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Writers Guild Awards Sets Ceremony Dates, Eligibility Deadlines

The 2018 Writers Guild Awards will be presented at concurrent ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The 70th annual awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, news, radio, videogame,...Show More Summary

‘Transparent’s Faith Soloway Teams With UK’s Dancing Ledge For ‘Super Sensitives’

WritersGuild Award nominee Faith Soloway is teaming with Laurence Bowen’s UK indie Dancing ledge Productions on comedy/drama Super Sensitives. This is the first U.S. series for Dancing Ledge, which was established last year with backing...Show More Summary

[VIDEO] WGA Awards Attendees Speak Out on Donald Trump

9 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Sunday night's Writers Guild Awards weren't just about movies and television.

‘Moonlight,’ ‘Atlanta’ Win 2017 Writers Guild Awards

Writers in both New York City and Los Angeles were crowned Feb. 19 in recognition of their achievements in film, television, new media, and more. The 2017 Writers Guild Awards celebrated the best screenwriters in the biz, including Barry...Show More Summary

Writers Guild Awards: Oscar Favorites Emerge; FX Dominates Television Awards

Two Academy Awards favorites emerged at Monday night’s Writer’s Guild Awards, while FX celebrated a big night in the television categories. The Writers Guild awarded the trophy for Best Original Screenplay for a film to “Moonlight,” which is nominated for...

Writers Guild Awards: Oscar Favorites Emerge; FX Dominates Television Awards

It was certainly telegraphed that there would be a comedic mash-up of politics and performance at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards when the West Coast ceremonies kicked off with a brief video that focused on the ethnicities of Guild members...

James Woods Rushes the Stage, Steals Patton Oswalt’s Shoe During Awards Ceremony

Liberal comedian and frequent Donald Trump critic, Patton Oswalt hosted the Writer’s Guild Awards earlier this week. In the middle of Oswalt’s opening monologue, he quipped he was limiting his Trump jokes for fear that James Woods, a rare Republican in Hollywood, would “kick him” backstage. Show More Summary

'Moonlight' And 'Arrival' Win Writers Guild's Best Screenplay Prizes

9 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

At the last of the big awards ceremonies before the Oscars on Sunday, "Moonlight won for best screenplay, and Arrival for best adapted screenplay; it was based on the Ted Chiang novella Story of Your Life."

Patton Oswalt on Trump, Obama, David Lee Roth, and Rutgers linguistics

At the Writers Guild of America Awards on Sunday night, host Patton Oswalt predictably made some Trump jokes in his opening monologue. What wasn't so predictable was an extended analogy involving '80s hard rocker David Lee Roth and the linguistics department at Rutgers University. The key line: "Donald Trump taking Obama's job would be like […]

Lewis Black Dumps on Trump’s Administration at the WGA Awards

The 69th Annual Writers Guild Awards, held Sunday night, was a celebration of writing in all forms and formats, but the festivities quickly turned political, with hosts Lewis Black (on the East Coast) and Patton Oswalt (on the West Coast) kicking off the night’s anti-Trump theme. During Black’s opening monologue, ... More »

Well That Was Weird AF!

James Woods is gonna let you finish, but first he's gonna take off your shoe. The conservative actor crashed the stage at the Writer's Guild of America Awards on Sunday during Patton Oswalt's opening monologue — just to make fun of his award show attire! The funny moment occurred after Oswalt made obligatory digs at Donald Trump, [...]

The 2017 Writers Guild Awards Give Well-Deserved Honors to Arrival, Moonlight, and Atlanta

9 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Arrival may not have won any Golden Globes, but the Writers Guild of America finally gave them a well-deserved accolade: Best Adapted Screenplay!

WGA Awards Winners Led by 'Moonlight,' 'Arrival,' 'Atlanta,' 'The Americans'

9 months agoEntertainment / Film : Moviefone

The Writers Guild of America revealed its annual award winners in film, television, and other media on Sunday evening, crowning some critical darlings and providing a potential shakeup to the Oscars race. On the television side, Donald...Show More Summary

2017 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced (Complete List)

"La La Land" finally took a break from winning awards last night as the Writers Guild of America announced the winners of their 69th annual WGA Awards. "Moonlight" and... For more, visit our blog !

James Woods Stole Patton Oswalt’s Shoe During His Anti-Trump WGA Awards Monologue

9 months agoNews : Mediaite

If you’ve been paying attention to celebrity Twitter, you might have noticed that actor James Woods loves President Trump about as much as comedian Patton Oswalt hates him. Nonetheless, the Writers Guild Awards were last night, and there was an unexpected moment of levity between the two when Woods literally snatched Oswalt’s shoe right off […]

'Arrival' & 'Moonlight' Win Best Screenplays at the 2017 WGA Awards

With just one week to go until the Academy Awards, the Writers Guild of America has announced the winners of the 2017 WGA Awards. Last year, the big WGA winners were Spotlight (Original), written by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy, as well...Show More Summary

Patton Oswalt Says That James Woods Rushing the Stage at the Writers Guild Awards Wasn't Part of the Plan

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

James Woods is best known right now as a man who tries to fight people who say mean things about him on social media, but he still gets invited to award shows. Read more...

Writers Guild Awards 2017: Top moments from the show

9 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The Writers Guild Awards don't command the spotlight of other awards shows — but if you failed to tune in Sunday, we've got you covered.

Steve O’Donnell accepts the Herb Sargent Award at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, and other winners

9 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

Steve O’Donnell remained humble as he accepted the Herb Sargent Award at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, wondering if perhaps the WGA had confused him for another former head writer of Late Night with David Letterman, or perhaps Saturday Night Live, or even his identical twin, Mark, who co-wrote the Broadway musical Hairspray. Steve O’Donnell’s credits […]

WGA Awards 2017: Top Prizes Go to ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Arrival’

9 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Awards season finally and truly comes to an end next weekend with the Oscars, but we’ve got a few final prizes to get out before then. Over this past weekend, the Writers Guild of America handed out their 2017 awards. Big winners inShow More Summary

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