NEW YORK CITY – Alan Zweibel will receive the Writers Guild of America East’s (WGAE) Ian McLellan Hunter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Writing. The award is given “in honor of a lifetime body of work as a writer in motion pictures or television.” Zweibel will receive his award at the 62nd annual Writers Guild Awards ceremony held on February 20 at New York City’s Hudson Theatre. One of Saturday Night Live’s original writers, Alan Zweibel has won multiple Emmy, Writers Guild, and TV Critics awards for his work in television, which also includes It’s Garry Shandling’s Show (co-creator and executive producer), Monk, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. In film, he co-wrote the screenplays for Dragnet, North, and The Story of Us.
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