Writers Guild Noms Announced

December 13, 2007 By:
Writers Guild Noms Announced

Your favorite shows may be without writers, but they still deserve to get recognized for their work thus far! The nominations for the 60th annual Writers Guild were announced today. Here's the rundown: The eight-person writing team for Showtime's serial killer drama "Dexter" was nominated in both the dramatic and new series categories. The show also received a nod in episodic drama for a single writer.

The 16-person writing team for NBC's "The Office" was nominated in the comedy series category and episodic comedy for a single writer.

The nine-person writing team for HBO's "Flight of the Conchords" was nominated in both the comedy series and new series categories.

Fox's long-running animation show "The Simpsons" took four of six nominations in its categories. Fox's "King of the Hill" took the remaining two nominations in that category.

Writing teams for Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" and NBC's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" were among the nominees in the comedy/variety category.

Prime time TV nominees include:

_Dramatic Series: "Dexter," Showtime; "Friday Night Lights," NBC; "Mad Men," AMC; "The Sopranos," HBO; "The Wire," HBO.

_Comedy Series: "Curb Your Enthusiasm," HBO; "Entourage," HBO; "Flight of the Conchords," HBO; "The Office," NBC, "30 Rock," NBC.

_New Series: "Damages," FX; "Flight of the Conchords," HBO; "Mad Men," AMC; "Pushing Daisies," ABC; "The Sarah Silverman Program," Comedy Central.

_Episodic Drama: "Final Grades," "The Wire," HBO; "The Second Coming," "The Sopranos," HBO; "The Round File," "The Closer," TNT; "Flashes Before Your Eyes," "Lost," ABC; "The Hobo Code," "Mad Men," AMC; "The Dark Defender," "Dexter," Showtime.

_Long Form, original: "Pandemic," Hallmark Channel; "The Lost Room, Night One," "Nights Two and Three," Sci-Fi Channel.