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    RUNNING TALLY FOR EMMY-ELIGIBLE DRAMAS:

    The Handmaid’s Tale (2 nominations from 1 guild)
    WGA (2): Drama Series, New Series

    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2 nominations from 1 guild)
    WGA (2): Short Form New Media (2)

    The Americans (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA (2): Drama Series, Episodic Drama

    Game of Thrones (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Drama Series

    Stranger Things (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Drama Series

    Ozark (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: New Series

    The Deuce (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: New Series

    Good Behavior (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Episodic Drama

    The OA (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Episodic Drama

    The Good Fight (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: On-Air Promotion

    The Walking Dead (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Short Form New Media

    RUNNING TALLY FOR EMMY-INELIGIBLE DRAMAS:

    Better Call Saul (3 nominations from 1 guild)
    WGA (3): Drama Series, Episodic Drama (2)

    Big Little Lies (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Long Form Adapted

    The Leftovers (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Episodic Drama

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    RUNNING TALLY FOR EMMY-ELIGIBLE COMEDIES:

    GLOW (2 nominations from 1 guild)
    WGA (2): Comedy Series, New Series

    Curb Your Enthusiasm (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Comedy Series

    Silicon Valley (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Comedy Series

    American Vandal (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: New Series

    Will & Grace (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Episodic Comedy

    The Carmichael Show (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Episodic Comedy

    Grace and Frankie (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Episodic Comedy

    Trial & Error (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Episodic Comedy

    RUNNING TALLY FOR EMMY-INELIGIBLE COMEDIES:

    Master of None (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Comedy Series

    Veep (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA (2): Comedy Series, Episodic Comedy

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    RUNNING TALLY FOR EMMY-ELIGIBLE LIMITED SERIES:

    American Horror Story (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Long Form Original

    Godless (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Long Form Original

    Manhunt: Unabomber (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    WGA: Long Form Original

    RUNNING TALLY FOR EMMY-INELIGIBLE LIMITED SERIES:

    Fargo (2 nominations from 2 guilds)
    WGA: Long Form Adapted
    CSA: Limited Series

    Feud (2 nominations from 2 guilds)
    WGA: Long Form Original
    CSA: Limited Series

    The Night Of (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    CSA: Limited Series

    When We Rise (1 nomination from 1 guild)
    CSA: Limited Series

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    Writers Set to Kick Off the Guild Awards Season
    By Riley Chow, Gold Derby

    The Writers Guild of America will announce its annual television nominations this Thursday, with its seventieth film nominations to follow on January 4, 2018 and winners for both to be announced at a ceremony on February 11. Voting for television nominations opened October 24 and closed November 21. Unlike most other guilds that simply use the calendar year for eligibility, the WGA uses December to November, “regardless of how many episodes aired during this period”.

    This means that the second season of The Crown that releases later this week will have to wait another year to contend and it might even be bundled with the third season if Netflix releases it in November as it did with the first season. The off-kilter calendar also means that Westworld is eligible because its first season finale, which is the episode that the Emmys nominated for Best Drama, actually aired December 4, 2016. However, Westworld might not have submitted for consideration, given that the first season was already nominated last year. It would not the first time that an eligible HBO epic missed a cycle; the third season of Game of Thrones was blanked in 2013 as a result of improper WGA paperwork.

    This will be the thirteenth year that the WGA will award a Best New Series. Exactly two of the five nominees on average per year have been comedies, although the WGA has nominated as many as four (2009) and as few as zero (2008, 2010). Atlanta became the fourth comedy in twelve years to win Best New Series last year, defeating fellow comedy Better Things and dramas Stranger Things, This is Us and Westworld. The Handmaid’s Tale was the only new series from the first half of 2017 nominated at the Emmys. Other dramas contending for Best New Series include The Deuce, The Good Fight, Legion, Mindhunter and 13 Reasons Why. Comedies contending include Dear White People, GLOW, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Santa Clarita Diet and A Series of Unfortunate Events.

    The nominees for Best Drama Series, Best Comedy Series and Best New Series are decided by a popular vote of the general WGA membership, but the nominees in the other television categories are decided by small volunteer panels that review specific scripts, as opposed to watching finished episodes like at the Emmys. The other primetime television categories are Episodic Drama, Episodic Comedy, Long Form Original, Long Form Adapted, Animation, Talk Series, Sketch Series and Variety Special.

    These categories are prone to nominate acclaimed series that are otherwise ignored by industry awards. The Leftovers was nominated for each of its first two seasons exclusively in these races and contends now for its third and final season. Because of the different voting process, nominations in these categories are not indicative of the general races and vice versa. For example, Better Call Saul was triple-nominated for Episodic Drama last year, but it lost Best Drama Series to The Americans, which had no individual scripts nominated.

    The Americans is eligible to bag a second Best Drama Series trophy, but Best Comedy Series will have a new winner, as incumbent Atlanta last aired November 1, 2016. The previous winner was Veep, which also won for 2013. The only other returning Best Comedy Series winner is Modern Family, which won for 2010 and 2011, but it has not been nominated in the category since 2013. The Americans is the only past Best Drama Series winner that is still on the air. Curiously, neither The Americans nor Veep won Best New Series when they were eligible. The shows that beat them—House of Cards (2013) and Girls (2012) respectively—remain eligible, but the WGA has not nominated Girls in any category since that season and they dropped House of Cards after its second.

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    WGA Predictions

    Comedy series: Veep, Master of None, Better Things, Silicon Valley, Insecure

    Drama: Game of Thrones, Stranger Things, Better Call Saul, The Americans, The Handmaids Tale

    Episodic comedy: Better Things, Siclicon Valley, Veep, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Master of None

    Episodic Drama: The Deuce, Game of Thrones, Better Call Saul, Better Call Saul, Mr. Robot

    Limited: Big Little Lies, FEUD, American Vandal, Fargo, Godless

    New: The Deuce, The Handmaids Tale, Glow, Mindhunter, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

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    OH MY GOD!

    “Rosario’s Quinceanera” (Will & Grace), Written by Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally; NBC

    !!!!!!!!!!

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    Very disappointed The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel got nothing.

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    Curb Your Enthusiasm in Comedy Series + The Americans and Better Call Saul in Drama Series + The Book of Nora in Episodic Drama, together with two Better Call Saul and an Americans episodes = pretty, pretty pretty good!

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    No Handmaid’s Tale in Episodic Drama is a bummer though.

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    As always, a weird mixed bag with some odd nominees. “Good Behavior” and “The OA” in Episodic Drama? “Grace and Frankie” in Episodic Comedy? However, I am thrilled for the nominations for “The Leftovers” and “Trial & Error!” Also taking “GLOW” much more seriously as a competitor now, at least for Golden Globes.

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    I haven’t watched American Vandal yet but holy shit! good for them. I think it really speaks to Netflix clout that such randomness gets recognition…good for them. The OA getting Episodic Drama is…interesting.

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    How does Feud: Bette and Joan count as original? Isn’t it based on a book?

    Good Behaviour and The OA nominations seem odd. Haven’t seen the shows so I can’t comment on their quality but OMG never would I have guessed they’d be shows accepted by the industry.

    Episodic comedy is so great! Will & Grace, Grace and Frankie AND Trial & Error. Writers do really watch new shows.

    A very good set of nominations, overall.

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    The Handmaid’s Tale getting the slot that Westworld had last year isn’t too surprising, but Good Behavior and The OA getting in episodic is odd.

    The strong GLOW love continues and maybe the original longform nominees could portend some Emmy nominees.

    But the best nominee for me is The Book of Nora getting remembered and I sure hope it wins here!

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