The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards recently honored performances of Hollywood’s best, with the Michael Keaton-led film, “Birdman” taking home the big prize. To keep the excitement overflowing for the awards season, Lifestyle Network will air replays of the 21st SAG Awards on January 31 (Saturday) and February 1 (Sunday).
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards is the sole award giving body which honors the performance of actors selected by the actors’ peers in SAGAFTRA (Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists). This year, “Bidrman” was the recipient of the highest honor of the night – the outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture. It bested out strong contenders “Boyhood,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “The Imitation Game,” and the “Theory of Everything.”
On the TV side, the Netflix series “Orange Is The New Black” revolving around stories of women in prison, earned the outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series while the period drama “Downton Abbey” won outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series.
Moving moments also dotted the evening. Viola Davis’ acceptance speech for her performance in “How To Get Away With Murder” scored her the outstanding performance of a female actor in a drama series award. Davis’ speech circulated several times on Twitter, with users quoting her statements.
Meanwhile, “Orange Is The New Black’s” Uzo Aduba turned emotional during her speech for outstanding performance of a female actor in a comedy series.
Catch more heartwarming and funny moments in the 2015 SAG Awards on January 31 (5PM), and February 1 (1PM) on the Lifestyle Network.