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January 27, 2017 at 09:50 AM EST

SAG Awards

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PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly are hosting the official live pre-show for the SAG Awards on Sunday, Jan. 29, in partnership with TNT and sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts. Our red carpet special will start livestreaming at 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 PT on PEOPLE.com, EW.com and the People/Entertainment Weekly Network (download the PEN app for your TV or phone). You can also watch it live on Twitter — follow at @PEOPLE!

We’ve reached the end of January, and the slow march through awards season continues. Next up: The Screen Actors Guild Awards, which honors the year’s best performances in film and TV. Planning to tune in? We’ve got all the details to the Guild’s annual celebration of acting talent, below.

When are the SAG Awards?
The 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. The ceremony will air live on TBS and TNT. If you can’t wait quite that long to get in on the awards show action, then you’re in luck! EW and PEOPLE, in partnership with TNT, will be hosting the official live SAG Awards pre-show, which you can tune into starting at 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT.

Who’s hosting?
Nobody! The SAG Awards never have a host, so you will have to provide snarky little comments about the stars in attendance all on your own.

Who’s presenting?
The long list of stars who will honor their fellow actors by serving as awards presenters includes: Casey Affleck, Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Lucas Hedges, Taraji P. Henson, Brie Larson, Janelle Monáe, Viggo Mortensen, and Octavia Spencer.

Who’s nominated?
The nominations were announced Dec. 14 by Sophia Bush, Common, and SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris. You can see the full list, including the awards for stunt ensembles, here. Across the five main motion picture categories, Manchester by the Sea landed the most nods, with four; Fences and Moonlight follow up with three each, and Golden Globes juggernaut La La Land tied a handful of other films, including Hidden Figures and surprise nominee Captain Fantastic, with two. Check out nominees in the five main film categories below.

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington, Fences

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Amy Adams, Arrival
Emily Blunt, The Girl on the Train
Natalie Portman, Jackie
Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel, Lion

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis, Fences
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Captain Fantastic
Fences
Hidden Figures
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight

 

Netflix dominated the television categories, with 17 nominations for the streaming platform’s shows. In second place among the networks, HBO collected 13 nominations, and ABC ranks third with five nods. As far as individual series go, The Crown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Stranger Things, Westworld, and Game of Thrones all tied for first place, each with three nods (including, for the latter two series, a nomination for Best Stunt Ensemble). Check out the list of nominees in the most high-profile categories below.

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Riz Ahmed, The Night Of
Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Bryan Cranston, All the Way
John Turturro, The Night Of
Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series
Bryce Dallas Howard, Black Mirror
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
John Lithgow, The Crown
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things
Claire Foy, The Crown
Thandie Newton, Westworld
Winona Ryder, Stranger Things
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
The Crown
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Stranger Things
Westworld

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Titus Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory
Black-ish
Modern Family
Orange Is the New Black
Veep

 

Does SAG have some kind of lifetime achievement award?
It does! And the worthy recipient of 2017’s SAG Life Achievement Award, the Guild’s highest accolade, will be Lily Tomlin. Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton, who starred in 1980’s 9 to 5 with Tomlin, will be on hand to present the award to their colleague. Past honorees include Carol Burnett in 2016 and the late Debbie Reynolds in 2015.

Who will win?!
We wouldn’t tell you even if we knew! But if you want to join the predictions game, you can vote here on your picks for all of the categories, and see how well your guesses match those of other EW readers.

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