Writers Guild Awards: Breaking Bad, Veep, House of Cards and Days of Our Lives Among Winners

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Writers Guild Award Winners
The 66th annual Writers Guild Awards were handed out Saturday night in Los Angeles and New York City, and AMC’s Breaking Bad came away with two wins, including for best drama series, while HBO’s Veep claimed the top comedy prize.

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To win best drama, Breaking Bad‘s final season bested The Good Wife, Homeland, House of Cards and Mad Men. Veep meanwhile beat out 30 Rock, Modern Family, Parks and Rec and Orange Is the New Black.

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TV’s major winners are listed below.

DRAMA SERIES
Breaking Bad

COMEDY SERIES
Veep

NEW SERIES
House of Cards

EPISODIC DRAMA
Breaking Bad, “Confessions” — written by Gennifer Hutchison
Jesse is set to “disappear” when he realizes that Walt was behind Brock’s poisoning

EPISODIC COMEDY
30 Rock, “Hogcock!” — written by Jack Burditt & Robert Carlock
Part 1 of the hour-long series finale

ANIMATION
The Simpsons, “A Test Before Trying” written by Joel H. Cohen
The results of a standardized test gets Bart and Lisa’s school shut down

CHILDREN’S – EPISODIC & SPECIALS
A.N.T. Farm, “influANTces” — written by Vincent Brown
Working on a Black History Month project, Chyna channels Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin and Janet Jackson

COMEDY/VARIETY
The Colbert Report

COMEDY/VARIETY – SPECIALS
Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas

DAYTIME DRAMA
Days of Our Lives

QUIZ AND AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
Jeopardy!

NEWS – ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY
60 Minutes, “Lethal Medicine” — written by Michael Rey, Oriana Zill de Granados, Michael Radutzky

NEWS – REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN, OR BREAKING REPORT
ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, “Tragedy at Newtown” — written by Lisa Ferri and Matt Negrin

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