Dustin Lance Black's "Milk" has won the WGA's original screenplay award while Simon Beaufoy took the adapted screenplay trophy for "Slumdog Millionaire."
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Neil Patrick Harris to host its awards ceremony Saturday at the Century Plaza.
Writers Guild of America East will give its Evelyn F. Burkey Award to the Committee to Project Journalists.
John Patrick Shanley ("Doubt") has been tapped to receive the Writers Guild of America East's Ian McLellan Hunter Award for lifetime achievement in Writing.
It turns out many of 2008's top videogames were not submitted for the WGA's consideration.
TV writer Larry DiTillio ("Babylon 5") has been tapped to receive the Writers Guild of America West's Morgan Cox award for service.
The Writers Guild recognized both veteran and first-time contenders in the nominees for this year's kudos.
Chris Albers and Tom Fontana have been tapped to receive the Writers Guild of America East's Richard B. Jablow Award.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped veteran scribe William Blinn as the recipient of its Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television.
Fox's "The Simpsons" scored five Writers Guild of America TV nominations on Monday, while NBC's "30 Rock" garnered four and AMC newcomer "Breaking Bad" took three.
Diablo Cody, who penned Fox Searchlight's "Juno," took the WGA's original screenplay award while Ethan and Joel Coen won adapted screenplay for Miramax's "No Country for Old Men."