The 64th Writers Guild of America Awards will take place on Sunday, February 19 hosted by Rachel Dratch. The WGA East has also selected daytime TV writer Claire Labine as winner of the Ian McLellan Hunter Award. Judd Apatow will receive the Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence.
WGA East president Michael Winship said: "With this year's Sargent and Hunter Awards, we honor one of the most important aspects of membership in the guild: collegiality. Both Judd Apatow and Claire Labine not only have created notable and entertaining bodies of work; they have gone out of their way to encourage and mentor new young writers, offering constant and solid support to those just starting out in the business."
Presenters include Kate Mulgrew, Jonathan Ames, Jon Benjamin, Shari Springer Berman, Jimmy Fallon, Geoffrey Fletcher, Nancy Giles, Steve Kroft, Seth Meyers, Robert Pulcini, James Schamus, Kristen Wiig and Terence Winter.
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