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April 10 California PUC Commissioner Florio Recommends Denial of Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
"The Writers Guild of America, West applauds PUC Commissioner Mike Florio’s proposal to deny the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger here in California"...more»

March 3 WGAW Releases Latest Findings in 2015 TV Staffing Brief, Announces TV Writer Access Project Honorees
The WGAW has issued the findings of its 2015 Television Staffing Brief, the WGAW's latest analysis of the state of diversity in writing for television within the entertainment industry...more»

February 26 WGAW Commends FCC on Net Neutrality Vote
Chris Keyser, President of the Writers Guild of America, West, has issued the following statement in response to the FCC vote to protect the open Internet...more»

February 18 Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Not Good For L.A.
Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) added his voice today to the growing list of public officials, consumer groups, and businesses that are opposed to allowing Comcast’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable...more»

February 14 2015 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced
The WGAW and the WGAE tonight announced the winners of the 2015 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, radio, news, promotional, and videogame writing...more»

February 10 Presenters Line-Up Announced for 2015 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Show
An exciting line-up of Hollywood talent is set to present honors at the 2015 Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony this Saturday, February 14...more»

February 6 Rebel Without a Cause Screenwriter Stewart Stern Dies at 92
Two-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and Emmy-winning television writer Stewart Stern (Rebel Without a Cause, The Last Movie, TV's Sybil) died on Monday, February 2...more»

February 4 WGAW Commends FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler for Proposing New Rules for Protecting the Open Internet
WGAW President Chris Keyser has issued the following statement regarding FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal for new rules that protect the open Internet...more»

January 22 Lisa Kudrow to Host 2015 Writers Guild Awards West Coast Show
Coming off the acclaimed second season of her HBO series The Comeback, Emmy-winning Friends actress-writer Lisa Kudrow is set to host the WGAW's 2015 Writers Guild Awards L.A. show...more»

January 21 Pedro Almodóvar to Receive WGAW’s 2015 Jean Renoir Award
Pedro Almodóvar, the most influential Spanish filmmaker of the last three decades, is set to receive the WGAW's Jean Renoir Award for Screenwriting Achievement...more»

January 20 Margaret Nagle to Receive WGAW's 2015 Paul Selvin Award for The Good Lie
Two-time Writers Guild Award winner and two-time Emmy-nominated writer Margaret Nagle has been chosen by the WGAW to receive the 2015 Paul Selvin Award for her screenplay The Good Lie....more»

January 15 Hugh Fink to Executive Produce WGAW’s 2015 Awards Show
The WGAW has tapped Emmy-winning writer-producer Hugh Fink to executive produce the 2015 Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony to be held on Saturday, February 14...more»

January 14 Ben Affleck to Receive WGAW’s 2015 Valentine Davies Award
The WGAW has named screenwriter-director-actor-producer Ben Affleck the recipient of the WGAW's 2015 Valentine Davies Award in recognition of his humanitarian efforts and service to the global community...more»

January 13 WGAW to Honor Late Screenwriter-Director Harold Ramis With 2015 Screen Laurel Award
The WGAW will honor late screenwriter-director-actor-producer Harold Ramis with its Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement at the Writers Guild Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 14...more»

January 12 2015 Writers Guild Awards Videogame Writing Nominations Announced
The WGAW and the WGAE have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for videogames during 2014...more»

January 7 WGAW Statement on Reintroduction of Online Competition and Consumer Choice Act
"The Writers Guild of America, West applauds Senator Leahy and Representative Matsui’s continued commitment to the Online Competition and Consumer Choice Act...more»

January 7 WGAW and Federation of Screenwriters in Europe (FSE) Statements Statement on Charlie Hebdo Attack
WGAW President Chris Keyser has issued the following statement in response to the tragic events at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France...more»

January 7 2015 Writers Guild Awards Screenplay Nominations Announced
The WGAW and the WGAE have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2014...more»