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Argo and Zero Dark Thirty honoured at the 2013 WGA Awards

18 February 2013 9:18 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ben Affleck's acclaimed CIA thriller Argo picked up another award last night as screenwriter Chris Terrio was honoured by the Writer's Guild of America at this year's WGA Awards with Best Adapted Screenplay, while Mark Boal received Best Original Screenplay for Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty and Malik Bendejelloul collected Best Documentary Screenplay for Searching for Sugar Man.

Shifting to the small screen and there was awards success for Breaking Bad (Best Drama Series), Louie (Best Comedy Series) and Girls (Best New Series), along with Mad Men (Episodic Drama), Modern Family (Episodic Comedy), Hatfields & McCoys (Long Form - Original), Game Change (Long Form - Adapted) and The Simpsons (Animation).

Here is the full list of nominees, with the winners highlighted in bold:

Film Categories:

Original Screenplay

Flight, Written by John Gatins; Paramount Pictures

Looper, Written by Rian Johnson; TriStar Pictures

The Master, Written by Paul Thomas Anderson; The Weinstein Company

Moonrise Kingdom, »

- Flickering Myth

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Another Big Win for "Argo," Oh, and "Zero Dark Thirty" Too! Complete List of WGA Winners!

18 February 2013 6:57 AM, PST | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

And here we are, the last big hurrah before the granddaddy of the awards season, the Academy Awards. As expected, "Zero Dark Thirty" won Original Screenplay but the most surprising winner was "Argo," beating the writing frontrunner, "Lincoln" by Tony Kushner. So more "Argo" power! It's definitely the film to beat this Oscars, and I'm happy that it's my No. 1 film of 2012!

Here's the complete list of WGA winners; for other winners/nominees this awards season, click here:

Film

Original Screenplay

"Zero Dark Thirty" - Written by Mark Boal; Columbia Pictures

Adapted Screenplay

"Argo" - Screenplay by Chris Terrio; based on a selection from "The Master of Disguise" by Antonio J. Mendez and the Wired magazine article "The Great Escape" by Joshuah Bearman; Warner Bros. Pictures

Documentary Screenplay

"Searching for Sugar Man" - Written by Malik Bendejelloul; Sony Pictures Classics

Television

Drama Series

"Breaking Bad" - Written by Sam Catlin, »

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Writers Guild Award Winners: Breaking Bad, Girls and More

18 February 2013 3:57 AM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

The Writers Guild of America gathered last night and handed out hardware to those in the world of film, radio and television. Read on for a list of winners from the latter industry...

Drama Series

Breaking Bad, Written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, Moira Walley-Beckett

Comedy Series

Louie, Written by Pamela Adlon, Vernon Chatman, Louis C.K.

New Series

Girls, Written by Judd Apatow, Lesley Arfin, Lena Dunham, Sarah Heyward, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Jenni Konner, Deborah Schoeneman, Dan Sterling

Episodic Drama

The Other Woman” (Mad Men), Written by Semi Chellas and Matthew Weiner

Episodic Comedy

Virgin Territory” (Modern Family), Written by Elaine Ko

Long Form – Original

Hatfields & McCoys, Nights Two and Three, Teleplay by Ted Mann and Ronald Parker, Story by Bill Kerby and Ted Mann

Long Form – Adapted

Game Change, Written by Danny Strong, Based on the book by Mark Halperin and »

- matt@mediavine.com (Matt Richenthal)

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'Argo' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' claim Writers Guild awards

17 February 2013 9:14 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Argo continued its domination of award season by claiming one of the last of the pre-Oscar prizes — the Writers Guild Award, where screenwriter Chris Terrio won the honor for adapted screenplay.

Terrio’s competition included Tony Kushner’s Lincoln, David O. Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook, David Magee’s Life of Pi and Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower. All but Chbosky are also up for the Oscar next weekend, with Beasts of the Southern Wild’s Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin taking that slot.

Best original screenplay went to Mark Boal for Zero Dark Thirty, who bested John GatinsFlight, »

- Anthony Breznican

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Writers Guild Awards 2013: Full winners list

17 February 2013 9:10 PM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

As we enter the home stretch to the Academy Awards, writers were celebrated Sunday. The 2012 Writers Guild Awards honored the best writing in film, television, radio, new media, and video games. "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Argo" took home the original and adapted screenplay awards, respectively. While "Breaking Bad," and "Louie" took home awards for best drama and comedy series.

Here is the full winners list:

Television

Drama SERIESBreaking Bad (AMC), Written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, Moira Walley-Beckett

Comedy SERIESLouie (FX), Written by Pamela Adlon, Vernon Chatman, Louis C.K.

New SERIESGirls (HBO), Written by Judd Apatow, Lesley Arfin, Lena Dunham, Sarah Heyward, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Jenni Konner, Deborah Schoeneman, Dan Sterling

Episodic DRAMAMad Men (AMC) - "The Other Woman" - Written by Semi Chellas and Matthew Weiner 

Episodic COMEDYModern Family (ABC) - "Virgin Territory" - Written by Elaine Ko

Long Form - »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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