SAG Awards pushed to 2021

(SAG Awards will happen in March, 2021)

SAG Awards® Executive Producer Kathy Connell today announced that the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® will now take place on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT).Key deadlines and dates have also been released for the celebration of excellence in film and television.

With this new show date, the SAG Awards is extending its eligibility period by two months. Motion pictures, primetime television, cable, and new media programs first exhibited or broadcast during the period of January 1, 2020 – February 28, 2021 may qualify.

Submissions for nomination consideration for the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will open Monday, September 21, 2020 and will close Friday, November 20, 2020

With the actor’s permission, producers, studios/networks, agents, managers, or publicists may submit a performance for consideration in a category of the actor’s choosing.

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Nominations for the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be announced on Thursday, February 4, 2021.

Upcoming key deadlines and events leading to the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are:

Monday, September 21, 2020
Submissions Open at

Friday, November 20, 2020
Submissions Close at 5 p.m. (PT)

Monday, January 11, 2021
Nominations Voting Opens

Monday, February 1, 2021
Nominations Voting Closes at 12 Noon (PT)
Deadline for Paying November 2020 Dues and/or Changing Address with SAG-AFTRA to be Eligible for Final Balloting

Thursday, February 4, 2021
27th SAG Awards Nominations Announced
Records Pulled for Final Balloting

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 
Final Voting Opens

Friday, February 26, 2021
Final Day to Request Paper Final Ballots in Lieu of Online Voting

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Final Voting Closes at 12 Noon (PT)

Sunday, March 14, 2021 
27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

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Actors may also submit their own performances. All submissions must be submitted online at