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Aaron Sorkin To Receive WGA West’s Paddy Chayefsky Award

The West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin will be honored with the Writers Guild of America, West's 2017 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement. Sorkin will receive the award, given in recognition of his career andShow More Summary

Here are your comedy writers nominated for 2017 WGA Awards

Congrats to my friends and all of the other comedy writers nominated today for the 2017 Writers Guild Association (WGA) Awards. Awards will be handed out in separate ceremonies held the same night, Feb. 19, 2017, in New York City (hosted by Lewis Black) and Los Angeles (hosted by Patton Oswalt). COMEDY SERIES Atlanta, Written […]

2017 Writers Guild Award TV Nominations: 'Westworld' and 'Stranger Things' Break In

The 2017 awards season is in full swing and the Writers Guild of America has now revealed its nominations for the best television of the year. The WGA stuck with the usual list of awards favorites (Better Call Saul, Veep, etc) while embracing several new hits like Westworld, Stranger Things, This Is Us and Atlanta.


The Writers Guild Association (WGA) has announced its TV nominees for the WGA Awards. Shows such as GAME OF THRONES and BETTER CALL SAUL got nominations, as did new series WESTWORLD, STRANGER THINGS and ATLANTA. The WGA Awards will be presented on February 17 in concurrent ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. The full […]

WGA TV Nominations: ‘The Americans’, ‘Stranger Things’, ‘Westworld’, ‘This Is Us’ Among Nominees

The WGA has announced its nominees for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2016. Winners will be honored at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at concurrent...Show More Summary

Lewis Black To Host WGA Awards In New York

Comedian Lewis Black will host the 2017 Writers Guild Awards ceremony in New York, which will be held February 19 at the Edison Ballroom. "I am honored to be the host of the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, of which I am a proud member," Black...Show More Summary

How One Of The Best Skyrim Modders Got Started With A Punch To The Face

It's not every day that you see a video game and a national screenwriting award in the same sentence. In fact, it's never happened -- until last week, when the Australian Writers' Guild gave an AWGIE not just to Skyrim, but a Skyrim mod. The mod is available today for the PC and Xbox One versions of Skyrim. Show More Summary

Submissions Are Now Open For The 2017 Writers Guild Awards

5 months agoWeb / 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

10 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

10 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 »

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