CHICAGO, August 18, 2014 – At the Saturday Night Creative Arts Emmy ceremony in Los Angeles those coveted winged statues for those who work behind the scenes were awarded along with a few special awards for actors.
Allison Janney won for guest actress in a drama for her work on Showtime’s Masters of Sex, making sure to thank the bourbon she drank before her first sex scene.
Joe Morton, who plays Papa Pope on ABC’s Scandal, took guest actor honors in a drama.
Jimmy Fallon got the comedy guest-actor trophy for last year’s holiday episode of NBC’s Saturday Night Live.
Fox’s Bob Burgers was a first-time winner for outstanding animated program.
Harry Shearer, who provides multiple character voices on Fox’s The Simpsons, won his first Emmy for voice-over performance.
ABC’s Shark Tank won for structured reality program and Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch triumphed in the unstructured reality category. Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report took home the Emmy for writing for a variety series.
Game of Thrones (HBO) for special/visual effects and prosthetic makeup.
Between Two Ferns, Zach Galifianakis’ talk show, for short form live action entertainment for its Barack Obama interview.
True Detective (HBO) for main title design (i.e. opening credit sequence).
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) for interactive program.
Cable’s FXM will broadcast a two-hour edited version of the Creative Arts Emmy ceremony on Aug. 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Emmys in 26 more categories, including major acting and comedy and drama series honors, will be awarded at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on Aug. 25 (live on NBC, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT).