Creative Arts Emmys Winners (Night 4): “Succession” and “Schitt’s Creek” Take Casting Wins

Night 4 of the Creative Arts Emmys have concluded and Succession and Schitt’s Creek just about solidified their much assumed wins in the Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Comedy Series wins, respectively, by each winning their categories in the the Outstanding Casting for a Drama and Comedy Series.

Winning the Outstanding Casting award is usually synonymous in winning the top drama and comedy prize, but even thought Succession won tonight, those two categories don’t always align. Stranger Things won the casting award in 2017 and The Crown in 2018, both losing to Game of Thrones for Outstanding Drama Series. The last time the casting didn’t align in the comedy category was 2014 when Orange is the New Black took the casting win, but the eventual comedy winner that year went to Veep. solely based on history, I’m more confident about Schitt’s Creek than Succession.

Predictions wise, 8 of out 14 correct, not too bad – even thought it should’ve been 10 as I changed OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL INTERACTIVE PROGRAM and OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MAIN TITLE THEME MUSIC from their eventual winners. The lesson there, always stay with your gut instinct!

Below are the winners of night 4 of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards:

OUTSTANDING DERIVATIVE INTERACTIVE PROGRAM: Big Mouth Guide to Life

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL INTERACTIVE PROGRAM: The Messy Truth The VR Experience

OUTSTANDING SHORT FORM ANIMATED PROGRAM: Forky Ask a Question: What is Love?

OUTSTANDING SHORT FORM COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES” Better Call Saul Employee Training: Legal Ethics with Kim Wexler

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A SHORT FORM COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES: Laurence Fishburne, #FreeRayshawn

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A SHORT FORM COMEDY OR DRAMA SERIES: Jasmine Cephas Jones – #FreeRayshawn

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES: Schitt’s Creek

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES : Succession

OUTSTANDING CHARACTER VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE: Maya Rudolph, Big Mouth

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A LIMITED SERIES, MOVIE OR SPECIAL (ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE): Watchmen, “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice”

OUTSTANDING MUSIC SUPERVISION: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “It’s Comedy or Cabbage”

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MAIN TITLE THEME MUSIC: Hollywood

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC AND LYRICS: Euphoria, “And Salt The Earth Behind You”

OUTSTANDING STUNT COORDINATION FOR A COMEDY OR VARIETY PROGRAM: Shameless

Come back Saturday for night 5 of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards!

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