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‘Bob’s Burgers’ Leads WGA Nominations for Animation

FOX series sweep WGA nominations with three nominations for ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ two nominations for ‘The Simpsons’ and one nod for ‘Family Guy.’

Bob’s Burgers episode ‘Just One of the Boyz 4 Now for Now,’ written by Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux, nominated for WGA Award.

LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK -- The Writers Guild of America West and the Writers Guild of America, East have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing during 2018. Winners will be honored at the 2019 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 17, 2019, at concurrent ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City.

Six nominations were given in the animation category, including three nods for FOX series Bob’s Burgers and two nods for The Simpsons:

  • “Bart’s Not Dead” (The Simpsons), Written by Stephanie Gillis; Fox
  • “Boywatch” (Bob’s Burgers), Written by Rich Rinaldi; Fox
  • “Just One of the Boyz 4 Now for Now” (Bob’s Burgers), Written by Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux; Fox
  • “Krusty the Clown” (The Simpsons), Written by Ryan Koh; Fox
  • “Mo Mommy Mo Problems” (Bob’s Burgers), Written by Steven Davis; Fox
  • “Send in Stewie, Please” (Family Guy), Written by Gary Janetti; Fox

The full list of nominations can be viewed on the WGAW website.

Source: Writers Guild of America West

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.