A pair of first-time drama contenders at the Emmys and one of the longest-running comedy programs in TV history all took home several trophies at the Creative Arts Emmys on Sept. 9 and 10.

Rookies “Stranger Things” and “Westworld” each won five awards at the Creative Arts ceremonies, which hand out 93 of the Emmys’ 118 categories. “Saturday Night Live” also won five awards, including both guest-acting in a comedy trophies for Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy.

The other guest acting honors went to Gerald McRaney for “This Is Us” and Alexis Bledel for “The Handmaid’s Tale.” RuPaul Charles took home the Emmy for outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition show. Seth MacFarlane won for character voiceover for “Family Guy.”

“Bob’s Burgers” won the award for outstanding animated program; “Shark Tank” for structured reality program; and “United Shades of America” for unstructured reality program; and “Planet Earth II” for documentary/nonfiction series.

Below are the multiple award-winners from the weekend. The full list of winners from Saturday (animation, variety, nonfiction and reality) is here, and Sunday’s winners (comedy, drama and limited series/movies) are here.

“Saturday Night Live”: 5
– Guest actor in a comedy series (Dave Chappelle)
– Guest actress in a comedy series (Melissa McCarthy)
– Production design for a variety, nonfiction, reality or reality-competition series
– Technical direction, camerawork, video control for a series
– Makeup for a multi-camera series or special (non-prosthetic)

“Stranger Things”: 5
– Original main title theme music
– Sound editing for a series
– Main title design
– Casting for a drama series
– Single-camera picture editing for a drama series

“Westworld”: 5
– Sound mixing for a comedy or drama series (one hour)
– Creative achievement in interactive media within a scripted program
– Special visual effects
– Hairstyling for a single-camera series
– Makeup for a single-camera series (non-prosthetic)

“13th”: 4
– Motion design (juried award)
– Original music and lyrics (“Letter to the Free”)
– Documentary or nonfiction special
– Writing for a nonfiction program (Ava DuVernay and Spencer Averick)

“The Night Of”: 4
– Cinematography for a limited series or movie
– Sound editing for a limited series, movie or special
– Sound mixing for a limited series or movie
– Single-camera picture editing for a limited series or movie

“Samurai Jack”: 4
– Individual achievement in animation
(Juried award: Individual honors to storyboard artist Bryan Andrews, production designer Scott Wills, character designer Craig Kellman and background designer Lou Romano)

“Big Little Lies”: 3
– Music supervision
– Contemporary costumes for a series, limited series or movie
– Casting for a limited series, movie or special

“Hairspray Live!”: 3
– Technical direction, camerawork, video control for a limited series, movie or special
– Production design for a variety, nonfiction, event or award special
– Hairstyling for a multi-camera series or special

“The Handmaid’s Tale”: 3
– Guest actress in a drama series (Alexis Bledel)
– Production design for a narrative contemporary or fantasy program (one hour or more)
– Cinematography for a single-camera series (one hour)

“RuPaul’s Drag Race”: 3
– Costumes for variety, nonfiction or reality programming
– Picture editing for a structured or competition reality program
– Host of a reality or reality-competition program (RuPaul Charles)

“Veep”: 3
– Casting for a comedy series
– Production design for a narrative program (half-hour or less)
– Cinematography for a single-camera series (half-hour)

“Born This Way”: 2
– Casting for a reality program
– Cinematography for a reality program

“Dancing With the Stars”: 2
– Lighting design/lighting direction for a variety series
– Choreography (tied with “So You Think You Can Dance”)

“Feud: Bette and Joan”: 2
– Hairstyling for a limited series or movie
– Makeup for a limited series or movie (non-prosthetic)

“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”: 2
– Picture editing for variety programming
– Interactive program

“O.J.: Made in America”: 2
– Directing for a nonfiction program (Ezra Edelman)
– Picture editing for a nonfiction program

“Planet Earth II”: 2
– Documentary or nonfiction series
– Cinematography for a nonfiction program

“The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – the Touring Years”: 2
– Sound editing for a nonfiction program
– Sound mixing for a nonfiction program

“The Crown”: 2
– Period/fantasy costumes for a series, limited series or movie
– Production design for a narrative period program (one hour or more)

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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