Here are your Writers Guild Award nominees from 2018

Congrats to all the hard-working scribes out there getting the most out of their WGA memberships! Here are the comedy-related nominees this year. 2019 Writers Guild Awards Nominees COMEDY SERIES Atlanta, Written by Ibra Ake, Donald Glover, Stephen Glov…

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Jordan Peele, Veep, Last Week Tonight win at the 2018 WGA Awards

It was another great night both for Jordan Peele and HBO as the awards season swung through the Writers Guild of America on Sunday night. Peele won for Original Screenplay for his first feature film, Get Out, while HBO played host to the writers for both Best Comedy Series, Veep, and best comedy/variety talk series, […]

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‘Veep,’ ‘BoJack Horseman,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and More Win 2018 WGA Awards

The 2018 Writers Guild Awards were handed out in New York and Los Angeles last night, and when it comes to this year’s comedy nominees, Veep, BoJack Horseman, Saturday Night Live, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and Will & Grace took home awards this year. In the New Series category, Netflix comedies GLOW and […]

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Here are your comedy writers nominated for the 2018 WGA Awards

Whither original short-form online comedy? The Writers Guild of America revealed today this year’s nominees, with winners named in simultaneous ceremonies Feb. 11, 2018, in New York City (hosted by Amber Ruffin) and Los Angeles (hosted by Patton Oswalt). The WGA Award nominations included great news for Netflix’s GLOW, honored as not only one of […]

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2018 WGA Award Nominations Include ‘American Vandal,’ ‘Nathan for You,’ ‘The President Show,’ and More

The Writers Guild of America announced its list of 2018 WGA Award nominees today, which includes returning series like Nathan for You, Silicon Valley, and Veep as well as new series like GLOW, The President Show, and Netflix’s mockumentary series American Vandal. Nathan for You earned noms in both the Variety Sketch and Variety Special […]

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Amber Ruffin to Host the 2018 WGA Awards in New York

While Seth Meyers has signed on to host the 2018 Golden Globes next month, one of his Late Night writers/performers has landed an awards show hosting gig of her own. The Writers Guild of America announced today that Amber Ruffin will host next year’s WGA Awards ceremony in New York, which will take place in New York […]

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2017’s WGA Awards Winners Include ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and ‘Triumph’s Election Special’

The 2017 Writers Guild Awards were handed out over the weekend, and in addition to Donald Glover’s new FX show Atlanta winning two awards for Comedy Series and New Series, writers from BoJack Horseman, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Saturday Night Live, and Triumph’s Election Special 2016 took home awards for their work […]

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

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 […]

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