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Writers Guild Awards date announced: Feb. 1, 2014

March 28, 2013|By Rebecca Keegan
  • Lena Dunham at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards
Lena Dunham at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards (Photo by Neilson Barnard…)

The 2014 Writers Guild Awards will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, at ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles, the Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America, East announced Wednesday.

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The date is another marker in what is shaping up to be an atypical 2014 awards calendar, with the directors, producers and now writers guilds' ceremonies occurring a full month before next year's Oscars on March 2.

The one-month awards season lull developed because schedulers are working around the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, which take place Feb. 7-23, as well as the Super Bowl, which is on Feb. 2.

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