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Sublime Primetime 2019

  • Writers Guild Theater 135 S. Doheny Dr. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (map)
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Emmy season is here! Join the Writers Guild of America West and the Writers Guild Foundation, in partnership with Variety and Final Draft, for Sublime Primetime 2019, our annual panel discussion featuring Emmy-nominated writers.


  • Ava DuVernay & Michael Starrbury - When They See Us

  • Maya Erskine & Anna Konkle - PEN15

  • Bill Hader - Barry

  • Brett Johnson & Michael Tolkin - Escape at Dannemora

  • David Mandel - Veep

  • Craig Mazin - Chernobyl

  • Bruce Miller & Kira Snyder - The Handmaid’s Tale

  • Thomas Schnauz - Better Call Saul

  • Josh Siegal & Dylan Morgan - The Good Place

  • Allison Silverman - Russian Doll

Hosted and moderated by Kelvin Yu (Bob’s Burgers).

General admission doors open at 7:00pm. Event starts at 7:30pm.

VIP Tickets are available and include access to the VIP pre-reception at 6:30pm plus a seat among the front rows.

All events advertised on our Events page are open to anyone who wants to buy a ticket—not just WGA members!

In the case the event is sold out, we will have a first come, first serve stand-by line at the event. The stand-by line does not guarantee entry into the event and we will only accept credit card transactions for any released seats.

Proceeds benefit the Foundation’s library, archive and other outreach programs.

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