2017 Emmy Winners that Mean the Most to TVWriter™

Stars? Directors? Producers? Necessary evils, sez this TVWriter™ minion. Here are the Emmy Award winners we love most – the WRITERS!

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, The Americans – “The Soviet Division”
Gordon Smith, Better Call Saul – “Chicanery”
Peter Morgan, The Crown – “Assassins”
WINNER – Bruce Miller, The Handmaid’s Tale – “Offred”
The Duffer Brothers, Stranger Things – “Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers”
Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, Westworld – The Bicameral Mind”

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
WINNER – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Donald Glover, Atlanta – “B.A.N.”
Stephen Glover, Atlanta – “Streets on Lock”
WINNER – Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe, Master of None – “Thanksgiving”
Alec Berg, Silicon Valley – “Success Failure”
Billy Kimball, Veep – “Georgia”
David Mandel, Veep – “Groundbreaking”

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

David E. Kelley, Big Little Lies
WINNER – Charlie Brooker, Black Mirror: San Junipero
Noah Hawley, Fargo – “The Law of Vacant Places”
Ryan Murphy, Feud: Bette and Joan – “And the Winner Is…”
Jaffe Cohen, Michael Zam, and Ryan Murphy, Feud: Bette and Joan – “Pilot”
Richard Price and Steven Zaillian, The Night Of – “The Call of the Wild”

Okay, okay, we really don’t want to leave out anybody. You can find a solid review of the show and all of last night’s winners HERE