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'Breaking Bad', 'Homeland', 'Girls' nominated for WGA TV awards

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The Writers Guild of America has released its nominees for the 2013 WGA Awards.

The awards reward outstanding achievement by writers in the fields of television, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation.

Breaking Bad 507 'Say My Name'

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Homeland S02E08: 'I'll Fly Away'

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Breaking Bad is nominated in the 'Drama' series category - alongside Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, Homeland, Mad Men - and also has the episodes 'Buyout', 'Dead Freight', 'Fifty-One' and 'Say My Name' nominated in the 'Episodic Drama' category.

In comedy, 30 Rock, Girls, Louie, Modern Family and Parks and Recreation are vying for the 'Comedy Series' award, while Modern Family dominates the 'Episodic Comedy' category with the episodes 'Little Bo Bleep', 'Mistery Date' and 'Virgin Territory' all nominated.

HBO series Girls, The Newsroom and Veep, from Lena Dunham, Aaron Sorkin and Armando Iannucci respectively, are up for the 'New Series' accolade.

The winners will be announced on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.

View a list of all the major categories for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards:

A poster for HBO's 'Girls'
DRAMA SERIES
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
Homeland
Mad Men

DRAMA (EPISODIC)
Breaking Bad, 'Buyout'
Breaking Bad, 'Dead Freight'
Breaking Bad, 'Fifty-One'
Breaking Bad, 'Say My Name'
Homeland, 'New Car Smell'
Mad Men, 'The Other Woman'

COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock
Girls
Louie
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation

Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell in 'Modern Family'
COMEDY (EPISODIC)
Parks and Recreation, 'The Debate'
Episodes, 'Episode 9'
30 Rock, 'Leap Day'
Modern Family, 'Little Bo Bleep'
Modern Family, 'Mistery Date'
Modern Family, 'Virgin Territory'

NEW SERIES
Girls, HBO
The Mindy Project, Fox
Nashville, ABC
The Newsroom, HBO
Veep, HBO

COMEDY/VARIETY
The Colbert Report
Conan
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Key & Peele
Portlandia
Real Time With Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live

Tracy Jordan from 30 Rock
LONG FORM (ORIGINAL)
Hatfields & McCoys
Hemingway & Gelhorn
Political Animals

DAYTIME DRAMA
Days of Our Lives
One Life to Live
The Young and the Restless
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