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Writers Guild Awards 2016: Full List of Nominations

by | January 6, 2016 | Comments

The Writers Guild of America, East and West, announced today the nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting in 2015. The TV noms had been announced back in December. Read through for the ful llist of movie and TV nominees.


FILM


Original Screenplay


Adapted Screenplay


Documentary Screenplay


TELEVISION


DRAMA SERIES


COMEDY SERIES


NEW SERIES


LONG FORM ORIGINAL


LONG FORM ADAPTED


ANIMATION

“Gayle Makin’ Bob Sled”

Bob's Burgers
91%

“Halloween of Horror”

The Simpsons
85%

“Hank After Dark”

BoJack Horseman
93%

“Housetrap”

The Simpsons
85%

“Sky Police”

The Simpsons
85%

“Walking Big & Tall”

The Simpsons
85%

EPISODIC DRAMA

“Explosivos”

Narcos
89%

“International Assassin”

The Leftovers
91%

“Mind’s Eye”

The Good Wife
93%

“Mother’s Mercy”

Game of Thrones
89%

“Person to Person”

Mad Men
94%

“Uno”

Better Call Saul
98%

EPISODIC COMEDY

“Alive in Tucson”

The Last Man on Earth
85%

“Connection Lost”

Modern Family
85%

“Joint Session”

Veep
93%

“Racegate”

Maron
75%

“Rock, Paper, Scissors, Gun”

black-ish
92%

“Sand Hill Shuffle”

Silicon Valley
94%

COMEDY / VARIETY (INCLUDING TALK) – SERIES


COMEDY / VARIETY – SKETCH SERIES


SHORT FORM NEW MEDIA – ORIGINAL

  • “Back to Reality” (Weight), Written by Daryn Strauss; weighttheseries.com
  • “Born This Way” (Anyone But Me), Written by Susan Miller; hulu.com

SHORT FORM NEW MEDIA – ADAPTED

  • “Chapter Two: Phoebe” (Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters), Written by Zach Craley; nbc.com
  • “Part 8” (Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462), Written by L. Signorino & Mike Zunic; amc.com
  • “The Summer of Love, Part 1: Meet Charlie” (Aquarius), Written by Mike Moore & David Reed; nbc.com

COMEDY / VARIETY – MUSIC, AWARDS, TRIBUTES – SPECIALS

  • The 69th Annual Tony Awards, Written by Dave Boone; Special Material by Adam Goldman, Carol Leifer;CBS
  • 2014 Kennedy Center Honors, Written by Lewis Friedman, Sara Lukinson, Nell Scovell, George Stevens, Jr., Michael Stevens; CBS
  • 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards, Written by Benji Aflalo, Wayne Federman, Marika Sawyer, Frank Sebastiano, Erik Weiner; IFC
  • Amy Schumer: Live at The Apollo, Written by Amy Schumer; HBO
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: 10th Annual After The Oscars Special, Written by Jack Allison, Tony Barbieri, Jonathan Bines, Joelle Boucai, Greg Dorris, Gary Greenberg, Josh Halloway, Sal Iacono, Eric Immerman, Jimmy Kimmel, Bess Kalb, Jeff Loveness, Molly McNearney, Danny Ricker, Joe Strazzullo, Bridger Winegar; ABC
  • Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special, Written by James Anderson, Fred Armisen, Tina Fey, Steve Higgins, Chris Kelly, Erik Kenward, Rob Klein, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, John Mulaney, Paula Pell, Jeff Richmond, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Tom Schiller, Sarah Schneider, Marc Shaiman, Michael Shoemaker, Robert Smigel, Emily Spivey, Kent Sublette, Jorma Taccone, Bryan Tucker; NBC

QUIZ AND AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

  • Hollywood Game Night, Head Writer: Grant Taylor; Writers: Michael Agbabian, Alex Chauvin, Ann Slichter, Dwight D. Smith; NBC
  • Jeopardy!, Written by John Duarte, Harry Friedman, Mark Gaberman, Deborah Griffin, Michele Loud, Robert McClenaghan, Jim Rhine, Steve D. Tamerius, Billy Wisse; ABC

DAYTIME DRAMA

  • The Bold and the Beautiful, Head Writers: Bradley P. Bell, Michael Minnis Writers: Rex M. Best, Shannon Bradley, Adam Dusevoir, Tracey Ann Kelly, Patrick Mulcahey, Mark Pinciotti, Michele Val Jean; CBS
  • General Hospital, Writers: Ron Carlivati, Anna Theresa Cascio, Andrea Archer Compton, Suzanne Flynn, Kate Hall, Elizabeth Korte, Daniel James O’Connor, Elizabeth Page, Jean Passanante, Katherine Schock, Scott Sickles, Chris Van Etten; ABC

CHILDREN’S SCRIPT – EPISODIC AND SPECIALS

  • “Endless Night” (Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street), Written by Gretchen Enders & Aminta Goyel;Amazon Studios
  • “Girl Meets I am Farkle” (Girl Meets World), Written by Mark Blutman; Disney Channel
  • “Gortimer and the Surprise Signature” (Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street), Written by Garrett Frawley & Brian Turner; Amazon Studios
  • “Gortimer vs The Relentless Rainbow of Joy” (Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street), Written by David Anaxagoras and Luke Matheny; Amazon Studios
  • “Ranger vs. The Fabled Flower of Normal Street” (Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street), Written by Laurie Parres; Amazon Studios

CHILDREN’S SCRIPT – LONG FORM OR SPECIAL

  • “Descendants,” Written by Josann McGibbon & Sara Parriott; Disney Channel

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – CURRENT EVENTS

  • “American Terrorist” (Frontline), Written by Thomas Jennings; PBS
  • “Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA” (Frontline), Written by Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser; PBS

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS

  • “Firestone and the Warlord” (Frontline), Written by Marcela Gaviria; PBS
  • “The Forgotten Plague” (American Experience), Written by Chana Gazit; PBS
  • “The Great Math Mystery” (Nova), Written by Daniel McCabe; PBS
  • “Secrets, Politics and Torture” (Frontline), Written by Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser; PBS

TV NEWS SCRIPT – REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN, OR BREAKING REPORT

  • “Cuba” (60 Minutes), Written by Scott Pelley, Nicole Young, Oriana Zill de Granados, Andy Court and Robert Anderson; CBS News
  • “Yogi Berra Tribute,” Written by Gerald Mazza; CBS Newspath

TV NEWS SCRIPT – ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY

  • “The Storm After the Storm” (60 Minutes), Written by Sharyn Alfonsi, Michael Rey and Oriana Zill de Granados; CBS News

Winners will be honored at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 13, 2016.

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