Dave Chappelle and Maya Rudolph Win Creative Arts Emmys

Dave Chappelle and Maya Rudolph Win 2021 Creative Arts Emmys. (Credit: NBC)

Dave Chappelle picked up a guest actor award Sunday at the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys for hosting the post-election episode of Saturday Night Live.

Among this weekend’s other winners were Maya Rudolph in the comedy guest actress category, also for hosting on SNL. Guest acting Emmys on the drama side went to Courtney B. Vance for his role as George Freeman on Lovecraft Country, and Claire Foy for playing Queen Elizabeth II on The Crown.

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The Creative Arts Emmys focus primarily on the technical and crafts categories. Sunday night’s ceremony recognized work for casting, choreography, commercials, lighting design, music composition, special visual effects, and guest performances.

This year’s Creative Arts Emmys were handed out over three ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday on the Event Deck at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.

Presenters included Debbie Allen, Yvette Nicole Brown, Nicole Byer, Jamie Chung, Deon Cole, Tony Goldwyn, Dulé Hill, Daniel Dae Kim, Bernadette Peters and J.B. Smoove.

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FXX will broadcast edited highlights from the Saturday and Sunday shows next weekend on Sept. 18, at 8:00 PM ET/PT.

Awards in the final 27 categories in comedy, drama, competition, limited series and variety talk shows, along with the 2021 Governors Award, will be presented during the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards CBS telecast on Sunday, Sept. 19, (8:00-11:00 PM, live EDT/5:00-8:00 PM, live PDT).

This weekend’s full list of winners at the 2021 Creative Arts Emmys can be found below.