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Writers Guild Association Honors

December 13, 2006 by  

The Writers Guild of America have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television writing for the 2006 season and many of GMMR’s favorites were honored. Fox’s The Simpsons took four nominations while NBC’s The Office received three. Congrats to all the shows!! But you know I have my faves, which are marked with an “*”, because really, what’s the fun if you can’t judge.

To see the the full list of writer’s associated with each show, visit the WGA website.


  • 24
  • Deadwood
  • Grey’s Anatomy*
  • Lost
  • The Sopranos


  • 30 Rock
  • Arrested Development
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Entourage
  • The Office*


  • 30 Rock
  • Friday Night Lights
  • Heroes
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip*
  • Ugly Betty

EPISODIC DRAMA (individual episode)

  • Election Day, Part II (The West Wing), Written by Eli Attie & John Wells
  • Occupation/Precipice (Battlestar Galactica)*, Written by Ronald D. Moore
  • Two for the Road (Lost), Written by Elizabeth Sarnoff & Christina M. Kim
  • The End of the Whole Mess (Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King), Teleplay by Lawrence D. Cohen, Based on the short story by Stephen King
  • Pilot (Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip), Written by Aaron Sorkin
  • Pilot (Big Love), Witten by Mark V. Olsen & Will Scheffer

EPISODIC COMEDY (individual episode)

  • It Takes Two (Desperate Housewives), Written by Kevin Murphy & Jenna Bans
  • Don’t Look At Me (Desperate Housewives), Written by Josh Senter
  • Bomb Shelter (Malcolm in the Middle), Written by Rob Ulin
  • Casino Night (The Office)*, Written by Steve Carell (YAY!!)
  • The Coup (The Office), Written by Paul Lieberstein (YAY!!)
  • Jump for Joy (My Name is Earl), Written by Vali Chandrasekaran

LONG FORM — ORIGINAL (made for TV movie or miniseries)

  • Broken Trail, Written by Alan Geoffrion; AMC
  • Flight 93, Written by Nevin Schreiner; A&E
  • The Ron Clark Story*, Written by Max Enscoe & Annie DeYoung; TNT

ANIMATION (individual episode)

  • The Italian Bob (The Simpsons), Written by John Frink; FOX
  • Who’s Your Daddy? (The Life and Times of Juniper Lee), Written by Marsha Griffin; Cartoon Network
  • Church Hopping (King of the Hill), Written by Jim Dauterive; FOX
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bangalore (The Simpsons), Written by Dan Castellaneta & Deb Lacusta; FOX
  • Simpsons Christmas Stories* (The Simpsons), Written by Don Payne; FOX
  • Girls Just Want To Have Sums (The Simpsons), Written by Matt Selman; FOX


  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart*
  • Late Night with Conan O’Brien
  • Penn & Teller: Bullshit!
  • Real Time with Bill Maher
  • Saturday Night Live

For a full list of WGA nominees, including all other categories, click here

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3 Responses to “Writers Guild Association Honors”

  1. Carli on December 13th, 2006 9:27 pm

    Liked the nods for The Office, BSG, Big Love and Friday Night Lights! All of those shows are well-written. Nice to see they are appreciated too.

  2. Elodie on December 18th, 2006 3:35 pm

    My picks: Grey’s Anatomy, The Office, Studio 60, S60 pilot, Casino Night, The Daily Show. 🙂

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