“Breaking Bad” and “Modern Family” Dominate the Writers Guild TV Award Nominations

bbadIt’s another day, another list of award nominations. Following last night’s Grammy Award nominations, today the Writers Guild of America announced their nominations for the best in television writing for the past year. (FYI~ their film nominees will be announced in a few weeks and the ceremony will be in February)…. Leading the way today was Breaking Bad with a whopping 5 nominations and Modern Family with 4 nods. Grabbing 2 nods apiece were Homeland, Mad Men, Parks and Recreation, Girls and 30 Rock… Take a look at the major nominees below and head to the WGA website for more info here.

2012 Writers Guild TV Award Nominations~

Drama Series:
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
Mad Men

Comedy Series:
30 Rock
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation

New Series:
The Mindy Project
The Newsroom

Individual Episode Drama:
“Buyout” (Breaking Bad), Written by Gennifer Hutchison; AMC
“Dead Freight” (Breaking Bad), Written by George Mastras; AMC
“Fifty-One” (Breaking Bad), Written by Sam Catlin; AMC
“New Car Smell” (Homeland), Written by Meredith Stiehm; Showtime
“The Other Woman” (Mad Men), Written by Semi Chellas and Matthew Weiner; AMC
“Say My Name” (Breaking Bad), Written by Thomas Schnauz; AMC

Individual Episode Comedy:
“The Debate” (Parks and Recreation), Written by Amy Poehler; NBC
“Episode 9” (Episodes), Written by David Crane & Jeffrey Klarik; Showtime
“Leap Day” (30 Rock), Written by Luke Del Tredici; NBC
“Little Bo Bleep” (Modern Family), Written by Cindy Chupack; ABC
“Mistery Date” (Modern Family), Written by Jeffrey Richman; ABC
“Virgin Territory” (Modern Family), Written by Elaine Ko; ABCmodern-family-cast

Long Form Original:
Hatfields and McCoys (Nights Two and Three)
Hemingway & Gelhorn
Political Animals (Pilot)

Long Form- Adapted
Game Change

“A Farewell to Arms” (Futurama), Written by Josh Weinstein; Comedy Central
“Forget-Me-Not” (Family Guy), Written by David A. Goodman; Fox
“Holidays of Future Passed” (The Simpsons), Written by J. Stewart Burns; Fox
“Ned and Edna’s Blend Agenda” (The Simpsons), Written by Jeff Westbrook; Fox
“Treehouse of Horror XXIII” (The Simpsons), Written by David Mandel & Brian Kelley; Fox

Comedy/Variety/Talk Series:
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Key & Peele
Real Time with Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live

Comedy/Variety Special:
66th Annual Tony Awards
2012 Independent Spirit Awards
After the Academy Awards
National Memorial Day Concert

Daytime Drama:
Days of Our Lives
One Life to live
The Young & the Restless


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2 Responses to ““Breaking Bad” and “Modern Family” Dominate the Writers Guild TV Award Nominations”

  1. Seth Santoro Says:

    If I didn’t have you, i wouldn’t be up to date on everything that is Hollywood. I love it! Thank you so much!!!

  2. jasonboegh Says:

    Awww. You’re welcome!

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