The 16th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be held Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 — the first time since 2005 that the kudoscast has not taken place on a Sunday. Originally, next year's show was slated for Sunday, Jan. 31.
The announcement from SAG cited "scheduling conflicts" for the day change, but did not specify what exactly influenced the switch. Sources tell TVGuide.com that the 2010 Winter Olympics, to be held that February in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, may have played a small role in the decision.
As always, the Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast on TNT and TBS.
Screen Actors Guild Awards
8 pm/ET TNT
Here's some pure peer pressure! Thespians honor their artistic peers for outstanding film and TV performances at the 15th annual glitzfest from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles. The centerpiece of the evening promises to be a salute to James Earl Jones (he of the iconic, resonant voice and a veteran of stage, film and television), who is slated to receive the Life Achievement Award. Presenters include Christina Applegate, Angela Bassett, Jon Hamm, John Krasinski, Eric McCormack and Kyra Sedgwick. Read on for previews of The Last Templar, Loving Leah, American Dad and The L Word.
Despite crumbling contract negotiations with producers and an ongoing, political tug-of-war over direction and leadership, the Screen Actors Guild promises its awards show will be as glamorous as ever.
This Sunday, the actors will get a break from the guild's struggles to get gussied up and hand out winners' statues, when the 15th SAG Awards take place in Los Angeles (8 pm/ET, TNT and TBS).
"This is the one night when actors get together to celebrate each other. That's the purpose of our show," producer Kathy Connell told TVGuide.com.
The event will get an aesthetic update with the Shrine's stage designed to look like...
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