Saturday, November 2, 2019

AFT Awards: Best Writing for a Drama Series

This is the fourteenth category of the 13th Annual AFT Television Awards, my personal choices for the best in television during the 2018-2019 season. This year, I’m including a shorter list, with just nominees and a few finalists, if applicable. Nominees are pictured in the order I’ve ranked them.

Best Writing for a Drama Series

Last year’s nominees: The Crossing (Counterpart), The Sincerest Form of Flattery (Counterpart), Beyond the Wall (Game of Thrones), Pilot (Good Girls), Smart Power (The Handmaid’s Tale)

Emmy nominees: Winner (Better Call Saul), Episode 1 (Bodyguard), The Iron Throne (Game of Thrones), Holly (The Handmaid’s Tale), Nice and Neat (Killing Eve), Nobody Is Ever Missing (Succession)

Finalists: None

The nominees:

Pilot (Doom Patrol)
The Word (The Handmaid's Tale)
The Comedian (The Twilight Zone)
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (Game of Thrones)

The winner:

Twin Cities (Counterpart) mesmerizingly traced the divergent genesis of its two worlds, capturing the effects of even the smallest of different actions.

Next up: Best Directing in a Comedy Series

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