The annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will stream live on Netflix globally beginning in 2024.
The announcement comes before the SAG Award nominees for individual, cast and ensemble performances, which will be revealed at 7 a.m. PT by Ashley Park and Haley Lu Richardson. SAG-AFTRA president Fran Drescher will introduce SAG Awards committee members Jason George and Elizabeth McLaughlin as they present the nominees for action performances by film and television stunt ensembles.
“We are thrilled to embark on this exciting new partnership with Netflix, and we look forward to expanding the global audience for our show,” SAG-AFTRA national executive director Duncan Crabtree-Ireland said in a statement. “As the only televised awards program exclusively honoring the performances of actors, whose work is admired by millions of fans, the SAG Awards are a unique and cherished part of the entertainment universe.”
The yearly awards presentation debuted on NBC in 1995 but has since moved to TNT and, more recently, TBS. SAG-AFTRA stated in May that its collaboration with TNT was ending.
The 29th Annual SAG awards, which will honor the best performances in movies and television in 2022, will be televised online on Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. With this new agreement, Netflix has promised to stream the program on its YouTube account and to use a variety of its social media platforms to advertise the occasion.
“The SAG Awards are beloved by the creative community and viewers alike, and now even more fans around the world will be able to celebrate these talented actors,” said Netflix’s head of global TV Bela Bajaria. “As we begin to explore live streaming on Netflix, we look forward to partnering with SAG-AFTRA to elevate and expand this special ceremony as a global live event in 2024 and the years to come.”