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December 13th, 2007 9:51am EST
Pusing DaisiesThe Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) just announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, radio, news, and promotional writing during the 2007 season to be honored at the upcoming 2008 Writers Guild Awards - the WGA's 60th Anniversary award show - held on February 9, 2008, in Los Angeles and New York.

TELEVISION NOMINEES

DRAMATIC SERIES

Dexter, Showtime

Friday Night Lights, NBC

Mad Men, AMC

The Sopranos, HBO

The Wire, HBO

COMEDY SERIES

Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO

Entourage, HBO

Flight Of The Conchords, HBO

The Office, NBC

30 Rock, NBC

NEW SERIES

Damages, FX

Flight Of The Conchords, HBO

Mad Men, AMC

Pushing Daisies, ABC

The Sarah Silverman Program, Comedy Central

EPISODIC DRAMA - any length - one airing time

Final Grades (The Wire), Teleplay by David Simon; Story by David Simon & Ed Burns; HBO

The Second Coming (The Sopranos), Written by Terence Winter; HBO

The Round File (The Closer), Written by Michael Alaimo; TNT

Flashes Before Your Eyes (Lost), Written by Damon Lindelof & Drew Goddard; ABC

The Hobo Code (Mad Men), Written by Chris Provenzano; AMC

The Dark Defender (Dexter), Written by Tim Schlattmann; Showtime

EPISODIC COMEDY - any length - one airing time

Pie-Lette (Pushing Daisies), Written by Bryan Fuller; ABC

The Job (The Office), Written by Paul Lieberstein & Michael Schur; NBC

Negotiation (30 Rock), Written by Matt Hubbard; NBC

Local Ad (The Office), Written by B.J. Novak; NBC

Phyllis's Wedding (The Office), Written by Caroline Williams; NBC

Sally Returns (Flight of the Conchords); Written by James Bobin & Jemaine Clement & Bret McKenzie; HBO

LONG FORM - ORIGINAL - over one hour - one or two parts, one or two airing times

Pandemic, Written by Bryce Zabel & Jackie Zabel; Hallmark Channel

The Lost Room, Night One, Teleplay by Laura Harkcom & Christopher Leone; Story by Christopher Leone & Paul Workman. Nights Two and Three, Written By Laura Harkcom & Christopher Leone; Sci-Fi Channel

LONG FORM - ADAPTATION - over one hour - one or two parts, one or two airing times

The Company: A Story of the CIA, Teleplay by Ken Nolan, Based on the novel by Robert Littell; TNT

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, Teleplay by Daniel Giat, Based on the book by Dee Alexander Brown; HBO

The Starter Wife (Nights 1&2), Teleplay by Sara Parriott & Josann McGibbon, Based on the book by Gigi Levangie Grazer; USA

ANIMATION - any length - one airing time

The Haw-Hawed Couple (The Simpsons), Written by Matt Selman; FOX

The Homer of Seville (The Simpsons), Written by Carolyn Omine; FOX

Kill Gil Volumes 1&2 (The Simpsons), Written by Jeff Westbrook; FOX

Stop or My Dog Will Shoot! (The Simpsons), Written by John Frink; FOX

The Passion of the Dauterive (King of the Hill), Written by Tony Gama-Lobo & Rebecca May; FOX

Lucky's Wedding Suit (King of the Hill), Written by Jim Dauterive; FOX

COMEDY/VARIETY - (INCLUDING TALK) SERIES

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Comedy Central

The Colbert Report, Comedy Central

Late Night With Conan O'Brien, NBC

Penn & Teller: Bullshit!, Showtime

Real Time With Bill Maher, HBO

Saturday Night Live, NBC

(*Editor's Note: There are no nominations this year in the Comedy/Variety - Music, Awards, Tributes - Specials category.)

DAYTIME SERIALS

All My Children, ABC

As The World Turns, CBS

General Hospital, ABC

The Young & The Restless, CBS

CHILDREN'S EPISODIC & SPECIALS

Look Whose Not Talking (Flight 29 Down), Written by D. J. MacHale; Discovery Kids

Nat is a Stand Up Guy (The Naked Brothers Band), Written by Polly Draper; Nickelodeon

CHILDRENS SCRIPT- LONG FORM OR SPECIAL

R.L Stine's The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It, Written by Billy Brown and Dan Angel; Cartoon Network

Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board, Teleplay by Ann Austen & Douglas Sloan and Max Enscoe & Annie deYoung, Story by Ann Austen & Douglas Sloan; Disney Channel

DOCUMENTARY - CURRENT EVENTS

The Enemy Within (Frontline), PBS

News War Part 1: Secrets Sources and Spin (Frontline), PBS

News War Part 3: What's Happening to the News? (Frontline), PBS

Return of the Taliban (Frontline), PBS

Security vs. Liberty: The Other War (America at a Crossroads), PBS

Spying on the Home Front (Frontline), PBS

DOCUMENTARY - OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS

Alexander Hamilton (American Experience), PBS

Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life (Independent Lens), PBS

Forgotten Genius (Nova), PBS

The War, Episode Four: Pride of Our Nation, PBS

NEWS - REGULARLY SCHEDULED, BULLETIN OR BREAKING REPORT

Amish School Shooting (World News with Charles Gibson), ABC

The Battle for Iraq: Four Years After the Invasion (Up to the Minute), CBS

NEWS - ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY

The 7 New Wonders of the World: The Internet (Good Morning America), ABC

To Bee or Not To Bee (Good Morning America), ABC

RADIO NOMINEES

DOCUMENTARY

Go Wireless, Get Connected! ABC's Technology Survival Guide, ABC

NEWS - REGULARLY SCHEDULED OR BREAKING

The Passing of the Scooter, CBS

Tributes, CBS

World News This Week, ABC

NEWS - ANALYSIS, FEATURE OR COMMENTARY

Passages, CBS

Success: A Fathers Definition, KNX

PROMOTION WRITING AND GRAPHIC ART NOMINEES

ON-AIR PROMOTION (RADIO OR TELEVISION)

Great of Heart, Not Every Dog, Symphonies of Stone, Tri-State Troops, Some Like it Hotter, Stars and Story Tellers, WNBC

Days of Our Lives: Mini-Series, The Bradys Vs. The Dimeras, NBC

TELEVISION GRAPHIC ART

One Pricey Pants Suit, ABC News

TELEVISION GRAPHIC ANIMATION

Where in the World isMatt Lauer?: Tease Campaign 2007, NBC

CBS News: Sunday Morningby Design, CBS

The 2008 Writers Guild Awards are slated to be held on Saturday, February 9, 2008, simultaneously at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles and the Hudson Theatre at the Broadway Millennium Hotel in New York City.

For more information about the 2008 Writers Guild Awards, please visit www.wga.org or www.wgaeast.org.

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) represent writers in the motion picture, broadcast, cable, and new media industries in both entertainment and news.