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Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Long Form – Adapted

The Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Long Form – Adapted is an award presented by the Writers Guild of America to the writers of the best long form program based on the previously published material or work of the season. It has been awarded since the 50th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards in 1996.

Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Long Form – Adapted
Awarded forOutstanding Writing for a Long Form – Adapted
CountryUnited States
Presented byWriters Guild of America
First awarded1996 (for the programs released in 1995–1996 TV season)
Currently held byThe Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2018)
Websitewww.wga.org

Contents

Name historyEdit

  • 1996–2006: Long Form – Adapted
  • 2008–2011: Long Form – Adapted: Over one hour – one or two parts, one or two airing times
  • 2012–present: Long Form – Adapted

Winners and nomineesEdit

The year indicates that each ceremony honored the programs of that year. Single winner of the year is left unmarked, while other winners which also have nominees are highlighted in gold.

1990sEdit

Year Winner Writer Adapted from Network Ref.
1996
Citizen X Chris Gerolmo The Killer Department
by Robert Cullen
HBO Films and HBO [1]
1997
The Boys Next Door William Blinn The Boys Next Door
by Tom Griffin
Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions and CBS [2]
1998
Bastard out of Carolina Anne Meredith Bastard out of Carolina
by Dorothy Allison
Out of Carolina Productions and Showtime [3]
1999
The Love Letter James Henerson The Love Letter
by Jack Finney
Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions and CBS [4]

2000sEdit

Year Winner Writer(s) Adapted from Network Ref.
2000
The Confession David Black Fertig
by Sol Yurick
El Dorado Pictures and Phoenician Films [5]
2001
RKO 281 John Logan The Battle Over Citizen Kane
by Richard Ben Cramer and Thomas Lennon from American Experience
HBO Films, Scott Free Productions, and HBO [6]
2002
Anne Frank: The Whole Story Kirk Ellis Anne Frank: The Biography
by Melissa Müller
Milk and Honey Productions, Dorothy Pictures, and ABC [7]
2003
Band of Brothers
– "Bastogne"
Bruce C. McKenna Band of Brothers
by Stephen E. Ambrose
Playtone, DreamWorks Television, and HBO [8]
2004
Out of the Ashes Anne Meredith I Was a Doctor in Auschwitz
by Gisella Perl
Showtime [9]
2005
Angels in America Tony Kushner Angels in America
by Tony Kushner
HBO [10]
2006
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
by Roger Lewis
HBO [11]
2007
No award [12]
2008
The Company Ken Nolan The Company
by Robert Littell
TNT [13]
2009
John Adams
– "Join or Die" + "Independence"
Kirk Ellis John Adams
by David McCullough
HBO [14]

2010sEdit

Year Winner and nominee(s) Writer(s) Adapted from Network Ref.
2010
Taking Chance Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl USMC (Ret.) and Ross Katz Taking Chance
by Michael Strobl
HBO [15]
2011
The Pacific
– "Iwo Jima"
Robert Schenkkan and Michelle Ashford Helmet for My Pillow
by Robert Leckie
With the Old Breed
by Eugene Sledge
China Marine
by Eugene Sledge
Red Blood, Black Sand
by Chuck Tatum
HBO [16]
2012
Too Big to Fail Peter Gould Too Big to Fail
by Andrew Ross Sorkin
HBO [17]
2013
Game Change Danny Strong Game Change
by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann
HBO [18]
Coma
– "Part 1" + "Part 2"
John J. McLaughlin Coma
by Robin Cook
A&E
2014
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight Shawn Slovo Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight
by Howard Bingham and Max Wallace
HBO [19]
Killing Kennedy Kelly Masterson Killing Kennedy
by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
Nat Geo
2015
Fargo Steve Blackman, Bob DeLaurentis, Noah Hawley, Ben Nedivi, and Matt Wolpert Fargo
by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
FX [20]
The Red Tent Elizabeth Chandler and Anne Meredith The Red Tent
by Anita Diamant
Lifetime
Show Me a Hero David Simon and William F. Zorzi Show Me a Hero
by Lisa Belkin
HBO
2016 The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story Scott Alexander, Joe Robert Cole, D.V. DeVincentis, Maya Forbes, Larry Karaszewski and Wally Wolodarsky The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson
by Jeffrey Toobin
FX [21]
11.22.63 Bridget Carpenter, Brigitte Hales, Joe Henderson, Brian Nelson and Quinton Peeples 11/22/63
by Stephen King
Hulu
Madoff Ben Robbins The Madoff Chronicles: Inside the Secret World of Bernie and Ruth
by Brian Ross
ABC
The Night Of Richard Price and Steven Zaillian Criminal Justice
by Peter Moffat
HBO
Roots Lawrence Konner, Alison McDonald, Charles Murray and Mark Rosenthal Roots: The Saga of an American Family
by Alex Haley
History
2017 Big Little Lies David E. Kelley Big Little Lies
by Liane Moriarty
HBO [22]
Fargo Monica Beletsky, Bob DeLaurentis, Noah Hawley, Ben Nedivi and Matt Wolpert Fargo
by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
FX
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo and George C. Wolfe The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot
HBO
The Wizard of Lies Sam Levinson, John Burnham Schwartz and Samuel Baum The Wizard of Lies
by Diana B. Henriques
HBO
2018 The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Maggie Cohn and Tom Rob Smith Vulgar Favors
by Maureen Orth
FX [23]
The Looming Tower Bash Doran, Dan Futterman, Alex Gibney, Shannon Houston, Adam Rapp, Ali Selim and Lawrence Wright The Looming Tower
by Lawrence Wright
Hulu
Maniac Nick Cuse, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Amelia Gray, Danielle Henderson, Mauricio Katz, Patrick Somerville and Caroline Williams Maniac
by Espen PA Lervaag, Håakon Bast Mossige, Kjetil Indregard and Ole Marius Araldsen
Netflix
Sharp Objects Ariella Blejer, Scott Brown, Vince Calandra, Gillian Flynn, Dawn Kamoche, Alex Metcalf and Marti Noxon Sharp Objects
by Gillian Flynn
HBO

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WGA Awards 1996". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  2. ^ "WGA Awards 1997". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "WGA Awards 1998". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  4. ^ "WGA Awards 1999". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  5. ^ "WGA Awards 2000". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  6. ^ "WGA Awards 2001". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  7. ^ "WGA Awards 2002". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  8. ^ "WGA Awards 2003". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  9. ^ "WGA Awards 2004". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  10. ^ "WGA Awards 2005". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  11. ^ "WGA Awards 2006". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  12. ^ "WGA Awards 2007". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  13. ^ "WGA Awards 2008". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  14. ^ "WGA Awards 2009". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  15. ^ "WGA Awards 2010". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  16. ^ "WGA Awards 2011". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  17. ^ "WGA Awards 2012". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  18. ^ "WGA Awards 2013". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  19. ^ "WGA Awards 2014". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  20. ^ "WGA Awards 2015". WGA. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  21. ^ "WGA Awards 2016". WGA. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  22. ^ "WGA Awards 2017". WGA. Retrieved February 11, 2018.
  23. ^ "WGA Awards 2018". WGA. Retrieved December 7, 2018.

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