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Wednesday December 5, 2018

Source: Deadline

Tom Fontana Penciled In For WGA East Career Honor

A winner of three Emmys and four Peabody Awards, Fontana joined the Writers Guild in 1982 when he was working on NBC’s quirky medical drama St. Elsewhere. He went to on write for the network’s acclaimed 1990s cop drama Homicide and later HBO’s Oz; all three made the WGA’s 2013 list of 101 Best Written TV Series of All Time.

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