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The 2010 Writers Guild of America Awards Winners

By Brian Gallagher — February 21st, 2010

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) tonight announced the winners of the 2010 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for screen, television, radio, news, promotional, and videogame writing at simultaneous ceremonies at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City and the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Susie Essman of Curb Your Enthusiasm hosted the East Coast show, which was executive produced by Craig Shemin, who was also the head writer. Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy) hosted the West Coast show, which was executive produced by Spike Jones, Jr.

The Writers Guild of America, East presented special honors to: Alan Zweibel - Ian McLellan Hunter Lifetime Achievement Award; Gary David Goldberg - Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence; Edward Albee - Evelyn F. Burkey Award for contributions bringing honor and dignity to writers everywhere; David Steven Cohen - Jablow Award for devoted service to the Guild, and Philippa Leverman - John Merriman Award for Study of Broadcast Journalism at American University. In addition, the Writers Guild of America, East Foundation presented the Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting to Antal Zambo of Wayne State University.

The Writers Guild of America, West presented special honors to: Larry David - Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television for lifetime achievement; Barry Levinson - Screen Laurel Award for lifetime achievement; Anthony Peckham (Invictus) - Paul Selvin Award, recognizing written work which spotlights constitutional rights and civil liberties; Carl Gottlieb - Morgan Cox Award, honoring longtime Guild service.

The full list of winners:

SCREEN WINNERS

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY:

TELEVISION WINNERS

DRAMA SERIES:

COMEDY SERIES:

NEW SERIES:

EPISODIC DRAMA - any length - one airing time:

EPISODIC COMEDY - any length - one airing time (**TIE**):

LONG FORM - ORIGINAL - over one hour - one or two parts, one or two airing times:

LONG FORM - ADAPTATION - over one hour - one or two parts, one or two airing times:

ANIMATION - any length - one airing time:

COMEDY / VARIETY - (INCLUDING TALK) SERIES (**TIE**):

COMEDY / VARIETY - MUSIC, AWARDS, TRIBUTES - SPECIALS:

DAYTIME SERIAL:

CHILDREN'S EPISODIC & SPECIALS:

CHILDREN'S SCRIPT - LONG FORM OR SPECIAL:

DOCUMENTARY - CURRENT EVENTS:

DOCUMENTARY - OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS:

NEWS - REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN OR BREAKING REPORT:

NEWS - ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY:

RADIO WINNERS

DOCUMENTARY:

NEWS - REGULARLY SCHEDULED OR BREAKING:

NEWS - ANALYSIS, FEATURE OR COMMENTARY:

PROMOTIONAL WRITING AND GRAPHIC ANIMATION WINNERS

ON-AIR PROMOTION (RADIO OR TELEVISION):

TELEVISION GRAPHIC ANIMATION:

VIDEOGAME WRITING WINNER:

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