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Submissions Are Now Open For The 2017 Writers Guild Awards

last monthWeb / Web Videos : Tubefilter

An awards show with a category dedicated entirely to new media recently set the date for its next ceremony. Submissions are now open for the 2017 Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awards, which will be presented on February 19, 2017. The WGA Awards honor exemplary scripts across film, TV, new media, video games, and several other media. Show More Summary

Parallels Between "Network" and Trump's Run for the White House

If you haven't seen the movie "Network," you should immediately buy it or rent it--not just because it won four Academy Awards nor because the Writers Guild of America voted it one of the 10 best screenplays of all time. You need to see it because it will help you to understand what is going on in America 40 years after Paddy Chayefsky saw it coming. Show More Summary

Joey Bada$$ Cast in New Season of ‘Mr. Robot’

Having already earned two best drama series wins from the Golden Globe and Critics Choice awards, as well as a best new series honor from the Writers Guild of America, USA’s Mr. Robot is definitely a show that you should be checking for despite not existing on a network that evokes more trust amongst viewers like […]

Former ‘General Hospital’ Writer, Ron Carlivati, Calls Anthony Geary A Liar In WGA Acceptance Speech — ‘The Writer’ Is A Badge Of Honor

Former General Hospital head scribe, Ron Carlivati, crossed the line when he attacked fan favorite Anthony Geary at the Writers Guild Award ceremony on Saturday. Soap Opera Network reported that General Hospital won, beating out the favored to win, Bold and the Beautiful. Show More Summary

Politics and Drama Collide at the Writers Guild Awards

6 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

As if to underscore how deeply politics has saturated the world of drama, this weekend’s 2016 Writers Guild Awards was well-populated by writers and actors from the fictional political worlds of shows like House of Cards, Scandal, Veep and The Good Wife, as well as the fictionalized worlds of real politics in efforts like HBO’s Show Me a Hero, which...

WGA Awards Boost Oscar Contenders, Spoof SAG Awards

The Writers Guild of America handed out its 2016 awards over the weekend, firming up some of the front-runners for the Academy Awards while keeping things light and mocking other awards that may take themselves too seriously. TVWeek Open Mic...

Emmy Rossum Supports Sam Esmail at Writers Guild Awards

Emmy Rossum keeps close to her fiance, Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail, as they attend the 2016 Writers Guild Awards held at The Edison Ballroom on Saturday (February 13) in New York City. The cute couple was joined at the East Coast ceremony by Geena Davis, Mad Men‘s John Slattery, Orange is the New Black‘s [...]

Highlights from the 2016 Writers Guild Awards

6 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

The Writers Guild of America held simultaneous award ceremonies in New York City and Los Angeles on Saturday night, with Patton Oswalt hosting the Hollywood crowd, and Michael Ian Black presiding over the Gotham nods. If you want to know how L.A. and NYC are different in show business, just check out how they open […]

Newswire: The Writers Guild thought Spotlight and Mad Men had the best writing of the year

The Writers Guild of America’s annual awards ceremony is an interesting beast. Unlike the other guilds and their awards, it’s difficult to impress the WGA with a dramatic performance or a clever camera angle because the organization is only concerned with quality writing. Show More Summary

Rise of the Tomb Raider wins big at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards

Rise of the Tomb Raider has claimed the Writers Guild’s ‘Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing’ award for 2016. This is a major victory for the game, and the only award offered to a video game during the ceremony. The other nominees were Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, The Witcher 3, and Pillars of Eternity. The award recognised […]

Courteney Cox & Matt LeBlanc Present Together at Writers Guild Awards 2016

Courteney Cox and Matt LeBlanc take the stage during the 2016 Writers Guild Awards held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Saturday (February 13) in Los Angeles. The former Friends co-stars were joined at the ceremony by Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Rachel Bloom, Dr. Ken‘s Ken Jeong, and Transparent‘s Jeffrey Tambor. Also in attendance were [...]

Courteney Cox & Matt LeBlanc Have Mini Friends Reunion at WGA Awards 2016

Could this be any cuter? Friends stars Courtney Cox, 51, and Matt LeBlanc, 48, reunited at the 2016 WGA Awards Saturday. They presented the Writers Guild of America's...

The Writers Guild of America Loves Mad Men and Mr. Robot, But Isn't About to Give You Clarity on the Oscars Race

The WGA Awards are the last major guild award before the Oscars (those are coming soon!), but don't look to them for much clarity on the film side this year. Twin frontrunners Spotlight and The Big Short split the Best Original and Best Adapted Screenplay categories at the ceremony last night, meaning very... More »

‘Spotlight’, ‘The Big Short’ Win at Writers Guild Awards 2016

The winners for the Writers Guild Awards 2016 have been announced, and they're causing the Oscar race to take shape.

'Spotlight' & Adam McKay's 'The Big Short' Win 2016 Writers Guild Awards

With just a few weeks left until the 88th Academy Awards, the Writers Guild of America has announced the winners of the 2016 WGA Awards. Last year, the big WGA winners were The Imitation Game, written by Graham Moore, and Grand Budapest...Show More Summary

2016 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced

6 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

For film, television, new media, video games, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories The post 2016 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced appeared first on

Elaine May Brings Down The House At Writers Guild Awards West

By the time the Writers Guild Awards show in New York ended with all the winners leaking out, the WGA Awards ceremony in Century City was completely deflated. That is until Elaine May took the podium at the Hyatt Century City ballroom...Show More Summary

'Spotlight' and 'The Big Short' take top honors at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards

6 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

One of the final bellwethers before the Academy Awards, the Writers Guild of America Awards honored Tom McCarthy's newsroom drama "Spotlight," which chronicles the Boston Globe's investigation into allegations of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic priests, and Adam McKay's financial-crisis dramedy "The...

WGA Award Winners List — Live

The Writers Guild of America is honoring its best tonight in simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. We’ll be updating the 2016 WGA Awards winners list live, so refresh here for the latest. ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Spotlight Written...Show More Summary

Deadline’s 2016 WGA Awards Live Blog

We are here live from both the Hyatt Regency in Century City, CA and the Edison Ballroom in New York City at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards. In regards to its history as an Oscar predictor in the adapted and original screenplay categories, traditionally at least one winner in that slot goes on to win the Oscar. Show More Summary

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