'Oppenheimer', 'The Bear' and 'Succession' Among Nominees at 2024 WGA Awards
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After being delayed due to Hollywood strikes, this year's award ceremony is set to honor the winners in screenwriting, television, new media, news, radio/audio and more in April.

AceShowbiz - The 2024 Writers Guild Awards revealed its nominations on Wednesday, February 21. After being delayed due to Hollywood strikes, this year's award ceremony is set to honor the winners in screenwriting, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing categories on Sunday, April 14.

"Barbie" is nominated in the category of original screenplay alongside "Air", "The Holdovers", "May December" and "Past Lives". Meanwhile, going up for the best adapted screenplay trophy are "American Fiction", "Are You There God? It's Me Margaret.", "Killers of the Flower Moon", "Nyad" and "Oppenheimer".

The nominees in the Documentary Screenplay category, meanwhile, include "Bella!", "It Ain't Over", "The Pigeon Tunnel", "Stamped from the Beginning" and "What the Hell Happened to Blood, Sweat & Tears?".

In the TV categories, "Succession" and "The Bear" lead the pack with three nominations each. "Succession" is nominated as the best drama series in addition to scoring two nominations in episodic drama category. In addition to receiving two nods in episodic comedy category, "The Bear" is going against "Abbott Elementary", "Barry", "Jury Duty" and "Only Murders in the Building" in best comedy series.

"The Crown", "The Diplomat", "Jury Duty", "The Last of Us" and "Poker Face" follow it up with 2 nominations each. Meanwhile, "The Simpsons" dominated the animation category with four out of the five spots for nominees.

The full list of nominees for the 2024 Writers Guild Awards is:

Original Screenplay:

Adapted Screenplay:

Documentary Screenplay:

  • "Bella!"
  • "It Ain't Over"
  • "The Pigeon Tunnel"
  • "Stamped from the Beginning"
  • "What the Hell Happened to Blood, Sweat & Tears?"

Drama Series:

Comedy Series:

New Series:

  • "The Diplomat"
  • "Jury Duty"
  • "The Last of Us"
  • "Poker Face"
  • "Shrinking"

Limited Series:

TV & New Media Motion Pictures:

  • "Finestkind"
  • "Mr. Monk's Last Case: A Monk Movie"
  • "No One Will Save You"
  • "Quiz Lady"
  • "Totally Killer"


  • "A Mid-Childhood Night's Dream" ("The Simpsons"), written by Carolyn Omine
  • "Carl Carlson Rides Again" ("The Simpsons"), written by Loni Steele Sosthand
  • "Homer's Adventure Through the Windshield Glass" ("The Simpsons"), written by Tim Long
  • "Thirst Trap: A Corporate Love Story" ("The Simpsons"), written by Rob LaZebnik
  • "I Know What You Did Next Xmas" ("Futurama"), written by Ariel Ladensohn

Episodic Drama:

  • "Crown Jewels" ("Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story"), Written by Shonda Rhimes
  • "Kill List" ("Succession"), Written by Jon Brown & Ted Cohen
  • "The Last Generation" ("Star Trek: Picard"), Written by Terry Matalas
  • "Living+" ("Succession"), Written by Georgia Pritchett & Will Arbery
  • "Our Black Shining Prince" ("Godfather of Harlem"), Written by Chris Brancato & Michael Panes
  • "Sleep, Dearie Sleep" ("The Crown"), Written by Peter Morgan

Episodic Comedy:

  • "Escape From Shit Mountain" ("Poker Face"), Written by Nora Zuckerman & Lilla Zuckerman
  • "Fishes" ("The Bear"), Written by Joanna Calo & Christopher Storer
  • "Forks" ("The Bear"), Written by Alex Russell
  • "House Made of Bongs" ("Reservation Dogs"), Written by Tommy Pico and Sterlin Harjo
  • "Ice" ("The Great"), Written by Tony McNamara
  • "Pride Parade" ("What We Do in the Shadows"), Written by Jake Bender & Zach Dunn

Comedy/Variety Talk Series:

  • "The Daily Show"
  • "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
  • "Healing and Hope"
  • "Hide and Seek"
  • "Put to the Test"
  • "Targeting Seniors"

Digital News:

  • "How Paris Kicked Out the Cars"
  • "The Persuaders: A 5-Part Investigation into the Union-Busting Industry"
  • "The Rise of 'Gas Station Heroin'"
  • "Want to Stare Into the Republican Soul in 2023?"
  • "The Woman on the Line?"

Radio/Audio Documentary:

  • "America's Blackest Child"
  • "The Black Box: Even AI's creators don't understand it"
  • "The Call"
  • "Emmery"
  • "Expecting: Pregnancy Souvenirs"

Radio/Audio News Script - Analysis, Feature, or Commentary:

  • "The Diagnosis Was Fatal. She Couldn't Get an Abortion"
  • "Lacrosse - Spirit of the Land"
  • "Stephen King Is Just as Confused About Blue Checks as You Are"

On Air Promotion

  • "Cross Walk, Cyber Bullying, VR Meditation"
  • "Strange New Promos"
  • "WCBS AM Promos"

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