When a young Paul Mazursky blazed onto the screen playing a vicious delinquent in the revolutionary "Blackboard Jungle," no one could have anticipated he would carve further trails during a…
Six years after the end of the scribes strike, leaders of the Writers Guild of America are gearing up for what could be another round of potentially contentious contract talks. The negotiations will…
"He had courage and heart," Robert Eisele says of his colleague and longtime friend Thomas S. Cook, who will posthumously receive the Morgan Cox Award for service to the WGA. "When one thinks of…
Sam Simon just returned from a rescue mission. "The Simpsons" co-developer released at least 18 bears (two were pregnant) into Colorado's Wild Animal Sanctuary. He's been buying zoos and circuses to…
If Garry Marshall had only ever done the TV rendition of "The Odd Couple," with longtime partner Jerry Belson, he'd be worthy of the Paddy Chayefsky laurel. But Marshall's canon of popcorn comedy…
Writers Guild of America's just-announced nominees have reason for optimism in terms of the upcoming Academy Awards, but they come with a load of footnotes and caveats.
“Orange Is the New Black” received four nominations and “House of Cards” three for the WGA Awards in television, which will be presented Feb. 1. The digitally distributed Netflix series were…
Dreyfous will receive the Amicus Award, which has only been presented three other times in the history of the IDA Awards.
William Froug, the Emmy-winning writer-producer, author and screenwriting professor who restructured UCLA's entire screenwriting program, died of natural causes at the Tidwell House Hospice in…
The Writers Guild of America has amped up its battle with NBC's documentary-reality operation Peacock Prods., taking its unionization case to Comcast/NBCU topper Stephen Burke.