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.
“Hogcock!” (30 Rock), Written by Jack Burditt & Robert Carlock
“Confessions” (Breaking Bad), Written by Gennifer Hutchison
“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
House Of Cards, Written by Kate Barnow, Rick Cleveland, Sam Forman, Gina Gionfriddo, Keith Huff, Sarah Treem, Beau Willimon
Breaking Bad, Written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, Moira Walley-Beckett
Veep, Written by Simon Blackwell, Roger Drew, Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin, Georgia Pritchett, David Quantick, Tony Roche, Will Smith
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
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!