SAG Awards: 'Downton Abbey' Wins Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

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The 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards took place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday evening.

The cast of PBS’ Downton Abbey was awarded outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series on Sunday night.

Five members of the series' ensemble — Phyllis Logan, Laura Carmichael, Allen Leech, Sophie McShera and Joanne Froggatt — took to the stage to accept the award in a relay-style acceptance speech.

The cast of PBS’ Downton Abbey was awarded outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series on Sunday night.

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Five members of the series' ensemble — Phyllis Logan, Laura Carmichael, Allen Leech, Sophie McShera and Joanne Froggatt — took to the stage to accept the award in a relay-style acceptance speech.

"Thank you so much to the Screen Actors Guild, SAG-AFTRA, for this — the best bad boy/bad girl award ever," Logan started. "And in the spirit of ensemble …"

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The actress then passed on the statuette to castmate Carmichael, who shared: "I just want to say — on behalf of all of us — a big thank-you to the woman who put this big ensemble cast together, our amazing casting director Jill Trevellick. You changed our lives. Thank you so much."

Downton Abbey last won the award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series in 2013.

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The show was nominated alongside Netflix’s House of Cards, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, HBO’s Game of Thrones and Showtime’s Homeland.

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