WGA Cements ‘Succession’ as Drama to Beat at Emmys in Big Night for HBO

It’s February and, while the path to the Emmys looks more like a minimum maintenance road than a FasTrak to trophy town, there’s already one series that appears to have a leg up on the competition.The Writers Guild of America (WGA) gave one final boost to HBO’s “Succession” on Saturday night, with the show taking home wins for both drama series and episode of a drama series.

It’s the latest in a long string of key victories during the winter TV awards season for the black dramedy centered around the backstabbing, power-grabbing Roy family.After winning just a single Emmy Award in September – for creator Jesse Armstrong’s Season 1 finale script – an outstanding second season of “Succession” has lead to wins at both the Golden Globes and PGA Awards.But “Succession” wasn’t the only series picking up a bit of steam at the WGA Awards,

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