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Thrones, True Detective, Sherlock win big at Emmys

1 of 1 Kit Harington in Game of Thrones
Kit Harington in Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones, True Detective and Sherlock were among the big winners at Sunday night's Creative Arts Emmy Awards, taking home four trophies each. Saturday Night Live won the most awards with five on the night. 

The Creative Arts Emmy Awards are held a week before the prime-time Emmys, focussing on the behind-the-scenes aspects of television production.

HBO's Game of Thrones won for Outstanding Special and Visual Effects, Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or Special, Outstanding Costumes for a Series and Art Direction for A Contemporary or Fantasy Series.

The network's True Detective won for Outstanding Casting, Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series, Outstanding Main Title Design and Outstanding Makeup.

The Benedict Cumberbatch-starring Sherlock was awarded the trophies for Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie, Outstanding Editing, Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special and Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special.

Other winners on the night included Netflix's House of Cards, Modern Family, Breaking Bad and The Big Bang Theory.

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