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Sean Baker & More to Participate In 15th Annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up Sean Baker & More to Participate In 15th Annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up
by Movies News Desk - January 26, 2016

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the LA Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, announced the guest speakers and program today for the 15th annual Film Independent Directors Close-Up series... (more...)
FRIENDS Co-Creators Kauffman & Crane to Receive WGA West's Achievement Award FRIENDS Co-Creators Kauffman & Crane to Receive WGA West's Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2016

FRIENDS co-creators Marta Kauffman & David Crane have been named recipients of the Writers Guild of America, West's 2016 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement in recognition of their lifetime achievement in outstanding writing for television.... (more...)
Writers Guild Awards Announces 2016 Videogame Writing Nominations Writers Guild Awards Announces 2016 Videogame Writing Nominations
by TV News Desk - January 11, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for videogames during 2015.... (more...)
KIMMY SCHMIDT, BETTER CAUL SAUL Among 2016 Writers Guild Awards Nominations; Full List! KIMMY SCHMIDT, BETTER CAUL SAUL Among 2016 Writers Guild Awards Nominations; Full List!
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2015.... (more...)
FAMILY GUY Creator Seth Macfarlane to Receive WGAW'S 2015 Animation Writers Caucus Writing Award FAMILY GUY Creator Seth Macfarlane to Receive WGAW'S 2015 Animation Writers Caucus Writing Award
by TV News Desk - November 19, 2015

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to animation writing, Family Guy creator and acclaimed writer-producer Seth MacFarlane will receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus' 2015 Animation Writing Award... (more...)
ANNIE HALL Tops WGA's 101 Funniest Screenplays; Full List Revealed! ANNIE HALL Tops WGA's 101 Funniest Screenplays; Full List Revealed!
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) tonight released the list of the 101 Funniest Screenplays.... (more...)
Carey Mulligan & More to Be HOnored at 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Carey Mulligan & More to Be HOnored at 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards
by TV News Desk - October 12, 2015

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-nominated actress Carey Mulligan will be honored with the 'Hollywood Actress Award' for Suffragette; Actor Joel Edgerton will receive the 'Hollywood Breakout Actor Award' for Black Mass... (more...)
MADAM SECRETARY, JANE THE VIRIGIN Among the 2015 Sentinel Award Winners MADAM SECRETARY, JANE THE VIRIGIN Among the 2015 Sentinel Award Winners
by TV News Desk - September 28, 2015

The winners of the 16th annual Sentinel Awards were announced in a ceremony in Hollywood that recognized exemplary achievements in television storylines that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives.... (more...)
E! Greenlights Scripted Drama Pilot THE ARRANGEMENT E! Greenlights Scripted Drama Pilot THE ARRANGEMENT
by TV News Desk - May 01, 2015

On the heels of the incredibly successful launch of E!'s first scripted series, 'The Royals,' the network has announced the pilot pick-up for a drama entitled 'The Arrangement.'... (more...)
E! Orders Scripted Drama Pilot THE ARRANGEMENT E! Orders Scripted Drama Pilot THE ARRANGEMENT
by TV News Desk - April 30, 2015

On the heels of the incredibly successful launch of E!'s first scripted series, 'The Royals,' the network has announced the pilot pick-up for a drama entitled 'The Arrangement.'  The pilot was written by Jonathan Abrahams, who won a Writer's Guild Award and a Primetime Emmy for his previous work on ... (more...)
TNT Unveils Summer Lineup, Featuring 10 Original Series TNT Unveils Summer Lineup, Featuring 10 Original Series
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2015

TNT, home to more hit shows than any other cable network, is getting ready to light up summer with another dramatic lineup of original series.... (more...)
THE NEW NORMAL's Georgia King to Join Matthew Perry in CBS' THE ODD COUPLE THE NEW NORMAL's Georgia King to Join Matthew Perry in CBS' THE ODD COUPLE
by TV News Desk - March 17, 2014

According to Deadline, THE NEW NORMAL's Georgia King has signed on to join Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon in CBS' THE ODD COUPLE reboot.... (more...)
2014 WGAW Writer Access Project Honorees Announced 2014 WGAW Writer Access Project Honorees Announced
by TV News Desk - March 17, 2014

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) has announced its 2014 Writer Access Project Honorees, a slate of 15 diverse television writers who've competed in Comedy and Drama script categories.... (more...)
TNT to Roll Out 10 Original Series This Summer Including FALLING SKIES, LAST SHIP & More TNT to Roll Out 10 Original Series This Summer Including FALLING SKIES, LAST SHIP & More
by TV News Desk - March 14, 2014

TNT, home to more hit dramas than any other cable network, is preparing to roll out a stellar summer lineup of 10 original series... (more...)
Thomas Lennon to Co-Star in CBS' THE ODD COUPLE with Matthew Perry Thomas Lennon to Co-Star in CBS' THE ODD COUPLE with Matthew Perry
by TV News Desk - March 13, 2014

The project 'centers on two mismatched roommates - the messy Oscar Madison (Perry) and the neat freak Felix Unger *Lennin). Perry's GO ON co-star Sarah Baker will play Oscar's assistant Sam who spends most of her work day on the phone, apologizing to assorted high and [perrybaker] mighty people who ... (more...)
WIGS Teams with The Black List in Search for New Series Writers WIGS Teams with The Black List in Search for New Series Writers
by TV News Desk - March 06, 2014

WIGS, a leading digital studio and a FOX series incubator for female-targeted scripted drama, has partnered with script site The Black List on an initiative to identify one writer to develop a series.... (more...)
Eight Participants Selected for 2014 Disney/ABC Writing Program Eight Participants Selected for 2014 Disney/ABC Writing Program
by TV News Desk - January 28, 2014

After six months of reviewing nearly 2,000 applications, Disney/ABC Television Group, in association with the Writers Guild of America, West, have selected the eight writers for the 2014 Disney/ABC Writing Program. Series' producers, creative executives and Creative Talent Development Strategies exe... (more...)
THE WIRE's David Simon to Receive Career Achievement Award at WGA East Ceremony THE WIRE's David Simon to Receive Career Achievement Award at WGA East Ceremony
by TV News Desk - December 19, 2013

One of the most intense and daring writers in television history, David Simon will receive the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement at the 66th Annual Writers Guild Awards New York on Saturday, February 1, 2014.... (more...)
SIMPSON's Writer Sam Simon Receives WGA's Valentine Davies Award SIMPSON's Writer Sam Simon Receives WGA's Valentine Davies Award
by TV News Desk - December 18, 2013

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) has named The Simpsons co-developer, Emmy-winning television writer/director/producer, and philanthropist Sam Simon as its 2014 Valentine Davies Award honoree... (more...)
BREAKING BAD, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Top Writers Guild Award Nominations BREAKING BAD, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Top Writers Guild Award Nominations
by TV News Desk - December 05, 2013

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation during the 2013 season.... (more...)
Sundance Channel Premieres DREAM SCHOOL Today Sundance Channel Premieres DREAM SCHOOL Today
by TV News Desk - October 07, 2013

Sundance Channel premieres its new six-part unscripted series 'Dream School', today, October 7 at 10:00pm et/pt.... (more...)
Chris Hardwick Moderates Comedy Central's FUTURAMA LIVE! Tonight Chris Hardwick Moderates Comedy Central's FUTURAMA LIVE! Tonight
by TV News Desk - September 04, 2013

Concluding news, everyone! To mark the series finale, COMEDY CENTRAL will live- stream a pre- and post-show chat with series creator Matt Groening and Executive Producer David X. Cohen tonight, September 4 at 9:30pm EST / 6:30pm PST.... (more...)
Chris Hardwick to Moderate Comedy Central's FUTURAMA LIVE! Chris Hardwick to Moderate Comedy Central's FUTURAMA LIVE!
by TV News Desk - August 29, 2013

Concluding news, everyone! To mark the series finale, COMEDY CENTRAL will live- stream a pre- and post-show chat with series creator Matt Groening and Executive Producer David X. Cohen on Wednesday, September 4 at 9:30pm EST / 6:30pm PST.... (more...)
ABC Family Renews SWITCHED AT BIRTH & New Series THE FOSTERS, TWISTED ABC Family Renews SWITCHED AT BIRTH & New Series THE FOSTERS, TWISTED
by TV News Desk - July 30, 2013

ABC Family has ordered a third season of its Peabody Award winning drama, “Switched at Birth,” and has given back-order pick-ups to the critically acclaimed and successful summer hits, “The Fosters,” and “Twisted.'... (more...)
MAD MEN's Jon Hamm to Host 2013 ESPYS Tonight MAD MEN's Jon Hamm to Host 2013 ESPYS Tonight
by TV News Desk - July 17, 2013

The 2013 ESPYS will be hosted by actor Jon Hamm, widely celebrated for his role as Don Draper on AMC's award-winning series Mad Men.... (more...)




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