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Saturday 28 February 2015

Stars take home Creative Emmys

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 16:  Actress Melissa Leo attends the premiere of Lifetime's 'Call Me Crazy: A Five Film' at Pacific Design Center on April 16, 2013 in West Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Melissa Leo

Melissa Leo was an early winner while the team of Behind the Candelabra took home eight Creative Arts Emmys Sunday night.

The Academy Award winner won best guest actress in a comedy for her work on hit US television series Louis, starring comedian Louis C.K.

The 53-year-old star beat out Saturday Night Live hosts Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy as well as 30 Rock's Elaine Stritch for the honour.

"Gracias Louie!" Melissa said taking the stage, "And thank you, Blair," she added, giving nod to the show's executive producer M. Blair Breard.

Behind the Candelabra, starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in the story of Liberace and his lover, was the toast of the evening with eight wins, including best casting, art direction, editing, hairstyling, sound mixing, non-prosthetic make-up, prosthetic make-up and costumes for a miniseries, movie or a special.

The team of Boardwalk Empire took home four prizes, including best art direction, hairstyling, sound mixing and sound editing for a single-camera series.

Other big winners included Bob Newhart, who took home the honour best guest actor in a comedy for his role in The Big Bang Theory.

In the drama category, Dan Bucatisnky won for his guest role in Scandal, starring Kerry Washington.

Casting executives for Netflix's original series House of Cards, starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, also took home a win.

Saturday Night Live also broke a new record after marking its 39th Emmy win with accolades for best make-up, art direction and hairstyling.

The Creative Arts Emmys, which honour technical achievements, casting, stunts, make-up and other effects artists will air Saturday, September 21.

The broadcast will come a day before the Primetime Emmy Awards, scheduled for Sunday, September 22.

A list of the main winners of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards is as follows:

Guest Actor In A Comedy

Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory

Guest Actress In A Comedy

Melissa Leo, Louie

Guest Actor In A Drama

Dan Bucatinsky, Scandal

Voice-Over Performance

Lily Tomlin, An Apology To Elephants

Animated Program

South Park

Short-Format Animated Program

Disney Mickey Mouse Croissant De Triomphe

Children's Program

Nick News With Linda Ellerbee -- Forgotten But Not Gone: Kids, Hiv And Aids

Casting For A Drama Series

House Of Cards

Casting For A Comedy Series

30 Rock

Casting For A Miniseries, Movie, Or A Special

Behind The Candelabra

Art Direction For A Single-Camera Series

Boardwalk Empire

Art Direction For A Multi-Camera Series


Art Direction For A Miniseries Or Movie

Behind The Candelabra

Art Direction For Variety Or Nonfiction Programming

London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Saturday Night Live

Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Miniseries Or Movie


Stunt Coordination For A Comedy Series Or A Variety Program

Supah Ninjas

Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series

Breaking Bad

Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series

The Office

Multi-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series

How I Met Your Mother

Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries Or A Movie

Behind The Candelabra

Picture Editing For Reality Programming

Deadliest Catch

Picture Editing For Short-Form Segments And Variety Specials

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence In The House Of God

Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series

Boardwalk Empire

Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special

Saturday Night Live

Hairstyling For A Miniseries Or A Movie

Behind The Candelabra

Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)

Boardwalk Empire

Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation

Nurse Jackie

Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie

Behind The Candelabra

Sound Mixing For A Variety Series

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards

Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming

History Of The Eagles

Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)

Game Of Thrones

Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic)

Saturday Night Live

Makeup For A Miniseries Or A Movie (Non-Prosthetic)

Behind The Candelabra

Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

Behind The Candelabra

Sound Editing For A Series

Boardwalk Empire

Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

American Horror Story: Asylum

Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming (Single Or Multi-Camera)

The Men Who Built America

Special Visual Effects

Game Of Thrones

Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role


Costumes For A Series

The Borgias

Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

Behind The Candelabra

Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)

Downton Abbey

Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score)

World Without End

Original Music And Lyrics

"If I Had Time," 66th Annual Tony Awards

Music Direction

66th Annual Tony Awards

Original Main Title Theme Music

Da Vinci's Demons

Main Title Design

Da Vinci's Demons


Inspired, Canon

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