Full Coverage: ‘Modern Family,’ ‘Mad Men’ Take Home Awards at Writers Guild Awards

Feb 7, 2011  •  Post A Comment

"Modern Family" won for best television comedy series at the Writers Guild Awards, while "Mad Men" was tapped for best dramatic television series.

"Mad Men" also won for dramatic episode, with its episode called "The Chrysanthemum and the Sword," while "30 Rock" won for best TV comedy episode for "When It Rains, It Pours" 

The ceremony was held Saturday night in New York in Los Angeles. HBO won three awards, with telefilm "The Special Relationship" winning for best long-form original work and part eight of "The Pacific" winning for best long-form adaptation. HBO was also given kudos for "Boardwalk Empire" as the year’s best new TV series.

Comedy Central, meanwhile, won two awards, one for "The Colbert Report" as best comedy/variety series and the second for best animation work for the "Futurama" episode "The Prisoner of Brenda."

TVWeek Open Mic Blogger Hillary Atkin was at the Awards. To read her insightful account, please click here.

To see the full list of Writers Guild Award winners, please click here.

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