WRITERS GUILD AWARDS

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“Get Out” – Jordan Peele

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“Call Me By Your Name” – James Ivory   (Based on the Novel by André Aciman)

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY

“Jane” – Brett Morgen


TELEVISION

DRAMA SERIES

“The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)
Ilene Chaiken, Nina Fiore, Dorothy Fortenberry, Leila Gerstein, John Herrera, Lynn Maxcy, Bruce Miller, Kira Snyder, Wendy Straker Hauser, Eric Tuchman

 

COMEDY SERIES

“Veep” (HBO)
Rachel Axler, Sean Gray, Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck, Eric Kenward, Billy Kimball, Steve Koren, David Mandel, Jim Margolis, Lew Morton, Georgia Pritchett, Will Smith, Alexis Wilkinson

 

NEW SERIES

“The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)
Ilene Chaiken, Nina Fiore, Dorothy Fortenberry, Leila Gerstein, John Herrera, Lynn Maxcy, Bruce Miller, Kira Snyder, Wendy Straker Hauser, Eric Tuchman

 

LONG FORM – ORIGINAL

“Flint” (Lifetime)
Barbara Stepansky

 

LONG FORM – ADAPTED

“Big Little Lies” (HBO)
David E. Kelley, Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty

 

SHORT FORM NEW MEDIA – ADAPTED

“Starboy” – Zac & Mia (fxnetworks.com)
Allen Clary and Andrew Rothschild, Based on the novel by A.J. Betts

 

ANIMATION

“Time’s Arrow” – “BoJack Horseman” (Netflix)
Kate Purdy

 

EPISODIC DRAMA

“Chicanery” – “Better Call Saul” (AMC)
Gordon Smith

 

EPISODIC COMEDY

“Rosario’s Quinceanera” – “Will & Grace” (NBC)
Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally

 

COMEDY/VARIETY – TALK SERIES

“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (HBO)
Tim Carvell, Josh Gondelman, Dan Gurewitch, Geoff Haggerty, Jeff Maurer, John Oliver, Scott Sherman, Will Tracy, Jill Twiss, Juli Weiner, Ben Silva, Seena Vali

 

COMEDY/VARIETY – SKETCH SERIES

“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
Chris Kelly, Sarah Schneider, Bryan Tucker; Writers: James Anderson, Kristen Bartlett, Jeremy Beiler, Neal Brennan, Zack Bornstein, Megan Callahan, Michael Che, Anna Drezen, Fran Gillespie, Sudi Green, Steve Higgins, Colin Jost, Erik Kenward, Rob Klein, Nick Kocher, Michael Koman, Dave McCary, Brian McElhaney, Dennis McNicholas, Drew Michael, Lorne Michaels, Josh Patten, Katie Rich, Pete Schultz, Streeter Seidell, Will Stephen, Kent Sublette, Julio Torres

 

COMEDY/VARIETY (MUSIC, AWARDS, TRIBUTES) – SPECIALS

“39th Kennedy Center Honors” (CBS)
Dave Boone


USC SCRIPTER AWARDS

FOR ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“Call Me By Your Name”
(Sony Pictures Classics and Picador)
Screenwriter James Ivory and author Andreì Aciman

FOR TELEVISION ADAPTATION

“The Handmaid’s Tale”
(Hulu and Anchor)
Bruce Miller for the episode “Offred,” and author Margaret Atwood

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