The 69th Annual Writers Guild Awards were handed out Sunday night at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills and the Edison Ballroom in New York City. PBS programs were honored with three awards (including one tie between two Frontline programs).
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Command and Control”
Telescript by Robert Kenner & Eric Schlosser, Story by Brian Pearle and Kim Roberts; Based on the book Command and Control by Eric Schlosser; American Experience Films
DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – CURRENT EVENTS (Tie)
FRONTLINE “The Choice 2016”
Written by Michael Kirk & Mike Wiser; PBS
FRONTLINE “Inside Assad’s Syria”
Written by Martin Smith; PBS
DOCUMENTARY SCRIPT – OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS
JACKIE ROBINSON “Part One”
Written by David McMahon & Sarah Burns; PBS
Congratulations to these celebrated writers and to all the PBS programs on their wins!