‘Veep,’ ‘BoJack Horseman,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and More Win 2018 WGA Awards

The 2018 Writers Guild Awards were handed out in New York and Los Angeles last night, and when it comes to this year’s comedy nominees, Veep, BoJack Horseman, Saturday Night Live, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, and Will & Grace took home awards this year. In the New Series category, Netflix comedies GLOW and American Vandal lost to Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, and Jordan Peele took home the award for Original Screenplay for his directorial debut Get Out. Check out the comedy winners below, plus some clips from the New York and LA ceremonies hosted by Amber Ruffin and Patton Oswalt, respectively. (Ruffin’s monologue was pretty wonderful and includes the line “Bill Maher: Go fuck yourself!”)

COMEDY SERIES Curb Your Enthusiasm GLOW Master of None Silicon Valley Veep ANIMATION “Brunchsquatch” (Bob’s Burgers), Written by Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux; Fox “A Father’s Watch” (The Simpsons), Written by Simon Rich; Fox “Ruthie” (BoJack Horseman), Written by Joanna Calo; Netflix “The Serfsons” (The Simpsons), Written by Brian Kelley; Fox “Time’s Arrow” (BoJack Horseman), Written by Kate Purdy; Netflix EPISODIC COMEDY “The Burglary” (Grace and Frankie), Written by Brendan McCarthy & David Budin; Netflix “Intervention” (The Carmichael Show), Written by Willie Hunter; NBC “Judge” (Veep), Written by Ted Cohen; HBO “Rosario’s Quinceanera” (Will & Grace), Written by Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally; NBC “The Verdict” (Trial & Error), Written by Jeff Astrof; NBC COMEDY/VARIETY TALK SERIES Conan Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Jimmy Kimmel Live Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Late Night with Seth Meyers Real Time with Bill Maher The Daily Show with Trevor Noah The Jim Jefferies Show COMEDY/VARIETY SKETCH SERIES Nathan For You Portlandia Saturday Night Live The President Show Weekend Update Summer Edition COMEDY/VARIETY SPECIALS 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 89th Annual Academy Awards AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Diane Keaton Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special Nathan For You: A Celebration

‘Veep,’ ‘BoJack Horseman,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and […]