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What does JW stand for?

JW stands for Joss Whedon (TV screenwriter)

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ABC has ordered a pilot episode from director Joss Whedon, who is in the process of making a new spin-off television series to his summer hit, The Avengers, entitled S.
However, while psychological substance may be thin, exhilarating action-packed sequences abound, choreographed at breakneck pace by writer-director Joss Whedon (of TV's Buffy fame), who knows how to seamlessly meld live action with digital trickery for maximum impact.
STARRING: Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L Jackson,Clark Gregg, Gwyneth Paltrow DIRECTOR: Joss Whedon CERTIFICATE: 12A RUNNING TIME: 147 mins REVIEWER'S RATING: .
10pm Anyone who has ever seen any episodes of the cult classic TV show, created by Buffy writer Joss Whedon, will not need to be told how good this film version of the programme is.
III: "I Am A Leaf on the Wind": An Alternative Response to Cultural Trauma Through Firefly's dramatic, thematic, and formal concerns with mobility (in all its guises) as a response to power--and thus to the trauma that power can (and does) inflict, Joss Whedon offers a counter-narrative to myths of American regenerative violence.
According to the Guardian, other recipients at the prize ceremony also included Harry Harrison, the creator of Stainless Steel Rat, who was honoured as a Grand Master; Joss Whedon, creator of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly television series, who was awarded The Ray Bradbury award for outstanding dramatic presentation; Catherine Asaro, who won the best novella Nebula for her title The Spacetime Pool; John Kessel was winner of the best novelette for Pride and Prometheus; and Nina Kiriki Hoffman was presented with the best short story prize for Trophy Wives.