'Better Call Saul', 'Mad Men', 'Mr. Robot' Among 2016 WGA Winners in TV

AMC collects two wins at the Writers Guild of America Awards, but it's HBO which leads the pack with a total of four gongs.

AceShowbiz - AMC takes home two honors at 2016 WGA Awards for "Mad Men" and "Better Call Saul". ABC and PBS also get two each; the former for "Jimmy Kimmel Live!: 10th Annual After The Oscars Special" and "General Hospital" while the latter for "Frontline" and "Nova".

However, it's which HBO dominates the 2016 Writers Guild of America Awards with at least four wins. Besides "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief", the premium cable collects the WGAs from "Silicon Valley", "Veep" and "Real Time with Bill Maher".

Meanwhile, CBS News' "60 Minutes" manages to snatch two WGA prizes this year. The other winners include USA's "Mr. Robot", FX's "Fargo" and Comedy Central's "Inside Amy Schumer"

  • Drama Series: "Mad Men" (AMC)
  • Episodic Drama: "Better Call Saul" for "Uno" (AMC)
  • Comedic Series: "Veep" (HBO)
  • Episodic Comedy: "Silicon Valley" for "Sand Hill Shuffle" (HBO)
  • Daytime Drama: "General Hospital" (ABC)
  • New Series: "Mr. Robot" (USA)
  • Long Form Original: "Saints & Strangers" (National Geographic Channel)
  • Long Form Adapted: "Fargo" (FX)
  • Animation: "Bob's Burgers" for "Housetrap" (FOX)
  • Comedy / Variety (Including Talk) - Series: "Real Time with Bill Maher" (HBO)
  • Comedy / Variety - Music, Awards, Tributes - Special: "Jimmy Kimmel Live!: 10th Annual After The Oscars Special" (ABC)
  • Comedy / Variety - Sketch Series: "Inside Amy Schumer" (Comedy Central)
  • Children's Episodic: "Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street" for "Gortimer and the Surprise Signature" (Amazon Studios)
  • Children's Long Form: "Descendants" (Disney Channel)
  • TV News Script - Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin, or Breaking Report: "60 Minutes" for "Cuba" (CBS News)
  • TV News Script - Analysis, Feature, or Commentary: "60 Minutes" for "The Storm After the Storm" (CBS News)
  • Documentary Script - Current Events: "Frontline" for "American Terrorist" (PBS)
  • Documentary Script - Other Than Current Events: "Nova" for "The Great Math Mystery" (PBS)
  • Radio News Script - Analysis, Feature, or Commentary: "Passages" (CBS Radio News)
  • Radio Documentary: "Marking the End of Vietnam: 40 Years Later" (ABC News Radio)
  • Short Form New Media - Original: "Weight" for "Back to Reality" (weighttheseries.com)
  • Short Form New Media - Adapted: "Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters" for "Chapter Two: Phoebe" (nbc.com)
  • Video Game Writing: "Rise of the Tomb Raider" (Microsoft)
  • Quiz and Audience Participation: "Hollywood Game Night" (NBC)
  • On-Air Promotion (Television, New Media or Radio): "The McCarthys and Under the Dome Promos" (CBS)

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