As various bodies begin to announce their award nominations for the 2013 award season, Game of Thrones of course gets some attention, as one would expect from one of HBO‘s tent-pole dramas. Late last month, the Producers Guild of America released its nominations, and Game of Thrones was among them in Drama category. The awards are aimed at acknowledging the producers behind the shows, so specifically it’s the executive producers David Benioff, Bernadette Caulfield, Frank Doelger, Carolyn Strauss, and D.B. Weiss who are up for the award.
And now the Writers Guild of America has followed suit (as we learn from GRRM himself at “Not a Blog” with a Drama nod. The show doesn’t feature in the Episodic Drama category—it’s all Mad Men and Breaking Bad there—but in the more general drama series category.