Breaking Bad leads 2013 WGA Awards nominations

Breaking Bad is leading the pack in the nominations for the 2013 Writers Guild of American Awards.

The drama series has picked up a handful of nods for the awards, which celebrate the best in writing in the fields of TV, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation.

In the ‘Drama (Episodic)’ category alone, Breaking Bad is nominated four times, with only one Homeland episode and a Mad Men episode offering competition.

Here are the nominations for the major TV categories:


Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
Mad Men


Drama (Episodic)

Breaking Bad, ‘Buyout’
Breaking Bad, ‘Dead Freight’
Breaking Bad, ‘Fifty-One’
Breaking Bad, ‘Say My Name’
Homeland, ‘New Car Smell’
Mad Men, ‘The Other Woman’


Comedy Series

30 Rock
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation
Comedy (Episodic)

Parks and Recreation, ‘The Debate’
Episodes, ‘Episode 9’
30 Rock, ‘Leap Day’
Modern Family, ‘Little Bo Bleep’
Modern Family, ‘Mistery Date’
Modern Family, ‘Virgin Territory’


New Series

Girls, HBO
The Mindy Project, Fox
Nashville, ABC
The Newsroom, HBO
Veep, HBO



The Colbert Report
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Key & Peele
Real Time With Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live


Long Form (Original)

Hatfields & McCoys
Hemingway & Gelhorn
Political Animals


Daytime Drama

Days of Our Lives
One Life to Live
The Young and the Restless

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