Now Presenting Our 2017 SAGawards Nominees

I can’t believe it’s already SAG Awards time! The Oscars are just around the corner and I can’t wait to get to LA to celebrate all week. Tonight, I’ll be watching from home but I look forward to tweeting with all of you! Who are your favorites? What are your predictions? Do we think the speeches will be as controversial as they were at the Globes?

Here is a cheat sheet of nominees for us to follow. I’d love to hear your thoughts on here and of course later on Twitter!

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”

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Riz Ahmed, “The Night Of”

Sterling K. Brown, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

Bryan Cranston, “All the Way”

John Turturro, “The Night Of”

Courtney B. Vance, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Bryce Dallas Howard, “Black Mirror”

Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”

Audra McDonald, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill”

Sarah Paulson, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

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 a Male Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, “Black-ish”

Tituss 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 Drama Series

“The Crown”

“Downton Abbey”

“Game of Thrones”

“Stranger Things”

“Westworld”

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

“The Big Bang Theory”

“Black-ish”

“Modern Family”

“Orange is the New Black”

“Veep”

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series

“Game of Thrones”

“Marvel’s Daredevil”

“Marvel’s Luke Cage”

“The Walking Dead”

“Westworld”

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture

“Captain America: Civil War”

“Doctor Strange”

“Hacksaw Ridge”

“Jason Bourne”

“Nocturnal Animals”

Why I should be the ETawardsfan

Ever since I can remember, even before I could walk and talk, I have been a fan of Hollywood and entertainment. It truly started with TV, reruns of shows like I Dream of Jeannie and Bewitched. I was in awe of the special effects and the way the actors brought these magical characters to life. The fact that they played their parts and convinced you they were real, even though you knew it was all just “smoke and mirrors” (literally). I was also fascinated by the back story of shows like I Love Lucy. Lucille Ball was not only a gem of an actress, a true beauty, but also a powerful force in Hollywood at a time where not many women were.

I was lucky, my parents had great taste in TV and music, as well as movies. I was introduced to films like Star Wars and Grease, The Godfather along with actors such as James Cagney and Jimmy Stewart from a very young age. The music of Fleetwood Mac and the Beatles regularly played throughout the house. When I was older, I was permitted to stay up to watch award shows as long as they ended on time (and I actually got to see them when they went over by pleading or making a deal).

At dinner time we watched reruns of All in the Family and The Jeffersons along with Entertainment Tonight. I knew who Mary Hart was and would even pretend to be her cohost. When Oprah Winfrey premiered her talk show, I was in high school and would rush home to do my homework while watching (I got straight A’s all throughout school, by the way).

Long before Twitter and Facebook I was the one who sparked conversations about the TV shows I had watched the night before, the new albums, and the new films that were coming out. In school it was our schoolyard and after school conversation, when I started working it became my water cooler talk.

When I was introduced to Social Media by seeing Ashton Kutcher on Oprah, I was hooked immediately. It became my GLOBAL water cooler and has been ever since. I have made so many amazing connections with my favorite actors, directors, producers, writers, musicians, and more!

I have had the privilege of attending award show events, working red carpets, attending film premieres and live tweeting them all! I have even live tweeted with the cast of shows like Scorpion on their premiere night from viewing parties where I got to meet them all.

Social TV and being a Social TV correspondent is not just an interest of mine, nor is it a job for me. It is who I am, what I feel most comfortable doing. Sharing my experiences and ideas with like-minded people and fans is something that makes me come alive and feel like I am part of something so much bigger than myself. I have a great respect for the talented individuals who bring us our entertainment and I think that shines through with all I do.

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