Comedians Patton Oswalt and Lewis Black will host Sunday’s 2017 Writers Guild Awards at ceremonies in both Los Angeles in New York City. Winners will be announced in film, television, radio, and video game categories. Let’s take a look at the full list of presenters for both events scheduled for February 19.
Oswalt is the emcee for the California ceremony and will welcome presenters Fred Armisen (“Documentary Now!”), John Ross Bowie (“Speechless”), Bill Burr (“Walk Your Way Out”), Susannah Grant (“Erin Brockovich”), Tony Hale (“Veep”), Chelsea Handler (“Chelsea”), David Koechner (“Superior Donuts”), Norman Lear (“All in the Family”), William H. Macy (“Shameless”), Wendi McClendon-Covey (“The Goldbergs”), Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”), Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”), Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair (“Playing House”), Randall Park (“Fresh Off the Boat”), Kerry Washington (“Scandal”), Michaela Watkins (“Casual”). The film life achievement award will be presented to Oliver Stone (“Platoon,” “Salvador”) by James Woods. The television life achievement award will be presented to Aaron Sorkin (“The West Wing,” “The Newsroom”) by Jeff Daniels.
Black hosts the New York event and will be on stage with presenters Becky Ann Baker (“Girls”), Dylan Baker (“The Good Wife”), Danielle Brooks (“Orange is the New Black”), Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’), Bill Camp (“The Night Of”), Jake Gyllenhaal (“Nocturnal Animals”), David Harbour (“Stranger Things”), Brian Tyree Henry (“Atlanta”), Jill Kargman (“Odd Mom Out”), Jane Krakowski (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), Elizabeth Marvel (“Homeland”), Walter Mosley (“Always Outnumbered”), Amber Ruffin (“Late Night with Seth Meyers”), Melissa Salmons (“Days of Our Lives”), David Simon (“The Wire”), Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Alex Wagner (“CBS This Morning”), and Steve Young (“Late Show with David Letterman”).
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