Media Advisory

                                 


PBS Programs Receive 15 Writers Guild Award Nominations

On December 7, the Writers Guild of America announced the nominees for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement during the 2012 season. PBS and our programs received at total of 15 nominations. In addition, PBS programs dominated several documentary categories and FRONTLINE swept nominations in the Documentary – Current Events category. Winners will be announced at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 17, 2013, with simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.

A complete list of PBS nominees and their categories follows. For a complete list of all 2013 WGA Award nominations, go to http://www.wga.org/

PBS congratulates all programs and writers on their 2013 Writers Guild Award nominations!

CHILDREN’S – EPISODIC & SPECIAL
SESAME STREET “The Good Sport” – Written by Christine Ferraro

DOCUMENTARY – CURRENT EVENTS
FRONTLINE “The Anthrax Files” – Written by Michael Kirk
FRONTLINE “A Perfect Terrorist” – Written by Thomas Jennings
FRONTLINE “Lost in Detention” – Written by Rick Young
FRONTLINE “Money, Power and Wall Street: Episode One” – Written by Martin Smith and Marcela Gaviria
FRONTLINE “Money, Power and Wall Street: Episode Three” – Written by Michael Kirk and Mike Wiser
FRONTLINE “Money, Power and Wall Street: Episode Four” – Written by Marcela Gaviria and Martin Smith

DOCUMENTARY – OTHER THAN CURRENT EVENTS
THE AMISH: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE – Written by David Belton
CLINTON: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE – Written by Barak Goodman
DEATH AND THE CIVIL WAR: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE – Written by Ric Burns
NOVA “The Fabric of the Cosmos: The Illusion of Time” – Written by Randall MacLowry
NOVA “The Fabric of the Cosmos: Quantum Leap” – Telescript by Josh Rosen and Julia Cort, Story by Joseph McMaster and Josh Rosen
AMERICAN MASTERS “Johnny Carson: King of Late Night” – Written by Peter T. Jones

NEWS – ANALYSIS, FEATURE, OR COMMENTARY
FRONTLINE “The Regime Responds” – Written by Marcela Gaviria

COMEDY / VARIETY – MUSIC, AWARDS, TRIBUTES – SPECIALS 
National Memorial Day Concert - Written by Joan Meyerson

                                 
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