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Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
(/ˈwaɪnər/;[1] born June 29, 1965)[2] is an American writer, director and producer. He is the creator of the AMC television drama series Mad Men, which premiered in 2007 and ended in 2015.[3] He is also noted for his work on the HBO
HBO
drama series The Sopranos, on which he served as a writer and producer during the show's fifth and sixth seasons (2004; 2006–2007). He directed the comedy film Are You Here in 2013, marking his filmmaking debut. Weiner has won nine Primetime Emmy Awards, two for The Sopranos
The Sopranos
and seven for Mad Men, as well as three Golden Globe Awards for Mad Men.[4][5][6][7][8][9] Mad Men
Mad Men
won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series for four consecutive years (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011); The Sopranos
The Sopranos
(with Weiner as an executive producer) won the same award twice, in 2004 and 2007.[10][11] In 2011, Weiner was included in Time's annual Time 100
Time 100
as one of the "Most Influential People in the World".[12] In November 2011, The Atlantic
The Atlantic
named him one of 21 "Brave Thinkers."[13]

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Works

4.1 Television 4.2 Film 4.3 Published works

5 References 6 External links

Early life and education[edit] Weiner was born in 1965 in Baltimore, to a Jewish
Jewish
family. He attended The Park School of Baltimore
Baltimore
and grew up in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
where he attended Harvard School for Boys. His father was a medical researcher and chair of the neurology department at University of Southern California. His mother graduated from law school but never practiced.[1] He enrolled in the College of Letters at Wesleyan University, studying literature, philosophy, and history and earned an MFA from the University of Southern California
University of Southern California
School of Cinema and Television.[14][15] Career[edit] Weiner described the start of his career as a "dark time. Show business looked so impenetrable that I eventually stopped writing."[16] During this time, his wife financially supported them with her work as an architect. He began his screenwriting career writing for the short-lived Fox sitcom Party Girl (1996).[1] He was a writer and producer on The Naked Truth[17] and Andy Richter Controls the Universe.[14][15] Weiner wrote the pilot of Mad Men
Mad Men
in 1999 as a spec script while working as a writer on Becker.[1] The Sopranos creator and executive producer David Chase
David Chase
offered Weiner a job as a writer for the series after being impressed by the script.[1][18] Weiner served as a supervising producer for the fifth season of The Sopranos (2004), a co-executive producer for the first part of the sixth season (2006), and an executive producer for the second part of the sixth season (2007). He has sole or joint credit for 12 episodes overall, including the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated episodes "Unidentified Black Males" (co-written with Terence Winter) and "Kennedy and Heidi" (co-written with David Chase). He received two Primetime Emmy Awards as a producer of The Sopranos
The Sopranos
— one for the show's fifth season in 2004 and one for the second part of the show's sixth season in 2007. In addition to writing and producing, he acted in two episodes, "Two Tonys" and "Stage 5" as fictional mafia expert Manny Safier, author of The Wise Guide to Wise Guys, on TV news broadcasts within the show. Weiner also spent the hiatus between the two seasons teaching at his alma mater, the University of Southern California
University of Southern California
School of Cinema-Television (now School of Cinematic Arts), where he taught an undergraduate screenwriting class on Feature Rewriting during the Fall 2004 semester. During his time on The Sopranos
The Sopranos
Weiner began looking for a network to produce Mad Men. HBO, Showtime and FX passed on the project. HBO offered to produce the series if Chase would be on board as a writer or producer, but Chase instead chose to focus on developing feature films.[1] Weiner eventually pitched the series to AMC, which had never produced an original dramatic television series. They picked up the show, ordering a full 13-episode season.[18] Mad Men
Mad Men
premiered on July 19, 2007, six weeks after The Sopranos
The Sopranos
concluded. Weiner served as showrunner, an executive producer, and head writer of Mad Men throughout its seven seasons. As the showrunner he has had a major role in the writing and directing of each episode, also approving actors, costumes, hairstyles, and props.[1] He is credited with writing or co-writing seven episodes of the first season, eleven episodes of the second, twelve episodes of the third, ten of the fourth, nine of the fifth, ten of the sixth, and twelve of the seventh. He has also directed all seven season finales, along with the season seven midseason finale and the penultimate episode of the series. Mad Men
Mad Men
has received considerable critical acclaim and has won four Golden Globe Awards and fifteen Primetime Emmy Awards. It is the first basic cable series to win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, winning the award in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011. Weiner won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for the pilot episode, "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", in 2008, as well as being nominated for "The Wheel" (with Robin Veith). He also won Primetime Emmys for the same category in 2009, for "Meditations in an Emergency" (shared with Kater Gordon),[19] and in 2010, for "Shut the Door. Have a Seat." (shared with Erin Levy).[20] In 2009, he was also nominated for "A Night to Remember" (with Veith), "Six Month Leave" (with Andre Jacquemetton
Andre Jacquemetton
& Maria Jacquemetton), and "The Jet Set"; he was also nominated in 2010 for "Guy Walks into an Advertising Agency" (with Veith). In 2011, he was nominated for "The Suitcase". In 2012, he was nominated for "Far Away Places" and "The Other Woman", both with Semi Chellas.[21] Most recently, in 2015, he was nominated for "Lost Horizon" with Chellas and "Person to Person." Weiner and his writing staff also won a Writers Guild of America Award for Best New Series and were nominated for the award Best Dramatic Series at the February 2008 ceremony for their work on the first season.[22][23][24] They were nominated for the WGA award for Best Dramatic Series a second time at the February 2009 ceremony for their work on the second season.[25] Weiner and the writing staff won the WGA Award for Best Drama Series (after being nominated for the third consecutive year) at the February 2010 ceremony for their work on the third season.[citation needed] Weiner was also twice nominated for the WGA award for episodic drama at the February 2010 ceremony for his work on "The Grown-Ups" (with co-writer Brett Johnson) and "Guy Walks into an Advertising Agency" (with Robin Veith).[citation needed] Weiner's first feature film, Are You Here, filmed in North Carolina, premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival
2013 Toronto International Film Festival
and was released in 2014. Weiner's first novel, Heather, the Totality, was released in the fall of 2017.[26] Weiner will return to television with The Romanoffs, an Amazon Video anthology series.[27] Personal life[edit] Weiner is married to architect Linda Brettler. One of his four sons, Marten Holden Weiner, played the recurring role of Glen Bishop on Mad Men.[1] On November 9, 2017, former Mad Men
Mad Men
writer Kater Gordon accused Weiner of telling her at the office one night that she owed it to him “to see her naked.” Gordon never formally complained, saying it was for fear of hurting her career. The comment shook her, and within a season she never worked in TV again. She decided to speak out years later after allegations of sexual misconduct by Louis C.K.
Louis C.K.
and allegations of others of sexual assaults in Hollywood came to light, saying it provided her a safe space to reveal her allegation. Weiner denied the allegation.[28] Works[edit] Television[edit]

The Naked Truth

Title Year Credit Notes

"He Ain't Famous, He's My Brother " 1997 Writer

"Day of the Loco" 1998 Writer

Becker

Title Year Credit Notes

"Stumble in the Bronx" 1999 Writer

"Blind Curve" 1999 Writer

"For Whom the Toll Calls" 2000 Writer

"The Wrong Man" 2000 Writer

"Pretty Poison" 2001 Writer

"The Ugly Truth" 2001 Writer

"Psycho Therapy" 2001 Writer

"The Ghost of Christmas Presents" 2001 Writer

In-Laws

Title Year Credit Notes

"Love Is the Key" 2002

Teleplay Story, with Mark Reisman

Baby Blues

Title Year Credit Notes

"The Bad Family" 2002 Writer

Andy Richter Controls the Universe

Title Year Credit Notes

"The Maid Man" 2003 Writer

The Sopranos

Title Year Credit Notes

"Rat Pack" 2004 Writer

"Sentimental Education" 2004 Writer

"Unidentified Black Males" 2004 Writer, with Terence Winter Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"The Test Dream" 2004 Writer, with David Chase

"Mayham" 2006 Writer

"Luxury Lounge" 2006 Writer

"Moe n' Joe" 2006 Writer

"Kaisha" 2006 Writer, with David Chase
David Chase
and Terence Winter

"Soprano Home Movies" 2007 Writer, with David Chase
David Chase
and Diane Frolov & Andrew Schneider

"Chasing It" 2007 Writer

"Kennedy and Heidi" 2007 Writer, with David Chase Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"The Blue Comet" 2007 Writer, with David Chase

Mad Men

Title Year Credit Notes

"Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" 2007 Writer

Winner, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Series premiere

"Ladies Room" 2007 Writer

"5G" 2007 Writer

"Shoot" 2007 Writer, with Chris Provenzano

"Long Weekend" 2007 Writer, with Bridget Bedard and Andre Jacquemetton
Andre Jacquemetton
& Maria Jacquemetton

"Indian Summer" 2007 Writer, with Tom Palmer

"The Wheel" 2007

Writer, with Robin Veith Director

Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Season 1 finale

"For Those Who Think Young" 2008 Writer Season 2 premiere

"Flight 1" 2008 Writer, with Lisa Albert

"The Benefactor" 2008 Writer, with Rick Cleveland

"Maidenform" 2008 Writer

"A Night to Remember" 2008 Writer, with Robin Veith Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"Six Month Leave" 2008 Writer, with Andre Jacquemetton
Andre Jacquemetton
& Maria Jacquemetton Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"The Inheritance" 2008 Writer, with Lisa Albert & Marti Noxon

"The Jet Set" 2008 Writer Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"The Mountain King" 2008 Writer, with Robin Veith

"Meditations in an Emergency" 2008

Writer, with Kater Gordon Director

Winner, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Season 2 finale

"Out of Town" 2009 Writer Season 3 premiere

"Love Among the Ruins" 2009 Writer, with Cathryn Humphris

"My Old Kentucky Home" 2009 Writer, with Dahvi Waller

"The Arrangements" 2009 Writer, with Andrew Colville

"Guy Walks into an Advertising Agency" 2009 Writer, with Robin Veith Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"Seven Twenty Three" 2009 Writer, with Andre Jacquemetton
Andre Jacquemetton
& Maria Jacquemetton

"Souvenir" 2009 Writer, with Lisa Albert

"Wee Small Hours" 2009 Writer, with Dahvi Waller

"The Color Blue" 2009 Writer, with Kater Gordon

"The Gypsy and the Hobo" 2009 Writer, with Marti Noxon & Cathryn Humphris

"The Grown-Ups" 2009 Writer, with Brett Johnson

"Shut the Door. Have a Seat." 2009

Writer, with Erin Levy Director

Winner, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Season 3 finale

"Public Relations" 2010 Writer Season 4 premiere

"Christmas Come But Once a Year" 2010 Writer, with Tracy McMillan

"The Good News" 2010 Writer, with Jonathan Abrahams

"The Rejected" 2010 Writer, with Keith Huff

"Waldorf Stories" 2010 Writer, with Brett Johnson

"The Suitcase" 2010 Writer Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"The Summer Man" 2010 Writer, with Lisa Albert & Janet Leahy

"The Beautiful Girls" 2010 Writer, with Dahvi Waller

"Hands and Knees" 2010 Writer, with Jonathan Abrahams

"Tomorrowland" 2010

Writer, with Jonathan Igla Director

Season 4 finale

"A Little Kiss" 2012 Writer Season 5 premiere, two-part episode

"Tea Leaves" 2012 Writer, with Erin Levy

"Mystery Date" 2012 Writer, with Victor Levin

"Signal 30" 2012 Writer, with Frank Pierson

"Far Away Places" 2012 Writer, with Semi Chellas Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"Lady Lazarus" 2012 Writer

"Christmas Waltz" 2012 Writer, with Victor Levin

"The Other Woman" 2012 Writer, with Semi Chellas Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"The Phantom" 2012

Writer, with Jonathan Igla Director

Season 5 finale

"The Doorway" 2013 Writer Season 6 premiere, two-part episode

"Collaborators" 2013 Writer, with Jonathan Igla

"The Flood" 2013 Writer, with Tom Smuts

"For Immediate Release" 2013 Writer

"Man With a Plan" 2013 Writer, with Semi Chellas

"The Crash" 2013 Writer, with Jason Grote

"The Better Half" 2013 Writer, with Erin Levy

"A Tale of Two Cities" 2013 Writer, with Janet Leahy

"Favors" 2013 Writer, with Semi Chellas

"In Care Of" 2013

Writer, with Carly Wray Director

Season 6 finale

"Time Zones" 2014 Writer Season 7 premiere

"A Day's Work" 2014 Writer, with Jonathan Igla

"Field Trip" 2014 Writer, with Heather Jeng Bladt

"The Runaways" 2014 Writer, with David Iserson

"Waterloo" 2014

Writer, with Carly Wray Director

Season 7 mid-season finale

"Severance" 2015 Writer Season 7 mid-season premiere

"New Business" 2015 Writer, with Tom Smuts

"The Forecast" 2015 Writer, with Jonathan Igla

"Time & Life" 2015 Writer, with Erin Levy

"Lost Horizon" 2015 Writer, with Semi Chellas Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"The Milk and Honey Route" 2015 Writer, with Carly Wray Director

"Person to Person" 2015

Writer Director

Nominated, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Series finale

Orange Is the New Black

Title Year Credit Notes

"The Animals" 2016

Director

Film[edit]

Title Year Credit Notes

What Do You Do All Day? 1996

Writer Director Producer Actor

[29]

Are You Here 2013

Writer Director

Published works[edit]

Title Year Credit Notes

Heather, the Totality 2017

Author

Debut novel

References[edit]

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IMDb
page. ^ "Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for 2011 – Outstanding Drama Series". Emmys.com. Retrieved 2012-03-14.  ^ "Primetime Emmy® Award Database". Emmys.com. Retrieved 2012-03-14.  ^ "The 2011 Time 100". Time. 2011-04-22.  ^ "Brave Thinkers 2011, November 2011, The Atlantic". Theatlantic.com. 2011-10-03. Retrieved 2012-03-14.  ^ a b "HBO: Matthew Weiner, Executive Producer : The Sopranos". HBO. Retrieved 2008-02-07.  ^ a b "AMC » Matthew Weiner". AMC. Archived from the original on 2008-02-20. Retrieved 2008-02-07.  ^ Fast Company. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-10-14. Retrieved 2015-04-20.  ^ Itzkoff, Dave (March 7, 2012). "The Top Man at 'Mad Men' Isn't Mad Anymore". The New York Times. Retrieved July 13, 2012.  ^ a b Steinberg, Jacques (July 18, 2007). "In Act 2, the TV Hit Man Becomes a Pitch Man". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-06-22.  ^ "Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for 2009". Emmys.com. Retrieved 2012-03-14.  ^ "Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series". Emmys.com. Retrieved 2012-03-14.  ^ "Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for 2012 - Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved July 24, 2012.  ^ "2008 Writers Guild Awards Television & Radio Nominees Announced". WGA. 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-12-19. Retrieved 2007-12-13.  ^ Perry, Byron (2007-12-12). "WGA announce TV, radio nominees". Variety. Retrieved 2007-12-13.  ^ " HBO
HBO
tops WGA awards list with five noms". The Hollywood Reporter. 2007. Archived from the original on 2008-07-06. Retrieved 2007-12-13.  ^ "2009 Writers Guild Awards Television, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominees Announced". WGA. 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-12-12. Retrieved 2008-12-12.  ^ Birnbaum, Debra (2016-09-14). "'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
To Publish a Novel". Variety. Retrieved 2016-10-12.  ^ Rose, Lacey (March 2, 2017). "Matthew Weiner's Amazon Series Revealed: Russian Royals, 'Mad Men' Ties, $50M Budget". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 2, 2017.  ^ Alexander, Bryan (November 9, 2017). "'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner accused of harassment by former writer Kater Gordon". USA Today. McLean, Virginia: Gannett Company. Retrieved March 7, 2018.  ^ Staff, Variety. "'Mad Men' Creator Matt Weiner on Turning Early Critics' Barbs Into Success". Variety. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
on IMDb Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
interview video at the Archive of American Television Semi Chellas
Semi Chellas
(Spring 2014). "Matthew Weiner, The Art of Screenwriting No. 4". Paris Review. 

Awards for Matthew Weiner

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

1955–1975

Reginald Rose for Twelve Angry Men (1955) Rod Serling
Rod Serling
(1960) Rod Serling
Rod Serling
(1961) Reginald Rose (1962) Robert Thom / Reginald Rose for "The Madman" (1963) Ernest Kinoy for "Blacklist" and Rod Serling
Rod Serling
for "It's Mental Work" (1964) David Karp for "The 700 Year Old Gang" (1965) Millard Lampell for "Eagle in a Cage" (1966) Bruce Geller for "Mission: Impossible" (1967) Loring Mandel for "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" (1968) JP Miller
JP Miller
for "The People Next Door" (1969) Richard Levinson & William Link for "My Sweet Charlie" (1970) Joel Oliansky for "To Taste of Death But Once" (1971) Richard Levinson & William Link for "Death Lends a Hand" (1972) John McGreevey for "The Scholar" (1973) Joanna Lee for "The Thanksgiving Story" (1974) Howard Fast
Howard Fast
for "Benjamin Franklin: The Ambassador" (1975)

1976–2000

Sherman Yellen for "John Adams: Lawyer" (1976) William Blinn & Ernest Kinoy for "Show #2" (1977) Gerald Green for "Holocaust" (1978) Michele Gallery for "Dying" (1979) Seth Freeman for "Cop" (1980) Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll for "Hill Street Station" (1981) Steven Bochco, Michael Kozoll, Jeff Lewis, Michael I. Wagner, Anthony Yerkovich for "Freedom's Last Stand" (1982) David Milch
David Milch
for "Trial by Fury" (1983) Tom Fontana, John Masius, John Ford Noonan for "The Women" (1984) Patricia Green for "Who Said It's Fair, Part 2" (1985) Tom Fontana, John Masius, Joe Tinker for "Time Heals, Parts I & II" (1986) Steven Bochco, Terry Louise Fisher for "The Venus Butterfly" (1987) Paul Haggis, Marshall Herskovitz
Marshall Herskovitz
for "Business as Usual" (1988) Joseph Dougherty for "First Day/Last Day" (1989) David E. Kelley
David E. Kelley
for "Blood, Sweat, and Fears" (1990) David E. Kelley
David E. Kelley
for "On the Toad Again" (1991) Diane Frolov / Andrew Schneider for "Seoul Mates" (1992) Tom Fontana for "Three Men and Adena" (1993) Ann Biderman for "Steroid Roy" (1994) Lance A. Gentile for "Love's Labor Lost" (1995) Darin Morgan
Darin Morgan
for "Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose" (1996) Stephen Gaghan
Stephen Gaghan
/ David Milch
David Milch
/ Michael R. Perry for "Where's Swaldo?" (1997) Bill Clark
Bill Clark
/ Nicholas Wootton
Nicholas Wootton
/ David Milch
David Milch
for "Lost Israel: Part II" (1998) David Chase
David Chase
/ James Manos Jr. for "College" (1999) Rick Cleveland & Aaron Sorkin
Aaron Sorkin
for "In Excelsis Deo" (2000)

2001–present

Mitchell Burgess & Robin Green for "Employee of the Month" (2001) Robert Cochran / Joel Surnow for "12:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m." (2002) Mitchell Burgess & David Chase
David Chase
& Robin Green for "Whitecaps" (2003) Terence Winter
Terence Winter
for "Long Term Parking" (2004) David Shore
David Shore
for "Three Stories" (2005) Terence Winter
Terence Winter
for "Members Only" (2006) David Chase
David Chase
for "Made in America" (2007) Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
for "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" (2008) Kater Gordon & Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
for "Meditations in an Emergency" (2009) Erin Levy & Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
for "Shut the Door. Have a Seat." (2010) Jason Katims
Jason Katims
for "Always" (2011) Alex Gansa
Alex Gansa
& Howard Gordon
Howard Gordon
& Gideon Raff
Gideon Raff
for "Pilot (Homeland)" (2012) Henry Bromell for "Q&A" (2013) Moira Walley-Beckett
Moira Walley-Beckett
for "Ozymandias" (2014) David Benioff
David Benioff
& D. B. Weiss
D. B. Weiss
for "Mother's Mercy" (2015) David Benioff
David Benioff
& D. B. Weiss
D. B. Weiss
for "Battle of the Bastards" (2016) Bruce Miller for "Offred" (2017)

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International Emmy Founders Award

Jim Henson
Jim Henson
(1980) Shaun Sutton / Roone Arledge (1981) Michael Landon
Michael Landon
(1982) Herbert Brodkin (1983) David L. Wolper (1984) David Attenborough
David Attenborough
(1985) Donald L. Taffner (1986) Jacques Cousteau
Jacques Cousteau
(1987) Goar Mestre (1988) Paul Fox (1989) Joan Ganz Cooney
Joan Ganz Cooney
(1990) Adrian Cowell (1991) Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
(1992) Richard Dunn (1993) Film on Four (1994) Don Hewitt
Don Hewitt
(1995) Reg Grundy
Reg Grundy
(1996) Jac Venza
Jac Venza
(1997) Robert Halmi Sr. (1998) Hisashi Hieda
Hisashi Hieda
(1999) John Hendricks (2000) Pierre Lescure
Pierre Lescure
(2001) Howard Stringer
Howard Stringer
(2002) HBO
HBO
(2003) MTV International
MTV International
(2004) Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey
(2005) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(2006) Al Gore
Al Gore
(2007) Dick Wolf
Dick Wolf
(2008) David Frost
David Frost
(2009) Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell
(2010) Nigel Lythgoe
Nigel Lythgoe
(2011) Ryan Murphy / Norman Lear
Norman Lear
/ Alan Alda
Alan Alda
(2012) J. J. Abrams
J. J. Abrams
(2013) Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
(2014) Julian Fellowes
Julian Fellowes
(2015) Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes
(2016)

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Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Episodic Drama (2010–2019)

Erin Levy for "The Chrysanthemum and the Sword" (2010) Vince Gilligan
Vince Gilligan
for "Box Cutter" / Henry Bromell for "The Good Soldier" (2011) Semi Chellas
Semi Chellas
& Matthew Weiner
Matthew Weiner
for "The Other Woman" (2012) Gennifer Hutchison for "Confessions" (2013) Robert King & Michelle King
Michelle King
for "The Last Call" (2014) Vince Gilligan
Vince Gilligan
& Peter Gould for "Uno" (2015) Vera Herbert for "The Trip" (2016) Gordon Smith for "Chicanery" (2017)

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Authority control

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