26th Screen Actors Guild Awards® Returns to TNT & TBS in New Deal

Jul 25, 2019

26th Screen Actors Guild Awards® Returns to TNT & TBS in New Deal

Key Deadlines and Events Announced

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Annual Telecast moves to Sunday, January 19, 2020

LOS ANGELES (July 25, 2019) – SAG Awards® Executive Producer Kathy Connell today announced that the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT) in a network renewal deal. Key deadlines and dates have also been released for the celebration of excellence, which will honor the outstanding film and television performances of 2019.

“We are thrilled to extend our long relationship with the Screen Actors Guild Awards into 2020,” said Kevin Reilly, Chief Content Officer, HBO Max and president, TNT, TBS, and truTV. “The telecast continues to be a high point of entertainment in our new lineup of programming.”

“Over the past 20 plus years we have built a strong relationship with TNT and we are excited to move forward with them as our partners into this new television landscape,” said SAG Awards Executive Producer Kathy Connell.

Submissions for nomination consideration for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will open on Monday, July 29, 2019. Submissions will close on Monday, October 21, 2019.  With the actor’s permission, producers, studios/networks, agents, managers, or publicists may submit a performance from 2019 for consideration in a category of the actor’s choosing. Actors may also submit their own performances. All submissions must be submitted online at sagawards.org/submissions.

Nominations for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be announced on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

Upcoming key deadlines and events leading to the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are:  

Monday, July 29, 2019
Submissions Open at sagawards.org/submissions

Monday, September 30, 2019
Period to Request Paper Final Ballots in Lieu of Online Voting Begins

Monday, October 7, 2019
Media Credential Applications Open

Monday, October 21, 2019
Submissions Close at 5 p.m. (PT)

Friday, November 1, 2019
Media Credential Applications Close at 5 p.m. (PT)

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Nominations Balloting Opens

Monday, December 2, 2019
Deadline for Paying November 2019 Dues and/or Changing Address with SAG-AFTRA to be Eligible for Final Balloting

Friday, December 6, 2019
Records Pulled for Final Balloting

Sunday, December 8, 2019
Nominations Balloting Closes at 5 p.m. (PT)

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Nominations Announced

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Publicists Credentials Applications Open

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Final Voting Opens

Friday, January 3, 2020
Final Day to Request Paper Final Ballots in Lieu of Online Voting

Friday, January 10, 2020
Publicists Credentials Applications Close at 5 p.m. (PT)

Friday, January 17, 2020
Final Votes Must be Cast Online or Ballots Received by the Elections Firm by 12 Noon (PT)

Sunday, January 19, 2020
26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards


About the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

The 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, 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, January 19, 2020, at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). For more information about the SAG Awards, SAG-AFTRA, TNT and TBS, visit sagawards.org/about.

Thumbnails of the photos and graphics available for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are at https://www.sagawards.org/media/newsinfo/photos-and-artwork

 
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