Kristen Bell to Host the 24th Annual Screen Actors
Guild Awards® on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018
(Los Angeles, CA) - Kristen Bell (The Good Place, Frozen) will host the 24th
Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, an event which is simulcast live on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m.
(ET) / 5 p.m. (PT), Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. As the SAG Awards has never had an emcee before, Connell
and the SAG Awards Committee are breaking a long-standing custom by inviting the multi-faceted actor to fill this prestigious
Kristen Bell currently stars as the late Eleanor
Shellstrop, who may have landed in the wrong afterlife in NBC's The Good Place, opposite Ted Danson. NBC has renewed the critically
acclaimed dramatic comedy for a third season starting in 2018. Also in 2018 she will star in the Netflix comedy Like Father,
with Kelsey Grammer as her titular dad. Bell then is reprising her role as Anna in the 2019 sequel to Disney's Frozen, the
highest grossing animated film of all time. She will next be seen on Dec. 10 in the ABC musical special Encore, which she
also executive produced. Her extensive list of credits includes films like A Bad Moms Christmas and CHiPs, and television
series such as House of Lies, Veronica Mars, and a guest-starring arc on Parks & Recreation.
Connect with the SAG
The 24th 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, Jan. 21, 2018 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). TBS and TNT subscribers can also
watch the SAG Awards live through the networks' websites and mobile apps. In addition, TNT will present a special encore of
the ceremony at 11 p.m. (ET) / 8 p.m. (PT).
will be announced at the Pacific Design Center on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. (ET) / 7 a.m. (PT), carried live on
TNT, TBS, TruTV, sagawards.tntdrama.com, truTV.com and sagawards.org, preceded by the announcement of the stunt ensemble nominations
at 9:50 a.m. (ET) / 6:50 a.m. (PT) carried live on sagawards.tntdrama.com and sagawards.org.
One of the awards season's
premier events, the SAG Awards® annually celebrates the outstanding motion pictures and television performances from the
previous calendar year. Of the top industry honors presented to actors, only the SAG Awards are selected entirely by performers'
more than 160,000 peers in SAG-AFTRA. The SAG Awards was the first televised awards show to acknowledge the work of union
members and the first to present awards to motion picture casts and television ensembles. For more information about the SAG
Awards®, SAG-AFTRA, TNT and TBS, visit sagawards.org/about.
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