‘Boardwalk Empire' Tops Creative Arts Emmys


HBO's prohibition-era drama Boardwalk Empire led the Creative Arts Emmy winners Saturday night with seven awards for cinematography, sound editing, and special visual effects, among others. The series helped HBO to top all networks in the awards, with 15 total.

PBS followed with 10 nods, while Fox garnered nine.

Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch tied as the second most-honored program with four wins, including outstanding reality program. Survivor's Jeff Probst once again took home the statue for outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program.

History's Gettysburg also netted four wins, including for outstanding nonfiction special. PBS's American Masters won for outstanding nonfiction series.

CBS dominated the variety, music or comedy special categories, with a win for The Kennedy Center Honors, while the 64th Annual Tony Awards were honored for outstanding writing.

As previously announced, John Walsh of America's Most Wanted was designated with the Governors Award.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded the 2011 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live in Los Angeles Saturday night. The remainder of the awards will be presented at next Sunday's 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards to be broadcast on Fox.

For a full list of Creative Arts winners, click here.