taylor schilling uzo aduba orange is the new black 'Orange Is the New Black' and 'Breaking Bad' score in Writers Guild Awards nominationsNetflix’s critical hit “Orange Is the New Black” picked up four nominations for the 2014 Writers Guild Awards — where it’s entered as a comedy series.

The show (and its cast) is entered in the drama field for some other upcoming awards shows, including the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. It’s a bit of a tweener show, mixing both comedy and drama, but as there are no “dramedy” awards anywhere, it’s a comedy for writing purposes.

Other multiple nominees for the WGA Awards include “Breaking Bad,” “Modern Family,” “30 Rock,” “Masters of Sex,” “The Simpsons” and another Netflix series, “House of Cards.”

The full list of series nominees is below. You can go here to see all the WGA TV and radio nominees, including those for news and children’s programming. The awards are scheduled for Feb. 1.

Drama series

“Breaking Bad”
“The Good Wife”
“House of Cards”
“Mad Men”

Comedy series

“30 Rock”
“Modern Family”
“Orange Is the New Black”
“Parks and Recreation”

New series

“The Americans”
“House of Cards”
“Masters of Sex”
“Orange Is the New Black”
“Ray Donovan”

Episodic drama

“Buried” (“Breaking Bad”), Thomas Schnauz
“Confessions” (“Breaking Bad”), Gennifer Hutchison
“Episode 101” (“House of Cards”), Beau Willimon
“Granite State” (“Breaking Bad”), Peter Gould
“Hitting the Fan” (“The Good Wife”), Robert King and Michelle King
“Pilot” (“Masters of Sex”), Michelle Ashford

Episodic comedy

“Career Day” (“Modern Family”), Paul Corrigan and Brad Walsh
“Farm Strong” (“Modern Family”), Elaine Ko
“Hogcock!” (“30 Rock”), Jack Burditt and Robert Carlock
“Lesbian Request Denied” (“Orange Is the New Black”), Sian Heder
“Leslie and Ben” (“Parks and Recreation”), Michael Schur and Alan Yang
“Pilot” (“Orange Is the New Black”), Liz Friedman and Jenji Kohan

Long form – adapted

“Killing Kennedy,” Kelly Masterson; based on the book by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
“Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight,” Shawn Slovo; based on the book by Howard Bingham and Max Wallace


“A Test Before Trying” (“The Simpsons”), Joel H. Cohen
“Game of Tones” (“Futurama”), Michael Rowe
“Hardly Kirk-ing”(“The Simpsons”), Tom Gammill and Max Pross
“Murder on the Planet Express” (“Futurama”), Lew Morton
“Saturday Morning Fun Pit” (“Futurama”), Patric M. Verrone
“Yolo” (“The Simpsons”), Michael Nobori

Comedy/variety series

“The Colbert Report”
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”
“Jimmy Kimmel Live”
“Saturday Night Live”

Daytime drama

“Days of Our Lives”
“General Hospital”
“The Young and the Restless”

Posted by:Rick Porter