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Monday, September 21, 2020

‘Mrs. Maisel,’ Norman Lear, Rachel Bloom Win Creative Arts Emmys

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” cleaned up at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, winning in six craft, technical and guest actor categories. Luke Kirby won his first Emmy for playing Lenny Bruce and Jane Lynch took the statuette, her fifth overall, for her role as Sophie Lennon. 

“Maisel’s” 1950s period costumes and hairstyling were honored, as was its cinematography and music supervision. Creators/showrunners Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino share the latter award with Robin Urdang.

Luke Kirby poses with his Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Lenny Bruce in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” REUTERS/Monica Almeida

Norman Lear, 97, became the oldest-ever Emmy winner in history when he picked up the trophy for outstanding live variety special for “Live in front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons.’ His previous five wins were for “All in the Family” in the 1970s

Rachel Bloom won for writing the music and lyrics for the final season of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” sharing the honor with co-writers Adam Schlesinger and Jack Dolgen. Explaining why she was barefoot on the red carpet, Bloom shared the happy news she’s three months pregnant with her first child.

The Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary “RBG” tied in the documentary category with HBO’s “The Sentence.”

Highlights from the two-night ceremony will air Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. on FXX. The Primetime Emmy Awards will air live on Fox Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. 

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