Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

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The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series is an award presented annually by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).wikipedia
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Jesse Armstrong

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Jesse Armstrong is the current recipient of the award for his work on the episode of HBO's Succession titled "Nobody Is Ever Missing".
During his career, Armstrong was nominated for an Oscar for his work on the film In the Loop (2009), and won a Primetime Emmy Award for his work in the television series Succession (2018).

Succession (TV series)

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Jesse Armstrong is the current recipient of the award for his work on the episode of HBO's Succession titled "Nobody Is Ever Missing".
The series also received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, winning for writing in 2019.

Ernest Kinoy

His script for the "Blacklist" episode of The Defenders, which guest-starred Jack Klugman as an actor unable to work in his profession due to being on the Hollywood blacklist, won Kinoy his first Emmy Award in the Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama - Original category in 1964.

The Waltons

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The movie was also nominated for three Emmys: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Neal), Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama - Adaptation (Earl Hamner), and Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama - A Single Program (Fielder Cook).

Ann Lewis Hamilton

She was nominated for two Emmy Awards in 1991 for her work on the show; one for Outstanding Drama Series and one for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for her episode "Second Look".

The Sopranos

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The Sopranos also hold the record for most wins and nominations for this category at six and 21, respectively.
The show earned 21 nominations for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series and won the award six times, with creator David Chase receiving three awards.

Darin Morgan

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His teleplay for the X-Files episode "Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose" won a 1996 Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series.

Rod Serling

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Rod Serling holds the record for most wins for this category at six.

Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose

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The episode won both an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series as well as an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.

William Woodfield

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As a screenwriter, Woodfield's award nominations included Writers Guild of America Award for Best Screenplay – Episodic Drama in 1966 for Mission: Impossible; winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series in 1968 as a writer for Mission: Impossible; and earning another Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 1971 for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama credited with Original Teleplay for the short-lived 1970 NBC series San Francisco International Airport.

James Manos Jr.

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In 1999, Manos won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for his work on the episode "College" of The Sopranos.

William M. Finkelstein

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He has been nominated 4 times for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series.

Upstairs, Downstairs (1971 TV series)

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John Hawkesworth, frequent writer and producer, was nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for the episode "The Bolter".

Lance Gentile

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Gentile's episode "Love's Labor Lost" won him an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series at the 1995 ceremony.

In Excelsis Deo

It also earned Sorkin and Cleveland the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, as well as one for Richard Schiff.

Deadwood (Deadwood episode)

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Hill won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for the episode, and Milch was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing.

Middle Ground (The Wire)

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The episode was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series.

John Wells (filmmaker)

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Wells was also nominated for a Humanitas Prize (in the 60-minute category) and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for the episode "The Healers".

Diane Frolov

In 1992, they won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series as co-writers on the third season Northern Exposure episode "Seoul Mates".