Here are your comedy writers nominated for the 2018 WGA Awards
Whither original short-form online comedy? The Writers Guild of America revealed today this year’s nominees, with winners named in simultaneous ceremonies Feb. 11, 2018, in New York City (hosted by Amber Ruffin) and Los Angeles (hosted by Patton Oswalt). The WGA Award nominations included grea... [Read More]
2018 WGA Award Nominations Include ‘American Vandal,’ ‘Nathan for You,’ ‘The President Show,’ and More
The Writers Guild of America announced its list of 2018 WGA Award nominees today, which includes returning series like Nathan for You, Silicon Valley, and Veep as well as new series like GLOW, The President Show, and Netflix’s mockumentary series American Vandal. Nathan for You earned noms in ... [Read More]
2018 WGA Award Nominations Include ‘American Vandal,’ ‘Nathan for You,’ ‘The President Show,’ and More
The Writers Guild of America announced its list of 2018 WGA Award nominees today, which includes returning series like Nathan for You, Silicon Valley, and Veep as well as new series like GLOW, The President Show, and Netflix’s mockumentary series American Vandal. Nathan for You earned noms in ... [Read More]
Amber Ruffin to Host the 2018 WGA Awards in New York
While Seth Meyers has signed on to host the 2018 Golden Globes next month, one of his Late Night writers/performers has landed an awards show hosting gig of her own. The Writers Guild of America announced today that Amber Ruffin will host next year’s WGA Awards ceremony in New York, which will... [Read More]
Amber Ruffin to Host the 2018 WGA Awards in New York
While Seth Meyers has signed on to host the 2018 Golden Globes next month, one of his Late Night writers/performers has landed an awards show hosting gig of her own. The Writers Guild of America announced today that Amber Ruffin will host next year’s WGA Awards ceremony in New York, which will... [Read More]
Toward A More Perfect Comedian Union
If you had told me 10 years ago, when I launched The Comic’s Comic from a hotel room in Las Vegas during the HBO Comedy Festival, that I’d be writing about sex offenders and Russian agents today, would I still be here? Before you attempt to answer that rhetorical, let me let you know wha... [Read More]
2017’s WGA Awards Winners Include ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and ‘Triumph’s Election Special’
The 2017 Writers Guild Awards were handed out over the weekend, and in addition to Donald Glover’s new FX show Atlanta winning two awards for Comedy Series and New Series, writers from BoJack Horseman, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Saturday Night Live, and ... [Read More]
Steve O’Donnell accepts the Herb Sargent Award at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, and other winners
Steve O’Donnell remained humble as he accepted the Herb Sargent Award at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, wondering if perhaps the WGA had confused him for another former head writer of Late Night with David Letterman, or perhaps Saturday Night Live, or even his identical twin, Mark, who co... [Read More]
2017 WGA Award Nominations Include ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Nathan for You,’ and ‘Triumph’s Election Special’
The Writers Guild of America announced its list of 2017 WGA Award nominees today, and among the comedy nominees are some new series, returning series, and series we haven’t seen for quite some time. Donald Glover’s Atlanta racked up nominations for Best Comedy Series, Best New Series, an... [Read More]
Here are your comedy writers nominated for 2017 WGA Awards
Congrats to my friends and all of the other comedy writers nominated today for the 2017 Writers Guild Association (WGA) Awards. Awards will be handed out in separate ceremonies held the same night, Feb. 19, 2017, in New York City (hosted by Lewis Black) and Los Angeles (hosted by Patton Oswalt). COM... [Read More]