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Gamer’s Guide To Pretty Much Everything: Cancelled by Disney Xd; No Season Three

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The game has ended for Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything. Series creator Devin Bunje recently announced Disney Xd has cancelled the TV show after two seasons.The sitcom centered on Conor (Cameron Boyce), a young video game prodigy who breaks his thumb and has to leave the professional gaming world in exchange for school. The cast also included Murray Wyatt Rundus, Felix Avitia, Sophie Reynolds, and Joe Hursley. Season two finished airing on January 2nd.Read More…
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Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything: Season Two Renewal for Disney Xd Series

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In an exclusive, Variety reports that Disney Xd has renewed Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything for season two. This live-action sitcom focuses on gaming phenom, Conor (Cameron Boyce) who, after seriously injuring his thumb, has to leave the gaming circuit and adapt to life as a public high school student.

In addition to Boyce, the cast of Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything includes Murray Wyatt Rundus, Felix Avitia, and Sophie Reynolds. Creators Devin Bunje and Nick Stanton serve as executive producers. Showrunner Jim O’Doherty also executive produces. Read More…
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Disney Xd Renews ‘Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything’ for Season 2 (Exclusive)

Disney Xd Renews ‘Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything’ for Season 2 (Exclusive)
It’s game-on for another season of Disney Xd’s live-action comedy series “Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything,” which has been renewed for Season 2, Variety has learned exclusively.

Starring Cameron Boyce, a fan-favorite alum of Disney Channel’s popular sitcom “Jessie,” the show revolves around a teenage pro-gaming phenomenon, Conor, whose thumb injury forces him off the elite gaming circuit and back to public school. The cast is rounded out by Murray Wyatt Rundus, Felix Avitia and Sophie Reynolds, who play Conor’s (Boyce) friends.

In the first season, Conor and his three friends started their high school’s first-ever gaming league. In the second season, the team will set its sights on a global championship.

“Gamer’s Guide’s” July 2015 premiere ranked as Disney Xd’s No.1 series debut among boys 6-11 in the young male-skewing network’s fifteen year history. To date, the show is the cabler’s No.
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Cameron Boyce Lands His Own Disney Xd Series, ‘Gamers Guide’

Cameron Boyce Lands His Own Disney Xd Series, ‘Gamers Guide’
Another Disney star has landed their very own show.

Cameron Boyce, who currently stars in Disney Channel’s hit “Jessie” and will also appear in the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie, “Descendants,” will headline Disney Xd’s new live-action comedy, “Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything.”

“Gamer’s Guide,” which was greenlit Wednesday, follows a professional teenage video gamer, Conor (Boyce), who is forced to go to high school for the first time, after an injury causes him to step away from the pro-gaming circuit. To cope with his new lifestyle, he focuses on friendships and visualizes life as a video game.

“With the popularity of video games and electronic sports, we’re thrilled to give our audience a new series that spotlights one of their biggest passions and features fan-favorite star Cameron Boyce,” Adam Bonnett, executive vice president, original programming, Disney Channels Worldwide said. “We are bringing the
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2012 Writers Guild Awards Winners

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2012 Writers Guild Awards Winners
The Writers Guild of America, West (Wgaw) and the Writers Guild of America, East (Wgae) tonight announced the winners of the 2012 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for screen, television, radio, news, promotional, videogame, and new media writing at simultaneous ceremonies at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and the B.B. King Blues Club in New York City.

Screenplay Nominees

Original Screenplay:

Midnight in Paris, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics

50/50, Written by Will Reiser; Summit Entertainment

Bridesmaids, Written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig; Universal Studios

Win Win, Screenplay by Tom McCarthy; Story by Tom McCarthy & Joe Tiboni; Fox Searchlight

Young Adult, Written by Diablo Cody; Paramount Pictures

Adapted Screenplay:

The Descendants, Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash; Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings; Fox Searchlight

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Screenplay by Steven Zaillian; Based on the novel by Stieg Larsson,
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Writers Guild Hails "The Descendants," "Midnight in Paris!" Check Out Complete WGA Awards Winners List!

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) has announced the winners of the WGA Awards for outstanding achievement in writing. In the Screenplay category, "Midnight in Paris," written by Woody Allen, took home the Original Screenplay award while "The Descendants," written by Alexander Payne, and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemming, received the Best Adapted Screenplay award.

Winners of the WGA awards were announced Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. Zooey Deschanel and Joel McHale served as hosts of the ceremony.

Here is the full list of winners (highlighted) and nominees of the 2012 WGA Awards (to see winners/nominees of other award-giving bodies, visit our Awards Avenue coverage right here)

Screenplay Nominees

Original Screenplay

50/50, Written by Will Reiser; Summit Entertainment

Bridesmaids, Written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig; Universal Studios

*** (Winner) Midnight in Paris, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics

Win Win,
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Writers Guild Awards 2012: Nominations: Midnight In Paris, Young Adult

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Midnight in Paris, Young Adult, and the other nominations for the 2012 Writers Guild Awards have been announced. The 64th Annual Writers Guild Awards is “a generic term referring to the joint efforts of two different Us labor unions: The Writers Guild of America, East (Wgae), representing TV and film writers East of the Mississippi. The Writers Guild of America, West (Wgaw), representing TV and film writers in Hollywood and southern California.” The 2012 Writers Guild Awards will be held on February 19, 2012.

The full listing of the 2012 Writers Guild Awards nominations is below.

Screenplay Nominees

Original Screenplay

50/50, Written by Will Reiser; Summit Entertainment

Bridesmaids, Written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig; Universal Pictures

Midnight in Paris, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics

Win Win, Screenplay by Tom McCarthy; Story by Tom McCarthy & Joe Tiboni; Fox Searchlight

Young Adult, Written by Diablo Cody; Paramount Pictures

Adapted Screenplay

The Descendants, Screenplay by Alexander Payne
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2012 Writers Guild Awards Nominations

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2012 Writers Guild Awards Nominations
The Writers Guild of America, West (Wgaw) and the Writers Guild of America, East (Wgae) announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen in both film and television for 2011. Winners will be honored at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, 2012, during simultaneous ceremonies in Hollywood and New York.

Categories for film include Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Documentary Screenplay. The TV nominations are a little more extensive, offering awards for Best Drama Series, Best Comedy Series, Best New Series, Best Episodic Drama, Best Animated Series, Best Comedy/Variety Series, and Best Daytime Drama.

To find out what got nominated, check out our full list of nominees below.

Screenplay Nominees

Original Screenplay:

50/50, Written by Will Reiser; Summit Entertainment

Bridesmaids, Written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig; Universal Studios

Midnight in Paris, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics

Win Win, Screenplay by Tom McCarthy; Story by
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Writers Guild Awards Announce Their Nominees: Television, News, Radio, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation

HollywoodNews.com: The Writers Guild of America, West (Wgaw) and the Writers Guild of America, East (Wgae) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation during the 2011 season. The winners will be honored at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, 2012, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.

Television Nominees

Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire, Written by Bathsheba Doran, Dave Flebotte, Howard Korder, Steve Kornacki, Itamar Moses, Margaret Nagle, Terence Winter; HBO

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

Game of Thrones, Written by David Benioff, Bryan Cogman, Jane Espenson, George R.R. Martin, D.B. Weiss; HBO

The Good Wife, Written by Courtney Kemp Agboh, Meredith Averill, Corinne Brinkerhoff, Leonard Dick, Keith Eisner, Karen Hall, Ted Humphrey, Michelle King, Robert King, Steve Lichtman, Matthew Montoya, Julia Wolfe; CBS

Homeland, Written by Henry Bromell,
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