Screen Actors Guild Awards Sets 2018 Date

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The nominations submissions process will begin July 10.

The 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, SAG Awards executive producer Kathy Connell said Tuesday.

The ceremony will again be simulcast live on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Submissions for nomination consideration will open July 10 at With the actor's permission, producers, studios/networks, agents, managers or publicists may submit a performance from 2017 for consideration in a category of the actor's choosing. Actors may also submit their own performances. Submissions may only be made online and will close Oct. 23.

Potential members of this year's separate film and television nominating committees will be randomly drawn on March 13 and are required to opt-in by April 14. SAG-AFTRA actor/performers, singers, dancers or stunt performers from around the country who have not served on the same nominating committee in the past eight years and who paid their November 2016 membership dues by Feb. 24 will be eligible.

Nominations voting closes Dec. 10, and nominations will be announced on Dec. 13. All active members of SAG-AFTRA, which last year numbered 121,546, will then vote on winners from among the nominees.

The key deadlines and events are:

Monday, Mar. 13, 2017 - Nominating committees drawn by random sample
Monday, Mar. 20, 2017 - Notification of selection mailed to nominating Committee Members
Friday, April 14, 2017 - Deadline for selected members to opt-in to serve on nominating committees
Monday, July 10, 2017 - Submissions open at
Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 - Period to Request paper final ballots in lieu of online voting begins
Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 - Media Nominations and ceremony credential applications open
Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 - Submissions close at 5 p.m. PT at
Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 - Media Nominations and ceremony credential applications close
Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 - Publicists Nominations credentials applications open
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 - Nominations balloting opens
Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 - Deadline for paying November 2017 dues and/or changing address with SAG-AFTRA to be eligible for final balloting
Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 - Publicists nominations credentials applications close
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 - Records pulled for final balloting
Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 - Nominations balloting closes at 5 p.m. PT
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 - Nominations announced
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 - Publicists ceremony credentials applications open
Tuesday Dec. 19, 2017 - Final voting opens
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 - Publicists ceremony credentials applications close
Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 - Final day to request paper final ballots in lieu of online voting
Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 - Final votes must be cast online or ballots received by the elections firm by 12 Noon PT
Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 - 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

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