SAG-AFTRA to Celebrate the 20th Annual SAG AWARDS with Local Viewing Parties
Thirteen SAG-AFTRA Locals nationwide will host viewing parties for members and invited guests to watch the live telecast of the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® this Saturday, Jan. 18. These events are opportunities for members to cheer on the Actor® nominees for whom they have cast ballots. The actors' biggest night will be simulcast on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT) from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center.
In Los Angeles, a local viewing party for members not attending the ceremony will be held at Regal Cinemas LA Live starting at 4 p.m. Across the country gatherings will be hosted by these locals: Arizona-Utah, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, Nevada, New England, Ohio-Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Seattle.
Many of the viewing parties are free of charge for active members; others charge a nominal fee. Members should refer to the SAG Awards website,sagawards.org/local-parties, or to the local page at sagaftra.org to get more details on times and locations.
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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