Modern Family - Ed O'Neill

Fox's Glee and ABC's Modern Family hit the awards scene strong, both breaking their way into the best comedy category for the 2010 Writers Guild Awards.

The shows also grabbed nominations for best new series, along with The Good Wife, Hung, and Nurse Jackie. Family is also nominated for best episodic writing, tying 30 Rock, Mad Men and The Office for the most nominations overall, each bringing in three.

Ratings: Glee ends on a high note

For best comedy, vets 30 Rock, The Office and Curb Your Enthusiasm will face off against newbies Modern Family and Glee. While the best drama category will see Mad Men up against AMC's Breaking Bad, Showtime's Dexter, ABC's Lost and NBC's Friday Night Lights.

Though only the nominations were announced on Monday, The Simpsons is guaranteed to walk away with the animation award, seeing as they grabbed all five slots in the category.

Check out the full list of nominations here.