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.
Hollywood’s two main actors’ unions, the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, took a historic step early Monday morning toward combining their two unions. The Group for One Union, which comprises leaders of SAG and AFTRA, hammered out an agreement to merge the unions after nine days of intensive talks
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.
Are people finally falling out of love with Mad Men? For the second time in two weeks, the AMC show, which has had a lock on virtually every major drama award for the past three years, was beaten by HBO’s Boardwalk Empire.
Members of Hollywood’s two actors’ unions voted to overwhelmingly support a new three-year contract that provides modest pay raises and higher contributions to their health and pension plans.
On the small screen, highly-rated sitcoms and their stars ruled the SAG noms. Sofia Vergara, Tina Fey, Edie Falco, Jane Lynch and Betty White are up for Best Actress, while 30 Rock, Glee, Hot in Cleveland, Modern Family and The Office are contenders in the Best Ensemble comedy category.