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.
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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."
Opting for recent awards-season favorites, the WGA has selected Diablo Cody as winner of its original screenplay award for Fox Searchlight's "Juno" and Ethan and Joel Coen for the adapted screenplay…
The WGA East has selected Walter Bernstein as the recipient of its Evelyn F. Burkey Award.