Congratulations to GENERAL HOSPITAL, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, and THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS on their nominations in the Daytime Drama category of the 2020 Writers Guild Awards! The 72nd annual WGA Awards will be handed out on Saturday, Feb. 1, at two separate ceremonies held in New York and Los Angeles.
GH took home the trophy at last year’s WGA Awards and has won eight times over the years. DAYS has won twice, most recently in 2014, and Y&R last won in 2013, with a total of five WGA trophies under their belt. The actual people responsible for the nominations and hopeful win this year are:
DAYS Writers: Lorraine Broderick, Ron Carlivati, Joanna Cohen, Carolyn Culliton, Richard Culliton, Rick Draughon, Dave Kreizman, Rebecca McCarty, Ryan Quan, Dave Ryan, Betsy Snyder, Katie Schock; NBC Universal
GH Head Writers: Shelly Altman, Christopher Van Etten Associate Head Writers: Anna T. Cascio, Dan O’Connor Writers: Barbara Bloom, Suzanne Flynn, Charlotte Gibson, Lucky Gold, Kate Hall, Elizabeth Korte, Donny Sheldon, Scott Sickles; ABC
Y&R Writers: Amanda L. Beall, Jeff Beldner, Sara Bibel, Matt Clifford, Annie Compton, Christopher Dunn, Sara Endsley, Janice Ferri Esser, Mellinda Hensley, Lynn Martin, Anne Schoettle, Natalie Minardi Slater, Teresa Zimmerman; CBS
We’ll be sure to let you know in February who takes home the prize! For more news on your favorite daytime dramas, keep reading Soaps In Depth magazine.