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HBO Leads Creative Arts Emmy Wins With 15

HBO won 15 Creative Arts Emmy Awards to lead all cable networks during ceremonies held Saturday night.

OTT streaming service Netflix won seven Creative Arts Emmys, including three for its original scripted series Orange Is The New Black. Other cable networks earning multiple Creative Emmy Awards include Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, National Geographic Channel, Showtime, Cartoon Network, FX Networks, Comedy Central and Starz, according to the Television Academy.

On the broadcast network side, NBC won 10 Creative Arts Emmy statuettes, followed by PBS (8), Fox (7) CBS (6) and ABC (5).

HBO’s Game Of Thrones (pictured) and True Detective won four awards each,  tying PBS’s Sherlock: His Last Vow and Fox’s Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey.

Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black won a Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Casting In a Comedy Series, while FX’s freshman series Fargo took home the Emmy for Outstanding Casting For a Mini-series, Movie or Special. HBO’s True Detective won for Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series.

Allison Janney (Showtime’s Masters Of Sex) was a big winner in the Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series category, while Uzo Aduba (Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black) took home an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series.

A full list of winners can be found here.

R. Thomas Umstead
R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.