Just a week to go until the Emmy Awards, but they have already held the ceremony for the Creative Arts, which includes everything from on technical categories but also including guest actors and reality hosts.
Of the 104 nominations this year only 29 are awarded next week.
Boardwalk Empire won seven awards, including best casting, sound editing, art direction and nonprosthetic single camera makeup.
HBO’s Mildred Pierce took the prize for best miniseries or movie, casting, and a music win.
Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch won outstanding reality program as well as editing, cinematography and sound mixing honors. History’s Gettysburg, a re-enactment documentary executive produced by Ridley and Tony Scott, took outstanding nonfiction special honours and wins for costumes, visual effects and sound editing.
Jeff Probst was named outstanding reality-competition host despite the fact that Survivor wasn’t nominated in the reality competition category. His competition included Ryan Seacrest, Phil Keoghan and Tom Bergeron. Good one, Probst.
Loretta Devine took the guest actress in a drama series trophy for Grey’s Anatomy over Dexter‘s Julia Stiles. In the guest actor in a drama category as Paul McCrane of Harry’s Law took the win over frontrunner Jeremy Davies of Justified.
Matt Groening’s Futurama won as outstanding animated program while voice actor Maurice Lamarche was also singled out for outstanding voiceover performance.
Hot in Cleveland landed the prize for outstanding multicamera series.
Comedy casting honours went to Glee, while The Walking Dead scored the Emmy for best prosthetic makeup. Saturday Night Live and The Kennedys also received make-up nods for multi camera series or special, and nonprosthetic makeup for a miniseries, respectively.
Game of Thrones won main title design and The Borgias took main title theme music honours. Downton Abbey won costumes for a miniseries, movie or special.
Gwyneth Paltrow picked up outstanding guest actress in a comedy series for her role in Glee. Paltrow played substitute teacher Holly Holiday on three episodes.
Justin Timberlake was named guest actor in a comedy series for Saturday Night Live.
Next week’s Primetime Emmy Awards air live in Australia on FOX8 on Sept 19.
Source: Hollywood Reporter