'Game of Thrones' Dominates With Eight Wins at 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards


'Game of Thrones' Dominates With Eight Wins at 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards


HBO wins big with 29 awards including eight from 'Game of Thrones' while NBC follows with 11 gongs including four from 'SNL' 40th anniversary special.
More winners of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards were announced at the ceremony Saturday night, September 12 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. HBO was a big winner, walking away with a total of 29 prizes including eight from "Game of Thrones".

Other HBO winning programs include Queen Latifah-starring TV movie "Bessie" with four gongs and Scientology documentary "Going Clear" with three. Meanwhile, docu-series "The Jinx: The Life And Deaths Of Robert Durst" and miniseries "Olive Kitteridge" grabbed two awards each.

NBC followed HBO's domination with 11 prizes, including four from "The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special". FX trailed closely behind in third place with eight trophies, mostly thanks "American Horror Story" which collected five nods with its "Freak Show" installment.

Meanwhile, early winners included "AMEX Unstaged: Taylor Swift Experience", "Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry", and "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". Other musicians winning the award included Foo Fighters and Stevie Wonder.
  • Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series: "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst"
  • Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special: "Going Clear: Scientology and ahe Prison of Belief"
  • Outstanding Variety Special: "The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special"
  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy: Bradley Whitford - "Transparent"
  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy: Joan Cusack - "Shameless"
  • Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance: Hank Azaria - "The Simpsons "
  • Outstanding Children's Program: "Alan Alda and the Actor Within You: A YoungArts Masterclass"
  • Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program: "Adventure Time"
  • Outstanding Animated Program: "Over the Garden Wall"
  • Outstanding Television Movie: "Bessie"
  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Margo Martindale - "The Americans"
  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Reg E. Cathey - "House of Cards"
  • Outstanding Main Title Design: "Manhattan"
  • Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music: Dustin O'Halloran - "Transparent"
  • Outstanding Makeup for a Limited Series or a Movie (Non-Prosthetic): "American Horror Story: Freak Show"
  • Outstanding Picture Editing for Reality Programming: "Deadliest Catch"
  • Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic): "Game of Thrones"
  • Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic): "The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special"
  • Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Limited Series, Movie or a Special: "American Horror Story: Freak Show"
  • Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming: "The Colbert Report"
  • Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming: "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst"
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie: "Bessie"
  • Outstanding Cinematography for Reality Programming: "Deadliest Catch"
  • Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming: "Virunga"
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series: "Boardwalk Empire"
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series: "Mike & Molly"
  • Outstanding Costumes for a Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series or Movie: "American Horror Story: Freak Show"
  • Outstanding Costumes for a Contemporary Series, Limited Series or Movie: "Transparent"
  • Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More): "Game of Thrones"
  • Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period Program (One Hour or More): "Boardwalk Empire" and "The Knick" (tie)
  • Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour or Less): "Silicon Valley"
  • Outstanding Production Design for Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition Programming: "Portlandia"
  • Outstanding Music Direction: "Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life"
  • Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score): "House of Cards"
  • Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score): "Bessie"
  • Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: "Inside Amy Schumer"
  • Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or a Movie: "American Horror Story: Freak Show"
  • Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special: "Saturday Night Live"
  • Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series): "Downton Abbey"
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series: "Silicon Valley"
  • Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series: "The Big Bang Theory"
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series: "Game of Thrones"
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or a Movie: "Olive Kitteridge"
  • Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special: "The Oscars"
  • Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series: "Saturday Night Live"
  • Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Series: "The Voice"
  • Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special: "Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry"
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special: "Houdini"
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series: "Game of Thrones"
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera): "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways"
  • Outstanding Commercial: "#LikeAGirl" - Always
  • Outstanding Narrator: Peter Coyote - "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History"
  • Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment: "Between Two Ferns"
  • Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Program: Tribute to Mel Brooks"
  • Outstanding Special Class Program: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Live from Lincoln Center)"
  • Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series: "Veep"
  • Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series: "Game of Thrones"
  • Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special: "Olive Kitteridge"
  • Outstanding Informational Series or Special: "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown"
  • Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking: "Citizenfour"
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special: "The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special"
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera): "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways"
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour): "Game of Thrones"
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation: "Modern Family"
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a Movie: "Bessie"
  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects: "Game of Thrones"
  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role: "American Horror Story: Freak Show"
  • Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie): "Game of Thrones"
  • Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or a Variety Program: "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
  • Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming: "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown"
  • Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming: "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief"
  • Outstanding Interactive Program: "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver"
  • Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program: "Deadliest Catch"
  • Outstanding Structured Reality Program: "Shark Tank"
  • Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program: Jane Lynch - "Hollywood Game Night"
2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Red Carpet | Press Room



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