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‘Barry’ lead television nods; ‘Succession,’ ‘Sharp Objects’ nominated – AwardsWatch

‘Barry’ lead television nods; ‘Succession,’ ‘Sharp Objects’ nominated – AwardsWatch

HBO’s Barry grabbed three nominations from the Writers Guild of America

The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have introduced nominations for excellent achievement in tv, new media, information, radio/audio, and promotional writing throughout 2018.

The People, Higher Name Saul, The Crown, The Handmaid’s Story (final yr’s champ) and newcomer Succession are the Drama Collection nominees.

Atlanta, Barry, GLOW, The Good Place and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel are the Comedy Collection nominees. Final yr’s winner, Veep, didn’t air any new episodes in the course of the calendar yr. 

Each Succession and Barry managed double noms, additionally displaying up in New Collection. Barry additionally earned an Episodic Comedy nomination, bringing its complete to a field-best three at this time. 

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, The Looming Tower, Maniac and Sharp Objects highlighted the Lengthy Type nominees.

Function movie nominations in Tailored and Unique Screenplay can be introduced on January 7, 2019.

Winners might be honored on the 2019 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at concurrent ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York Metropolis.

Right here is the complete listing of nominees.

TELEVISION, NEW MEDIA, AND NEWS NOMINEES

DRAMA SERIES

The People, Written by Peter Ackerman, Hilary Bettis, Joshua Model, Joel Fields, Sarah Nolen, Stephen Schiff, Justin Weinberger, Joe Weisberg, Tracey Scott Wilson; FX Networks

Higher Name Saul, Written by Ann Cherkis, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, Heather Marion, Bob Odenkirk, Thomas Schnauz, Gordon Smith, Alison Tatlock; AMC

The Crown, Written by Tom Edge, Amy Jenkins, Peter Morgan; Netflix

The Handmaid’s Story, Written by Yahlin Chang, Nina Fiore, Dorothy Fortenberry, John Herrera, Lynn Renee Maxcy, Bruce Miller, Kira Snyder, Eric Tuchman; Hulu

Succession, Written by Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Jon Brown, Jonathan Glatzer, Anna Jordan, Lucy Prebble, Georgia Pritchett, Tony Roche, Susan Quickly He Stanton, Daniel Zelman; HBO

COMEDY SERIES

Atlanta, Written by Ibra Ake, Donald Glover, Stephen Glover, Taofik Kolade, Jamal Olori, Stefani Robinson, Paul Simms; FX Networks

Barry, Written by Alec Berg, Duffy Boudreau, Invoice Hader, Emily Heller, Liz Sarnoff, Ben Smith, Sarah Solemani; HBO

GLOW, Written by Liz Flahive, Tara Herrmann, Nick Jones, Jenji Kohan, Carly Mensch, Marquita Robinson, Kim Rosenstock, Sascha Rothchild, Rachel Shukert; Netflix

The Good Place, Written by Megan Amram, Christopher Encell, Kate Gersten, Twine Jefferson, Andrew Regulation, Joe Mande, Kassia Miller, Dylan Morgan, Matt Murray, Rae Sanni, Daniel Schofield, Michael Schur, Josh Siegal, Jen Statsky, Tyler Staessle; NBC

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Written by Kate Fodor, Noah Gardenswartz, Jen Kirkman, Sheila Lawrence, Daniel Palladino, Amy Sherman Palladino; Prime Video

NEW SERIES

Barry, Written by Alec Berg, Duffy Boudreau, Invoice Hader, Emily Heller, Liz Sarnoff, Ben Smith, Sarah Solemani; HBO

The Haunting of Hill Home, Written by Meredith Averill, Charise Castro Smith, Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard, Rebecca Leigh Klingel, Scott Kosar, Liz Phang; Netflix

Homecoming, Written by Micah Bloomberg, Cami Delavigne, Eli Horowitz, Shannon Houston, Eric Simonson, David Wiener; Prime Video

Pose, Written by Steven Canals, Brad Falchuk, Todd Kubrak, Janet Mock, Ryan Murphy, Our Woman J; FX Networks

Succession, Written by Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Jon Brown, Jonathan Glatzer, Anna Jordan, Lucy Prebble, Georgia Pritchett, Tony Roche, Susan Quickly He Stanton, Daniel Zelman; HBO

LONG FORM ORIGINAL

Citadel Rock, Writers: Marc Bernardin, Scott Brown, Lila Byock, Mark Lafferty, Sam Shaw, Dustin Thomason, Gina Welch, Vinnie Wilhelm; Hulu

My Dinner with Hervé, Teleplay by Sacha Gervasi, Story by Sacha Gervasi & Sean Macaulay; HBO

Paterno, Written by Debora Cahn and John C. Richards; HBO

LONG FORM ADAPTED

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Writers: Maggie Cohn, Tom Rob Smith, Based mostly on the guide Vulgar Favors by Maureen Orth; FX Networks

The Looming Tower, Writers: Bash Doran, Dan Futterman, Alex Gibney, Shannon Houston, Adam Rapp, Ali Selim, Lawrence Wright, Based mostly on the guide The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright; Hulu

Maniac, Writers: Nick Cuse, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Amelia Grey, Danielle Henderson, Mauricio Katz, Patrick Somerville, Caroline Williams, Based mostly on the Norwegian tv collection Maniac by Espen PA Lervaag, Håakon Bast Mossige, Kjetil Indregard and Ole Marius Araldsen; Netflix

Sharp Objects, Writers: Ariella Blejer, Scott Brown, Vince Calandra, Gillian Flynn, Daybreak Kamoche, Alex Metcalf, Marti Noxon, Based mostly upon the guide written by Gillian Flynn; HBO

SHORT FORM NEW MEDIA ORIGINAL

After Ceaselessly, Written by Michael Slade & Kevin Spirtas; Vimeo.com

Class of Lies, Written by Tessa Leigh Williams; Snapchat

Love Day by day, Written by: Lauren Ciaravalli, Andrew Eisen, Aaron Eisenberg, Will Eisenberg, Alexis Jacknow, Nathaniel Katzman, Yulin Kuang, Nathan Larkin-Connolly, Alexis Roblan, Bennet D. Silverman, Ryan Wooden; Go90.com

West 40s, Written by Mark Sam Rosenthal & Brian Sloan; West40s.com

SHORT FORM NEW MEDIA ADAPTED

The Strolling Lifeless: Purple Machete, Written by Nick Bernardone; AMC.com

ANIMATION

“Bart’s Not Lifeless” (The Simpsons), Written by Stephanie Gillis; Fox

“Boywatch” (Bob’s Burgers), Written by Wealthy Rinaldi; Fox

“Simply One of many Boyz four Now for Now” (Bob’s Burgers), Written by Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux; Fox

“Krusty the Clown” (The Simpsons), Written by Ryan Koh; Fox

“Mo Mommy Mo Issues” (Bob’s Burgers), Written by Steven Davis; Fox

“Ship in Stewie, Please” (Household Man), Written by Gary Janetti; Fox

EPISODIC DRAMA

“Camelot” (Narcos: Mexico), Written by Eric Newman & Clayton Trussell; Netflix

“The Automotive” (This Is Us), Written by Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger; NBC

“Episode 407” (The Affair), Teleplay by Lydia Diamond and Sarah Sutherland, Story by Jaquen Tee Castellanos and Sarah Sutherland; Showtime

“First Blood” (The Handmaid’s Story), Written by Eric Tuchman; Hulu

“Paean To The Individuals” (Homeland), Written by Alex Gansa; Showtime

“The Valuable Blood of Jesus” (Ozark), Written by David Manson; Netflix

EPISODIC COMEDY

“One other Place” (Eternally), Teleplay by Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard, Story by Aniz Adam Ansari; Prime Video

“Chapter One: Make Your Mark” (Barry), Written by Alec Berg & Invoice Hader; HBO

“Halibut!” (Santa Clarita Weight-reduction plan), Written by Victor Fresco; Netflix

“Kimmy and the Beest!” (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Written by Robert Carlock; Netflix

“Pilot” (The Youngsters Are Alright), Written by Tim Doyle; ABC

“Who Is aware of Higher Than I” (Orange Is the New Black), Written by Jenji Kohan; Netflix

COMEDY/VARIETY TALK SERIES

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, Writers: Kristen Bartlett, Samantha Bee, Ashley Nicole Black, Pat Cassels, Mike Drucker, Eric Drysdale, Mathan Erhardt, Joe Grossman, Miles Kahn, Nicole Silverberg, Melinda Taub; TBS

Final Week Tonight with John Oliver; Writers: Tim Carvell, Raquel D’Apice, Josh Gondelman, Dan Gurewitch, Jeff Maurer, Daniel O’Brien, John Oliver, Brian Parise, Owen Parsons, Ben Silva, Will Tracy, Jill Twiss, Seena Vali, Juli Weiner; HBO

Late Night time with Seth Meyers; Supervising Writers: Sal Gentile, Seth Reiss; Writers: Jermaine Affonso, Alex Baze, Bryan Donaldson, Matt Goldich, Dina Gusovsky, Jenny Hagel, Allison Hord, Mike Karnell, John Lutz, Seth Meyers, Ian Morgan, Amber Ruffin, Mike Shoemaker; NBC Common

The Late Present with Stephen Colbert, Head Writers: Jay Katsir, Opus Moreschi; Writers: Emmy Blotnick, Michael Brumm, Aaron Cohen, Stephen T. Colbert, Cullen Crawford, Paul Dinello, Ariel Dumas, Glenn Eichler, Django Gold, Gabe Gronli, Greg Iwinski, Barry Julien, Daniel Kibblesmith, Matt Lappin, Michael Pielocik, Kate Sidley, Jen Spyra, Brian Stack, John Thibodeaux; CBS

COMEDY/VARIETY SKETCH SERIES

At Residence with Amy Sedaris, Writers: Cindy Caponera, Paul Dinello, Jodi Lennon, Meredith Scardino, Amy Sedaris; truTV

I Love You, America, Head Author: Dave Ferguson; Writers: Glenn Boozan, Leann Bowen, Raj Desai, Kyle Dunnigan, John Haskell, Tim Kalpakis, Opeyemi Olagbaju, Gavin Purcell, Diona Reasonover, Jocelyn Richard, Christopher J. Romano, Sarah Silverman, Beth Stelling, Dan Sterling, Nick Wiger; Hulu

Nathan For You, Writers: Leo Allen, Nathan Fielder, Carrie Kemper, Michael Koman, Adam Locke-Norton, Eric Notarnicola; Comedy Central

Portlandia, Writers: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel, Karey Dornetto, Megan Neuringer, Phoebe Robinson, Graham Wagner; IFC

Saturday Night time Reside, Head Writers: Michael Che, Colin Jost, Kent Sublette, Bryan Tucker; Supervising Writers:Fran Gillespie, Sudi Inexperienced, Streeter Seidell; Writers: James Anderson, Kristen Bartlett, Megan Callahan, Steven Castillo, Andrew Dismukes, Anna Drezen, Claire Friedman, Alison Gates, Steve Higgins, Sam Jay, Erik Kenward, Rob Klein, Nick Kocher, Michael Koman, Alan Linic, Eli Coyote Mandel, Erik Marino, Dave McCary, Brian McElhaney, Dennis McNicholas, Lorne Michaels, Nimesh Patel, Josh Patten, Katie Wealthy, Simon Wealthy, Gary Richardson, Marika Sawyer, Pete Schultz, Mitch Silpa, Will Stephen, Julio Torres, Bowen Yang; NBC Common

COMEDY/VARIETY SPECIALS

2018 Rose Parade Hosted by Twine & Tish, Written by Will Ferrell, Jake Fogelnest, Andrew Steele; Prime Video

Drew Michael Stand-Up Particular, Written by Drew Michael; HBO

The Pretend Information with Ted Nelms, Written by John Aboud, Andrew Blitz, Michael Colton, Ed Helms, Elliott Kalan, Joseph Randazzo, Sara Schaefer; Comedy Central

The Oscars 2018, Written by Dave Boone, Carol Leifer, Jon Macks; Particular Materials Written by Megan Amram, Tony Barbieri, Jonathan Bines, Joelle Boucai, Gonzalo Cordova, Adam Carolla, Devin Area, Gary Greenberg, Josh Halloway, Sal Iacono, Eric Immerman, Jesse Joyce, Bess Kalb, Jimmy Kimmel, Molly McNearney, Danny Ricker, Joe Strazzullo; ABC

QUIZ AND AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Hollywood Recreation Night time, Head Writers: Ann Slichter, Grant Taylor; Writers: Michael Agbabian, Alexandra Kokesh, Dwight D. Smith; NBC

Jeopardy!, Written by Matthew Caruso, John Duarte, Harry Friedman, Mark Gaberman, Deborah Griffin, Michele Loud, Robert McClenaghan, Jim Rhine, Steve D. Tamerius, Billy Wisse; ABC

Paid Off with Michael Torpey, Head Author: Ethan Berlin; Writers: John Chaneski, Rosemarie DiSalvo, Leigh Hampton, Katie Hartman, Amanda Melson, Larry Owens, Jennie Sutton, Michael Torpey, Jeremy Weiner; truTV

Who Needs To Be A Millionaire, Head Author: Stephen A. Melcher, Jr.; Writers: Kyle Beakley, Tom Cohen, Patricia A. Cotter, Ryan Hopak, Gary Lucy, James Rowley, Ann Slichter, Dylan Snowden; Disney/ABC Syndication

DAYTIME DRAMA

Days of Our Lives, Head Author: Ron Carlivati; Writers: Sheri Anderson, Lorraine Broderick, David Cherrill, Joanna Cohen, Lisa Connor, Carolyn Culliton, Richard Culliton, Rick Draughon, Cydney Kelley, David Kreizman, David A. Levinson, Rebecca McCarty, Ryan Quan, Dave Ryan, Katherine Schock, Elizabeth Snyder, Tyler Topits; NBC

Basic Hospital, Head Writers: Shelly Altman, Christopher Van Etten; Writers: Barbara Bloom, Anna Theresa Cascio, Suzanne Flynn, Charlotte Gibson, Fortunate Gold, Kate Corridor, Elizabeth Korte, Daniel James O’Connor, Donny Sheldon, Scott Sickles; ABC

CHILDREN’S EPISODIC AND SPECIALS

“Carnivorous Carnival: Half One” (A Collection of Unlucky Occasions), Teleplay by Joe Tracz; Netflix

“The Ersatz Elevator: Half One” (A Collection of Unlucky Occasions), Teleplay by Daniel Handler; Netflix

“For The Final Time” (Andi Mack), Written by Jonathan S. Hurwitz; Disney Channel

“Image Day” (Alexa & Katie), Written by Ray Lancon; Netflix

“Warehouse Towel Battle” fka “Emil Strikes Again” (Prince of Peoria), Written by Marty Donovan; Netflix

CHILDREN’S LONG FORM

No nominees.

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – CURRENT EVENTS

“Black Gap Apocalypse” (Nova), Written by Rushmore DeNooyer; PBS

“Blackout in Puerto Rico” (Frontline), Written by Rick Younger; PBS

“The Gang Crackdown” (Frontline), Written by Marcela Gaviria; PBS

“Trump’s Takeover” (Frontline), Written by Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser; PBS

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS

“Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia – Half 1” (Frontline), Written by David Fanning & Linda Hirsch & Martin Smith; PBS

“The Circus, Half One” (American Expertise), Written by Sharon Grimberg; PBS

“The Eugenics Campaign” (American Expertise), Written by Michelle Ferrari; PBS

“Into The Amazon” (American Expertise), Written by John Maggio; PBS

NEWS SCRIPT – REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN, OR BREAKING REPORT

“Disaster” (60 Minutes), Written by Scott Pelley, Katie Kerbstat, Nicole Younger; CBS Information

“Las Vegas Bloodbath” (CBS Night Information with Anthony Mason), Written by Jerry Cipriano and Joe Clines; CBS Information

“The Noticed Pig” (60 Minutes), Written by Anderson Cooper and Oriana Zill de Granados; CBS Information

NEWS SCRIPT – ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY

“100,000 Ladies” (60 Minutes), Written by Scott Pelley and Oriana Zill de Granados; CBS Information

“On Broadway: Rodgers and Hammerstein” (CBS Sunday Morning), Written by Mo Rocca and Kay M. Lim; CBS Information

“Warfare Crime” (60 Minutes), Written by Scott Pelley, Katie Kerbstat, Nicole Younger; CBS Information

“Wounds of Struggle” (60 Minutes), Written by Scott Pelley, Katie Kerbstat, Nicole Younger; CBS Information

DIGITAL NEWS

“D.C.’s Largest Homeless Shelter Is About to Shut. Will Amazon Take Its Place?,” Written by Emma Curler; Splinter

“How To Not Die In America,” Written by Molly Osberg; Splinter

“Inside The Tradition Of Sexism At Riot Video games,” Written by Cecilia D’Anastasio; Kotaku.com

RADIO/AUDIO NOMINEES

RADIO/AUDIO DOCUMENTARY

“2017 Yr in Evaluation,” Written by Gail Lee; CBS Information Radio

“RFK: 50 Years After Photographs Rang Out at The Ambassador Lodge,” Written by Andrew Evans; ABC Information Radio

RADIO/AUDIO NEWS SCRIPT – REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN, OR BREAKING REPORT

“5pm CBS Information Radio Glor Newscast,” Written by James Hutton; CBS Information Radio

“ABC Information 6p Hourly 9-27-2018,” Written by Stephanie Pawlowski; ABC Information Radio

“Remembering The Good, The Dangerous and the Sensible,” Written by Gail Lee; CBS Information Radio

“World Information This Week 9-21-2018,” Written by Joan B. Harris; ABC Information Radio

RADIO/AUDIO NEWS SCRIPT – ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY

“John McCain: A Lifetime of Service,” Written by Gail Lee; CBS Information Radio

“A Tribute to Le Grand Orange,” Written by Thomas A. Sabella; CBS Radio Information

PROMOTIONAL WRITING NOMINEES

ON-AIR PROMOTION (RADIO OR TELEVISION)

“FBI 2018 Promo Reel,” Written by Ralph Buado; CBS

“Tribute to Star Trek for the 2019 Artistic Arts Emmys,” Written by Sean Brogan; CBS

“Westworld: Season 2 Promo (Tremendous Bowl spot),” Written by Jonathan Nolan; HBO

TELEVISION GRAPHIC ART AND ANIMATION

No nominees.

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