Eddie Murphy, Maya Rudolph And Ron Cephas Jones Win Guest Acting Emmys
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Eddie Murphy, Maya Rudolph And Ron Cephas Jones Win Guest Acting Emmys

On the final night of the Creative Arts Emmys, several Black actors won key awards.

In the guest acting categories, Eddie Murphy won Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live, Maya Rudolph won Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series also for Saturday Night Live and Ron Cephas Jones won Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for This is Us. 

Of note, RuPaul also won Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program and ESPN's The Last Dance won Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series. Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones won Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special.

The rest of this year's Emmy awards will be announced during Sunday's ceremony on ABC.


View the full list of winners below:

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION SERIES

The Last Dance • ESPN • A Mandalay Sports Media Production in association with NBA Entertainment, ESPN Films, Netflix

Jason Hehir, Produced by

Mike Tollin, Executive Producer

Estee Portnoy, Executive Producer Curtis Polk, Executive Producer Connor Schell, Executive Producer Gregg Winik, Executive Producer Andrew Thompson, Executive Producer

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Succession • Tern Haven • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Project Zeus, Hyperobject Industries and Gary Sanchez Productions

Cherry Jones as Nan Pierce

OUTSTANDING INTERACTIVE EXTENSION OF A LINEAR PROGRAM

Mr. Robot • Season_4.0 ARG • USA Network • Ralph Interactive, Fifth Column Games

USA Network Ralph Interactive

Fifth Column Games Roxanne Paredes, Producer Jeff McKibben, Writer

OUTSTANDING TELEVISION MOVIE

Bad Education • HBO • HBO Films in association with Automatik, Sight Unseen and Slater Hall Productions

Fred Berger, Produced by Eddie Vaisman, Produced by Julia Lebedev, Produced by Oren Moverman, Produced by

Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Produced by Mike Makowsky, Produced by

Leonid Lebedev, Executive Producer Caroline Jaczko, Executive Producer

OUTSTANDING STUNT COORDINATION FOR A DRAMA SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

The Mandalorian • Disney+ • Lucasfilm Ltd.

Ryan Watson, Stunt Coordinator

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES (ONE HOUR)

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel • A Jewish Girl Walks Into The Apollo… • Prime Video • Amazon Studios

Mathew Price, CAS, Production Sound Mixer Ron Bochar, CAS, Re-Recording Mixer George A. Lara, CAS, Foley Mixer

David Boulton, ADR Mixer

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A NARRATIVE PERIOD OR FANTASY PROGRAM (ONE HOUR OR MORE)

The Crown • Aberfan • Netflix • Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television

Martin Childs, Production Designer Mark Raggett, Art Director

Alison Harvey, Set Decorator

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SERIES

Saturday Night Live • Host: John Mulaney • NBC • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Geoffrey Amoral, Lighting Director Richard McGuinness, Lighting Director William McGuinness, Lighting Director Tim Stasse, Lighting Director

Trevor Brown, Lighting Director

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones • Netflix • Lathan TV | Pilot Boy

Dave Chappelle, Written by

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

This Is Us • After The Fire • NBC • 20th Century Fox Television

Ron Cephas Jones as William Hill

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL

Insecure • Lowkey Trying • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Issa Rae Productions, Penny for Your Thoughts Entertainment and 3 Arts Entertainment

Nena Erb, ACE, Editor

Lynarion Hubbard, Additional Editor

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones • Netflix • Lathan TV | Pilot Boy

Stan Lathan, Directed by

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES (ONE HOUR)

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel • It’s Comedy Or Cabbage • Prime Video • Amazon Studios

David Mullen, ASC, Director of Photography

OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

Back-to-School Essentials – Sandy Hook Promise

SMUGGLER, Production Company BBDO New York, Ad Agency

OUTSTANDING CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

(Tie)

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance • Netflix • The Jim Henson Company

Lisa Henson, Executive Producer Halle Stanford, Executive Producer Louis Leterrier, Executive Producer Jeffrey Addiss, Co-Executive Producer Will Matthews, Co-Executive Producer

Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Co-Executive Producer Blanca Lista, Co-Executive Producer

Ritamarie Peruggi, Produced by

AND

We Are The Dream: The Kids Of The Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest • HBO • HBO Documentary Films in association with Know Wonder

Mahershala Ali, Executive Producer Amatus Karim Ali, Executive Producer Mimi Valdés, Executive Producer

Julie Anderson, Executive Producer Amy Schatz, Produced by

Diane Kolyer, Produced by

OUTSTANDING UNSTRUCTURED REALITY PROGRAM

Cheer • Netflix • One Potato Productions, Boardwalk Pictures and Caviar

Greg Whiteley, Executive Producer Andrew Fried, Executive Producer Dane Lillegard, Executive Producer Jasper Thomlinson, Executive Producer Bert Hamelinck, Executive Producer Adam Leibowitz, Supervising Producer Arielle Kilker, Producer

Chelsea Yarnell, Producer

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Saturday Night Live • Host: Eddie Murphy • NBC • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Maya Rudolph as Senator Kamala Harris

OUTSTANDING MAIN TITLE DESIGN

Godfather Of Harlem • EPIX • ABC Signature Studios

Mason Nicoll, Creative Director/Editor

Peter Pak, Designer/Lead Animator/Art Director Giovana Pham, Designer

Cisco Torres, Animator

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY FOR VARIETY OR REALITY PROGRAMMING

So You Think You Can Dance • Routines: I’ll Be Seeing You, Mambo Italiano, The Girl From Ipanema • FOX • dick clark productions, LLC and 19 Entertainment

Al Blackstone, Choreographer

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE)

The Mandalorian • Chapter 8: Redemption • Disney+ • Lucasfilm Ltd.

Ludwig Göransson, Composer

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SPECIAL (PRE-RECORDED)

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones • Netflix • Lathan TV | Pilot Boy

Dave Chappelle, Executive Producer/Performer Stan Lathan, Executive Producer

Rikki Hughes, Co-Executive Producer Sina Sadighi, Producer

OUTSTANDING PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIRSTYLING

Hollywood • A Hollywood Ending • Netflix • Netflix

Michelle Ceglia, Department Head Hairstylist

Barry Lee Moe, Assistant Department Head Hairstylist George Guzman, Hairstylist

Michele Arvizo, Hairstylist

Maria Elena Pantoja, Hairstylist

OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY COSTUMES

Schitt’s Creek • Happy Ending • Pop TV • Not A Real Company Productions, Inc.

Debra Hanson, Costume Designer

Darci Cheyne, Assistant Costume Designer

OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY MAKEUP (NON-PROSTHETIC)

Euphoria • And Salt The Earth Behind You • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Reasonable Bunch, A24, Little Lamb, Dreamcrew, ADD Content Agency | HOT | TCDY Productions

Doniella Davy, Department Head Makeup Artist

Kirsten Sage Coleman, Assistant Department Head Makeup Artist Tara Lang Shah, Makeup Artist

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL

Watchmen • This Extraordinary Being • HBO • HBO in association with White Rabbit, Warner Bros. Television, DC and Paramount Television

Brad North, Supervising Sound Editor Harry Cohen, Sound Designer

Jordan Wilby, Sound Effects Editor Tiffany S. Griffith, Dialogue Editor Antony Zeller, Foley Editor

A.J. Shapiro, Foley Editor Sally Boldt, Music Editor Zane Bruce, Foley Artist Lindsay Pepper, Foley Artist

OUTSTANDING HOST FOR A REALITY OR COMPETITION PROGRAM

RuPaul’s Drag Race • VH1 • World of Wonder Productions

RuPaul, Host

EXCEPTIONAL MERIT IN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING

The Cave • National Geographic • A Danish Documentary Production in co-production with Ma.Ja.De Hecat Studio Paris Madam Films

Kirstine Barfod, Produced by Sigrid Dyekjær, Produced by

Pernill Rose Grønkjær, Executive Producer Eva Mulvad, Executive Producer

Carolyn Bernstein, Executive Producer Ryan Harrington, Executive Producer Matt Renner, Executive Producer

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Saturday Night Live • Host: Eddie Murphy • NBC • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Eddie Murphy as Host

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A LIMITED SERIES MOVIE OR SPECIAL

Watchmen • HBO • HBO in association with White Rabbit, Warner Bros. Television, DC and Paramount Television

Victoria Thomas, CSA, Casting by

Meagan Lewis, CSA, Location Casting

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM

Rick And Morty • The Vat Of Acid Episode • Adult Swim • Rick and Morty, LLC

Dan Harmon, Executive Producer Justin Roiland, Executive Producer Mike McMahan, Executive Producer Scott Marder, Executive Producer Keith Crofford, Executive Producer Rick Mischel, Executive Producer Richard Grieve, Executive Producer Mike Lazzo, Executive Producer Rob Schrab, Co-Executive Producer

James Siciliano, Supervising Producer Wes Archer, Supervising Director

Michael Waldron, Producer Nick Rutherford, Producer Lee Harting, Producer Ollie Green, Producer Sydney Ryan, Produced by

Michael Mendel, Produced by Jacob Hair, Directed by

Nathan Litz, Director

Jeff Loveness, Written by, Supervising Producer Albro Lundy, Written by

 

 

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