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Courtney B. Vance, Claire Foy, Maya Rudolph and Dave Chappelle Win Guest Performer Emmys

Courtney B. Vance, Claire Foy, Maya Rudolph and Dave Chappelle are the 2021 guest actor Emmy winners, all picking up trophies at Sunday night’s Creative Arts Emmy ceremony. Courtney B. Vance took home the guest actor in a drama series win for his role on Lovecraft Country. He was nominated against Charles Dance (The Crown), […]

Courtney B. Vance Questions ‘Lovecraft Country’ Cancellation After Emmy Win: “It Doesn’t Make Sense”

HBO hit Lovecraft Country was canceled in July after one season, and following his win at the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday, star Courtney B. Vance opened up about his thoughts on its end. In winning for the guest actor in a drama category, Vance said backstage that he was “very very happy but […]

Creative Arts Emmys: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Wins a Leading 9 Awards

The Queen’s Gambit topped the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys, presented across three ceremonies over Saturday and Sunday, with Netflix’s chess-themed drama collecting nine awards including for casting, cinematography, costumes, editing, makeup, production design, score, sound editing and sound mixing. The Mandalorian followed with seven Emmys, including one for composer Ludwig Göransson — his second consecutive […]

“Agatha All Along” Emmy Puts Kristen Anderson-Lopez a Tony Away From EGOT

Songwriting duo Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez won an Emmy for WandaVision‘s song “Agatha All Along” — a Munsters and Addams Family-inspired tune that reveals that Wanda and Vision’s nosy neighbor Agnes, played by Kathryn Hahn, was actually the witch Agatha Harkness. “This is our first time in L.A. in 21 months, and I honestly […]

Creative Arts Emmys: Winners Remember 9/11 on 20th Anniversary

With the first Creative Arts Emmys event taking place on Sept. 11, a number of tributes to the 9/11 attacks were heard on Saturday. After winning an award for outstanding production design for a variety, reality or competition series, Saturday Night Live’s Keith Ian Raywood spoke about returning to work following 9/11: “We came back […]

Creative Arts Emmys: COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols Proved a Running Theme

The COVID-19 pandemic was a running theme during night one of the Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, as a number of attendees referenced ongoing protocols and vaccine requirements. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘s Alex Borstein joked while presenting an award, “There is no food. There is no touching. So, basically, it’s OnlyFans.” She added, “Now we […]

‘WandaVision,’ ‘The Mandalorian’ Could Dominate the Creative Arts Emmy Awards

After last year’s five-night virtual affair, this year’s Creative Arts Emmys presentation may feel like a slight return to normalcy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Nominees will have the chance to attend an in-person ceremony, taking place over two nights, Sept. 11 and 12, in an “indoor/outdoor” and socially distanced setting at The Event Deck at […]

Emmys 2021: Where to Stream the Nominated Series

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Regardless of which series wins the most awards, it’s the streaming services that are dominating the 2021 Emmys. Though WarnerMedia’s HBO and HBO Max together nabbed a total of 130 nominations, Netflix scored 129 nods, […]

‘Black Is King,’ ‘Love, Death + Robots’ Among Juried Emmy Award Winners

The Television Academy on Wednesday announced Emmy winners for the winners for juried categories of animation, costume, interactive programming and motion design. Juried categories are decided by a panel of professionals in the appropriate peer groups with the possibility of one, more than one or no entry being awarded an Emmy. There are no nominees […]

Emmys: TV Academy Requiring COVID-19 Testing, Proof of Vaccination for Attendees

Amid rising concerns over the Delta variant and a surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County, Creative Arts and Primetime Emmy attendees will be required to test negative for COVID-19 in addition to showing proof of vaccination for this year’s award shows. “An added requirement for attendees has been issued: In addition to proof […]

DPs of ‘Mare of Easttown,’ ‘The Underground Railroad,’ ‘Fargo’ and ‘Small Axe’ Describe Their Visual Approaches

This year’s Emmy contenders in the competitive category of outstanding cinematography for a limited or anthology series or movie showcase a range of looks, from the period stories in Fargo, The Queen’s Gambit, Small Axe and The Underground Railroad to the contemporary setting of Mare of Easttown. HBO limited series Mare of Easttown, created by Brad Ingelsby, […]

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Emmy Nominees Are Guests on New Episode of THR’s ‘Behind the Screen’

A trio of Emmy nominees from The Queen’s Gambit — editor Michelle Tesoro, sound designer Wylie Stateman and composer Carlos Rafael Rivera — are featured in a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Behind the Screen. On Tuesday, the Netflix limited series earned an impressive 18 Emmy nominations, including for outstanding limited or anthology series, […]