Writers Guild of America Awards 2017: winners

Wins for The Americans, Atlanta and This is Us at WGA Awards.

The Americans and Atlanta were amongst top TV winners at the Writers Guild of America Awards 2017.

But there were big names that missed out including Stranger Things, Better Call Saul, Westworld, Silicon Valley andTransparent.

Drama Series: The Americans

New Series: Atlanta

Comedy Series: Atlanta

Episodic Comedy: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, “Kimmy Goes on a Play Date”

Episodic Drama: This Is Us, “The Trip”

Comedy/Variety Sketch Series: Saturday Night Live

Comedy/Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Children’s Episodic: Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, “Mel vs. The Night Mare of Normal Street”

Children’s Long Form: Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas

Daytime Drama: General Hospital

TV News Script – Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin or Breaking Report: “Muhammad Ali: Remembering a Legend”

Television Graphic Art and Animation: “The Real History of Cinco de Mayo”

Comedy/Variety Specials: Triumph’s Election Special

Quiz and Audience Participation: Hollywood Game Night

Animation: BoJack Horseman, “Stop the Presses”

Documentary Script – Other Than Current Events: Jackie Robinson, Part One

Documentary Script – Current Events: Frontline, “The Choice” & “Inside Asaad’s Syria”

Adapted Short Form New Media: Fear the Walking Dead

Adapted Long Form: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

WGA’s Valentine Davies Award for Humanitarian Service: Richard Curtis

Animation Writing Award for Lifetime Achievement: Mike Judge

Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement: Aaron Sorkin

Source: E!Online

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