Nominations Announced for the 12th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS�
Actor� Awards Ceremony will be Simulcast Live on Sunday, Jan. 29, on TNT and TBS at 8 PM ET/PT, 7 PM CT, 6 PM MT
Nominations for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards� for outstanding performances in 2005 in five film and eight primetime television categories were announced this morning in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center�s SilverScreen Theater.
Screen Actors Guild President Alan Rosenberg introduced Ellen Pompeo (Grey�s Anatomy) and Benjamin Bratt (E-Ring), who announced the nominees for this year�s Actors�.
Screen Actors Guild will honor its own at the 12th Annual SAG Awards� ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center, simulcast live nationally on Turner Network Television (TNT) and TBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT, and 6 p.m. MT.
Of the top industry accolades presented to performers, only the Screen Actors Guild Awards� are selected purely by actors� peers. Two randomly selected panels--one for television and one for film--each comprised of 2,100 SAG members from across the United States, chose this year�s Actor� nominees. The secret ballots were mailed Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, by Integrity Voting Systems, the Awards� official teller. Voting was completed by noon Jan. 3, 2006.
Awards ballots will be mailed January 6, 2006. The entire active membership of the Guild across the country will vote on all acting categories. Votes must be received by Integrity Voting Systems by noon Friday, Jan. 27, where results will be tallied and sealed until they are opened by the presenters at the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards� ceremonies on Jan. 29.
The Screen Actors Guild Post-Awards Gala, benefiting the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, will be hosted for the tenth consecutive year by People Magazine and by the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF).
The complete list of nominations for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards� follows. A replay of the announcement will be available for viewing on www.tnt.tv and www.tbs.com.
NOTE TO MEDIA: A downloadable version of this announcement and thumbnails of photos of this year�s nominees with instructions how to request downloadable photos are available to you online at www.sagawards.org