Words: Steve Brown
Queer Eye and RuPaul’s Drag Race were big winners at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards this weekend.
The 71st Emmy Awards kicked off over the weekend with the first set of awards being presented to the much deserved winners.
This year saw the likes of Netflix’s Queer Eye and RuPaul’s Drag Race become big winners of the night.
Queer Eye took home four awards including Outstanding Structured Reality Program, Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program, Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program and Outstanding Picture Editing for a Structured Reality or Competition Program.
GROUP HUG ON FOUR!! 🏆-🏆–🏆–🏆 Congratulations to the cast and crew of Queer Eye for winning the Emmy for Outstanding Structured Reality Program for the second year in a row! 😭 pic.twitter.com/awVytVvqnQ— Queer Eye (@QueerEye) September 15, 2019
Everyone’s favourite RuPaul Charles took home the gong for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program.
"Who doesn't love a pussy bow?" RuPaul, who won the Emmy for Best Host for a Reality or Competition Program, on tonight's outfit (Watch) | Creative Arts #Emmys https://t.co/XbDdvc0ONq pic.twitter.com/gXhhekbsZM— Variety (@Variety) September 15, 2019
The VH1 series also took home Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special and Outstanding Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Programming.
You're a winner, baby! 💕✨THANK YOU @TelevisionAcad for the three #Emmys for:— RuPaul's Drag Race (@RuPaulsDragRace) September 15, 2019
👑 Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Competition Program
👑 Outstanding Costumes For Variety, Nonfiction, or Reality Programming
👑 Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special pic.twitter.com/GnB0KesZ6c
Hannah Gadsby won Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for her Netflix series Nanette and Cherry Jones took home Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series for her role in The Handmaid’s Tale.
The rest of the Emmy Awards will take place next weekend.