'The Handmaid's Tale' Among Winners at 2018 Writers Guild Awards

The winners at the 2018 WGA also include 'Veep', 'Saturday Night Live', 'Better Call Saul' and 'Big Little Lies'.

AceShowbiz - The winners of the 2018 Writers Guild Awards had been announced on Sunday, February 11 in ceremonies held simultaneously in Los Angeles and New York City. "The Handmaid's Tale", which previously won best TV drama at the 2018 Golden Globes, continued its success by nabbing the trophy of best drama series at the award-winning event.

Meanwhile, fellow HBO series "Veep" was announced as the winner of the category Comedy Series. Starring %cJulia Louis-Dreyfus%, the political comedy bested "Silicon Valley", "Master of None", "GLOW" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm".

In addition to winning the best TV drama series, "The Handmaid's Tale" bagged the trophy of New Series category. The %cElisabeth Moss%-starring series beat "American Vandal", "The Deuce", "GLOW" and "Ozark".

A "BoJack Horseman" episode titled "Time's Arrow" won the award of Animation. Episodic Drama winner was an episode called "Chicanery" from AMC's "Better Call Saul", with "Rosario's Quinceanera" from NBC's "Will & Grace" being the winner of Episodic Comedy category.

Also among the winners were "Flint" and "Big Little Lies". "Flint" walked away with a trophy of Long Form Original category. Meanwhile, Emmy-winning series "Big Little Lies" won Long Form Adapted category.

As for Comedy/Variety Talk Series category, it announced "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" as the winner. "Saturday Night Live" was honored with a Comedy/Variety Sketch Series award.

Comedy/Variety Specials found its winner at the 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors. The category of Quiz and Audience Participation named NBC's "Hollywood Game Night" as the winner. Meanwhile, ABC's "General Hospital" snagged the trophy of Daytime Drama category.

In the movie department, "Get Out" was announced as the winner of best original screenplay category. Meanwhile, "Call Me by Your Name" won the best adapted screenplay category.

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