2014 WGA Awards Winners (Hot News from Last Saturday Night)

Hmm, old writers may not get a lot of work, but they still run the Guild.

Hmm, old writers may not get a lot of work, but they still run the Guild.

Here they are, last night’s Writers Guild of America Award winners. (And, no, we’re not reviewing the ceremonies other than bow our heads in sorrow for emcee Brad Garrett and his Dead on Arrival Woody Allen pedophile routine.)

You may know some of these folks. Or you may not. Clap anyway cuz what the hell. We writers don’t get our names out there nearly often enough.

TELEVISION AWARDS

COMEDY EPISODE
“Hogcock!” (30 Rock), Written by Jack Burditt & Robert Carlock

DRAMA EPISODE
“Confessions” (Breaking Bad), Written by Gennifer Hutchison

ANIMATION EPISODE
“A Test Before Trying” (The Simpsons), Written by Joel H. Cohen

CHILDREN’S EPISODE &/or SPECIAL
“influANTces” (A.N.T. Farm), Written by Vincent Brown

COMEDY / VARIETY (INCLUDING TALK)  SERIES
Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas, Head Writers: Jay Martel, Ian Roberts; Writers: Alex Rubens, Charlie Sanders

NEW SERIES
House Of Cards, Written by Kate Barnow, Rick Cleveland, Sam Forman, Gina Gionfriddo, Keith Huff, Sarah Treem, Beau Willimon

DRAMA SERIES
Breaking Bad, Written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, Moira Walley-Beckett

COMEDY SERIES
Veep, Written by Simon Blackwell, Roger Drew, Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin, Georgia Pritchett, David Quantick, Tony Roche, Will Smith

FILM AWARDS

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Captain Phillips, Screenplay by Billy Ray; Based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, And Dangerous Days At Sea by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Her, Written by Spike Jonze

There were also various honorary awards (that we’ve already reported on here), news awards, documentaries, etc., but our attention wandered. Let’s face it: TVWriter™ is all about creating fiction, gang. Huzzah for all the above hugely talented fictioneers!

2 thoughts on “2014 WGA Awards Winners (Hot News from Last Saturday Night)

  1. scanffah says:

    Quite interesting. Will you at some point post on your website, model examples of TV pilots for aspiring TV script writers?

  2. TVWriter™ says:

    Mean like this?

    http://tvwriter.net/?p=11206

    This has been one of the most visited pages on TVWriter™ in the past year. (But if it isn’t what you’re looking for, then tell us more, please, about what would be. Cuz, you know, we aim to please.

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