The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards celebrated its annual event of the year at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center honouring outstanding performances from 2016 in film and television. Broadcasted live on TNT and TBS, the event marks the 20th telecast of this prestigious industry event on TNT and the 11th simulcast on TBS. Highlight of the evening saw Lily Tomlin receiving the 2016 SAG Life Achievement Award for her career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment – an award presented annually to an actor who fosters the ‘finest ideals of the acting profession’. This multi-award winner has an extraordinary collection of industry and public honour, which includes a 2014 Kennedy Center Award, two Peabody Awards, multiple Emmys, numerous American Comedy Awards, two Tony Awards, a Grammy and more. 121,546 members in good standing of SAG-AFTRA were sent voting instructions last December. The Screen Actors Guild Post-Awards Gala is hosted by PEOPLE magazine and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) for the 21st consecutive year.
第23届年度美国演员工会奖(SAG)在洛杉矶殿堂博览会中心举行，对于2016年在电影和电视领域的杰出演员进行表彰。并由TNT和TBS电视台展开直播，这已经是TNT第20次直播这项晚会节目，同时TBS是第11次同步播出。颁奖典礼的焦点是 Lily Tomlin 获得2016年SAG终身成就奖，表扬她的职业和人道主义成就。这项大奖每年固定颁发予一名演员，作为在表演专业上拥有杰出想法的奖励，至于这名多奖项获得者拥有非凡的行业荣誉经历，其中包括2014年肯尼迪中心奖，2个皮博迪奖，多个艾美奖，无数美国喜剧奖，2个托尼奖，还有格莱美大奖等。去年12月有12万1546名SAG-AFTRA的成员参与了奖项投票，美国演员工会颁奖晚会由《人物》(PEOPLE)杂志和娱乐产业基金会(EIF)连续21年组织主办。