58th Writers Guild of America Awards


The 58th Writers Guild of America Awards, given on February 4, 2006, honored the best film and television writers of 2005.

58th WGA Awards
DateFebruary 4, 2006
Organized byWriters Guild of America, East and the Writers Guild of America, West
Highlights
Best Adapted ScreenplayBrokeback Mountain

Winners and nomineesEdit

FilmEdit

Adapted ScreenplayEdit

Brokeback Mountain – Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana

Original ScreenplayEdit

Crash – Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco

Documentary ScreenplayEdit

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room – Alex Gibney; based on the book The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind

TelevisionEdit

Dramatic SeriesEdit

Lost  – J. J. Abrams, Kim Clements, Carlton Cuse, Leonard Dick, Paul Dini, Brent Fletcher, David Fury, Drew Goddard, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Adam Horowitz, Jennifer Johnson, Christina M. Kim, Edward Kitsis, Jeffrey Lieber, Damon Lindelof, Lynne E. Litt, Monica Macer, Steven Maeda, Elizabeth Sarnoff, Janet Tamaro, Christian Taylor, Craig Wright

Comedy SeriesEdit

Curb Your Enthusiasm  – Larry David

New SeriesEdit

Grey's Anatomy  – Zoanne Clack, Ann Lewis Hamilton, Kip Koenig, Stacy McKee, James D. Parriott, Tony Phelan, Joan Rater, Shonda Rhimes, Mimi Schmir, Gabrielle G. Stanton, Krista Vernoff, Harry Werksman and Mark Wilding

Episodic DramaEdit

"Autopsy" – House – Lawrence Kaplow

Episodic ComedyEdit

"You Can't Miss The Bear (Pilot)" – Weeds – Jenji Kohan

Long Form – AdaptedEdit

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers  – Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely

Long Form – OriginalEdit

Warm Springs  – Margaret Nagle

Daytime SerialsEdit

The Young and the Restless  – Kay Alden, John F. Smith, Trent Jones, Jim Houghton, Sandra Weintraub, Chris Abbott, Joshua S. McCaffrey, Sara A. Bibel, Janice Ferri Esser, Natalie Minardi Slater, Eric Freiwald, Sally Sussman Morina

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