Awards for 1991

WGA Award (Screen)

Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

WINNER

NOMINEES




WGA Award (TV)

Documentary - Current Events

WINNER

Frontline: Thomas Lennon, Shelby Steele
For episode "Seven Days in Bensonhurst (#8.13)".

Original Long Form

WINNER

NOMINEE

Children's Script

WINNERS

ABC Afterschool Specials: Josef Anderson
For episode "The Perfect Date (#18.6)".
Tied with Cynthia A. Cherbak, Elizabeth Hansen and Herb Stein for _"CBS Schoolbreak Special" (1984)
For episode "American Eyes (#7.4)".

CBS Schoolbreak Special: Cynthia A. Cherbak, Elizabeth Hansen, Herb Stein
For episode "American Eyes (#7.4)".
Tied with 'Josef Anderson (II)' for _"ABC Afterschool Specials" (1972)
For episode "The Perfect Date (#18.6)".

Daytime Serials

WINNER

NOMINEE

Anthology Episode/Single Program

WINNER

NOMINEES

Nightmare Classics: J. Michael Straczynski
For episode "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde".

Tales from the Crypt: Frank Darabont
For episode "The Ventriloquist's Dummy".

Adapted Long Form

WINNER

Episodic Drama

WINNER

NOMINEES

China Beach: Martin M. Goldstein (teleplay), Neal Baer (teleplay), Dottie Zicklin (story) (as Dottie Dartland)
For China Beach: Warriors (#3.16).




Episodic Comedy

WINNER

NOMINEES





Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement

WINNER

Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement

WINNER

Valentine Davies Award

WINNER

Morgan Cox Award

WINNER

Paul Selvin Honorary Award

WINNER

Edmund J. North Award

WINNER

Meltzer Award

WINNER

Kirk Douglas
In recognition of his action in 1960 to ensure that Dalton Trumbo received screen credit for writing Spartacus.

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