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Celebrity Lineup for Writers Guild Award Ceremony

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the Oscars. Some aren’t too happy with the nominations. What else is new?

For those interested in honors to the writers behind various media productions, the 2012 Writers Guild Awards is approaching.

This year’s New York ceremony will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at B.B. King Blues Club. Check out the nominees.

Rachel Dratch of Saturday Night Live fame, has been tapped to host. A number of celebrities and renowned writers will serve as presenters including: Bored to Death creator Jonathan Ames; Late Night host Jimmy Fallon; Precious screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher; 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft; and SNL head writer Seth Meyers.

The award ceremony will also be held simultaneously at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.

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