News

2017 Writers Guild Awards Winners: Moonlight, Arrival, and Atlanta Come Out on Top

by | February 19, 2017 | Comments

The Writers Guild of America held their annual awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday, Febrary 19, celebrating the best writing accomplishments of the year across film, television, radio, and new media. Oscar frontrunner Moonlight earned the award for Original Screenplay, while sci-fi drama Arrival took home the trophy for Adapted Screenplay. In television, FX’s The Americans beat Game of Thrones and Stranger Things to win the Drama Series category, while the same network’s Atlanta took home a pair of awards for Comedy Series and New Series. Read on for all the winners.


Film | Television | More


DRAMA SERIES


COMEDY SERIES


NEW SERIES


LONG FORM ORIGINAL


LONG FORM ADAPTED


ANIMATION

“Barthood”

The Simpsons
85%

“First Day of Rule”

Elena of Avalor

“Fish Out of Water”

BoJack Horseman
93%

“A Princess on Lothal”

Star Wars Rebels
98%

“Stop the Presses”

BoJack Horseman
93%

EPISODIC DRAMA

“Gloves Off”

Better Call Saul
97%

“I Am a Storm”

Shameless
85%

“Klick”

Better Call Saul
97%

“Switch”

Better Call Saul
97%

“The Trip”

This Is Us
92%

“The Winds of Winter”

Game of Thrones
89%

EPISODIC COMEDY

“Kimmy Finds Her Mom!”

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
96%

“Kimmy Goes on a Playdate!”

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
96%

“Pilot”

One Mississippi
96%

“R-A-Y-C-Ray-Cation”

Speechless

“Streets on Lock”

Atlanta
97%

“A Taste of Zephyria”

Son of Zorn
58%

COMEDY / VARIETY (INCLUDING TALK) – SERIES


COMEDY / VARIETY – SKETCH SERIES


COMEDY / VARIETY – MUSIC, AWARDS, TRIBUTES – SPECIALS

  • 68th Primetime Emmy Awards
  • 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards
  • 88th Annual Academy Awards
  • Triumph’s Election Special

QUIZ AND AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION


DAYTIME DRAMA

  • General Hospital

CHILDREN’S SCRIPT – EPISODIC AND SPECIALS

  • “Girl Meets Commonism” (Girl Meets World)
  • “Just Add Mom” (Just Add Magic)
  • “Mel vs. The Night Mare of Normal Street” (Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street)
  • “Mucko Polo, Grouch Explorer” (Sesame Street)

CHILDREN’S SCRIPT – LONG FORM OR SPECIAL


DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – CURRENT EVENTS


DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS


NEWS SCRIPT – REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN, OR BREAKING REPORT

  • “Ambush In Dallas” (World News Tonight With David Muir)
  • “Brussels Under Attack” (World News Tonight With David Muir)
  • “Muhammad Ali: Remembering A Legend” (48 Hours)

NEWS SCRIPT – ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY

  • “CBS Sunday Morning Almanac” June 12, 2016 (CBS Sunday Morning)

Film | Television | More

Pages: Prev 1 2 3 Next

Tag Cloud

reviews TCA 2017 joker stoner Sneak Peek Comedy Central Esquire stand-up comedy cancelled TV series Grammys Comics on TV CBS doctor who Film SXSW die hard blockbuster Emmys aliens Dark Horse Comics 24 frames Disney Plus cops Discovery Channel indie foreign thriller free movies cooking The Witch Sundance Musicals Freeform what to watch FX on Hulu sports Emmy Nominations Paramount Network SDCC movies fast and furious The CW Cannes Epix Pirates zombie BET book Classic Film YouTube Premium Mudbound screen actors guild PlayStation Hear Us Out Anna Paquin Food Network Crunchyroll halloween Binge Guide news SundanceTV scary movies RT History Pride Month mockumentary IFC adaptation Netflix zombies mutant 007 Song of Ice and Fire documentaries Starz Character Guide transformers Countdown 20th Century Fox criterion APB worst period drama VH1 screenings Interview BBC animated Turner ABC Avengers Superheroe Tubi LGBTQ Warner Bros. Fox News travel biography zero dark thirty directors Disney Baby Yoda Shudder crime drama OneApp elevated horror cancelled Christmas See It Skip It sitcom technology Disney streaming service DC streaming service Western Endgame Captain marvel festivals YA MTV kids Oscars HBO Go cars E! Video Games concert BBC One Tumblr Lucasfilm 45 Mystery Family theme song TV renewals true crime NBC quibi TV Land Schedule facebook dark Hulu Best and Worst cartoon boxoffice Teen TLC Trophy Talk Showtime Pop TV superhero Mindy Kaling teaser satire Premiere Dates Country batman Marvel Television police drama Year in Review diversity VICE sag awards discovery vampires RT21 Adult Swim Animation award winner President movie Acorn TV AMC canceled Television Academy video Awards Television Critics Association ESPN 2019 Funimation nbcuniversal comiccon Calendar Spike Action renewed TV shows Columbia Pictures all-time talk show Heroines Apple TV Plus spider-man Extras binge MSNBC versus BAFTA Sundance TV romantic comedy Amazon Prime Video Infographic Lifetime Christmas movies CMT singing competition GIFs Certified Fresh Awards Tour BET Awards historical drama CBS All Access Crackle Rocky strong female leads Travel Channel Walt Disney Pictures DC Comics Pop indiana jones universal monsters revenge adventure latino best Shondaland YouTube Elton John Superheroes Spring TV series television Fantasy Disney+ Disney Plus slashers PaleyFest natural history Cosplay golden globes ratings chucky Bravo unscripted Trivia Summer rotten movies we love name the review Universal Peacock E3 Comedy TCA Awards Hallmark based on movie medical drama USA Network Drama Opinion spinoff cats Star Trek anime Writers Guild of America game of thrones cancelled television TV Spectrum Originals Masterpiece A&E war Red Carpet X-Men El Rey Quiz Trailer psychological thriller 2020 2015 crime spanish language Election Valentine's Day canceled TV shows psycho Stephen King sequel Nickelodeon FX DGA CNN Tomatazos Disney Channel hollywood HBO Max Amazon Prime south america First Look christmas movies supernatural 72 Emmy Awards Marathons spy thriller Set visit Biopics classics LGBT American Society of Cinematographers TBS GoT PBS Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Music IFC Films Marvel FXX composers WarnerMedia richard e. Grant dc Turner Classic Movies 2017 First Reviews Academy Awards 2016 Paramount comic a nightmare on elm street TruTV dragons ghosts Sundance Now crime thriller Creative Arts Emmys docudrama Marvel Studios Arrowverse Sci-Fi Britbox Thanksgiving USA OWN TCA science fiction Martial Arts disaster robots Ellie Kemper parents Kids & Family mission: impossible romance Mary Tyler Moore werewolf Polls and Games Star Wars political drama Holidays Apple TV+ Horror Pixar BBC America Mary Poppins Returns franchise Fall TV Rock Ovation Holiday Chernobyl Netflix Christmas movies Mary poppins hispanic child's play Winners Pet Sematary WGN Rocketman finale YouTube Red The Arrangement Tarantino comics DC Universe dogs children's TV game show witnail Hallmark Christmas movies blaxploitation green book video on demand Toys HBO Reality Rom-Com comedies anthology hist Women's History Month The Purge rotten Photos DirecTV ABC Family Lifetime independent space Amazon San Diego Comic-Con laika nature TCM Reality Competition tv talk Comic Book National Geographic cults CW Seed Vudu harry potter Box Office Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Nominations social media emmy awards documentary Amazon Studios The Walking Dead VOD critics Lionsgate TCA Winter 2020 obituary ITV crossover History Black Mirror Ghostbusters TIFF Brie Larson dramedy A24 NYCC justice league FOX Podcast Black History Month spain Logo GLAAD politics Sony Pictures Musical serial killer 21st Century Fox jamie lee curtis 2018 Winter TV dceu breaking bad Watching Series reboot 71st Emmy Awards New York Comic Con Nat Geo cinemax twilight stop motion streaming 4/20 casting films Super Bowl Film Festival Syfy miniseries Apple toy story Cartoon Network MCU cancelled TV shows asian-american TNT