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Bob’s Burgers, Orange Is the New Black, Game of Thrones Among Early Emmy Winners

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The main Emmys don’t take place until August 25th (on a Monday this year, for some reason—the world is a strange place), but last night we got the Creative Emmys, which consists of  a whole bunch of technical and (wait for it) creative categories like directing, editing, cinematography, and costume design, plus some scattered categories like Outstanding Animated Program, Outstanding Special and Visual Effects, and the guest acting awards. Winners of particular relevance to our geeky purview (Game of Thrones, Sherlock, Cosmos, Orange is the New Black, etc.) are behind the jump—if you’re waiting on the edge of your seat to find out whether Nurse Jackie pulled out a win in the Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation category, The Wrap has the full list of winners and nominees.

Winners in bold.

Outstanding Animated Program
Bob’s Burgers

Archer
Futurama
South Park
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Manhattan Project

Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program
Disney Mickey Mouse 

Adventure Time
Disney Phineas and Ferb
Regular Show
Robot Chicken

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series
Joe Morton, Scandal 
Paul Giamatti, Downton Abbey
Dylan Baker, The Good Wife
Reg E. Cathey, House Of Cards
Robert Morse, Mad Men
Beau Bridges, Masters of Sex

Outstanding Casting For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
Fargo

American Horror Story: Coven
The Normal Heart

Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series
True Detective

Breaking Bad
Game Of Thrones — Game of Thrones wins all the casting awards forever in my heart.
The Good Wife
House Of Cards
Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)
Treme

Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series
Orange Is The New Black 

Louie
Modern Family
Nurse Jackie
Showtime
Veep

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex 

Margo Martindale, The Americans
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones—:(
Kate Mara, House of Cards
Jane Fonda, The Newsroom
Kate Burton, Scandal

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series
Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live 

Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory
Nathan Lane, Modern Family
Steve Buscemi, Portlandia
Louis C.K., Saturday Night Live
Gary Cole, Veep

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black

Natasha Lyonne, Orange Is the New Black
Laverne Cox, Orange Is the New Black
Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
Joan Cusack, Shameless  I’m not here to begrudge Aduba her win, but Joan Cusack has been nominated for playing Shameless‘ Sheila four times. Four times. Emmys, do you hate joy?!

Outstanding Writing For Nonfiction Programming
Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey 

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
JFK (American Experience)
The World Wars
Years Of Living Dangerously

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance
Harry Shearer, The Simpsons
Disney Mickey Mouse
Dog With A Blog
Family Guy
Futurama
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains In Paradise

Outstanding Art Direction For A Contemporary Or Fantasy Series (Single-Camera)
Game Of Thrones 

House Of Cards
Justified
True Blood
True Detective

Outstanding Commercial

Misunderstood – Apple
Childlike Imagination – General Imagination (aka My mom the scientist)
Hero’s Welcome – Budweiser
Possibilities – Nike
Puppy Love – Budweiser

Outstanding Costumes For A Series
Game Of Thrones

Boardwalk Empire
Downton Abbey
Mad Men
Once Upon A Time

Outstanding Main Title Design — Game of Thrones wasn’t even nominated?
True Detective
Black Sails
Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey
Masters of Sex
Silicon Valley

Outstanding Special And Visual Effects
Game Of Thrones—SKELETON FIGHT.
Almost Human
Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey
The 100
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Other wins went to Cosmos (Outstanding Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming—Single Or Multi-Camera, Outstanding Music Composition For A Series—Original Dramatic Score, and Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music), Sherlock episode “His Last Vow” (Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special—Original Dramatic Score, Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries Or Movie, Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries Or A Movie, Outstanding Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special), the President Obama episode of Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program), Game of Thrones (Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Comedy Series Or A Variety Program), American Horror Story: Coven (Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries Or A Movie), Orange Is the New Black episode “Tit Punch” (Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series), Breaking Bad episode “Felina” (Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series), How I Met Your Mother (Outstanding Cinematography For A Multi-Camera Series), and, most importantly, The Sound of Music Live! (Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special).

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