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The 2017 Writers Guild Awards nominees have officially been announced; Stranger Things, Atlanta, Veep, and Game of Thrones are on the list, among others.
NBC’s breakthrough series This Is Us earned a nom for the drama episode category and is also the only broadcast TV series in the new series category.
In the race for episodic comedy, Fox’s Son of Zorn, ABC’s Speechless, and Amazon’s One Mississippi earned noms in addition to Atlanta and other new shows.
Westworld and Stranger Things both earned noms for drama series, along with The Americans, Better Call Saul, and Game of Thrones. Atlanta was the only newbie to earn a comedy series nom, competing with Amazon’s Transparent, Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and HBO’s Silicon Valley, and Veep, the reigning champion in comedy across many award shows.
This time around, FX’s “Better Things” found its way into the new series nominees circle alongside Atlanta, Stranger Things, Westworld and This Is Us.
Series from HBO, FX, Netflix, and AMC, unsurprisingly, dominate the nominations; HBO has eight programs in the race while FX has five.
Netflix’s BoJack Horseman was nominated twice for animation, alongside The Simpsons and Disney Channel’s Elena of Avalor and Star Wars Rebels.
The ceremony will be held on Sunday, February 19 of 2017 to honor the winners. Here is the full list of nominees:
Better Call Saul
Game of Thrones
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
This Is Us
“Gloves Off,” Better Call Saul
“Klick,” Better Call Saul
“Switch,” Better Call Saul
“The Winds of Winter,” Game of Thrones
“I Am a Storm,” Shameless
“The Trip,” This Is Us
“Streets on Lock,” Atlanta
“Pilot,” One Mississippi
“A Taste of Zephyria,” Son of Zorn
“Kimmy Finds Her Mom,” Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
“Kimmy Goes on a Playdate,” Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Harley and the Davidsons
Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge and Michel’le
American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson
The Night Of
“Barthood,” The Simpsons
“First Day of Rule,” Elena of Avalor
“A Princess on Lothal,” Star Wars Rebels
“Fish Out of Water,” BoJack Horseman
“Stop the Presses,” BoJack Horseman
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Inside Amy Schumer
Maya and Marty in Manhattan
Nathan For You
Saturday Night Live
ADAPTED SHORT-FORM NEW MEDIA
“Passage: Part 4,” Fear the Walking Dead
“Under Siege,” The Strain