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Late-Night Writer Steve O'Donnell to Receive WGA Honor

3 January 2017 2:02 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Veteran late-night writer Steve O'Donnell will receive the Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence at the Writers Guild Awards' New York ceremony.

From 1983 to 1992, O'Donnell served as head writer for David Letterman's Late Night, moving over to CBS' Late Show in 1993, where he worked as a writer until 1995. During his time with Letterman's shows, he led the writing of segments like the "Top 10 List," "Calling Meg, the Office Worker in the Building Across the Street," "Across the USA With the Gift Shop Clerks from Bangladesh" and "Dave's Mom in Norway."

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Longtime Letterman Writer Steve O’Donnell Set For WGA East’s Herb Sargent Award

3 January 2017 10:50 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Late-night TV writer Steve O'Donnell will be this year's recipient of the WGA East's Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence. Nominated for 20 Primetime Emmys and the winner of four, O’Donnell spent 10 years as head writer on NBC's Late Night with David Letterman and another five years as head writer on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. The award, which will be presented February 19 at the WGA Awards ceremony in New York, is given to a writer "who embodies the spirit, commitment… »

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