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February 17, 2019

The Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement

The Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement is given to that member of the Guild who, in the opinion of the current Board of Directors, has advanced the literature of television through the years, and who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of the television writer.

TELEVISION LAUREL AWARD RECIPIENTS

2018

Alison Cross
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2017

Aaron Sorkin
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2016

Marta Kauffman & David Crane
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2015

Shonda Rhimes
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2014

Garry Marshall
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2013

Joshua Brand & John Falsey
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2012

Marshall Herskovitz & Edward Zwick
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2011

Diane English
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2010

Larry David
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2009

William Blinn
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2008

David Chase
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2007

John Wells
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2006

Stephen J. Cannell
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2005

Susan Harris
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2004

Loring Mandel
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2003

David E. Kelley
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2002

Glen & Les Charles
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2001

David Lloyd

2000

Paul Monash

1999

David Milch

1998

James L. Brooks & Allan Burns

1997

David W. Rintels

1996

Paul Henning

1995

Carl Reiner

1994

Steven Bochco

1993

Norman Lear

1992

Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Pugh Davis, and Jess Oppenheimer

1991

Carol Sobieski

1990

David Shaw

1989

Hal Kanter

1988

Bob Schiller & Bob Weiskopf

1987

Reginald Rose

1986

Richard Levinson & William Link

1985

Danny Arnold

1984

John Gay

1983

Herbert Baker

1982

John McGreevey

1981

Larry Gelbart

1980

Howard Rodman

1979

James Costigan

1978

Ernest Kinoy

1977

Everett Greenbaum & James Fritzell

1976

Rod Serling