“Orange Is the New Black” received four nominations and “House of Cards” three for the WGA Awards in television, which will be presented Feb. 1.
The digitally distributed Netflix series were announced in July as eligible by the WGA. “Orange Is the New Black” earned noms for top comedy series and top new series as well as two in the episodic comedy category, for the pilot teleplay by Liz Friedman and Jenji Kohan and a subsequent episode by Sian Heder.
“House of Cards” was nominated for top drama series and top new series and also received an episodic drama nomination for Beau Willimon.
Also nominated in the drama series category were AMC’s “Breaking Bad” and “Mad Men,” Showtime’s “Homeland” and CBS’ “The Good Wife,” which was the only broadcast network show to garner mentions in the drama categories. For comedy series, the other nominees were NBC’s “30 Rock,” ABC’s…
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