'The Hurt Locker' and 'Up in the Air' Land Coveted Prize at 2010 WGA Awards


'The Hurt Locker' and 'Up in the Air' Land Coveted Prize at 2010 WGA Awards


The Iraq-set action movie and the George Clooney-starring drama comedy film are joined by 'Mad Men' and '30 Rock', which win big in TV categories.

"The Hurt Locker" and "Up in the Air" were the big winners at The Writers Guild of America awards on Saturday, February 20, landing the board's most prestigious honors. Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker" received the prize for Best Original Screenplay for Mark Boal's writing, while "Up In The Air"'s scribes Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner were honored with Best Adapted Screenplay for their reworking of Walter Kirn's novel.

"The Cove", a film about the killing of dolphins in Japan, won the Best Documentary Screenplay for Mark Monroe.

In the TV categories, "Mad Men" was named Best Drama Series, while "30 Rock" landed the Best Comedy Series honor. Best New Series went to "Modern Family".

Other winners included "The Young and the Restless", which was named Best Serial, and "The Simpsons", which won a Best Animation award at the simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.

Full winners list of 2010 Writers Guild of America Awards:

  • Original Screenplay: "The Hurt Locker", Mark Boal
  • Adapted Screenplay: "Up in the Air", Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner
  • Documentary Screenplay: "The Cove", Mark Monroe
  • TV Drama Series: "Mad Men"
  • TV Comedy Series: "30 Rock"
  • New TV Series: "Modern Family"
  • TV Episodic Drama: "Broken, Part 1 and Part 2" ("House M.D.")
  • TV Episodic Comedy: "Apollo, Apollo" ("30 Rock")
  • Long Form Original: "Georgia O'Keeffe"
  • Long Form Adaptation: "Taking Chance"
  • Animation: "Wedding for Disaster" ("The Simpsons")
  • Comedy/Variety Series: (tie) "Saturday Night Live"; "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
  • Comedy/Variety Special: "Film Independent's 2009 Spirit Awards"
  • Serial: "The Young and the Restless"
  • Children's Episodic: "Welcome to the Jungle" ("The Troop")
  • Children's Long Form: "Another Cinderella Story"
  • TV Documentary (Current Events): "The Madoff Affair" ("Frontline")
  • TV Documentary (Other): "The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer" ("American Experience")
  • News: "World News With Charles Gibson"
  • News Analysis, Feature or Commentary: "A Private War: Expose: America's Investigative Reports" ("Bill Moyers Journal")

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