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2011 WGA Awards Nominees in TV Announced

December 9, 2010 (5:00 am) GMT
'Modern Family' and '30 Rock' show domination in the comedy category while 'The Walking Dead' takes a nod in new series.

Writers Guild of America has announced the writers who receive nominations at next year's awards for their work in television. The most nod that one show gets is three, and that number is claimed by "", "" and "".

"Modern Family" and "30 Rock", which have won Emmys, will be up against each other in comedy series and have each received two nods for episodic category. Meanwhile, "Breaking Bad" takes a nod in drama field and two additional episodic nominations.

AMC's "" is vying for new series prize, battling "", "", "" and "" along the way. "Empire" in particular is also nominated for drama series against older and more prominent shows like "" and "".

The WGA Awards will hand out the prizes in a ceremony held February 5 in Los Angeles and New York. Partial list of nominations can be found after the jump while the complete list is available at WGA.org.

Drama series

Comedy series New series Episodic drama: any length - one airing time Episodic comedy: any length - one airing time Long form - original: over one hour - one or two parts, one or two airing times

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