Homeland, Modern Family, Breaking Bad Win at Writers Guild Awards
Damian Lewis, Julie Bowen
Homeland, Modern Family and Breaking Bad won big at Sunday's Writers Guild Awards, as each series took home two awards.
Breaking Bad was honored for drama series, while the Season 4 opener, "Box Cutter," tied in the best dramatic episode category with "The Good Soldier" from Showtime's Homeland, which also won the award for new series. Modern Family won comedy series, with the episode "Caught in the Act" winning for best episodic comedy.
HBO also fared well with the screenplays for Cinema Verite and Too Big to Fail winning for long form original and adapted, respectively.
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The Colbert Report won for best comedy/variety series, while After the Academy Awards won in the comedy/variety specials category. Among the other TV winners were The Simpsons (animation) and General Hospital (daytime drama).
On the film side, Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris won for original screenplay, while Alexander Payne's The Descendants took home the award for adapted screenplay.
Check out a full list of winners here.