Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale won twice — in the Best Drama category and for New Series, joining drama series wins for the Emmys and the Globes, while HBO’s Veep won Best Comedy. NBC won three awards, including for Variety/Sketch series (Saturday Night Live), Episodic Comedy (Will & Grace) and Quiz and Audience and Participation (Hollywood Game Night). AMC’s Better Call Saul won for Episodic Drama, and HBO’s Big Little Lies continued its awards dominance with a Long Form Adapted win.
FX swept the top categories at Sunday’s 69th annual WGA Awards with Atlanta winning for Comedy Series and New Series, The Americans for Drama Series and The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story for Long Form Adapted. See the full list of winners.
On the TV side, AMC’s Mad Men took the drama series trophy and HBO’s Veep got the comedy series nod. USA Network’s Mr. Robot won the best new series statuette. Here’s the complete list of honorees.
HBO’s Silicon Valley and Amazon’s Transparent were among the newbie standouts in this year’s TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards. HBO’s Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and True Detective, CBS’s The Good Wife, AMC’s Mad Men, FX’s Louie and ABC’s Modern Family also grabbed two noms each. The winners will be named in simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York on Feb. 14.
Others taking home trophies include Portlandia, The Simpsons, Mad Men, Modern Family, Hatfields and McCoys, Game Change, The Tony Awards, The Young & the Restless, Frontline and Nova.