It's peak awards season 2020, so it's time to make plans to watch the year's biggest, most star-studded awards shows. Here's what's coming up:
The 19th Annual AARP Movies for Grownups Awards airs Sunday, Jan. 19, on PBS, 6 p.m. ET (check local listings), presented by Great Performances, and will stream on pbs.org/gperf. Hosted by Tony Danza, the awards honor moviemakers 50-plus and films that resonate with grownup viewers. This year's winners include Tom Hanks, Renée Zellweger, Laura Dern, Don Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Adam Sandler, Linda Ronstadt and Martin Scorsese, and Annette Bening receives the Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award. Award presenters include Conan O'Brien, Harvey Keitel, Alan Alda, Maria Muldaur, Diane Ladd and Juliette Lewis. Event proceeds will benefit AARP Foundation, which works to end senior poverty by building economic opportunity and social connections for vulnerable older adults in Los Angeles and across the country.
The 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards also airs Sunday, Jan. 19, live on TNT and TBS, 8 p.m. ET. The only televised award show that recognizes performers only, the two-hour 2020 SAG awards show includes 13 awards for TV and film actors. Like AARP's Movies for Grownups Awards, it is valued as a precursor that helps predict who may take home Oscar gold. Robert De Niro, 76, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. On the red carpet, look for nominees Jennifer Aniston, 50 (The Morning Show); Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story); Charlize Theron (Bombshell); Zellweger, 50 (Judy); Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood); Joaquin Phoenix (Joker); Dern, 52 (Marriage Story); Nicole Kidman, 52 (Bombshell); Hanks, 63 (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood); Al Pacino, 79 (The Irishman); and Brad Pitt, 56 (Once Upon a Time ,,, in Hollywood).
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The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards airs Sunday, Jan. 26, on CBS, 8 p.m. ET. Music's biggest night seldom disappoints, and the ceremony is always filled with surprises. This year's host is 15-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys. The nominees include Barbra Streisand, 77; Tanya Tucker, 61; Andrea Bocelli, 61; Billy Ray Cyrus, 58; Billie Eilish; Ariana Grande; Khalid; Lizzo; Taylor Swift; and Beyoncé.
Finally, the 92nd Academy Awards airs Sunday, Feb. 9, on ABC, 8 p.m. ET. A must-see for awards-show addicts, the Oscars promise lots of Hollywood glamour. And a few gaffes. Among the nominees this year are Dern (Marriage Story); Scorsese, 77, and Pacino (The Irishman); Sam Mendes, 54 (1917); Johansson (Marriage Story, Jojo Rabbit); Jonathan Pryce, 72, and Anthony Hopkins, 82 (The Two Popes); and Quentin Tarantino, 56 (Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood).