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[03/07/17 - 09:01 AM]
The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Ceremony Will Be January 21, 2018
The annual celebration of outstanding performances in film and television will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS.

[via press release from SAG]

The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Ceremony Will Be January 21, 2018

TNT and TBS Will Live Simulcast the Sunday Event

Key Dates and Deadlines for the 24th Annual Actors(R) Celebration of Excellence Announced

SAG Awards(R) Executive Producer Kathy Connell today announced the key deadlines and dates leading up to the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R). The annual celebration of outstanding performances in film and television will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT).

The 23rd Annual SAG Awards were a ratings success

This year, TNT and TBS's telecasts of the SAG Awards drew more than 5 million viewers and scored tremendous audience growth compared to last year, including increases of +50% among adults 18-49, +45% among adults 18-34 and +33% among total viewers. Social media engagement also saw significant growth this year, with the number of SAG Awards-related posts increasing by +53% on Twitter and +68% on Facebook, compared to last year.

Submissions for 24th SAG Award consideration open July 10

Submissions for nomination consideration for the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will open on Monday, July 10, 2017, at sagawards.org/submissions. With the actor's permission, producers, studios/networks, agents, managers, or publicists may submit a performance from 2017 for consideration in a category of the actor's choosing. Actors may also submit their own performances. Submissions may only be made online and will close on Monday, Oct. 23.

Nominating committees to be chosen on March 13

Of the top industry honors presented to actors, only the SAG Awards are selected entirely by performers' peers in SAG-AFTRA. Potential members of this year's separate film and television nominating committees - now grown to 2500 members each - will be randomly drawn on March 13, 2017, and are required to opt-in by April 14. SAG-AFTRA actor/performers, singers, dancers or stunt performers from around the country who have not served on the same nominating committee in the past eight years and who paid their November 2016 membership dues by Feb. 24, 2017, will be eligible.

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.

Nominations voting closes Dec. 10

Nominations voting will close on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at 5 p.m. PT. Nominations will be announced on Wednesday, Dec. 13th. Once nominees are selected, all active members of SAG-AFTRA may cast votes to determine who will receive the coveted Actor(R) statuettes for this year's outstanding performances. Last year's voting body numbered 121,546 SAG-AFTRA members.

Credential application dates set

Media credential applications for the nominations announcement and ceremony open on Monday, Oct. 2 and close Monday, Oct. 30. Publicists credential applications for the nominations announcement open on Monday, Nov. 6 and close Friday, Dec. 1. Publicists credential applications for the awards ceremony open on Thursday, Dec. 14 and close Friday, Jan. 5

Key Dates

Upcoming key deadlines and events leading to the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are:

Monday, Mar. 13, 2017

Nominating Committees Drawn by Random Sample

Monday, Mar. 20, 2017

Notification of Selection Mailed to Nominating Committee Members

Friday, Apr.14, 2017

Deadline for Selected Members to Opt-in to Serve on Nominating Committees

Monday, July 10, 2017

Submissions Open at sagawards.org/submissions

Monday, Oct. 2, 2017

Period to Request Paper Final Ballots in Lieu of Online Voting Begins

Monday, Oct. 2, 2017

Media Nominations and Ceremony Credential Applications Open

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

Submissions Close at 5 p.m. PT at sagawards.org/submissions

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

Media Nominations and Ceremony Credential Applications Close

Monday, Nov. 6, 2017

Publicists Nominations Credentials Applications Open

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

Nominations Balloting Opens

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

Deadline for Paying November 2017 Dues and/or Changing Address with SAG-AFTRA to be Eligible for Final Balloting

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

Publicists Nominations Credentials Applications Close

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

Records Pulled for Final Balloting

Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017

Nominations Balloting Closes at 5 p.m. PT

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

Nominations Announced

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

Publicists Ceremony Credentials Applications Open

Tuesday Dec. 19, 2017

Final Voting Opens

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

Publicists Ceremony Credentials Applications Close

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

Final Day to Request Paper Final Ballots in Lieu of Online Voting

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018

Final Votes Must be Cast Online or Ballots Received by the Elections Firm by 12 Noon PT

Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018

24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)

About the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)

The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment. Inc. and will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). For more information about the SAG Awards(R), SAG-AFTRA, TNT and TBS, visit sagawards.org/about.

Thumbnails of the photos and graphics available for the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are at sagawards.org/media-pr/photos-and-artwork.





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