Shonda Rhimes Thanks Scott Foley’s Abs in Her WGA Speech

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Last night, the Writers Guild honored Shonda Rhimes with the Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award, which is given to a person who has made "outstanding contributions" to television writing. A dashing Scott Foley, who plays Jake Ballard on Scandal, gave a thoughtful introduction, making self-deprecating jokes about how he passed on reading Rhimes's script for Grey's Anatomy — then considered a "long shot." Rhimes got up onstage and gave her thanks to many things, including Foley's abs. When you hear her say, "I continue to be thankful that I live in a country in which powerful women get to do this job and I get to take the fact that being powerful and badass is something that I can just have as my right," you also realize that she is totally a Cristina.

In the major awards, Wes Anderson won Original Screenplay for The Grand Budapest Hotel and Graham Moore won Adapted Screenplay for The Imitation Game. Meanwhile in television, True Detective won for Drama and Louie won for Comedy. Here's the full list of winners:

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Screenplay by Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness; Fox Searchlight

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Imitation Game

Written by Graham Moore; Based on the book Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges; The Weinstein Company

DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

Written by Brian Knappenberger; FilmBuff

DRAMA SERIES
True Detective
, Written by Nic Pizzolatto; HBO

EPISODIC DRAMA
“The Last Call” (The Good Wife), Written by Robert King & Michelle King; CBS

DAYTIME DRAMA
General Hospital,
 Written by Ron Carlivati, Anna Theresa Cascio,
Suzanne Flynn, Kate Hall, Elizabeth Korte, Daniel James O’Connor, Elizabeth
Page, Katherine Schock, Scott Sickles, Chris Van Etten; ABC

COMEDY SERIES
Louie
, Written by Louis CK; FX

EPISODIC COMEDY
“So Did the Fat Lady” (Louie), Written by Louis C.K.; FX

ANIMATION
“Brick Like Me” (The Simpsons), Written by Brian Kelley; Fox

NEW SERIES
True Detective, Written by Nic Pizzolatto; HBO

COMEDY / VARIETY (INCLUDING TALK) – SERIES
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,
 Writers: Kevin Avery, Tim Carvell, Dan Gurewitch, Geoff Haggerty, Jeff Maurer, John Oliver, Scott Sherman, Will Tracy, Jill Twiss, Juli Weiner; HBO

COMEDY / VARIETY – MUSIC, AWARDS, TRIBUTES – SPECIALS
71st Annual Golden Globe Awards
, Written by Barry Adelman; Special Material by Alex Baze, Dave Boone, Robert Carlock, Tina Fey, Jon Macks, Sam Means, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler, Mike Shoemaker; NBC

LONG FORM ORIGINAL
Deliverance Creek
, Written by Melissa Carter; Lifetime

LONG FORM ADAPTED
Olive Kitteridge
, Teleplay by Jane Anderson, Based on the novel by Elizabeth Strout; HB

RADIO NEWS SCRIPT – ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY
Civil Rights at 50,” Written by Jane Tillman Irving; WCBS Radio

RADIO DOCUMENTARY
Three Shots Rang Out: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later,” Written by Darren Reynolds; ABC News Radio

RADIO NEWS SCRIPT – REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN, OR BREAKING REPORT
“World News This Week,” Written by Andrew Evans; ABC News Radio

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – CURRENT EVENTS
“United States of Secrets: The Program (Part One)” (Frontline); PBS; Written by Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser; PBS

DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS
“League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis” (Frontline), Written by Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser; PBS

ON-AIR PROMOTION (TELEVISION, NEW MEDIA OR RADIO)
“How I Met Your Mother,” Written by Dan Greenberger; CBS

SHORT FORM NEW MEDIA
“Episode 113: Rachel” (High Maintenance), Written by Katja Blichfeld & Ben Sinclair; helpingyoumaintain.com

QUIZ AND AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
Hollywood Game Night
, Head Writer: Grant Taylor; Writers: Alex
Chauvin, Ann Slichter; NBC

CHILDREN’S SCRIPT – EPISODIC AND SPECIALS
“Haunted Heartthrob” (Haunted Hathaways), Written by Bob Smiley; Nickelodeon

VIDEOGAME WRITING
The Last of Us: Left Behind
, Written by Neil Druckmann; Sony Computer Entertainment