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January 22, 2015 20:11 ET

Reid Scott and Vitalie Taittinger to Open the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Red Carpet With a Champagne Taittinger Toast

SAG Awards® to Be Simulcast Sunday, Jan. 25 on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - January 22, 2015) - Champagne Taittinger is celebrating its 15th anniversary in partnership with the Screen Actors Guild Awards® and Vitalie Taittinger, Champagne Taittinger's Global Spokesperson and Artistic Director, will open the red carpet on Sunday, January 25th with a Champagne Taittinger Toast. She is joined by two-time Actor® nominee Reid Scott, who portrays Communications Director Dan Egan in the hit HBO series "VEEP," and will also be seen in the upcoming feature film "The Intern," starring Robert DeNiro and Anne Hathaway.

Vitalie Taittinger stated, "Elegance, beauty, and passion define Champagne Taittinger and make the SAG Awards® such a dazzling night. My family and I are honored to once again be at the SAG Awards making the official toast to celebrate the phenomenal performances of 2014. We couldn't be more thrilled with this long term partnership supporting the arts and the acting community."

Champagne Taittinger's Brut La Française NV will be served to attending entertainment industry luminaries at the SAG Awards ceremony and the post-awards Gala. Champagne Taittinger is the only Grand Marque Champagne house owned and run by a father, son and daughter team -- 5th generation eponymous descendants of the original founding family.

Champagne Taittinger by the numbers at The SAG Awards:

  • 1 Magnum of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française for the Champagne Taittinger toast that opens the SAG Awards Red Carpet
  • 160 Magnums of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française at the SAG Awards dinner
  • 155 750 ml bottles of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française at the showroom bars
  • 288 750 ml bottles of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française at the SAG Awards PEOPLE Gala
  • Champagne Taittinger is also providing Two Methuselah (6 Liter) bottles of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française to be signed by Actor® recipients for the SAG Awards auction benefiting the SAG Foundation
  • Fun fact: Each magnum contains 500 million bubbles!

The SAG Awards ceremony will be simulcast live nationally on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT) from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. An encore presentation will air immediately following 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 and Android. (Viewers must sign in using their TV service provider user name and password)

To stay updated on Champagne Taittinger's SAG Awards activity, "like" Champagne Taittinger at facebook.com/ChampagneTaittinger or follow the conversation at Instagram.com/TaittingerUSA and twitter.com/TaittingerUSA.

About Vitalie Taittinger
Vitalie Taittinger is Champagne Taittinger's Artistic Director, Global Spokesperson, and the eldest daughter of Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger - CEO of Champagne Taittinger. Vitalie uses her artistic talents spearheading the marketing and communication department at Champagne Taittinger, the only marquee Champagne house that is family owned and operated. Her mission: to develop and reinforce the image of the Champagne Taittinger through its visual identity, design and public relations. She has always been passionate about drawing, painting and design, and has a degree from the Emile Cohl School of Design in Lyon. Before joining Champagne Taittinger officially in 2007, Vitalie created her own business promoting clients in the Champagne and gastronomy sectors. She lives in Reims with her husband and children.

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).

Prior to the televised ceremony, honorees for outstanding television and film stunt ensemble action performances will be announced from the red carpet during the SAG Awards Red Carpet Pre-show, which will be webcast live on sagawards.tntdrama.com, and People.com beginning at 6 p.m. (ET) / 3 p.m. (PT).

One of the awards season's premier events, the SAG Awards annually celebrates the outstanding motion picture and television performances from the previous calendar year. Of the top industry honors presented to actors, only the SAG Awards are selected entirely by 111,228 performers' peers in SAG-AFTRA. The SAG Awards was the first televised awards show to acknowledge the work of union members and the first to present awards to motion picture casts and television ensembles. For more information about the SAG Awards®, SAG-AFTRA, TNT and TBS, visit sagawards.org/about

Photos and graphics for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are available at sagawards.org/media-pr/photos-and-artwork.

Connect with the SAG Awards®
Hashtag: #sagawards
Website: http://sagawards.org

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