Awards for 2017

WGA Award (Screen)

Original Screenplay

NOMINEES





Documentary Screenplay

NOMINEES


Command and Control: Robert Kenner, Eric Schlosser, Brian Pearle, Kim Roberts
Based on the book Command and Control by Eric Schlosser

Adapted Screenplay

NOMINEES

Arrival: Eric Heisserer, Ted Chiang
Based on the story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang

Deadpool: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
Based on the X-Men comic books

Fences: August Wilson
Posthumously. Based on his play.

Hidden Figures: Allison Schroeder, Theodore Melfi, Margot Lee Shetterly
Based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly

Nocturnal Animals: Tom Ford
Based on the novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright

Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series

NOMINEE

WGA Award (TV)

Comedy/Variety (Music, Awards, Tributes) - Specials

NOMINEES




Short Form New Media - Original

NOMINEES

The Commute: Dane Clark, Linsey Stewart
For episode 'The Party'

Life Ends at 30: Michael Field
Episode: "Escape the Room"

Thug Passion: Motrya Tomycz
Episode 1 "Itsy Bitsy Spider"

Short Form New Media - Adapted

NOMINEES


Documentary Script - Current Events

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Documentary Script - Other Than Current Events

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Children's Script - Long Form or Special

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Quiz and Audience Participation

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Comedy Series

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Episodic Drama

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Episodic Comedy

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Comedy/Variety Series

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News Script - Analysis, Feature, or Commentary

NOMINEE

CBS News Sunday Morning: Tom Harris
CBS Sunday Morning Almanac" June 12, 2016

Daytime Drama

NOMINEE

News Script - Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin, or Breaking Report

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Long Form - Adaptation

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Comedy/Variety - Sketch Series

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Dramatic Series

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New Series

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Children's Script - Episodic and Specials

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Sesame Street: Belinda Ward
Episode: "Mucko Polo, Grouch Explorer"

Long Form - Original

NOMINEES




Television Graphic Art and Animation

NOMINEE

Elisa Solinas
"The Real History of Cinco de Mayo," (Gawker Media Group)

TV - Animation

NOMINEES





Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement

WINNER

WGA Award

Radio Documentary

NOMINEES

Andrew Evans
"Chernobyl: 30 Years Later," ABC News Radio

David Shapiro
"Summer of 2016," CBS News Radio

Radio News Script - Analysis, Feature, or Commentary

NOMINEES

Robert Hawley
"Dishin Digital on WCBS-AM," WCBS-AM Radio

Gail Lee
Morley Safer: A Journalist's Life," CBS News Radio

Jerry Edling
"Vin Scully, " KNX

Andrew Evans
"Vin Scully Hangs Up the Mic, " ABC News Radio

Radio News Script - Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin, or Breaking Report

NOMINEES

Philip Pilato
"6:40am News" November 13, 2015, CBS News Radio

Thomas A. Sabella
"Legends of the Game," CBS News Radio

Gail Lee
"Muhammad Ali: A Tribute to Greatness," CBS News Radio

Tara Gimbel Tanis
"World News This Week" August 26, 2016, ABC News Radio

On-Air Promotion (Television, New Media or Radio)

NOMINEES

Erial Tompkins
"Big Brother Over The Top Launch & NCIS: Special Agent Tony Dinozzo's Top Moments, " CBS

Brian Retchless
"CBS On-Air Reel"

Jennifer H. Kaas
"The Dollmaker, Halloween, " NBC

Jessica Katzenstein
"Limitless Promos 15/16, " CBS

Dan Greenberger
"Mom," CBS

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