Sneak a Peek at This Weekend's Writers Guild of America Awards!
Looks like I might have to finally start registering my frequent flyer miles! Last weekend, I was in New York City with Jackie Collins. This weekend, I'll be flying out to Los Angeles for the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) Awards, hosted by One Life to Live alum and Castle star Nathan Fillion!
Speaking of OLTL, the soap's final season ABC Daytime writing team (Lorraine Broderick, Ron Carlivati, Anna Theresa Cascio, Daniel James O’Connor, Elizabeth Page, Jean Passanante, Melissa Salmons, Katherine Schock, Scott Sickles, Courtney Simon and Chris Van Etten) are nominated in the Daytime Drama category. The ex-Llanview scribes will face off against teams from Days of Our Lives (Lorraine Broderick, Carolyn Culliton, Richard Culliton, Rick Draughon, Christopher Dunn, Lacey Dyer, Janet Iacobuzio, David A. Levinson, Ryan Quan, Dave Ryan, Melissa Salmons, Roger Schroeder, Elizabeth Snyder, Christopher J. Whitesell and Nancy Williams Watt) and The Young and the Restless (Amanda Beall, Jeff Beldner, Susan Dansby, Janice Ferri Esser, Jay Gibson, Scott Hamner, Marla Kanelos, Natalie Minardi Slater, Beth Milstein, Michael Montgomery, Anne Schoettle, Linda Schreiber, Sarah K. Smith, Christopher J. Whitesell and Teresa Zimmerman).
Some of Hollywood's biggest stars will be presenting at the WGAW Awards, including: two-time Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winning actress Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, The Help), a trio of Modern Family co-stars – two-time Emmy-winning actress Julie Bowen, two-time Emmy-winning actor Eric Stonestreet and ALMA Award-winning actor Rico Rodriguez; SAG Award-winning actress Kate Walsh (Private Practice, Grey’s Anatomy), two-time TV Guide Award-winning Castle co-star Stana Katic, three-time Writers Guild and nine-time Emmy Award-nominated actress-writer Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) and her Parks and Recreation co-star, Independent Spirit Award-nominated actor Adam Scott, three-time Emmy-winning actor Brad Garrett (Everybody Loves Raymond), and Writers Guild Award-nominated Key and Peele co-creators/co-stars Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele.