LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Alda will receive the SAG Life Achievement Award at next year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony. The actors union announced Thursday that Alda will accept its highest honor on January 27. The award to given annually to an actor who fosters the “finest ideals of the acting profession.” Alda’s long […]
Federal judge James Otero on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit that would have blocked the proposed merger of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. The results of the vote by the roughly 130,000 members of the two unions are to be announced Friday.
The merger of Hollywood’s two leading acting unions, the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, moved closer to reality after SAG’s national board approved the measure on Friday.
The administrators of a $2 billion SAG fund are being accused of covering up an embezzlement scheme that resulted in losses between $5 million and $10 million, according to a complaint filed with the Department of Labor.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Tyler Moore will be honored with the Screen Actors Guild life achievement award. SAG announced Moore as this year’s recipient Thursday. The guild says Moore “created a new paradigm for female leads in television.” The actress rose to stardom in “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and later starred in the […]
The Screen Actors Guild and its smaller sister union, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, have begun formal discussions to merge their unions. Committees approved by the respective boards of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA to come up with a plan to combine the unions met for the first time over the weekend.
Momentum continues to build toward the creation of a single actors union in Hollywood. The board of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists on Saturday night voted to continue a series of meetings with the leadership of the Screen Actors Guild about forming a joint union.
After six weeks of bargaining, ending in a marathon session that extended into the night, SAG and AFTRA reached a new three-year deal Sunday with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.