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RuPaul, Carpool Karaoke, and Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Take Home Creative Arts Emmys

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Emmys 2016: Carpool Karaoke, RuPaul and Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Win Creative Arts Awards

Originally posted 09/12/2016 12:20PM

A similar version of this article first appeared on EW.com.

The 2016 Emmy Awards take place in one week, but the Television Academy got the ball rolling on this year's festivities with the Creative Arts Emmys this past weekend.

On Saturday HBO grabbed 11 Emmys, including nine from Game of Thrones. The hit series won outstanding casting for a drama series, outstanding stunt coordination for a drama series, limited series or movie, and outstanding special visual effects, among others. Thrones had a total of 23 Emmy nominations, the most of any series this year.

Elsewhere, FX scored 10 wins, with The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story taking four awards. The Ryan Murphy series took outstanding casting for a limited series, movie or special, outstanding hairstyling for a limited series or movie and more. The People v. O.J. Simpson earned 22 total nominations this year overall.

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Rachel Dratch Relies on Saturday Night Live Friends for Parenting Advice: 'We Have Our SNL Mommy Support Group'

Rachel Dratch Relies on Saturday Night Live Friends for Parenting Advice: 'We Have Our SNL Mommy Support Group'

Originally posted 08/23/2016 02:50PM

"Amy always jokes that they're going to grow up to be the comedy writing team of Abel and Eli," Dratch tells PEOPLE

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Will Arnett Opens Up About Dealing with Fame and How He Explains His Job to His Kids

Will Arnett Opens Up About Dealing with Fame and How He Explains His Job to His Kids

Originally posted 06/05/2016 03:00PM

While Will Arnett's character in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is coping with newfound fame, the comedian says he's still figuring it out in his real life.

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Amy Poehler, Sarah Silverman, Shonda Rimes, Ethan Hawke and David Schwimmer Headline N.Y.C. Vulture Festival

Amy Poehler, Sarah Silverman, Shonda Rimes, Ethan Hawke and David Schwimmer Headline N.Y.C. Vulture Festival

Originally posted 05/17/2016 08:30PM

We know, we know: Music festivals have become such the trendy thing. Coachella. Lollapalooza. Governors Ball. Firefly. Bonnaroo. Jazz Fest. Sasquatch ... It goes on and on and it's a little exhausting, right?

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WATCH: Amy Poehler Mulls a Leslie Knope Presidency with Hillary Clinton as Voters Head to the Polls in Indiana

Originally posted 05/03/2016 10:45AM

Turns out Amy Poehler puts a lot more faith in a Hillary Clinton presidency than a Leslie Knope one.

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Wet Hot American Summer Returns, Again: 19 Gifs That Express Our Unbridled #TBT Joy

Wet Hot American Summer Returns, Again: 19 Gifs That Express Our Unbridled #TBT Joy

Originally posted 04/28/2016 12:55PM

Way back in July of 2001, a low-budget "dumb" comedy called Wet Hot American Summer hit a handful of theaters. It was about an '80s summer camp and starred a bunch of mostly unknown actors. Hardly anyone saw it, but those who did either loved it ... or hated it.

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Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later Set to Premiere on Netflix in 2017

Originally posted 04/27/2016 02:45PM

You may want to make it your beeswax to tune in for this.

The Camp Firewood counselors are finally making good on a promise they made in the 2001 cult-classic comedy Wet Hot American Summer and are meeting up 10 years after their last day at camp.

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Tina Fey Opens Up About Raising Kids, Her Late Father and Why She and Amy Poehler Don't Work Together More

Originally posted 04/19/2016 10:15PM

Tina Fey's home life is mostly "old movies and pee." Or, at least that's how she described it Tuesday evening during a career spanning talk at Tribeca Film Festival 2016.

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Watch Tina Fey Try to Seduce John Cena in This Exclusive Outtake From Sisters

Originally posted 03/11/2016 04:15PM

Tina Fey has got pick-up lines for days, especially when she has to turn them on for the camera.

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Tina Fey Says It's a 'Terrible Time' for Women in Comedy: 'The Boys Are Still Getting More Money for a Lot of Garbage'

Tina Fey Says It's a 'Terrible Time' for Women in Comedy: 'The Boys Are Still Getting More Money for a Lot of Garbage'

Originally posted 03/01/2016 07:00PM

Sisters star Tina Fey thinks women could still be doing better in the world of comedy.

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