Availability of the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center is enabling the Screen Actors Guild and Turner Network Television (TNT) to move the 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® to Sunday, February 22, 2004 from February 8, 2004 to avoid potential conflict with other industry ceremonies, it was announced by Yale Summers, Chair of the SAG Awards Committee. The 10th Annual presentation of the coveted Actor® statuettes in 2004 will mark the 7th consecutive telecast of the prestigious industry event by TNT. This year’s 9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® will air on TNT on Sunday, March 9, 2003 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. Central, 6 p.m. Mountain.
“We are pleased that the February 22nd date has become available, enabling us to move the 10th Annual SAG Awards™ to a later date in the Awards season and avoid a potential conflict for actors who wish to attend events scheduled for the weekend of February 7-8, 2004,” said Mr. Summers.
The full calendar for the 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® will be released in 2003.
The Screen Actors Guild Awards® honor outstanding performances in five film categories and eight television categories, including the unique ensemble awards, which commend the collaborative performance by a cast in a motion picture and by the ensemble casts of both comedy and dramatic television series. Of the top industry accolades presented to performers, only the Screen Actors Guild Awards® are selected purely by actors’ peers.
Key dates for the 9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® include:
Submissions Opened on Monday, September 23, 2002
Submissions Close on Friday, November 22, 2002
Nominations Announced on Tuesday, January 28, 2003
The 9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® will be executive produced by Jeff Margolis and produced by Kathy Connell. Sandy Shapiro is executive producer for TNT.
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