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Jimmy Fallon and Jane Lynch Among Winners at 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys

August 17, 2014 (2:06 pm) GMT
'Saturday Night Live' wins big with five awards including four from the episode where Fallon was a host, while HBO dominates with 15 trophies.

Outstanding programs and talented individuals working behind the scenes and serving as guest performers were feted at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Saturday night, August 16 ahead of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards next weekend. and were among the winners.

Fallon was named Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, thanks to his appearance on "". "Fallon was unable to be here tonight, cause he was arrested," presenter joked. "But we are happy to accept this award and will keep it forever. Haha."

Lynch, who previously won an Emmy for "", this year took home Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program for her debut as a host on reality series "". She thanked the producer, "Sean Hayes, thank you for taking your crazy party and pitching it to NBC - thank you NBC for taking the bait. I hope we'll do more. I'm tickled pink, actually."

Other actors bringing home the golden winged trophy at the event included as Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for "", Joe Morton as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for "", as Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for "", and as Outstanding Narrator for "Game of Lions".

"SNL" won 5 Emmys including Outstanding Makeup, Outstanding Directing, and Outstanding Costumes for the episode in which Fallon served as a host. The fifth win was for Outstanding Hairstyling, thanks to the episode where was the emcee. Following "SNL" with four prizes each were 's "Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey", "", "", and ": His Last Vow".

Overall, HBO bagged 15 awards, NBC got 10, PBS earned 8, FOX and Netflix received 7 each, while CBS and ABC collected 6 and 5 respectively.

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