Awards season is creeping upon us, and that means plenty of red carpet appearances to look forward to in 2012. And it’s just been announced that Judy Greer and Regina King are the ladies who will announce the nominees for the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Greer, who stars opposite George Clooney in The Descendants, and King, from TNT’s series, Southland will do the honors on Wednesday, December 14. The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will air on Sunday, January 29.
The SAG Awards include five film and eight TV categories. King was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for her work in Ray. She’s also appeared in Jerry Maguire, How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Higher Learning.
Greer has appeared in Love & Other Drugs, The Wedding Planner and Adaptation. The comedy actress has also made quite a few sitcom experiences, with her TV credits including Modern Family, Arrested Development and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
The SAG Awards made their debut in 1995, with Bob Hope being honored with the very first Screen Actor’s Guild statuette, called “The Actor”. The nominations come from 4200 randomly selected members of the union with members available to vote for the winners.
The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast live coast-to-coast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT) from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.