Writers love ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Office’

Writers love 'Simpsons,' 'Office' 1Fox’s “The Simpsons” took four nominations while NBC’s “The Office” received three for TV awards from the Writers Guild of America.

Two new NBC skeins — “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” and “30 Rock” — took a pair of noms each, as did ABC’s “Lost.” And “30 Rock” was the only new series to be recognized among the 10 nominees in the drama and series categories.

NBC shows drew 13 TV nominations to tie with PBS, which went 10 for 10 in two documentary categories. ABC brought in nine, followed by eight for Fox and seven for HBO.

The WGA unveiled its nominations, selected by guild committees, on Wednesday. Winners will be chosen based on voting by all 13,000 eligible guild members and announced at the WGA Awards on Feb. 11, with simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.

“The Simpsons” took all but two of the mentions in the animated category, with the others going to Cartoon Network’s “Who’s Your Daddy” and Fox’s “King of the Hill.” “The Simpsons” drew all six nominations last year.


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