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Sunday, February 02, 2020

"WGA Awards" - "Parasite", "JoJo Rabbit", "Watchmen"



Here are the main Winners from the 2020 "Writers Guild of America Awards", honoring the best writers in film/TV in 2019:

FILM

"Parasite", screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won, story by Bong Joon Ho (Neon)

Adapted Screenplay

"Jojo Rabbit", screenplay by Taika Waititi, based on the book "“Caging Skies"” by Christine Leunens (Fox Searchlight)

Documentary screenplay

"The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley", written by Alex Gibney (HBO Documentary Films)

TELEVISION

Drama series

"Succession", written by Jesse Armstrong, Alice Birch, Jon Brown, Jonathan Glatzer, Cord Jefferson, Mary Laws, Lucy Prebble, Georgia Pritchett, Tony Roche, Gary Shteyngart, Susan Soon He Stanton, Will Tracy (HBO)

Comedy series

"Barry", written by Alec Berg, Duffy Boudreau, Bill Hader, Emily Heller, Jason Kim, Taofik Kolade, Elizabeth Sarnoff (HBO)

New Series

"Watchmen", written by Lila Byock, Nick Cuse, Christal Henry, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Cord Jefferson, Jeff Jensen, Claire Kiechel, Damon Lindelof, Janine Nabers, Stacy Osei-Kuffour, Tom Spezialy, Carly Wray (HBO)

Long Form Original

"Chernobyl", written by Craig Mazin (HBO)

Long Form Adapted

"Fosse/Verdon", written by Debora Cahn, Joel Fields, Ike Holter, Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, Charlotte Stoudt, Tracey Scott Wilson (FX)

Short Form New Media

"Special", written by Ryan O’Connell (Netflix)

Animation

"Thanksgiving of Horror" ("The Simpsons"), written by Dan Vebber (FOX)

Episodic Drama

"Tern Haven" ("Succession"), written by Will Tracy (HBO)

Episodic Comedy

"Pilot" ("Dead to Me"), written by Liz Feldman (Netflix)

Comedy/Variety Talk Series

"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver", senior writers: Dan Gurewitch, Jeff Maurer, Jill Twiss, Juli Weiner, Tim Carvell, Daniel O'Brien, John Oliver, Owen Parsons, Charlie Redd, Joanna Rothkopf, Ben Silva, Seena Vali (HBO)

Comedy/Variety Sketch Series

"I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson", written by Jeremy Beiler, Zach Kanin, Tim Robinson, John Solomon (Netflix)

Daytime

"The Young and the Restless", written by Amanda L. Beall, Jeff Beldner, Sara Bibel, Matt Clifford, Annie Compton, Christopher Dunn, Sara Endsley, Janice Ferri Esser, Mellinda Hensley, LynnMartin, Anne Schoettle, Natalie Minardi Slater, Teresa Zimmerman (CBS)