Awards for 1980

WGA Award (Screen)

Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen

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NOMINEE

Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen

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NOMINEES


Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium

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NOMINEES


Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium

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NOMINEE

WGA Award (TV)

Multi-Part Long Form Series and/or Any Production of More Than Two Parts

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Backstairs at the White House: Gwen Bagni (teleplay by), Paul Dubov (teleplay by) (Ed Friendly Productions (production company))

Daytime Serial

WINNER

NOMINEES


Episodic Drama

WINNER

NOMINEES





The Rockford Files: David Chase
For The Rockford Files: Love Is the Word (#6.6). AKA "Some Things You Can Tell Yourself".

Episodic Comedy

WINNERS


NOMINEES

Barney Miller: Reinhold Weege (teleplay/story), Judith Anne Nielsen (story), Richard Beban (story) (as Richard William Beban)
For Barney Miller: The Indian (#5.13).







Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement

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Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement

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Valentine Davies Award

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Morgan Cox Award

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