Writers’ Guild of America Awards 2012: nominees

By David Knox on December 11, 2011 / Filed Under News 4

Modern Family, Boardwalk Empire and Breaking Bad have scored three nominations each in the 2012 Writers Guild of America Awards.

Except for The Good Wife, the Best Drama Series category is an all-cable affair, with Boardwalk Empire and Breaking Bad also going up against Best New Series nominees Homeland and Game of Thrones.

Television Nominees include:

DRAMA SERIES
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Homeland

COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Modern Family
Parks & Recreation

NEW SERIES
Episodes
Game of Thrones
Homeland
The Killing
New Girl

EPISODIC DRAMA
“A Dangerous Maid” (Boardwalk Empire)
“The Age of Reason” (Boardwalk Empire)
“Box Cutter” (Breaking Bad)
“End Times” (Breaking Bad)
“The Good Soldier” (Homeland)
“Just Let Go” (Dexter)

EPISODIC COMEDY
“Caught in the Act” (Modern Family)
“Goodbye Michael, Part 2” (The Office)
“Mother’s Day” (Modern Family)
“Object Impermanence” (Weeds)
“PDA” (The Office)
“Queen of Jordan” (30 Rock)

LONG FORM – ORIGINAL
Cinema Verite
Five, “Pearl

LONG FORM – ADAPTED
Mildred Pierce
Too Big to Fail

ANIMATION
“Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts” (The Simpsons)
“The Blue and the Gray” (The Simpsons)
“Donnie Fatso” (The Simpsons)
“Homer the Father” (The Simpsons)
“Moonstruck” (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
“The Silence of the Clamps” (Futurama)

COMEDY / VARIETY – (INCLUDING TALK) SERIES
Conan
Jon Benjamin Has a Van
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Real Time with Bill Maher
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

COMEDY / VARIETY – MUSIC, AWARDS, TRIBUTES – SPECIALS
After the Academy Awards
The Kennedy Center Honors

DAYTIME DRAMA
All My Children
General Hospital

CHILDREN’S – EPISODIC & SPECIALS
“The Good Birds Club” (Sesame Street)
“Hero of the Shadows” (Supah Ninjas)
“i Lost My Mind” (iCarly)
“Luther Turns 4” (Zeke and Luther)
“Oh, Brother” (The Troop)
“The Prince Frog” (Imagination Movers)

DOCUMENTARY – CURRENT EVENTS
“Smartest Machine on Earth” (Nova)
“The Spill” (Frontline)
“Top Secret America” (Frontline)

Score: Deadline

4 Comments »

  1. l3xm4rk December 11, 2011 at 8:52 pm -

    Homeland – awesome
    Game of Thrones – awesome
    Boardwalk Empire – awesome
    Curb Your Enthusiam – awesome
    The Daily Show – awesome
    The Colbert Report – awesome
    Modern Family – awesome

    That is all.

  2. Hank ronson December 11, 2011 at 4:04 pm -

    What a farce no sons of anarchy no way the bad wife and homeland where better the. The fourth season of son

  3. Secret Squïrrel December 11, 2011 at 1:05 pm -

    Paying for TV is anathema to me but if I lived in the US I would prob get cable as they have almost all the good shows.

  4. amazingraceAlex December 11, 2011 at 10:27 am -

    Surprise surprise, community misses out again on getting any kind of comedy nomination in an award ceremony. This just shows how corrupted things really are.

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