Writers Guild of America Awards 2021: nominees

Better Call Saul leads TV nominations for the Writers Guild of America Awards with five nominations.

Writer Vince Gilligan’s show will compete The Boys, The Crown, Ozark, and The Mandalorian in the Drama series.

Aussie screenwriter Tony McNamara is nominated for The Great in several categories.

Winners will be honoured in a virtual ceremony on March 22 (Australian time).

Drama Series:
Better Call Saul
The Boys
The Crown
The Mandalorian
Ozark

Comedy Series:
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Great
PEN15
Ted Lasso
What We Do in the Shadows

New Series:
Dave
The Flight Attendant
The Great
Lovecraft Country
Ted Lasso

Original Long Form:
Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story
Hollywood
Mrs. America
Safety
Uncle Frank

Adapted Long Form:
Bad Education
Clouds
The Good Lord Bird
Little Fires Everywhere
The Queen’s Gambit

Original & Adapted Short Form New Media:
“#FREERAYSHAWN”
“Better Call Saul Employee Training: Legal Ethics with Kim Wexler”
“Most Dangerous Game”

Animation:
A Springfield Summer Christmas For Christmas (The Simpsons)
Bart The Bad Guy (The Simpsons)
I, Carumbus (The Simpsons)
Prank You for Being A Friend (Bob’s Burgers)
Three Dreams Denied (The Simpsons)
Xerox of a Xerox (BoJack Horseman)

Episodic Drama:
Bad Choice Road (Better Call Saul)
Fire Pink (Ozark)
JMM (Better Call Saul)
Raised by Wolves (Raised by Wolves)
Something Unforgivable (Better Call Saul)
Trouble Don’t Last Always (Euphoria)

Episodic Comedy:
Grandma & Chill (Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens)
The Great (The Great)
It’s Not You, It’s Me (Dead to Me)
Pilot (Ted Lasso)
The Tank (Grace & Frankie)
Trick (High Maintenance)

Comedy/Variety Talk Series:
Desus & Mero
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Comedy/Variety Specials:
30 Rock: A One-Time Special
Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish)
Stephen Colbert’s Election Night 2020: Democracy’s Last Stand: Building Back America Great Again Better 2020
Yearly Departed

Comedy/Variety Sketch Series:
At Home with Amy Sedaris
How to with John Wilson
The Amber Ruffin Show

Quiz and Audience Participation:
Hollywood Game Night
Jeopardy!
Weakest Link
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Celebrity Season

Daytime Drama:
Days of Our Lives
General Hospital

Source: Ace Showbiz.

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