Baltimore-made 'Veep' and 'House of Cards' win writing awards

Writers Guild of America honors shows over weekend in LA

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus stars in HBO's "Veep," which won a Writers Guild of America award this weekend for best comedy writing. Baltimore-made "House of Cards" also won.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus stars in HBO's "Veep,"… (Lacey Terrell/HBO )
February 02, 2014|By David Zurawik | The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore-made "Veep" and "House of Cards" won Writers Guild of America honors over the weekend.

HBO's "Veep" won for best comedy writing over "Modern Family," "30 Rock," "Orange Is the New Black" and "Parks and Recreation."

Those named in the award for "Veep" are: Simon Blackwell, Roger Drew, Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin, Georgia Pritchett, David Quantick, Tony Roche and Will Smith.

"House of Cards," from Netflix, won for best writing in a new series.

It beat out "The Americans," "Masters of Sex," "Orange Is the New Black" and "Ray Donovan."

Those named in the "House of Cards" award are: Kate Barnow, Rick Cleveland, Sam Forman, Gina Gionfriddo, Keith Huff, Sarah Treem and Beau Willimon.

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