The Writers Guild of America gave parting gifts to "Sex and the City" in the form of two nominations for the guild's 57th annual awards. Two episodes from the show's final run...
The Writers Guild of America gave parting gifts to “Sex and the City” in the form of two nominations for the guild’s 57th annual awards.
Two episodes from the show’s final run early this year “The Ick Factor” and “Splat!” earned nominations in the episodic comedy category.
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Julie Rottenberg and Elisa Zuritsky wrote the former episode, in which Steve and Miranda (David Eigenberg and Cynthia Nixon) get married and Samantha (Kim Cattrall) discovers she has breast cancer.
Jenny Bicks and Cindy Chupack collaborated on “Splat!,” which finds Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) heading to Paris.
“The West Wing” also picked up two nominations for episodic drama, for episodes written by Debora Cahn (“The Supremes”) and John Sacret Young and Josh Singer (last season’s finale, “Memorial Day”).
The “Long Term Parking” episode of “The Sopranos,” which won writer Terence Winter an Emmy in September, and last season’s premiere of “Six Feet Under,” written by Craig Wright, were also nominated.
“The Simpsons” dominated the animation category, earning four of the five nominations. The Cartoon Network’s “Justice League” snapped up the other.
The winners will be announced at the WGA Awards on Feb. 19.