Writers Guild Of America News
Brazilian History and Culture Featured Prominently at Start of Olympic Opening Ceremony
The 2016 Olympic Summer Games got underway Friday night in Rio de Janeiro in a festive opening ceremony filled with the traditions of the host country, a message of environmentalism and a call for unity. The Olympic torch ended its 95-day worldwide journey tonight in front of an estimated crowd of
'The Revenant' Wins Big at BAFTA Awards
Leonardo DiCaprio and Alejandro G. Inarritu lead the BAFTA award show as "The Revenant" wins three awards for Best Actor, Best Director and Best Film.
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': J.J. Abrams Explains Movie's Biggest Spoiler
This story contains the biggest spoiler from " Star Wars : The Force Awakens ," so if you haven't seen the movie, you may want to stop reading now! One last time, big spoiler alert! With that said, let's talk about that scene now. At a screening for the Writers Guild of America , "The Force
Hannibal Buress: 5 Things to Know About the Comedian
Are you familiar with the name "Hannibal Buress" yet? If not, you will be. The stand-up comedian, whose Comedy Central show "Why? With Hannibal Buress" premiered last night, became more of a household name last year when a joke he made about Bill Cosby at a show in Philadelphia generated new
Ben Stiller Pays Tribute to His Late Mother Anne Meara
Anne Meara died Saturday at the age of 85. Just two days later, her son, Ben Stiller , thanked fans for their support. "Thank you so much for all the kind words about Anne," he tweeted. "All of us in our family feel so lucky to have had her in our lives." Meara's career spanned six decades and
Eight States Go to the Polls: More Voters Cast Ballots Than Any Other Primary Day
Today more Americans are able to vote than any other day this primary season, in fact this number of voters won’t go to the polls again until November. Eight states are voting today including Mississippi, Iowa, California, New Jersey, South Dakota, Montana, Alabama, and New...
"WORLD NEWS WITH DIANE SAWYER" WINS WRITERS GUILD AWARD FOR NEWTOWN COVERAGE
ABC’s “World News with Diane Sawyer” won a Writers Guild Award for “Tragedy at Newtown” Special Edition in the category “News – Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin, or Breaking Report.” The one-hour breaking news report on the mass shooting at the Sandy Hook elementary school in 2012...
'The Sopranos' Named Best-Written TV Show
The Writers Guild of America names the mafia drama as the best-written TV show of all time.
In Hollywood, Actors Still Lie About Their Age
Keira Knightley might be doing it. Everyone thought Ashton Kutcher did it -- but it turns out he didn't. And it's pretty obvious the singer Nelly really did do it. The thing all three celebrities have been accused of doing is failing to be forthcoming about their real age. Knightley, of "Pirates of
Unions and Wall Street at the Oscars
The Academy Awards was mostly show-business as usual following three weeks of union protests at Wisconsin's capitol. Although the Hollywood film industry is brimming with dozens of unions, from the Screen Actors Guild, Writers Guild of America, to the American Federation of Radio and TV artists,