Sunday, November 3, 2019

AFT Awards: Best Writing in a Comedy Series

This is the sixteenth 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 in a Comedy Series

Last year’s nominees: Chapter One: Make Your Mark (Barry), The Burrito (The Good Place), Pilot (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), A Change of Heart (Santa Clarita Diet), Kimmy Disrupts the Paradigm! (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Emmy nominees: ronny/lily (Barry), Episode 1 (Fleabag), Janet(s) (The Good Place), Anna Ishii-Peters (Pen15), Nothing in This World is Easy (Russian Doll), A Warm Body (Russian Doll), Veep (Veep)

Finalists: None

The nominees:

Everything Is Bonzer (The Good Place)
Janet(s) (The Good Place)
Finale (Casual)
Episode 6 (Fleabag)

The winner:

Episode 1 (Fleabag) reintroduced audiences to its characters after a long absence in the most utterly creative and twistedly delightful way.

Next up: Best Ensemble in a Drama Series

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