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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Top scribes in movies, TV, soaps, new media and radio were given Writers Guild Awards in New York and Los Angeles Sunday evening.

The awards ceremony was held simultaneously at the JW Mattiott LA LIVE in Los Angeles and the B.B. King Blues Club in New York City.

To the surprise of no one, Mark Boal won for Original Screenplay for “Zero Dark Thirty.”

The award for Adapted Screenplay was supposed to be a horse race between “Lincoln”‘s Tony Kushner and “Argo” writer Chris Terrio, who was the winner.

Other winners include:

Documentary Screenplay: “Searching For Sugar Man” by Malik Bendejelloul.

TV Drama Series: “Breaking Bad”

Comedy Series: “Louie”

New Series: “Girls”

Episodic Drama: “Mad Men” (The Other Woman) written by Semi Chella and Matthew Weiner.

Episodic Comedy: “Modern Family” (Virgin Territory) written by Elaine Ko.

Writing teams for “The 66th Annual Tony Awards” and “The Young and the Restless,” both on CBS, won respectively for best writing in a Comedy/Variety special and Daytime Drama.

For a complete list of winners, click here.

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