Jennifer Garner, Clark Gregg, Tom Hanks, SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard, Mindy Kaling, Jennifer Lawrence, Jared Leto, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Marsden, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson, Julia Roberts, Elisabeth Röhm, Kevin Spacey, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Kerry Washington, Forest Whitaker, and Oprah Winfrey.
The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, one of the awards season's premier events, will honor outstanding performances from 2013 in five film categories and eight television categories, including the distinctive ensemble awards. This year's Actor® recipients will be announced at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center during a live simulcast on TNT and TBS on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). A Primetime encore presentation will follow immediately on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET) / 7 p.m. (PT). A live stream of the SAG Awards can also be viewed online onsagawards.tntdrama.com and tbs.com, as well as through the Watch TBS and Watch TNT apps for iOS or Android. (Viewers must sign in using their TV provider user name and password in order to view the live stream.)
Prior to the televised ceremony, recipients of the honors for television and film stunt ensembles will be announced from the red carpet during theSAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-show hosted by PEOPLE Magazine's Deputy Managing Editor Peter Castro and TNT Correspondent Danielle Demski, which will be webcast live on sagawards.tntdrama.com, tbs.com and People.com beginning at 6 p.m. (ET) / 3 p.m. (PT).
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