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Freshman series True Detective, Transparent and Silicon Valley broke into the Writers Guild Award nominations in a big way.

Transparent earned three nominations, including Best Comedy Series, Best New Series and Best Episodic Comedy, while True Detective and Silicon Valley each earned two: for Best Drama Series and Best Comedy Series, respectively, and Best New Series.

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Transparent and Silicon Valley will go up against Louie, Orange Is the New Black and Veep. True Detective will battle Game of Thrones, The Good Wife, House of Cards and Mad Men.

The Affair and The Knick round out the nominations for Best New Series.

The awards will be handed out during simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. See the full list of nominees here.

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