'Sopranos' Tops 'Seinfeld' as TV's Best-Written Show, Writers Guild Says 2 weeks ago
The Writers Guild of America has named "The Sopranos" the best-written TV show of all time, followed by "Seinfeld."
By Tim Molloy
As writers plan picket line in bid to join WGA, E! stands firm on demand for election
The "Argo" win gives it all four of the main guild awards; "Searching for Sugar Man" wins for documentary, "Breaking Bad" for TV drama, "Louie" for comedy, "Girls" for new series
The screenwriter of "Jurassic Park" and director will receive the career achievement honor at the Writers Guild Awards
Tony Kusher will receive the Writers Guild of America West's Paul Selvin Award for his script for 'Lincoln'
Thomas S. Cook earned an Oscar nomination for "The China Syndrome" and an Emmy nomination for "The Tuskegee Airmen"
Tom Stoppard, the award-winning playwright and "Shakespeare in Love" and "Anna Karenina" screenwriter, will be honored for his work in film at the Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 17
Once among the highest-profile of Hollywood's labor battles, the guilds have largely taken their fight underground to unionize workers in reality TV
The money for the donation comes from undistributable funds held by the WGAW’s Foreign Levies Program
The union elected new leadership in New York and Los Angeles
Fifteen candidates will vie for eight open seats on the board of directors at the Writers Guild of America West
WGAW and WGAE will host simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles
17 candidates are set to vie for eight open seats on the board of directors of the Writers Guild of America, West, with an election to be held on Sept. 20.
"While we are encouraged by the strength of our employment in television, we are simultaneously more concerned about the movement in the other direction in features"
Nine organizations speak up against imprisonment of actress Marzieh Vafamehr and director Jafar Panahi
"Party of Five" co-creator and his moderate agenda upset seasoned negotiator and former guild president who presided over the union during the strike
Earnings for guild members decreased but residuals reached an all-time high
New contract affects about 250 news employees in New York, D.C.
10% fewer writers reported earnings last year, and income fell 18%. The guild had a $5.1-million deficit.
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