Apple TV+’s Severance’ wins Best Drama and Best New Series at the Writers Guild Awards

Apple TV+ hit series “Severance” received top honors at the 75th Annual Writers Guild Awards, winning Best Drama and Best New Series.

At the 75th Annual Writers Guild Awards, Emmy Award-winning Apple TV+ hit series “Severance” landed top honors, winning Best Drama and Best New Series, as the only series to earn two major category wins.

Additionally, celebrated kids and family series “Life by Ella” won Best Children’s Episodic, Long Form and Specials for the “Prison or Palace” episode. The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, news, radio and promotional categories.

Acclaimed series “Severance” has been previously recognized with Primetime Emmy, AFI and Art Directors Guild Award wins alongside nominations from the Critics Choice Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Directors Guild Awards, Producers Guild Awards, Gotham Awards, Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards, Television Critics Association Awards, Visual Effects Society Awards and many more.

These wins mark Apple’s latest honors from the Writers Guild Awards following Siân Heder’s Best Adapted Screenplay win for Academy Award winner “CODA” in 2022, alongside nominations for multi-Emmy Award-winning comedy “Ted Lasso,” “The Morning Show,” “The Problem With Jon Stewart,” “Helpsters” and “Calls.” In 2021 “Ted Lasso” won Best Comedy Series and Best New Series, and was also nominated for Best Episodic Comedy for the pilot episode.

Apple was honored with Writers Guild Awards including:


  • Best Drama Series
  • Best New Series

“Life By Ella”

  • Best Children’s Episodic, Long Form and Specials — “Prison or Palace” — Hernan Barangan

Both programs are currently streaming on Apple TV+.

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Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.