Breaking Bad, Louie, Girls and Portlandia Win Big at 2013 Writers Guild Awards

photoBreaking Bad and Louie took top TV honors at Sunday’s 2013 Writers Guild Awards, winning best drama and comedy series respectively.

Individual achievement kudos (awarded to a specific episode) went to Mad Men‘s Semi Chellas and Matthew Weiner for Season 5’s “The Other Woman,” while Modern Family scribe Elaine Ko won for Season 3’s “Virgin Territory.”

Elsewhere, Girls was named best new series, while Portlandia scored the night’s biggest upset by winning best comedy/variety series over Saturday Night Live, The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Other notable TV winners include…

Movie (original screenplay) | Hatfields & McCoys

Movie (adapted screenplay) | Game Change
 

Children’s Series | Sesame Street

Daytime Drama | The Young and the Restless