Alan Alda to receive SAG Lifetime Achievement Award – Nominations Announced for the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® – Megan Mullally to Host on Sunday, Jan. 27

Los Angeles, Calif. – Nominees for the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in film and television of 2018, as well as the nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced this morning at the Pacific Design Center’s SilverScreen Theater in West Hollywood. SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris introduced Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians, Ocean’s Eight) and Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black, the upcoming Bad Hair), who announced the nominees for this year’s Actors® live on TNT, TBS, truTV, tntdrama.com/sag-awards, truTV.com, sagawards.org, and on major social platforms.

Before that announcement, this year’s stunt ensemble action performance nominees were announced by SAG Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and SAG Awards Committee Member Elizabeth McLaughlin during a live webcast on tntdrama.com/sag-awards and sagawards.org.
A replay of both announcements is available for viewing on tntdrama.com/sag-awards. The complete list of 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations follows this notice. About the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC,
will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment, Inc. and nationally simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT).

One of the awards season’s premier events, the SAG Awards annually celebrates the outstanding motion picture
and television performances from the previous calendar year. Of the top industry honors presented to actors,
only the SAG Awards are selected entirely by performers’ peers in SAG-AFTRA. 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.

Alan Alda has been named the 55th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment.

Award-winning actor, writer, director, producer, polymath and advocate for science communication Alan Alda has been named the 55th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. Alda will be presented the performers union’s top accolade at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

Award-winning actor, writer, director, producer, polymath and advocate for science communication Alan Alda has been named the 55th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. Alda will be presented the performers union’s top accolade at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

55TH LIFE ACHIEVEMENT
RECIPIENT, 2018

ALAN ALDA

Given annually to an actor who fosters the “finest ideals of the acting profession,” the SAG Life Achievement Award will join Alda’s exceptional catalog of pre-eminent industry and public honors. His career has earned him induction into the Television Hall of Fame, an Oscar® nomination, six Emmys® (plus an International Emmy® Special Founder’s Award and 29 additional Emmy® nominations), four SAG Award® nominations, six Golden Globes®, four DGA Awards (including the D. W. Griffith Award), the WGA’s Valentine Davis Award, three Tony Award® nominations and more. In fact, he is one of only six people to receive Oscar®, Tony® and Emmy® nominations in the same year. This abbreviated list doesn’t even mention his numerous honors from the scientific community, including most recently the National Academy of Sciences Public Welfare Medal.

Art Photo Credit: © 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC

Megan Mullally to Host the 25th Annual Screen Actors
Guild Awards® on Sunday, Jan. 27
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The SAG Awards® Silver Anniversary show will be simulcast live on
TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT)

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Megan Mullally (Will & GraceWhy Him?) will light up the stage as host of the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. The show will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT).

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 12, 2018) – Multiple SAG Award and Emmy® winner Megan Mullally (Will & GraceWhy Him?) will light up the stage as host of the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. The show will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT).

“We are delighted to have the talented, warm and funny Megan Mullally to host the SAG Awards Silver Anniversary,” Connell said. “This is a very special year, and we are all looking forward to a memorable show.”

“As a frustrated casting director and full-on fangirl of great actors everywhere, I’m over the moon to be a part of the SAG Awards 25th Anniversary,” Mullally said.

Megan Mullally currently stars as “Karen Walker” on NBC’s Will & Grace, for which she so far has received four Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Emmys, and five Golden Globe nominations. The show returned after an 11-year hiatus for a 12-episode revival with the original cast and creative team in 2017 and has already been renewed for two more 18-episode seasons. Her extensive portfolio of projects also includes a recurring role as the evil “Tammy” on Parks and Recreation, the voice of “Aunt Gayle” on Fox’s animated Bob’s Burgers, and guest roles on 30 RockWeb TherapyHappy EndingsTrophy WifeUp All Night, and more.

On the big screen, Mullally most recently starred opposite Bryan Cranston in Why Him?, appeared in the critically acclaimed The Disaster Artist, and starred alongside her husband Nick Offerman in the Bob Byington-directed comedy Infinity Baby. Other film credits include: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Good, Very Bad DaySmashedKings of SummerErnest and CelestineSomebody Up There Likes Me; and GBF

Mullally also recently co-authored the New York Times and LA Times bestselling book, “The Greatest Love Story Ever Told,” with Nick Offerman.

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