UPDATE: Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the 2021 SAG Awards will look very totally different in comparison with earlier years. According to Variety, who first broke the news, the award present goes to be pre-taped, together with winner bulletins. More stunning, the occasion shall be restricted to a one-hour operating time.
“We’re looking at trying to do a unique award ceremony in an hour and leave people saying, which they very rarely do [with an awards show], ‘Man, I wish we had more,'” govt producer Todd Milliner advised the publication.
Along with the adjustments, the SAG Awards will not have a bunch, a purple carpet or a set. Replacing the razzle-dazzle, the present will as a substitute function comedy bits and different segments.
“It is a jam-packed hour, and we’re still trying to rob from one part to give to another part,” Todd defined. “When you start parsing out that hour, we didn’t really have time for a stage. Honestly, if none of the rest of the show was going to be live we thought, let’s put the rest of this time into those segments [such as ‘I Am An Actor’ and In Memoriam].”
The ceremony is scheduled to air on Sunday, April 4, at 9 p.m. EST / 6 p.m. PST on TNT and TBS. This is not the solely shake-up, learn beneath to see how awards season has developed in the wake of COVID-19.
UPDATE: The 2021 SAG Awards have been postponed. In order to keep away from a battle with the 2021 Grammys on March 14, the SAG Awards will now be held the following month on Sunday, April 4.