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Emmys 2019: ‘Springsteen on Broadway,’ Hannah Gadsby & more pick up early awards

'Springsteen on Broadway'
‘Springsteen on Broadway’

The 2019 Emmy Awards ceremony isn’t till next Sunday (9/22) but many awards were handed out at an early ceremonies called the Creative Arts awards on Saturday and Sunday (9/14 and 9/15). Given out were Emmys for variety special, animated program, documentaries, more technical categories, and more. Bruce Springsteen‘s Springsteen on Broadway Netflix special won Outstanding Direction for a Variety Special, and Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul won for Outstanding Sound Mixing for A Variety Special.

Hannah Gadsby‘s Nanette won for Outstanding Writing in a Variety Special, The Simpsons won Outstanding Animated Program, and Crazy Ex Girlfriend won for Outstanding Music and Lyrics. United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell won for Outstanding Unstructured Variety Program, and The Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj won for Outstanding Motion Design

Picking up multiple Emmys: NatGeo documentary Free Solo, which won seven awards; Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown won two including Outstanding Informational Series; Saturday Night Live won two (makeup and lighting design); and Queer Eye won four, including Outstanding Unstructured Variety Program. One of the other Emmys that Queer Eye won was for Outstanding Picture Editing and that team includes Tony Zajkowski who used to front ’90s-era NYC indie rock band Lotion.

More Creative Arts Emmys are being handed out Sunday night (9/15), and that ceremony will air Saturday, September 21 at 8/7c on FXX. Check out the list of Creative Arts Emmys winners below.

2019 CREATIVE ARTS EMMYS WINNERS (9/14)

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A REALITY PROGRAM
Life Below Zero (Nat Geo)

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM
Free Solo (Nat Geo)

OUTSTANDING UNSTRUCTURED REALITY PROGRAM
United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell (CNN)

OUTSTANDING HOST FOR A REALITY OR COMPETITION PROGRAM
RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SERIES
Saturday Night
 Live (NBC)

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
Rent (Fox)

OUTSTANDING SOUND EDITING FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM (SINGLE OR MULTI-CAMERA)
Free Solo (Nat Geo)

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM (SINGLE OR MULTI-CAMERA)
Free
 Solo (Nat Geo)

OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL
Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul (CBS)

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR A STRUCTURED REALITY OR COMPETITION PROGRAM
Queer Eye (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR AN UNSTRUCTURED REALITY PROGRAM
United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell (CNN)

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR VARIETY PROGRAMMING
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO)

OUTSTANDING CHARACTER VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE
Seth MacFarlane, Family Guy (Fox)

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM
The Simpsons (Fox)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
Springsteen on Broadway (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DOCUMENTARY/NONFICTION PROGRAM
Free Solo (Nat Geo)

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A REALITY PROGRAM
Queer Eye (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A REALITY PROGRAM
Queer Eye (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING COSTUMES FOR VARIETY, NONFICTION OR REALITY PROGRAMMING
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)

OUTSTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL (NON-PROSTHETIC)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION SERIES
Our Planet (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION SPECIAL
Leaving Neverland (HBO)

OUTSTANDING INFORMATIONAL SERIES OR SPECIAL
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN)

OUTSTANDING EXCEPTIONAL MERIT IN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING
RBG (CNN), The Sentence (HBO) (tie)

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN ANIMATION
Age of Sail (Google Spotlight Stories)

OUTSTANDING INNOVATION IN INTERACTIVE PROGRAMMING
Artificial (Twitch)

OUTSTANDING MOTION DESIGN
Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj
 (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM
Anthony Bourdain, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN)

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
Hannah Gadsby, Nanette (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING SHORT FORM NONFICTION OR REALITY SERIES
Creating Saturday Night Live (NBC)

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A SERIES
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
 (HBO)

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL
The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2019 (CBS)

OUTSTANDING INTERACTIVE PROGRAM
“NASA and SpaceX: The Interactive Demo-1 Launch” (YouTube)

OUTSTANDING CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA WITHIN AN UNSCRIPTED PROGRAM
Free Solo (Nat Geo)

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC AND LYRICS
“Anti-Depressants Are So Not a Big Deal,” Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION
Fosse/Verdon (FX)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A DOCUMENTARY SERIES OR SPECIAL (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE)
Free Solo (Nat Geo)

OUTSTANDING NARRATOR
Sir David Attenborough, Our Planet (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM
Free Solo (Nat Geo)

OUTSTANDING SHORT FORM ANIMATED PROGRAM
Love, Death & Robots (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING SHORT FORM VARIETY SERIES
Carpool Karaoke: The Series (Apple Music)

OUTSTANDING STRUCTURED REALITY PROGRAM
Queer Eye (Netflix)

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR VARIETY, REALITY OR COMPETITION SERIES
Saturday Night Live (NBC)

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR VARIETY SPECIAL
Rent (Fox)

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY FOR VARIETY OR REALITY PROGRAMMING
Tessandra Chavez, World of Dance (NBC)

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SPECIAL (PRE-RECORDED)
Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool (CBS)

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SPECIAL (LIVE)
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons (ABC)

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