2017 Creative Arts Emmy Award Winners, Night 1: RuPaul, 'DWTS' and More
2017 Creative Arts Emmy Award Winners, Night 1: RuPaul, 'DWTS' and More
John Kubicek
John Kubicek
Senior Writer, BuddyTV
The 2017 Emmy Awards are here. Before the primetime ceremony, the two-night Creative Arts Emmys were held to recognize the best technical achievements. On Saturday, the first half of the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys took place, celebrating reality TV and animation. Big categories include Reality Host, Choreography and Animated Program.


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RuPaul won his second Emmy in a row for hosting RuPaul's Drag Race, one of three wins for that show. Mandy Moore, who choreographed the Oscar-winning film La La Land, won her first Emmy for Dancing with the Stars in Outstanding Choreography in a tie with So You Think You Can Dance's Travis Wall, who won his second Emmy.

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Here is the list of winners from the first night of the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

Reality Host: RuPaul Charles, RuPaul's Drag Race

Choreography: Mandy Moore, Dancing with the Stars and Travis Wall, So You Think You Can Dance

Variety Special: Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2017
Variety Special Writing: Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Presents Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner
Variety Special Directing: 89th Academy Awards

Structured Reality: Shark Tank
Unstructured Reality: United Shades of America
Special Class Program: 70th Tony Awards

Animated Program: Bob's Burgers
Character Voice-Over: Seth MacFarlane, Family Guy
Narrator: Meryl Streep, Five Came Back

Short-Form Animated Program: Adventure Time
Short-Form Variety Series: The Daily Show - Between the Scenes
Short-Form Non-Fiction or Reality Series: Viceland at the Women's March

Informational Series
: Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath
Documentary or Non-Fiction Series: Planet Earth II
Documentary or Non-Fiction Special: 13th
Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking: LA 92
Interactive Program: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Interactive Media Within an Unscripted Program: The Oscars: All Access

Non-Fiction Writing: 13th
Non-Fiction Directing: O.J.: Made in America

Music and Lyrics: "Letter to the Free" by Common, 13th
Music Direction: Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America

Reality Casting: Born This Way

Variety/Non-Fiction/Reality Costumes
: RuPaul's Drag Race
Multi-Camera Series or Special Hairstyling: Hairspray Live!
Multi-Camera Series Non-Prosthetic Make-Up: Saturday Night Live

Reality Cinematography: Born This Way
Non-Fiction Cinematography: Planet Earth II

Variety/Non-Fiction/Reality/Reality-Competition Series Production Design: Saturday Night Live
Variety/Non-Fiction/Event/Award Special Production Design: Hairspray Live!

Variety Editing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Structured or Competition Reality Editing: RuPaul's Drag Race
Unstructured Reality Editing: Life Below Zero
Non-Fiction Editing: O.J.: Made in America

Variety Series/Special Sound Mixing: 59th Grammy Awards and 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Non-Fiction Sound Mixing: The Beatles: Eight Days a Week
Non-Fiction Sound Editing: The Beatles: Eight Days a Week

Variety Series Lighting: Dancing with the Stars
Variety Special Lighting: Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Starring Lady Gaga

Limited Series/Movie/Special Technical Direction: Hairspray Live!
Series Technical Direction: Saturday Night Live


(Image courtesy of ABC)