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Liveblogging The WGA Awards

Hey, kids. I’m representing FDL at the WGAE Awards tonight. Very exciting.

The Writers Guild of America represents writers in motion pictures, television, cable, digital media, and broadcast news. Just as important, it is the voice of these artists at the legislative level. Tonight, the WGAE is working in tandem with its West Coast sister to present their awards.

Kristen Schaal, the host for the evening, takes the podium. You may know her from “Flight of the Conchords”, and “The Daily Show”. She cracks wise almost instantly, She says nobody leaves this auditorium until “Mubarak steps down”.

You can view the list of nominees here.

Wow, they get the smaller awards out of the way pretty quickly with this group.

Episodic Comedy: Robert Carlock, 30 Rock.

On-Air Promotions: Ann DeVega for CSI.

Graphic Design: Sunday Morning By Design.

Screenwriters for Video Games: Assassin’s Creek

A very pregnant Gretchen Mol has taken the stage to present long form adaptation. And the winner is The Pacific, Part 8!

Long Form original: Peter Morgan, the Special Relationship

Hey, it’s Boardwalk Empire’s Vincent Piazza to present the award for documentary: Rob Rapley for “Wyatt Earp”, part of PBS’ “American Experience”

Documentary, current events: Rick Young, Frontline’s “Flying Cheap” [cont’d]

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