(Text) 2016 Writers Guild of America Awards nominations announced

The Writers Guild of America have announced the nominations for this year’s edition of their annual awards ceremony, recognising outstanding writing for the motion picture medium.

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The Writers Guild of America have announced the nominations for this year’s edition of their annual awards ceremony, recognising outstanding writing for the motion picture medium.

Original Screenplay

Bridge of Spies, by Matt CharmanEthan Coen and Joel Coen.

Sicario, by Taylor Sheridan.

Spotlight, by Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy.

Straight Outta Compton, by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff.

Trainwreck, by Amy Shumer.

Adapted Screenplay

The big Short, by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay.

Carol, by Phyllis Nagy.

The Martian, by Drew Goddard.

Steve Jobs, by Aaron Sorkin.

Trumbo, by John McNamara.

Drama series

The Americans, by Peter AckermanJoshua BrandJoel FieldsStephen SchiffLara ShapiroJoe WeisbergTracey Scott Wilson and Stuart Zicherman.

Better Call Saul, by Vince GilliganPeter GouldGennifer HutchinsonBradley PaulThomas Schnauz and Gordon Smith.

Game of Thrones, by David BenioffBryan CogmanDave Hill and D. B. Weiss.

Mad Men, by Lisa AlbertSemi ChellasJonathan IglaJanet LeahyErin LevyTom SmutsRobert TowneMatthew Weiner and Carly Wray.

Mr. Robot, by Kyle BradstreetKate EricksonSam EsmailDavid IsersonRandolph LeonAdam Penn and Matt Pyken.

Comedy series

Broad City, by Lucia AnielloPaul W. DownsNaomi EkperiginIlana GlazerAbbi JacobsonChris KellyAnthony King and Jeff Statsky.

Sillicon Valley, by Amy AniobiAlec BergMike JudgeCarrie KemperSonny LeeDan LyonsCarson MellDan O’KeefeClay Tarver and Ron Weiner.

Transparent, by Arabella AndersonBridget BedardMicah Fitzerman-BlueNoah HarpsterEthan KuperbergAli LiebegottOur Lady JFaith Soloway and Jill Soloway.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, by Emily AltmanJack BurdittRobert CarlockAzie Mira DungeyTina FeyLauren GurganousCharla LauristonSam MeansDan RubinMeredith ScardinoAllison Silverman and Lon Zimmet.

Veep, by Simon BlackwellJon BrownKevin CecilRoger DrewPeter FellowsNeil GibbonsRob GibbonsSean GrayCallie HershewayArmando IannucciSean LoveIan MartinGeorgia PritchettDavid QuantickAndy RileyTony Roche and Will Smith.

New series

Better Call Saul, by Vince GilliganPeter GouldGennifer HutchinsonBradley PaulThomas Schnauz and Gordon Smith.

Bloodline, by Jonathan GlatzerCarter HarrisGlenn KesslerTodd A. Kessler, Addison McQuiggArthur PhillipsJeff Shakoor and Daniel Zelman.

The Last man on Earth, by Andy BobrowLiz KackowskiErik DurbinWill ForteKira KalushMatt MarshallTim McAuliffeDavid NoelErica RivinojaJohn Solomon and Emily Spivey.

Mr. Robot, by Kyle BradstreetKate EricksonSam EsmailDavid IsersonRandolph LeonAdam Penn and Matt Pyken.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, by Emily AltmanJack BurdittRobert CarlockAzie Mira DungeyTina FeyLauren GurganousCharla LauristonSam MeansDan RubinMeredith ScardinoAllison Silverman and Lon Zimmet.

Original long form

American Horror Story: Hotel, by Brad FalchukJohn J. GrayTodd KubrakCrystal LiuNed MartelTim MinearRyan MurphyJennifer Salt and James Wong.

Sons of Liberty, by Stephen DavidKirk Ellis and David C. White.

Saints & Strangers, by Seth FisherWalon GreenChip Johannessen and Eric Overmyer.

Adapted long form

Fargo, by Steve BlackmanBob DeLaurentisNoah HawleyBen Nedivi and Matt Wolpert.

The red Tent, by Elizabeth Chandler and Anne Meredith.

Show me a Hero, by David Simon and William F. Zorzi.

Original short form new media

Weight – Back to Reality, by Daryn Strauss.

Anyone but Me – Born This Way, by Susan Miller.

Adapted short form new media

Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters Phoebe, by Zach Craley.

Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 Part 8, by L. Signorino and Mike Zunic.

Aquarius: the Summer of Love Meet Charlie, by Mike Moore and David Reed.

Animation

Bob’s Burgers – Gayle Makin’ bob Sled, by Lizzie Molyneux and Wendy Molyneux.

The Simpsons – Halloween of Horror, by Caroline Omine.

BoJack Horseman – Hank After Dark, by Kelly Galuska.

Bob’s Burgers – Housetrap, by Dan Fybel.

The Simpsons – Sky Police, by Matt Selman.

The Simpsons – Walking big & Tall, by Michael Price.

Episodic drama

Narcos – Explosivos, by Andy Black.

The Leftovers – International Assassin, by Damon Lindelof and Nick Cuse.

The Good Wife – Mind’s Eye, by Robert King and Michelle King.

Game of Thrones – Mother’s Mercy, by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss.

Mad Men – Person to Person, by Matthew Weiner.

Better Call Saul – Uno, by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould.

Episodic comedy

The Last man on Earth – Alive in Tucson, by Will Forte.

Modern Family – Connection Lost, by Megan Gantz and Steven Levitan.

VeepJoint Session, by Simon Blackwell and Georgia Pritchett.

Maron – Racegate, by Dave Anthony.

Silicon Valley – Sand Hill Shuffle, by Clay Tarver.

Daytime drama

General Hospital, by Ron CarlivatiAnna Theresa CascioAndrea Archer ComptonSuzanne FlynnKate HallElizabeth KorteDaniel James O’ConnorElizabeth PageJean PassananteKatherine SchockScott Sickles and Chris Van Etten.

The Bold and the Beautiful, by Bradley P. BellMichael MinnisRex M. BestShannon BradleyAdam DusevoirTracey Ann KellyPatrick MulcaheyMark Pinciotti and Michele Van Jean.

Children’s episodic

Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street – Gortimer, Range and Mel vs. the Endless Night, by Gretchen Enders and Aminta Goyel.

Girl Meets World – Girl Meets I am Farkle, by Mark Blutman.

Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street – Gortimer and the Surprise Signature, by Garrett Frawley and Brian Turner.

Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street – Gortimer vs the Relentless Rainbow of Joy, by David Anaxagoras and Luke Matheny.

Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street – Ranger vs. the Fabled Flower of Normal Street, by Laurie Parres.

Children’s long form

Descendants, by Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott.

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