The 2021 SAG Awards are finally taking place on Sunday.
After COVID-19 delays – and being bumped by the Grammys – the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards is dramatically changing course. Instead of its annual live show at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium, this year’s awards show will head into the stars’ homes for a pre-taped one-hour special.
The SAG Awards will lean into its signature “I Am an Actor” declaration that has become a beloved show-opening staple. This year presenters and winners have been filmed at their homes giving humorous, often inspiring stories of becoming a working actor.
The show will even kick off with a filmed locker room pep talk made for the SAG Awards by Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis).
Here’s what you need to know about Sunday’s reimagined SAG Awards.
SAG Award leaders: ‘Trial of the Chicago 7,’ ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ ‘Minari,’ ‘Ma Rainey’
Glenn Close poses with her SAG Award for "The Wife" in 2019. Close is nominated for supporting actress for "Hillbilly Elegy" along with
Yuh-jung Youn for "Minari," Soonja Maria Bakalova in "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," Olivia Colman in "The Father" and
Helena Zengel in "News of the World." (Photo: DAN MacMEDAN/USA TODAY)
How do we watch the show?
The SAG Awards be simulcast on TNT and TBS at 9 EDT/6 PDT with a TNT encore airing at 11 EDT/ 8 PDT. Cable subscribers can also watch the SAG Awards live using the networks’ websites, mobile apps and connected device apps such as Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
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