SAG Awards: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award

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Actress Carol Burnett to Receieve SAG Life Achievement Award

The upcoming SAG Awards has added more comedy talent to its celebration of Carol Burnett.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been tapped to present the life achievement award to the comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author. The frequent collaborators will present SAG-AFTRA's top prize to Burnett during the 22nd Annual SAG Awards, which will air live Saturday at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on TNT and TBS.

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SAG Awards: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award
Carol Burnett, 24, sings her rendition of "I Made a Fool of Myself Over John Foster Dulles" on Aug. 14, 1957. (AP Photo)
Two "cowboys," Carol Burnett, left, and Julie Andrews, rehearse in New York's Carnegie Hall for a one-time TV show, "Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall," March 8, 1962. (AP Photo/Bob Wands)
Comedian Carol Burnett is shown Feb. 7, 1963. She will be featured in her own CBS special, "Carol and Company." (AP Photo)
Comedian Garry Moore kisses Carol Burnett at the Hotel Astor in New York, May 22, 1962, after they received Emmy Awards for "The Garry Moore Show." (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)
Comedian, actress, singer and dancer Carol Burnett is shown in 1967. (AP Photo)
Comedian Carol Burnett is seen imitating Shirley Temple in "Fade Out, Fade In," a musical on Broadway, July 10, 1964. (AP Photo)
Comedian Carol Burnett and Jan-Michael Vincent are seen at the Golden Globe awards in Hollywood, Calif., Jan. 19, 1977. (AP Photo)
FILE - In this March 19, 1978 black-and-white file photo, Carol Burnett shares a laugh with Tim Conway during taping of her final show , in Los Angeles. Burnett, who honed her humor on Broadway and landed her own comedy show on television in 1967, will win the nation’s top humor prize. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Tuesday that Burnett will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Oct. 20 in Washington. A gala performance featuring top names in comedy will be taped and broadcast nationally Oct. 30 on PBS. (AP Photo/ George Brich, File)
Comedian Carol Burnett and actor Alan Arkin are shown during the filming of a special Carol Burnett show in Los Angeles, Aug. 10, 1979, for the fall season. (AP Photo/George Brich)
Alan Alda looking happy with Carol Burnett as they hold their People?s Choic Awards, March 6, 1981 in Los Angeles. They were named the public?s favorite all-around best entertainer and favorite television performers in the male and female categories. (AP Photo)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 21,1982: Actresses Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball onstage at the taping of the Bob Hope Special "The Women I Love: Beautiful, But Funny" on February 21, 1982 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by TVA/PictureGroup/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)
Comedian Carol Burnett and actor John Travolta are shown at the 55th Academy Awards where they were both presenters, April 11, 1983, in Hollywood. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
At Beverly Hills Hotel in Hollywood, Aug. 23, 1983, comedian Carol Burnett discusses the recent surgery she had on her jaw. The operation had a wonderful side-benefit, eliminating what she calls "the Burnett lower lip". (Ap Photo/Wally Fong)
A broadly-smiling Carol Burnett puts her hands to her cheeks inside a Los Angeles courtroom on Thursday, March 26, 1981 shortly after an 11-member jury ruled that the National Enquirer libeled Burnett in a 1976 gossip column. The jury ordered the tabloid to pay Burnett $1.6 million in damages. (AP Photo)
Carol Burnett, shown Nov. 17, 1987, simply wanted to do something funny on television and concluded that you can’t get funnier than Neil Simon. She plays three different roles in a television adaption of Simon’s “Plaza Suite” that will be telecast on ABC-TV Thursday night. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)
Carol Burnett gives a kiss to Tony Bennett after he won an Emmy for outstanding performance for a variety or music program at the 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif., Sunday Sept. 8, 1996. He won for his performance "Tony Bennett Live by Request: A Valentine Special." (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Famed television performers Carroll O'Connor, left, and Carol Burnett pose together Monday, Nov. 11, 1996, during a private party at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, Calif., to celebrate the first 100 episodes of the NBC television comedy "Mad About You." O'Connor and Burnett make guest appearances in Tuesday night's episode of "Mad About You," playing the parents of Jamie, Helen Hunt's character on the show. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Actress and comedienne Carol Burnett poses next to a smiling caricature of herself as a ticket seller on a mural at a backstage VIP entrance to the newly-refurbished Pantages Theatre during rededication ceremonies Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000, in Los Angeles' Hollywood district. The Nederlander Organization Inc., which owns the theater, has spent nearly $10 million to restore it to the glitz and luster it had when first opening its doors in 1930. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Legendary singer/actress Dame Julie Andrews, right, is joined by actress Carol Burnett during a reception honoring Andrews with the annual ELLA award in Beverly Hills, Calif., Wednesday, April 25, 2001. The award is given to singers whose contribution to the music world is equaled by a singer's humanitarian causes and community support. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
President Bush presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to comediene Carol Burnett, left, on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005 in Washington. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation's highest civilian award, and recognizes exceptional meritorious service. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
FILE - In this March 12, 2008 file photo, actress and comedienne Carol Burnett performs her famous Tarzan yell during her appearance on the NBC "Today" television program in New York. Burnett, who honed her humor on Broadway and landed her own comedy show on television in 1967, will win the nation’s top humor prize. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Tuesday that Burnett will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Oct. 20 in Washington. A gala performance featuring top names in comedy will be taped and broadcast nationally Oct. 30 on PBS. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Entertainer Carol Burnett describes the uniform she wore at a Southern California movie theater were she was fired when she was young, after her induction into the California Hall of Fame during ceremonies held at the California Museum in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. Burnett was among 13 Californians inducted in to the hall of fame this year.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
COMMERCIAL IMAGE - In this image provided by Geffen Playhouse, Dick Van Dyke and Carol Burnett attend the "Backstage At The Geffen" Fundraiser on Monday, June 4, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Geffen Playhouse)
Carol Burnette arrives at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' An Evening with Carol Burnett at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on Monday, July 22, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Carol Burnett, right, is greeted by local photographer Anthony Frazier as she arrives at the Chestnut Ridge Resort in Blairsville, Pa. for a banquet to receive the 2014 Harvey Award presented by the Jimmy Stewart Museum on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Actress Reese Witherspoon, left, watches entertainer Carol Burnett perform her Tarzan shout at the Wal-Mart shareholder meeting in Fayetteville, Ark., Friday, June 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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Burnett is the 52nd recipient of SAG's life achievement award, joining past honorees Debbie Reynolds, Rita Moreno, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Ernest Borgnine, Betty White, James Earl Jones, Charles Durning, Julie Andrews, Shirley Temple Black, James Garner, Karl Malden, Clint Eastwood, Edward Asner, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier, Kirk Douglas, Elizabeth Taylor, Angela Lansbury, Robert Redford and George Burns.

Fey won five SAG Awards for her role as Liz Lemon on NBC's 30 Rock, which also won a SAG Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series. Poehler is a three-time SAG Award nominee for her role as Leslie Knope on NBC's Parks and Recreation. She is up for best actress in a comedy series this year for her role on the show, which ended in 2015.

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Saturday Night Live cast members, from left, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, and Rachel Dratch pose for photographers during the Directors Guild of America Honors ceremonies, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004 in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Saturday Night Live cast members Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler pose for photographs during the Directors Guild of America Honors ceremonies Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004 in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Writer - actress Tina Fey, left, and actress Amy Poehler make an appearance on MTV's Total Request Live at MTV Studios, Tuesday, April 22, 2008 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey poses for pictures in the green room at the CFDA Fashion Awards on Monday, June 2, 2008, in New York. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
Actors Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler attend the opening night of the Tribeca Film Festival with the world premiere of "Baby Mama" at the Ziegfeld Theater, Wednesday, April 23, 2008 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler make the first award presentation at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler arrive at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Vince Bucci)
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in the audience at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)
Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler arrive at the 2012 Warner Bros. and InStyle Golden Globe After Party at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon during the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 18, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by /Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)
Show hosts Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler arrive at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday Jan. 13, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
From left, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on stage at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES - From left, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on stage at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)
Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler arrive at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler arrive at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Tina Fey, left, and Amy Poehler attend ELLE's 21st annual Women In Hollywood Awards at the Four Seasons Hotel on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 14: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Visit 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on July 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images for 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon')
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