Louis C.K. Earns Two Writers Guild Award Nods for Penning FX’s “Louie”

Louis C.K. continues writing his way into Hollywood’s good graces…

The 47-year-old Mexican American actor/stand-up comedian and multiple Emmy-winner has picked up two Writers Guild Award nominations for penning his highly acclaimed FX comedy series Louie.

Louis C.K.

Louis C.K.’s series, which he writes, directs and stars in, will compete against Orange Is The New Black, Silicon Valley, Transparent and Veep in the Comedy Series category.

Louie picked up his first WGA Award in this category in 2013.

He’s also competing in the Episodic Comedy category for penning the show’s “So Did the Fat Lady” episode.

The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories.

The Writers Guild of Americ will present its awards jointly at simultaneous ceremonies on Saturday, February 14, 2015, in Los Angeles at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza and in New York City at the Edison Ballroom.

Here’s a look at Louis C.K.’s nominations:


Louie, Written by Louis CK; FX
Orange Is the New Black, Written by Stephen Falk, Sian Heder, Tara Herrmann, Sara Hess, Nick Jones, Jenji Kohan, Lauren Morelli, Alex Regnery, Hartley Voss; Netflix
Silicon Valley, Written by John Altschuler, Alec Berg, Matteo Borghese, Jessica Gao, Mike Judge, Dave Krinsky, Carson Mell, Dan O’Keefe, Clay Tarver, Rob Turbovsky, Ron Weiner; HBO
Transparent, Written by Bridget Bedard, Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster, Ethan Kuperberg, Ali Liebegott, Faith Soloway, Jill Soloway; Amazon Prime
Veep, Written by Simon Blackwell, Kevin Cecil, Roger Drew, Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin, Georgia Pritchett, David Quantick, Andy Riley, Tony Roche, Will Smith; HBO


“The Cold” (Modern Family), Written by Rick Wiener & Kenny Schwartz; ABC
“Landline” (New Girl), Written by Rob Rosell; Fox
“Low Self Esteem City” (Orange Is the New Black), Written by Nick Jones; Netflix
“So Did the Fat Lady” (Louie), Written by Louis C.K.; FX
“Three Dinners” (Modern Family), Written by Abraham Higginbotham & Steven Levitan & Jeffrey Richman; ABC
“The Wilderness” (Transparent), Written by Ethan Kuperberg; Amazon Prime