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Writers behind such HBO dramas as Boardwalk Empire and Game of Thrones were nominated for the 2012 Writers Guild Awards, announced today. Scribes for the AMC drama Breaking Bad also received multiple nods, as did NBC’s 30 Rock and ABC’s Modern Family.

Here is a partial list of nominees. Statues will be handed out Feb. 19 in Los Angeles and New York City.

Drama series

Boardwalk Empire, written by Bathsheba Doran, Dave Flebotte, Howard Korder, Steve Kornacki… Continue reading ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ top WGA nominees

Last week the Oscar race was tightened for at least one category as the Documentary Short Subject field was narrowed down from 35 eligible titles to 8 shortlisted finalists (head over to my documentary blog for info on each of those). In about a month, a similar shortlist will be announced for the Documentary Feature category, when the Academy’s Documentary Branch whittles the number down… Continue reading Doc Talk: Predicting the Documentary Feature Oscar: 5 Plausible Nominees; 5 Possible Alternates; and 5 Unconventional Suggestions

Tomorrow morning, the nominations for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards will be announced well before breakfast, and as a TV site covering all this nonsense, it’s our responsibility to bring you our Emmy predictions—wild and wacky as they may be. Seriously, the FCC requires all TV sites to make Emmy predictions. Look it up.

Last year, I semi-accurately picked 45 out of the 60 (75 percent accuracy) nominations in the ten… Continue reading 2011 Emmys Wishlist: Our Ideal Comedy Emmy Nominees

Breaking off from the traditional Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critic’s Choice Film Awards, the brand-new Critic’s Choice Television Awards are set to take place on June 20th, 2011 and, today, have announced their first-ever round of nominees, which are listed below.

Best Drama Series

“Boardwalk Empire” – HBO
“Dexter” – Showtime
“Friday Night Lights” – DirecTV
“Fringe” – FOX
“Game of Thrones” – HBO
“The Good Wife” – CBS
“Justified” – FX
“The Killing” – AMC
“Mad Men”… Continue reading Critic's Choice Television Awards Nominees Revealed

MuchMusic announced the nominees Tuesday for 2011 video awards.. . Pop-rock princess Fefe Dobson and R&B star Shawn Desman, along with pop-rockers … Continue reading Edmonton artists among MMVA nominees