Our Screen Actors Guild predictions center just became active for all TV categories. Make your early SAG Awards picks now and tell industry insiders which shows and performers you have out front to win on January 29. You can keep changing them until just before nominations are announced on December 14 at 8 am PT/11 am ET. But it is important to register your initial predictions now both to lock in those all-important starter odds and let Hollywood know who has the inside track for these kudos.
For last year’s ceremony, SAG voters awarded the ensembles of “Downton Abbey” and “Orange is the New Black.” Individual winners were Viola Davis (“How to Get Away with Murder”) and Kevin Spacey (“House of Cards”) for drama series performances, Uzo Aduba (“Orange is the New Black”), Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent”) on the comedy side, and Queen Latifah (“Bessie”), and Idris Elba (“Luther”) for telefilms. All four of the series champs are eligible again this year.
Freshman dramas in contention this year include “Billions” (Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti), “Chance” (Hugh Laurie), “The Crown” (Claire Foy), “Designated Survivor” (Kiefer Sutherland), “Goliath” (Billy Bob Thornton), “The Path” (Hugh Dancy, Aaron Paul), “Pitch” (Kylie Bunbury), “Queen of the South” (Alica Braga), “Queen Sugar” (Rutina Wesley), “Stranger Things” (Winona Ryder), “This Is Us” (Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore), and “Westworld” (Anthony Hopkins).
And rookie comedies in the running include “Angie Tribeca” (Rashida Jones), “Atlanta” (Donald Glover), “Baskets” (Zach Galifianakis), “Better Things” (Pamela Adlon), “Crisis in Six Scenes” (Woody Allen), “Divorce” (Sarah Jessica Parker), “The Good Place” (Kristen Bell, Ted Danson), “Graves” (Nick Nolte), “Insecure” (Issa Rae), “One Mississippi” (Tig Notaro), “Speechless” (Minnie Driver), and “Vice Principals” (Danny McBride, Walton Goggins).
Be sure to make your SAG Awards TV predictions right here. You’ll compete for a place of honor on our leaderboard and a starring role in next year’s Top 24 Users (the two dozen folks who do the best predicting this year’s nominees). Be sure to read our contest rules.