Nominations for television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation are announced for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards.
LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK --
The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation during the 2012 season. The winners will be honored at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.
TELEVISION NOMINEES -- ANIMATION
“A Farewell to Arms” (Futurama), Written by Josh Weinstein; Comedy Central “Forget-Me-Not” (Family Guy), Written by David A. Goodman; Fox “Holidays of Future Passed” (The Simpsons), Written by J. Stewart Burns; Fox “Ned and Edna’s Blend Agenda” (The Simpsons), Written by Jeff Westbrook; Fox “Treehouse of Horror XXIII” (The Simpsons), Written by David Mandel & Brian Kelley; Fox
TELEVISION NOMINEES -- CHILDREN'S -- EPISODIC & SPECIALS
“The Good Sport” (Sesame Street); Written by Christine Ferraro; PBS
TELEVISION NOMINEES -- CHILDREN’S -- LONG FORM OR SPECIAL
“Girl vs. Monster,” Story by Annie De Young; Teleplay by Annie De Young and Ron McGee; Disney Channel
The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio and promotional writing, and graphic animation. The awards will be presented jointly in all competitive categories during simultaneous ceremonies on Sunday, February 17, 2013, in New York at the B.B. King Blues Club and in Los Angeles at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE.
For the full list of nominations, visit www.wga.org.
Source: Writers Guild of America
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.