The Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement

The Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement is given to that member of the Guild who, in the opinion of the current Board of Directors, has advanced the literature of television through the years, and who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of the television writer.

PREVIOUS TELEVISION LAUREL AWARD RECIPIENTS:

2013 - Joshua Brand & John Falsey
2012 - Marshall Herskovitz & Edward Zwick
2011 - Diane English
2010 - Larry David
2009 - William Blinn
2008 - David Chase
2007 - John Wells
2006 - Stephen J. Cannell
2005 - Susan Harris
2004 - Loring Mandel
2003 - David E. Kelley
2002 - Glen & Les Charles
2001 - David Lloyd
2000 - Paul Monash
1999 - David Milch
1998 - James L. Brooks & Allan Burns
1997 - David W. Rintels
1996 - Paul Henning
1995 - Carl Reiner
1994 - Steven Bochco
1993 - Norman Lear
1992 - Bob Carroll Jr., Madelyn Pugh Davis, and Jess Oppenheimer
1991 - Carol Sobieski
1990 - David Shaw
1989 - Hal Kanter
1988 - Bob Schiller & Bob Weiskopf
1987 - Reginald Rose
1986 - Richard Levinson & William Link
1985 - Danny Arnold
1984 - John Gay
1983 - Herbert Baker
1982 - John McGreevey
1981 - Larry Gelbart
1980 - Howard Rodman
1979 - James Costigan
1978 - Ernest Kinoy
1977 - Everett Greenbaum & James Fritzell
1976 - Rod Serling