Hairspray Live! Takes Home Creative Arts Emmy Awards
The honors were presented September 9 and 10.
NBC's 2016 presentation of Hairspray Live! took home multiple Creative Arts Emmy Awards, presented September 9 and 10 in Hollywood.
Hairspray Live! received trophies in the categories of hairstyling, technical direction and camerawork, and production design, with veteran Broadway scenic designer Derek McLane among the recipients.
The 2016 Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden, was honored with the award for Outstanding Special Class Program. (Corden received an Emmy this year for his Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2017 in the Outstanding Variety Special category). Other winners with theater ties include Jane Lynch for her online series Dropping the Soap, Alexis Bledel for The Handmaid's Tale, and Gerald McRaney for This Is Us.
The 2017 Emmy Awards will be presented on September 17 and broadcast live on CBS.