Game of Thrones Dominates Creative Arts Emmys for 2016


Today saw the awarding of most of the important creative arts Emmys for 2016, and as expected, "Game of Thrones" came out far ahead of everyone else with a whopping nine wins that included Best Drama Casting, Best Costumes (Period/Fantasy), Best Picture Editing (Single-Camera Drama), Best Production Design (Contemporary/Fantasy), Best Stunt Coordination (Drama/Mini/Movie), and Best Visual Effects.

Also as expected, "American Crime Story: The People v O.J. Simpson" has also started to rack up some early Emmy wins for itself, including Best Casting for a Movie or Miniseries, Best Sound Mixing (Movie/Mini), Best Single-Picture Camera Editing (Mini/Movie), and Best Hairstyling (Movie/Mini). It may seem like a somewhat low amount at the moment, but just remember that most of its nominations are in the major categories, including a nod for Outstanding Limited Series, six individual nominations for acting, three for directing, and three for writing. At the moment, most are predicting it to win each of the major categories it's competing in.

However, all eyes will once again be on "Game of Thrones" to see if it can break (or at least tie) the record it set last year with 12 wins for a single season. It certainly could happen. With nine already under its belt, and a great chance at winning Outstanding Drama Series, Directing (Drama), Writing (Drama), Supporting Actor (Drama), and Supporting Actress (Drama), it might very well shatter the record once more. We'll just have to wait until next Sunday, September 18th, to see how it all goes down.

In the meantime, please see below for a list of tonight's creative arts winners:

Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Veep Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series Game of Thrones Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or Movie The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series Downton Abbey Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Multiplatform Storytelling Archer Scavenger Hunt Original Interactive Program Henry Social TV Experience @Midnight with Chris Hardwick User Experience and Visual Design Cartoon Network App Experience

Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Prosthetic)

Game of Thrones Outstanding Makeup for a Limited Series or Movie (Non-Prosthetic) American Horror Story: Hotel Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) Game of Thrones Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Outstanding Costumes for a Contemporary Series, Limited Series or Movie American Horror Story: Hotel Outstanding Costumes for a Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series or Movie Game of Thrones Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour or Less) 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) Downton Abbey Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music Marvel's Jessica Jones Outstanding Original Main Title Design The Man in the High Castle Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie Fargo Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series The Man in the High Castle Governors Award American Idol Outstanding Music Direction Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or Special (Original Dramatic Score) The Night Manager Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) Mr. Robot Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics The Hunting Ground Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or a Variety Program Shameless Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie Game of Thrones Outstanding Special Visual Effects Game of Thrones Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (Masterpiece) Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Peter Scolari

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series

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Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series The Big Bang Theory Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series Black Sails Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special Fargo Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Hank Azaria 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 Mozart in the Jungle Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Outstanding Commercial Love Has No Labels Outstanding Interactive Program The Late Late Show with James Corden Outstanding Narrator Keith David Outstanding Children's Program It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown! Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Margo Martindale

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