Daveed Diggs, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Leslie Odom Jr. to Open
the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
Ceremony Will Be Simulcast Live at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on
TNT & TBS and Available Next Day on HBO Max
LOS ANGELES (February 22, 2022) – Award-winning actor, rapper, and producer Daveed Diggs (Snowpiercer, Hamilton), songwriter, actor and director Lin-Manuel Miranda (Encanto, tick, tick…BOOM!, Hamilton), and vocalist, songwriter, author, and actor Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton, One Night in Miami) are confirmed to open the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® ceremony.
The SAG Awards® will be nationally simulcast LIVE on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT from The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. For the first time, the ceremony will be available the following day on HBO Max.
This announcement follows the recent news that SAG Award® and Oscar®-winning actress Kate Winslet will present the 57th SAG Life Achievement Award to five-time SAG Award and Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren during the SAG Awards. Additional show presenters include Alexandra Daddario (The White Lotus, True Detective), Rosario Dawson (Dopesick, Go-Big Show), Ross Butler (To All The Boys, 13 Reasons Why), Vanessa Hudgens (tick, tick...BOOM!, The Princess Switch), and more to be announced.
About the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
The 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment, Inc. and will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, February 27, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. For the latest updates, follow the SAG Awards® on social (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok), online at sagawards.org, and join the conversation by using the official hashtag #sagawards.
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