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'Inception,' 'Social Network' Win Top WGA Awards

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2011 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS WINNERS

FILM   ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Inception, Written by Christopher Nolan; Warner Bros.   ADAPTED SCREENPLAY The Social Network, Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin; Based on the book The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich; Sony Pictures   DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY Inside Job, Written by Charles Ferguson; Co-written by Chad Beck, Adam Bolt; Sony Pictures Classics   TELEVISION   DRAMA SERIES Mad Men, Written by Jonathan Abrahams, Lisa Albert, Keith Huff, Jonathan Igla, Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton, Brett Johnson, Janet Leahy, Erin Levy, Tracy McMillan, Dahvi Waller, Matthew Weiner; AMC   COMEDY SERIES Modern Family, Written by Jerry Collins, Paul Corrigan, Alex Herschlag, Abraham Higginbotham, Elaine Ko, Joe Lawson, Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd, Dan O'Shannon, Jeffrey Richman, Brad Walsh, Ilana Wernick, Bill Wrubel, Danny Zuker; ABC   NEW SERIES Boardwalk Empire, Written by Meg Jackson, Lawrence Konner, Howard Korder, Steve Kornacki, Margaret Nagle, Tim Van Patten, Paul Simms, Terence Winter; HBO   EPISODIC DRAMA - any length - one airing time "The Chrysanthemum and the Sword" (Mad Men), Written by Erin Levy; AMC   EPISODIC COMEDY - any length - one airing time "When It Rains, It Pours" (30 Rock), Written by Robert Carlock; NBC   LONG FORM - ORIGINAL - over one hour - one or two parts, one or two airing times The Special Relationship, Written by Peter Morgan; HBO   LONG FORM - ADAPTATION - over one hour - one or two parts, one or two airing times The Pacific, "Part Eight," Written by Robert Schenkkan and Michelle Ashford, Based in part on the books Helmet for My Pillow by Robert Leckie and With The Old Breed by Eugene B. Sledge with additional material from Red Blood, Black Sand by Chuck Tatum and China Marine by Eugene B. Sledge; HBO   ANIMATION - any length - one airing time "The Prisoner of Benda" (Futurama), Written by Ken Keeler; Comedy Central   COMEDY / VARIETY - (INCLUDING TALK) SERIES The Colbert Report, Writers: Barry Julien, Dan Guterman, Eric Drysdale, Frank Lesser, Glenn Eichler, Jay Katsir, Max Werner, Meredith Scardino, Michael Brumm, Opus Moreschi, Peter Gwinn, Rich Dahm, Rob Dubbin, Scott Sherman, Stephen Colbert, Tom Purcell, Peter Grosz, Paul Dinello; Comedy Central   COMEDY / VARIETY - MUSIC, AWARDS, TRIBUTES - SPECIALS National Memorial Day Concert 2010, Written by Joan Meyerson; PBS   DAYTIME DRAMA As the World Turns, Written by Susan Dansby, Lucky Gold, Janet Iacobuzio, Penelope Koechl, David Kreizman, Leah Laiman, David A. Levinson, Leslie Nipkow, Jean Passanante, Gordon Rayfield, David Smilow; CBS   CHILDREN'S EPISODIC & SPECIALS "Happy Ha-Ha Holidays" (Imagination Movers), Written by Michael G. Stern, Randi Barnes, Rick Gitelson, Scott Gray; Disney Channel   CHILDREN'S SCRIPT - LONG FORM OR SPECIAL Avalon High, Teleplay by Julie Sherman Wolfe and Amy Talkington, Based on the novel by Meg Cabot; Disney Channel   DOCUMENTARY - CURRENT EVENTS "Flying Cheap" (Frontline), Written by Rick Young; PBS   DOCUMENTARY - OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS "Wyatt Earp" (American Experience), Written by Rob Rapley; PBS   NEWS - REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN OR BREAKING REPORT "Sunday Morning Almanac" (CBS Sunday Morning), Written by Thomas A. Harris; CBS News   NEWS - ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY "Resurrecting Eden" (60 Minutes), Written by Jenny Dubin; CBS   RADIO    DOCUMENTARY 2009 Year in Review, Written by Gail Lee; CBS Radio News   NEWS - REGULARLY SCHEDULED OR BREAKING CBS World News Roundup, Written by Paul Farry; CBS Radio News   NEWS - ANALYSIS, FEATURE OR COMMENTARY "Passages," Written by Gail Lee; CBS Radio News   PROMOTIONAL WRITING AND GRAPHIC ANIMATION    ON-AIR PROMOTION (RADIO OR TELEVISION) CSI Promos, Written by Anne de Vega; CBS   TELEVISION GRAPHIC ANIMATION "Sunday Morning, By Design" (CBS Sunday Morning), Graphic Designer Bob Pook, Graphic Artist Diane Robinson; CBS News   VIDEOGAME WRITING WINNER Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Story by Patrice Desilets, Jeffrey Yohalem, Corey May; Lead Script Writer: Jeffrey Yohalem; Script Writers: Ethan Petty, Nicholas Grimwood, Matt Turner; Ubisoft   NEW MEDIA WRITING
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN WRITING - ORIGINAL NEW MEDIA "The Real Thing," "Identity Crisis," "Girl Talk," "Naming Things," "Curtain Up" (Anyone But Me), Written by Susan Miller, Tina Cesa Ward; www.AnyoneButMeSeries.com   OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN WRITING - DERIVATIVE NEW MEDIA "Strip Pong," "Tear Jerks," "Brainstorm," (Frank vs. Lutz), Written by Jon Haller; 30 Rock New Media, www.nbc.com