The Sopranos Kneecap Competition to Top WGA’s 101 Best Written TV Series


HBO’s The Sopranos topped the list of 101 Best Written TV Series chosen by the Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America, East. TV Guide Magazine hosted an event for the unveiling of the WGA’s 101 Best Written TV Series on June 2.

In addition to The Sopranos, HBO had three other series among the Top 20: The Wire (No. 9), Six Feet Under (No. 18) and The Larry Sanders Show (No.20). NBC also had four series among the Top 20; Seinfeld (No. 2), Cheers (No. 8), The West Wing (No. 10) and Hill Street Blues (No. 15).

Mad Men (No. 7),  The Simpsons (No. 11), Breaking Bad (No. 13), Arrested Development (No. 16), The Daily Show With John Stewart (No. 17), Saturday Night Live (No. 25), Curb Your Enthusiasm (No. 30), Modern Family (No. 34), Game of Thrones (No. 40), Downton Abbey (No. 43), Homeland (No. 48), The Colbert Report (No. 50*), The Good Wife (No. 50*), South Park (No. 63), Dexter (No. 66*), The Office (US) (No. 66*), Justified (No. 86), Boardwalk Empire (No. 93) and Louie (No. 101) are the TV series currently on air to make the list.

See the full list of the WGA’s 101 Best Written TV Series after the jump and tell us which shows you think deserved to be on the list and which shows you would have cut from the list.

Kelsey Grammer Out of Hospital

People is reporting that Kelsey Grammer was released Wednesday from the hospital and resting comfortably at home after suffering a mild heart attack over the weekend.

The 53-year-old Grammer, best known for his multi Emmy winning role as Fraiser Crane on the hit shows Cheers and Frasier, is the father of Spencer Grammer who  once portrayed the role of Lucy Montgomery on As the World Turns.

Though not as popular in the role of Lucy Montgomery as the previous actress, Spencer Grammer has found success outside of daytime on the hit ABC Family show GREEK.  The second season of GREEK ends on June 9, 2008.

Will you be watching the season finale of GREEK?

Kelsey Grammer Has Heart Attack




Kelsey Grammer, the star of Fraiser and Cheers and father of former As the World Turns' star and current Greek star Spencer Grammer, suffered a heart attack while paddle boarding with wife Camille at their Hawaiian home on Saturday. FOX News is reporting that Grammer is expected to be released early this week.