Awards for 1997

WGA Award (Screen)

Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

WINNER

NOMINEES




WGA Award (TV)

Comedy/Variety - Music, Awards, Tribute - Special Event

WINNER

NOMINEES


Documentary - Current Events

WINNER

Frontline: Marshall Frady, Mark Zwonitzer
For episode "The Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson".

NOMINEES

Nova: Nancy Linde
For episode "Bombing of America".

Primetime Wednesday: Lori A. Bores, Mark Zwonitzer
For episode "Judgement at Midnight".

Documentary - Other Than Current Events

NOMINEES

Frontline: Ben Loeterman
For episode "Angel on Death Row".

Idols of the Game: Robert Lipsyte
For episode "Inventing the All-American".

The American Experience: Chana Gazit
For episode "Chicago 1968".

The American Experience: Thomas Lennon, Richard Ben Cramer
For episode "The Battle Over Citizen Kane (#8.7)".

American Masters: John F. Goff, Thomas Wagner
For episode "Rod Serling: Submitted for Your Approval".

Original Long Form

WINNER

NOMINEES



Children's Script

WINNER

Goosebumps: Dan Angel, Billy Brown
For episode "The Cuckoo Clock of Doom".

NOMINEES

Reading Rainbow: Ron Krauss
For episode "Fly Away Home".

Gullah, Gullah Island: Eric Weiner
For episode "Look Who's Balking".

Allegra's Window: Mollie Fermaglich
For episode "Strange Bedfellows".

Hypernauts: Katherine Lawrence
For episode "Ice Bound".


ABC Afterschool Specials: Courtney Flavin
For episode "Educating Mom (#24.4)".

Adapted Long Form

WINNER

NOMINEES


News - Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin or Breaking Report

WINNER

CBS Evening News with Dan Rather: Jerry Cipriano, Hugh Heckman, Paul Fisher, Laura Palmer
For the feature "The Crash of TWA Flight 800".

NOMINEE

48 Hours: Greg Kandra
For episode "America's Mission".

News - Analysis, Feature or Commentary

WINNER

20/20: Patricia K. Dauer

NOMINEES

Primetime Wednesday: Lori A. Bores

Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series

WINNER

NOMINEES


Daytime Serials

WINNER

NOMINEE

Episodic Drama

WINNER

NOMINEES



Murder One: Charles H. Eglee (teleplay/story), Channing Gibson (teleplay/story), Steven Bochco (teleplay/story), David Milch (teleplay)
For Murder One: Chapter One (#1.1).



Episodic Comedy

WINNER

NOMINEES



Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement

WINNER

Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement

WINNER

Valentine Davies Award

WINNERS


Shelley List
Posthumously.

Morgan Cox Award

WINNERS


Katherine Coker (WGAw's Property Planning Committee), Oliver Crawford (WGAw's Property Planning Committee), Philip D. Fehrle (WGAw's Property Planning Committee) (chair), D.C. Fontana (WGAw's Property Planning Committee), Michael A. Hoey (WGAw's Property Planning Committee), Rick Mittleman (WGAw's Property Planning Committee) (co-chair), John Riley (WGAw's Property Planning Committee)

Paul Selvin Honorary Award

WINNER

Evelyn F. Burkey Award

WINNER

Ian McLellan Hunter Award

WINNER

Richard B. Jablow Award

WINNER

Bruce R. Campbell

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