'The Social Network,' 'Inception' win Writers Guild Awards

writers-guild-awards.jpgTwo of the front-runners for the best screenplay awards at the Oscars confirmed their favorite status at the Writers Guild of America Awards Saturday night (Feb. 5).

"Inception" writer-director Christopher Nolan (above left) won the WGA's honor for best original screenplay at the ceremony, and Aaron Sorkin (above right) took home the award for best adapted screenplay for "The Social Network." His script is based on Ben Mezrich's book "The Accidental Billionaires."

Other awards went to the writing staff of "Mad Men" for best drama series, "Modern Family" for best comedy series and "Boardwalk Empire" for best new series. "Mad Men's" Erin Levy also won the award for best episodic drama for the episode "The Chrysanthemum and the Sword." The episodic comedy award went to Robert Carlock of "30 Rock" for "When It Rains, It Pours."

More winners are after the jump; you can see the full list at the WGA site.
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