The Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East announced on Wednesday nominations for outstanding achievement in TV, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation during the 2011 season.
Simpsons episodes up for the WGA Award are “Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts,” written by Tim Long; The Blue and the Gray, written by Rob LaZebnik; Donnie Fatso, written by Chris Cluess; and Homer The Father, written by Joel H. Cohen.
Also nominated are the Ben 10: Ultimate Alien episode “Moonstruck,” written by Len Uhley, and the Futurama episode The Silence Of The Clamps, written by Eric Rogers.
In the category of Television Graphic Animation, the sole nominee is “CBS News Animations” (CBS News), Graphic Animation by David Rosen.
The 2012 Writers Guild Awards will be held Sunday, February 19 at simultaneous ceremonies the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and at B.B. King Blues Club in New York City. For more information about the 2012 Writers Guild Awards, visit www.wga.org or www.wgaeast.org.