2019 SAG Awards: The Best Moments and Biggest Surprises from the Star-Studded Ceremony

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The SAG Awards is rolling out the silver carpet and ET is revving up the live stream.

Our own Nischelle Turner and Keltie Knight are on the carpet at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards and you can watch live on -- what else? -- ET Live. We're live-blogging the ceremony, too, so you don't miss a thing: from host Megan Mullally's sure-to-be-memorable opening monologue to showdowns between the casts of A Star Is Born and Crazy Rich Asians, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and GLOW and every celebrity presenter in between. (Angela Basset! Tom Hanks!)

So, tune in on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. PT to catch all of the stars as they walk the silver carpet, stick right here as ETonline provides a minute-by-minute breakdown of the show, and then check out ET Live's post-show as soon as the SAG Awards wraps.

'Black Panther' Cast at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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'Black Panther' Delivers Shocking Upset for Best Cast

7:00 PM:

The biggest award of the night, Best Cast in a Motion Picture, ended up delivering one of the night's biggest surprises when it beat out frontrunners Bohemian Rhapsody, BlacKkKlansman, A Star Is Born, and Crazy Rich Asians.

"Well, I'll be. I didn't think I was gonna have to speak," star Chadwick Boseman said, still reeling from the shock of winning.

The stars of the blockbuster Marvel film stood beside the star as he explained the impact and importance a film like Black Panther had on Hollywood.

"To be young, gifted and black, we all know what it's like to be told that there is not a place to be featured," Boseman shared. "We know what its like to be told there's not a screen to be featured on... to be the tail and not the head. To be beneath and not above."

"That is what we went to work with every day. Because we knew not that we would be around during awards season and that it would make a billion dollars, but we knew that we had something special that we wanted to give the world," Boseman continued. "That we could be full human beings in the roles that we were playing. And that we could create a world that would exemplify what we wanted to see."

Boseman shrugged off the play-off music as he powered through, telling the audience, "It's a pleasure to be celebrated by you and to be loved by you."

And the Award for Best Actress Goes To...

6:54 PM:

... Glenn Close!

The actress earned her second SAG Award (out of nine nominations) for her role in The Wife, and took a moment to give a sweet hug to fellow nominee (and friend) Lady Gaga, as she walked up to the stage.

The gesture comes after the pair tied for the same award at the Golden Globes earlier this month.

Rami Malek at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Rami Malek Feels Honored by 'Extraordinary' Big Win

6:47 PM:

Malek took home the award for Best Actor for his role as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, and he used his time on stage to thank his fellow nominees.

"This just seems extraordinary to me when I look at those actors I am nominated with, truly. I just never in my wildest dreams thought I could be in a category with these men, and I am so proud to be one of your peers," Malek shared "It's an honor and I'm taken aback by it."

Malek earned the award over Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Viggo Mortensen and John David Washington, and seemed overjoyed by the honor.

 

And the Award for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series Goes To...

6:40 PM:

... the cast of This Is Us!

Mandy Moore took the stage as the huge cast came up from the audience, and thanked everyone involved in making the hit family drama and the fans who supported it.

Then, Justin Hartley shook things up with his time on the mic, laughingly sharing, "Thank you to all of our parents [for everyone] up here for feeling randy, otherwise we wouldn't be here!"

In Memoiram Tugs at the Heart Strings

6:30 PM:

The SAG Awards' In Memoriam segment gave time and attention to nearly every star who passed away, with a video clip for almost everyone included, making for an immensely emotional montage.

The segment was a far cry from the jam-packed segment always presented at the Oscars each year -- although to be fair the SAG Awards only honors late performers while the Academy Awards tries to pay tribute to producers, directors, writers, agents and casting directors, among others.

Sandra Oh at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Sandra Oh Wins Again!

6:28 PM:

The Killing Eve star is on fire!

Oh earned more hardware for her mantle, taking home the award for Best Actress in a Drama Series just weeks after earning the Golden Globe for her BBC mystery series.

Oh almost broke down in tears as she thanked those who inspired her and encouraged her over the years, including Alfre Woodard, Jamie Foxx and Lena Waithe, and looked overcome with emotion as she shared her heartfelt appreciation.

Jason Bateman at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Jason Bateman Gets Inspirational

6:22 PM:

The actor finally took home his first SAG Award after eight nominations -- winning Best Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in Ozark -- and the 50-year-old star said the win was "reassuring."

"I just want to say to the [actors] at home, who are maybe not working as much as they would want, you're just one job away," Bateman said in his inspirational speech, adding that his comeback gig came with Arrested Development. He added he was thankful to have come this far, and then thanked his wife and children.

Alan Alda at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Alan Alda Gets Emotional

6:13 PM:

The 82-year-old M*A*S*H star took the stage and was clearly emotional as he accepted the award, and reflected on the role actors play in culture by serving as a window into the psyche of different types of people.

"It may never be more urgent to see the world through another person's eyes, especially when the culture is divided so sharply," Alda shared. "Actors can help, at least a little, just by doing what we do."

"And the nice part is, it's fun to do it!" he added. "So my wish for all of is let's stay playful. Let's have fun, and let's keep searching. It can't solve everything, but it wouldn't hurt."

Alan Alda and Tom Hanks at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Tom Hanks Honors Alan Alda

6:07 PM:

Hanks took the stage to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Alan Alda, and he couldn't have been more charming -- that is to say, he couldn't have been more like himself.

Seriously, how does he only have two Oscars instead of all of the Oscars? And all of the SAG Awards? He's the best! And he has so much love for Alda, it's just heartwarming.

Patricia Arquette Gets Political in Her Acceptance Speech

5:56 PM:

After Arquette won the award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie for her role in Escape at Dannemora, the actress made sure to thank all her co-stars profusely before getting down to business.

First, she called on all fellow actors to keep an eye out for "production companies that are not paying people overtime and meal penalties." Then, after that highly specific SAG/AFTRA business was done, she turned her attention to the White House.

"Thank you to Robert Mueller, and everyone working to make sure we have sovereignty for the United States of America," Arquette said, referring to the Special Prosecutor's investigation into Russian interference related to the election of President Donald Trump.

Unlike when Arquette won the Golden Globe earlier this month, she managed to go her whole speech without dropping any F-bombs. So that's something of an improvement, depending on how you look at things.

Glen Close and Michael Douglas
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'Fatal Attraction' Reunion!

5:53 PM:

Glenn Close and Michael Douglas came out to present the award from Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie, and it was really cool to see the long-time friends and former Fatal Attraction co-stars come together with smiles on their faces.

Also, Douglas' salt-and-pepper stubble really works for the 74-year-old movie star.

The SAG Awards Have Had Some Real Wild Speeches

5:50 PM:

In honor of the award show's silver anniversary, they put together a retrospective of big moments from the show's history and WOW do actors love giving big speeches for other actors.

From crying to yelling to soft-speaking, there have been a lot of big moments over the last 25 years!

Also, the first SAG Awards was held in 1995, and the nominees for Best Actor were Tom Hanks, Morgan Freeman, Paul Newman, Tim Robbins and John Travolta, meaning 1994 was seriously an amazing year for movies. It's just fun to look back.

Darren Criss at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Darren Criss is Cleaning Up!

5:45 PM:

The young actor earned the award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie -- just a few weeks after winning a Golden Globe -- for playing spree killer Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

The Glee alum used his time on stage to deliver a message of support and hope for all struggling actors trying to make their dreams come true in Hollywood, and it was one of the most inspirational moments of the night thus far.

The Award for Best Supporting Actor Goes To...

5:36 PM:

... Green Book star Mahershala Ali!

Despite its many controversies, Green Book is still getting a lot of love during the awards season, and Ali's win only cements this.

The actor was gracious and appreciative during his acceptance speech, and called out co-star Viggo Mortensen specifically for being a great scene partner.

Emily Blunt at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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And the Award for Best Supporting Actress Goes To...

5:30 PM:

... Emily Blunt!

Not many people expected Blunt's performance in A Quiet Place to beat out The Favourite, but no one could say it's not well deserved.

The actress made sure to thank her husband, John Krasinski, who starred alongside her and directed the pulse-pounding horror film, before anyone else.

"Thank you for giving me the part. You would have been in major trouble if you hadn't, so you didn't really have an option, but thank you," Blunt said, smiling, as Krasinski laughed from the audience.

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Goes To...

5:23 PM:

... The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel!

Tony Shalhoub took the stage for the second time in less than 15 minutes to accept the award on behalf of the massive cast, and it's clear that the Amazon dramedy is having the best night it could have possibly hoped for.

Tracy Morgan Jokes About Surviving a Car Crash

5:18 PM:

Tracy Morgan took the stage to announce the nominees for Best Ensemble of a Comedy Series, and explained how -- as a previous recipient of the award himself -- the honor can be "life changing."

"If you win this award tonight, and get hit by a Walmart truck, and survive with all your arms and legs, you're gonna be set for life," Morgan said, calling back to the devastating accident the star survived in 2014.

Rachel Brosnahan at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Mrs. Maisel Herself Nabs Best Actress in a Comedy Series

5:15 PM:

Rachel Brosnahan was overjoyed by the win (even though it seemed like pretty much a lock) and the actress made sure to share her effervescent appreciation for those who "took a chance" on her, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, to make it a massive success.

And the award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series Goes To...

5:10 PM:

... Tony Shalhoub!

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel actor could barely find the words to share his appreciation, and mostly thanked fellow nominee Alan Arkin, who he said inspired him to be an actor in the first place.

Megan Mullally at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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And Off We Go!

5:06 PM:

After a brief intro from Mike Meyers, Geoffrey Owens and Yara Shahidi -- in which they explain why they love being actors, Mullally kicked off the show with a fun comedy monologue that poked gentle fun at the nominees. It wasn't Ricky Gervais-level mockery, but still managed to roast a few of the stars perfectly.

Getting right down to the show, Alec Baldwin hit the stage to introduce the nominees for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series, and the pair had great flirtatious energy that got downright, hilariously vulgar.

Alison Brie and Dave Franco at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Alison Brie and Dave Franco Shine Bright

4:50 PM:

The GLOW star stole the spotlight in a strapless black Miu Miu gown, complete with a gorgeous, oversized winged bow in the back giving her the appearance of having wings.

"I'm having so much fun in this Miu Miu dress," Brie told Nischelle Turner, spinning around to give a good look at the regal gown. ""I mean whose having more fun than me? My mother said it looks like it strangling me, but I beg to differ!"

Brie is nominated for two SAG Awards -- Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series for GLOW, as well as Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series -- and she walked the silver carpet with husband Dave Franco by her side. The Now You See Me star looked particularly dapper in a blue tux.
 

Lady Gaga at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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A Silver Carpet Star is Born

4:35 PM:

Lady Gaga looked devilishly angelic arriving at this year's SAG Awards, wowing in a white Dior gown that gave off some serious Marilyn Monroe vibes.

The "Shallow" singer -- who is nominated tonight for Best Actress for her role in A Star Is Born -- also got a special gift from Keltie Knight.

The 32-year-old performer previously revealed that she loves to eat cereal before an awards show -- and Knight was ready with a mini-bowl of Fruity Pebbles which she handed to the glamorous Gaga as she walked past reporters on the silver carpet.

Rachel Brosnahan Loves Sterling K. Brown

4:13 PM:

While ET was chatting with the This Is Us actor on the silver carpet, the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star couldn't help but pop in to tell Brown just how big a fan she is, and admitted that she "would do anything" to have him guest star on her hit Amazon dramedy.

"I would go crazy!" Brown exclaimed. "I'm in! Deal!"

"Sterling is incredible and can literally do no wrong!" Brosnahan gushed. "I would follow Sterling to the ends of the Earth."

The 42-year-old actor admitted that the love and respect "goes both ways."

Amy Adams at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Amy Adams Knows How to Strike a Pose

4:05 PM:

With six awards seasons as a major Oscar contender under her belt, Amy Adams has learned how to own the silver carpet like a pro.

The Vice star rocked a Celine dress -- which she paired with Jimmy Choo shoes and Cartier jewelry -- while showing some leg for the photographers outside The Shrine Auditorium, and she simply radiated classic Hollywood.

Megan Mullally at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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The Host With the Most Has Arrived!

3:45 PM:

The emcee for the evening, Will & Grace star Megan Mullally, hit the silver carpet looking absolutely stunning in a form-fitting black dress with gold embellishments.

The comic actress stopped to talk with Nischelle Turner, where she joked about how she was holding up in the moments before hitting the stage to helm the show.

"I'm good. I don't get super nervous that often unless I feel really unprepared," she said. "I mean, I haven't written anything yet but there's still time."

Alan Alda Opens Up About Life Achievement Honor

3:40 PM:

Keltie Knight caught up with the iconic M*A*S*H star and veteran stage and screen legend, and the 82-year-old actor got candid about being honored with the Life Achievement Award at this year's show.

"I'm more excited about this than any other award I've ever got, and I've got a few," Alda said, adding that this honor feels more special than being nominated for an Oscar in 2005. "Because this is [from] fellow actors, and it's really very touching."

Justin Hartley at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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Justin Hartley Stealing Hearts

3:25 PM:

It's hard for male celebs to shine on the silver carpet, because tuxedos can only be so different, but the handsome This Is Us star managed to smolder in a crisp black tux with dark blue dress shirt and a measured amount of scruff that set his look apart at the star-studded awards show.

Rebekka Johnson, Rachel Bloom and Kimmy Gatewood at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
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'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Reunion Brings the Hollywood Glamour

3:10 PM:

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Rachel Bloom stunned on the silver carpet in a glitzy champagne gown and was all smiles as she celebrated the occasion with her friends, GLOW stars Rebekka Johnson and Kimmy Gatewood, who both appeared in episodes of Bloom's twisted romcom series.

Bloom also opened up to ET's Keltie Knight on the carpet, where she revealed that the cast of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend just had their final table read earlier this week, and they are currently writing the finale's big musical number.

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