‘Glee’ Crashes WGA TV Nominees Party

“Glee,” “Modern Family” among the new series joining the usual suspects such as “Mad Men” and “30 Rock”

Last Updated: December 14, 2009 @ 5:53 PM

Scribes for new series including “Glee” and “Modern Family” will join the usual suspects from “30 Rock,” “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad” when the Writers Guild of America, West, hands out its trophies Feb. 20.

On Monday, the guild announced its nominations for television, radio, news, promo writing and graphic animation.

Here’s are the TV nominees
 
Drama series
“Breaking Bad,” AMC (Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, George Mastras, J. Roberts, John Shiban, Moira Walley-Beckett; AMC
"Dexter," Showtime (Scott Buck, Charles H. Eglee, Lauren Gussis, Clyde Phillips, Melissa Rosenberg, Wendy West)
Friday Night Lights,” NBC (Bridget Carpenter, Kerry Ehrin, Ron Fitzgerald, Brent Fletcher, Etan Frankel, Jason Gavin, Elizabeth Heldens, David Hudgins, Rolin Jones, Jason Katims, Patrick Massett, Derek Santos Olson, John Zinman)
Lost,” ABC (Carlton Cuse, Adam Horowitz, Edward Kitsis, Melinda Hsu Taylor, Damon Lindelof, Greggory Nations, Kyle Pennington, Elizabeth Sarnoff, Brian K. Vaughan, Paul Zbyszewski)
Mad Men,” AMC (Lisa Albert, Andrew Colville, Cathryn Humphris, Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton,  Brett Johnson, Erin Levy, Marti Noxon, Robin Veith, Dahvi Waller, Matthew Weiner)
 
Comedy series 
“30 Rock,” NBC (Jack Burditt, Kay Cannon, Robert Carlock, Tom Ceraulo, Vali Chandrasekaran, Tina Fey, Donald Glover, Steve Hely, Matt Hubbard, Dylan Morgan, Paula Pell, Jon Pollack, John Riggi, Tami Sagher, Josh Siegal, Ron Weiner, Tracey Wigfield)
“Curb Your Enthusiasm,” (Larry David)
“Glee,” Fox (Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy)
“Modern Family,” ABC (Paul Corrigan, Sameer Gardezi, Joe Lawson, Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd, Dan O’Shannon, Brad Walsh, Caroline Williams, Bill Wrubel, Danny Zuker)
 “The Office,” NBC (Jennifer Celotta, Danny Chun, Greg Daniels, Lee Eisenberg, Anthony Q. Farrell, Brent Forrester,  Daniel J. Goor, Charlie Grandy, Mindy Kaling, Ryan Koh, Lester Lewis, Paul Lieberstein, Warren Lieberstein, BJ Novak, Michael Schur, Aaron Shure, Justin Spitzer, Gene Stupnitsky, Halsted Sullivan)
 
New series
“Glee,” Fox (Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy)
“The Good Wife,” CBS (Angela Amato Velez, Corinne Brinkerhoff, Ted Humphrey, Dee Johnson, Todd E. Kessler, Michelle King, Robert King)
“Hung,” HBO (Colette Burson, Ellie Herman, Emily Kapnek, Brett C. Leonard, Dmitry Lipkin, Angela Robinson)
“Modern Family,” ABC (Paul Corrigan, Sameer Gardezi, Joe Lawson, Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd, Dan O’Shannon, Brad Walsh, Caroline Williams, Bill Wrubel, Danny Zuker)
“Nurse Jackie,” Showtime (Taii K. Austin, Liz Brixius, Rick Cleveland, Evan Dunsky, Nancy Fichman, Liz Flahive, Jennifer Hoppe, Mark Hudis, John Hilary Shepherd, Linda Wallem, Christine Zander)
 
Drama episode
“Broken, Part 1 and Part 2” (House), Written by Russel Friend & Garrett Lerner & David Foster & David Shore; Fox    
“Come, Ye Saints” (Big Love), Written by Melanie Marnich; HBO 
“The Grown Ups” (Mad Men), Written by Brett Johnson and Matthew Weiner; AMC
“Guy Walks Into an Advertising Agency” (Mad Men), Written by Robin Veith and Matthew Weiner; AMC
“I Will Rise Up” (True Blood), Written by Nancy Oliver; HBO
“Phoenix” (Breaking Bad), Written by John Shiban; AMC
 
Comedy episode
“Apollo, Apollo” (30 Rock), Written by Robert Carlock; NBC
“Broke” (The Office), Written by Charles Grandy; NBC
“Chapter 1” (Eastbound & Down), Written by Ben T. Best & Jody L. Hill & Danny McBride; HBO
“Gossip” (The Office), Written by Paul Lieberstein; NBC
“Pilot” (Modern Family), Written by Steven Levitan & Christopher Lloyd; ABC
“Reunion” (30 Rock), Written by Matt Hubbard; NBC
 
Long form original
“Georgia O’Keefe,” Lifetime (Michael Cristofer)
“Grey Gardens,” HBO (teleplay by Michael Sucsy and Patricia Rozema; story by Michael Sucsy)
“Pedro,” MTV (screenplay by Dustin Lance Black, story by Paris Barclay and Dustin Lance Black)
 
Long form adaptation 
“America,” Lifetime (teleplay by Joyce Eliason and Rosie O’Donnell; based upon the novel by E.R. Frank)
“Taking Chance,” HBO (teleplay by Lieutenant Colonel Michael R. Strobl, USMC (Ret.) and Ross Katz; based on the short story by Lieutenant Colonel Michael R. Strobl, USMC Ret.)
 
Animation (episode)
“The Burns and the Bees” (The Simpsons), Written by Stephanie Gillis; Fox
“Eeny Teeny Maya, Moe” (The Simpsons), Written by John Frink; Fox
“Gone Maggie Gone” (The Simpsons), Written by Billy Kimball & Ian Maxtone-Graham; Fox
“Take My Life, Please” (The Simpsons), Written by Don Payne; Fox
“Wedding for Disaster” (The Simpsons), Written by Joel H. Cohen; Fox
 
Comedy/variety 
“Real Time with Bill Maher,” HBO (head Writer: Billy Martin; writers Scott Carter, Adam Felber, Matt Gunn, Brian Jacobsmeyer, Jay Jaroch, Chris Kelly, Bill Maher, Jonathan Schmock, Danny Vermont)
“Saturday Night Live,” NBC (head Writer: Seth Meyers; writers Doug Abeles, James Anderson, Alex Baze, Jessica Conrad, James Downey, Steve Higgins, Colin Jost, Erik Kenward, Rob Klein, John Lutz, Lorne Michaels, John Mulaney, Paula Pell, Simon Rich, Marika Sawyer, Akiva Schaffer, John Solomon, Emily Spivey, Kent Sublette, Jorma Taccone, Bryan Tucker, Additional Sketch by Adam McKay, Andrew Steele)
“The Colbert Report,” Comedy Central (head writers: Barry Julien, Thomas Purcell,  Writers Michael Brumm, Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Robert Dubbin, Glenn Eichler, Peter Grosz, Peter Gwinn, Alon Jay Katsir, Frank Lesser, Opus Moreschi, Meredith Scardino, Allison Silverman, Max Werner)
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” Comedy Central (head writer: Steve Bodow;  writers Rory Albanese, Kevin Bleyer, Rich Blomquist, Tim Carvell, Wyatt Cenac, JR Havlan, David Javerbaum, Elliott Kalan, Josh Lieb, Sam Means, John Oliver, Jason Ross, Jon Stewart; Comedy Central)
“The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien,” NBC (head writer: Mike Sweeney; writers Chris Albers, Jose Arroyo, Josh Comers, Dan Cronin, Kevin Dorff, Andres du Bouchet, Michael Gordon, Berkley Johnson, Brian Kiley, Rob Kutner, Todd Levin, Brian McCann, Guy Nicolucci, Conan O’Brien, Matt O’Brien, Andy Richter, Brian Stack)
 
Comedy/variety – music, awards, tribute specials 
“Film Independent’s 2009 Spirit Awards,” Written by Billy Kimball, Neil MacLennan; IFC/AMC
“We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial,” Written by George Stevens Jr., Michael Stevens and Sara Lukinson; HBO
Daytime serial
“All My Children,” ABC (Jeff Beldner, Joanna Cohen, Kate Hall, Chip Hayes, Michelle Patrick, Charles Pratt Jr., Rebecca Taylor, Tracey Thomson, Addie Walsh)
“As the World Turns,” CBS (Peter Brash, Lisa Connor, Susan Dansby, Cheryl L. Davis, Leah Laiman, David A. Levinson, Leslie Nipkow, Jean Passanante, Gordon Rayfield, Courtney Simon)
“One Life to Live,” ABC (Shelly Altman, Ron Carlivati, Anna Theresa Cascio, Aida Croal, Carolyn Culliton, Frederick Johnson, Elizabeth Page, Melissa Salmons, Katherine Schock, Chris Van Etten)
“The Young and the Restless,” CBS (Amanda L. Beall, Tom Casiello, Lisa Connor, Janice Ferri Esser, Eric Freiwald, Jay Gibson, Scott Hamner, Marla Kanelos, Beth Milstein, Natalie Minardi Slater, Melissa Salmons, Linda Schreiber, James Stanley, Sandra Weintraub, Teresa Zimmerman)
 
Children’s episodic and specials
“A Monster Problem” (Imagination Movers), Written by Randi Barnes, Rick Gitelson, Scott Gray; Disney Channel
“Frankly, It’s Becoming a Habitat” (Sesame Street), Written by Joseph Mazzarino; PBS 
“Mouse and Home” (Imagination Movers), Written by Michael G. Stern, Randi Barnes, Rick Gitelson, Scott Gray; Disney Channel
“The Rival” (True Jackson, VP), Written by Dan Kopelman; Nickelodeon
“Welcome to the Jungle” (The Troop), Written by Max Burnett; Nickelodeon
“Wild Nature Survivor Guy” (Sesame Street), Written by Christine Ferraro; PBS
 Children’s script – long form or special
“Another Cinderella Story,” Written by Erik Patterson, Jessica Scott; ABC Family
 
Documentary – current events
“Black Money” (Frontline), Written by Lowell Bergman, Oriana Zill de Granados; PBS 
“Heat” (Frontline), Written by Martin Smith; PBS
“The Hugo Ch├ívez Show” (Frontline), Written by Ofra Bikel; PBS
“Inside the Meltdown” (Frontline), Written by Michael Kirk; PBS
“The Madoff Affair” (Frontline), Written by Marcela Gaviria, Martin Smith; PBS
“Poisoned Waters” (Frontline), Written by Hedrick Smith, Rick Young; PBS
 
Documentary — other than current events
“The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln” (American Experience), Written by Barak Goodman; PBS
The National Parks: Americas Best Idea, “Episode Two: 1890-1915: The Last Refuge,” Written by Dayton Duncan; PBS
“The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer” (American Experience), Written by David Grubin; PBS
Soul of a People: Writing America’s Story, Written by David A. Taylor, Olive Emma Bucklin, Andrea Kalin; Smithsonian Channel
“We Shall Remain: Episode Three: Trail of Tears” (American Experience), Written by Mark Zwonitzer; PBS
“We Shall Remain: Episode Two: Tecumseh’s Vision” (American Experience), Written by Ric Burns; PBS
 
News — regularly scheduled, bulletin or breaking report

CBS Evening News, Written by

Jerry Cipriano; CBS

“Recession Candy,” Written by R. Polly Leider; CBS
World News with Charles Gibson, Written by Lee Kamlet, Julia Kathan, Joel Siegel; ABC
 
News — analysis, feature or commentary 
“All Night Long” (Good Morning America), Written by Mary Pflum; ABC
“A Private War: Expose: America’s Investigative Reports” (Bill Moyers Journal), Written by Thomas M. Jennings; PBS 
“Election Day” (Bill Moyers Journal), Written by Bill Moyers, Michael Winship; PBS
“Financial Fingers” (CBS News), Written by R. Polly Leider; CBS
“The Words That Won the White House” (Good Morning America), Written by Lisa Ferri; ABC