FX’s freshman series Atlanta helped the network take home the most Writer’s Guild Awards of any television or streaming network during Sunday’s awards ceremonies.
FX won four WGA Awards, including two for Atlanta, which won for best comedy series and best new series. The network’s The Americans won best Drama Series and it’s the People V. O.J. Simpson won for best Adapted Long Form show, according to the WGA.
HBO, Netflix, NBC, PBS and CBS all won multiple WGA Awards during the event.
WGA Award Winners In The Television Category Are As Follows:
The Americans – FX
Atlanta – FX
Atlanta – FX
Original Long Form
Confirmation – HBO
Adapted Long Form
The People V O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story – FX
BoJack Horseman – Netflix (“Stop The Presses”)
This Is us – NBC (“The Trip”)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix (“Kimmy Goes On A Playdate!”)
Comedy/Variety Talk Series
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver – HBO
Comedy/Variety Sketch Series
Saturday Night Live – NBC
Triumph The Primary Election Special 2016 – Hulu
Quiz And Audience Participation
Hollywood Game Night – NBC
General Hospital – ABC
Gortimer Gibbon’s Life On Normal Street – Amazon (“Mel vs. The Night Mare Of Normal Street”)
Children’s Long Form
Once Upon A Sesame Christmas – HBO
Documentary Script – Current Events
Frontline – PBS (“The Choice 2016”)
Frontline – PBS (“Inside Assad’s Syria”)
Documentary Script – Other Than Current Events
Jackie Robinson – PBS (Part 1)
TV News Script – Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin or Breaking Report
48 Hours – CBS (“Muhammad Ali: Remembering A Legend”)
TV News Script – Analysis, Feature Or Commentary
CBS Sunday Morning – CBS (“CBS Sunday Morning Almanac”)
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