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‘Over the Garden Wall,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Win Creative Arts Emmys

Cartoon Network wins big at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards with ‘Over the Garden Wall’ and ‘Adventure Time’; HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ and FX’s ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ win in the VFX categories.

Cartoon Network scored big at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony this past weekend as the network picked up awards for Outstanding Animated Program for its Over the Garden Wall miniseries and Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program for Adventure Time.

The winners of the 2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented at the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.

Voice actor veteran Hank Azaria received an award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for The Simpsons episode “The Princess Guide.”

In visual effects, HBO’s Game of Thrones was awarded a whopping eight statuettes, including for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for the episode “The Dance of Dragons,” while FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show won five awards, including Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role for the episode “Edward Mordrake, Part 2.”

The full list of winners and nominees in animation and VFX categories is below:


  • Hank Azaria for The Simpsons “The Princess Guide” (WINNER)
  • John Roberts for Bob’s Burgers “Eat, Spray, Linda”
  • Seth MacFarlane for Family Guy “Our Idiot Brian”
  • Seth Green for Robot Chicken “Victoria’s Secret Of Nimph”
  • Dan Castellaneta for The Simpsons “Bart’s New Friend”
  • Tress MacNeille for The Simpsons “My Fare Lady”


  • Over The Garden Wall (WINNER)
  • Archer
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • The Simpsons
  • South Park


  • Adventure Time (WINNER)
  • Disney Mickey Mouse
  • Regular Show
  • Robot Chicken
  • Steven Universe
  • Wander Over Yonder


  • American Horror Story: Freak Show -- Edward Mordrake, Part 2 -- FX Networks -- 20th Century Fox Television (WINNER)
  • Boardwalk Empire -- Golden Days For Boys And Girls -- HBO -- HBO Entertainment in association with Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions
  • Gotham -- Lovecraft -- FOX -- Warner Bros. Television
  • Marvel’s Daredevil -- Speak Of The Devil -- Netflix -- Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix
  • The Walking Dead -- Conquer -- AMC -- AMC Studios / Stalwart Films, LLC / Circle of Confusion / Valhalla Entertainment


  • Game Of Thrones -- The Dance Of Dragons -- HBO -- HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; Television 360; Startling Television and Generator Productions (WINNER)
  • Black Sails -- XVIII -- Starz -- Platinum Dunes and Quaker Moving Pictures in association with Starz Originals
  • The Flash -- Grodd Lives -- CW -- Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television
  • Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. -- The Dirty Half Dozen -- ABC -- ABC Studios in association with Marvel Studios
  • Vikings -- To the Gates! -- HISTORY -- An Octagon and Take 5 production in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for History

For the full list of nominees and winners, visit

Source: The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.