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"HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER" STAR MATT MCGORRY TO SERVE AS SAG AWARDS® 2015 SOCIAL MEDIA HOST


 

Matt McGorry, star of the hit series How to Get Away with Murder and Orange Is the New Black, has been named the social media host for this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards®. Through his personal Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts, McGorry will serve as the online face for the awards during the six weeks leading up to the star-studded awards ceremony, which will be simulcast on TNT and TBS Sunday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT). He will begin posting Wednesday, Dec. 10, the day this year's SAG Awards nominations are announced.

As social media host, McGorry will give viewers access to behind-the-scenes moments, including updates on the production, presenters, showroom, set design, seating chart, rehearsals and all that’s happening on the crucial days leading up to the show. He will also be posting from the glamorous red carpet on awards night.



About Matt McGorry
Matt McGorry stars as Asher Millstone in the hit ABC series How to Get Away with Murder, produced by Shonda Rhimes and created by Peter Nowalk. He can also be seen playing the post-military newbie corrections officer John Bennett in the Emmy®-winning Netflix original series Orange is the New Black.  Other television appearances include TNT's upcoming drama series Public Morals, the Emmy-nominated crime drama Elementary, The CW's popular series Gossip Girl, the USA series Royal Pains, CBS's Emmy-nominated crime drama Person of Interest and Comedy Central's Onion SportsDome.

McGorry's background in comedy began during college when he was a member of the well-known sketch group Emerson Comedy Workshop. After graduating in 2008, he went on to appear in CollegeHumor.com videos and years of improv performances after graduating from the prestigious Upright Citizens Brigade improv theatre program. McGorry attended LaGuardia High School, the "Fame" school, as a drama major.
 

About the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment. Inc. and will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). A primetime encore presentation will follow immediately on TNT. The SAG Awards can also be viewed live on the TNT and TBS websites, and also the Watch TNT and Watch TBS apps for iOS or Android. (Viewers must sign in using their TV service provider user name and password)