Encore to Air WGA Highlights


Starz Encore Group LLC’s Encore will air highlights from the 56th Annual Writers Guild Awards Friday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. (EST/PST).

This marks the first time the WGAs will appear on television.

The awards will be handed out Saturday, Feb. 21, in Los Angeles.

"We are thrilled to be the first to telecast this prestigious event," Starz Encore Entertainment president Robert Leighton said in a prepared statement.

"Our subscribers love ‘all things movies,’ and this event, honoring outstanding skill and imagination in cinematic storytelling, is the perfect complement to our film lineup that features great movies, new and old," he added.