The 29th SAG Awards: A Night of Celebration and Recognition for Actors’ Performances

SAG Awards

The Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards) is an annual ceremony that recognizes outstanding performances in film and television by members of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA).

Additionally, the award is considered one of the most prestigious in the entertainment industry and has been awarded since 1995.

Usually taking place in January or February, the ceremony is live-broadcast on television. The 2,500 randomly chosen SAG-AFTRA members who make up the SAG Awards Nominating Committee choose the nominees. 

Each SAG-AFTRA member casts a secret ballot to determine the winners.

The SAG Awards are known for their unique format in which the actors who are members of SAG-AFTRA vote for the winners themselves. This format distinguishes his SAG Awards from other awards ceremonies that are often decided by critics and industry insiders.

Awards ceremonies are also known for their star-studded red carpet, making awards ceremonies a must-see event for many celebrities.

Since the SAG Awards are thought to be a reliable predictor of who will be nominated for and who will win the Academy Awards, the ceremony is extensively covered by the media and is regarded as a significant event in the entertainment business.

The SAG Awards are a great way for actors to get recognition for their work and for viewers to get a glimpse of some of the industry’s most talented actors.

Awards ceremonies are always nights of celebration and entertainment, and winners are always grateful for recognition from their peers.

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Awards Show

On Wednesday, the nominations for the 29th SAG Awards were revealed, and a number of gifted actors and actresses were honored for their exceptional work in both film and television.

The nominees were revealed by Emily In Paris star Ashley Park and Haley Lu Richardson from HBO’s hit series The White Lotus, during an Instagram live stream.

The SAG Awards ceremony will occur on Sunday, February 26 and will be broadcast live on Netflix’s YouTube channel. This is a change from previous years, as the ceremony will now be streamed globally on Netflix from 2024. 

This move to Netflix will allow for a global audience to watch the ceremony, and provides a new way for actors to get recognition for their performances.

The nominees for the 29th SAG Awards are a diverse group of actors and actresses who have delivered outstanding performances in both film and television. The nominees include many familiar faces, as well as some newcomers who have made a splash in the industry. 

The SAG Awards are known for recognizing both established and emerging talent, making it a great platform for actors to showcase their abilities.

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SAG Awards List

Television Awards

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Steve Carell, “The Patient”

Taron Edgerton, “Blackbird”

Sam Elliott, “1883”

Paul Walter Houser, “Blackbird”

Evan Peters, “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Emily Blunt, “The English”

Jessica Chastain, “George & Tammy”

Julia Garner, “Inventing Anna”

Niecy Nash-Betts, “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story”

Amanda Seyfried, “The Dropout”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series

Jonathan Banks, “Better Call Saul”

Jason Bateman, “Ozark”

Jeff Bridges, “The Old Man”

Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”

Adam Scott, “Severance”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series

Jennifer Coolidge, “The White Lotus”

Elizabeth Debicki, “The Crown”

Julia Garner, “Ozark”

Laura Linney, “Ozark”

Zendaya, “Euphoria”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Carrigan, “Barry”

Bill Hader, “Barry”

Steve Martin, “Only Murders in the Building”

Martin Short, “Only Murders in the Building”

Jeremy Allen White, “The Bear”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series

Christina Applegate, “Dead to Me”

Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Quinta Brunson, “Abbott Elementary”

Jenna Ortega, “Wednesday”

Jean Smart, “Hacks”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

“Better Call Saul”

“The Crown”

“Ozark”

“Severance”

“The White Lotus”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

“Abbott Elementary”

“Barry”

“The Bear”

“Hacks”

“Only Murders in the Building”

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series

“Andor”

“The Boys”

“House of the Dragon”

“Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”

“Stranger Things”

Motion Picture Awards

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Austin Butler, “Elvis”

Colin Farrell, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Brendan Fraser, “The Whale”

Bill Nighy, “Living”

Adam Sandler, “The Hustle”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Cate Blanchett, “TÁR”

Viola Davis, “The Woman King”

Ana de Armas, “Blonde”

Danielle Deadwyler, “Till”

Michelle Yeoh, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Paul Dano, “The Fabelmans”

Brendan Gleeson, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Barry Keoghan, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Ke Huy Quan, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Eddie Redmayne, “The Good Nurse”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Angela Bassett, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

Hong Chau, “The Whale”

Kerry Condon, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Jamie-Lee Curtis, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Stephanie Hsu, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

“Babylon”

“The Banshees of Inisherin”

“Everything Everywhere All at Once”

“The Fabelmans”

“Women Talking”

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

“Avatar: The Way of Water”

“The Batman”

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

“Top Gun: Maverick”

“The Woman King”

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