Apple nabs four Creative Arts Emmys in first ceremony

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The Apple TV+ comedy "Ted Lasso" has continued its awards success by securing two Creative Arts Emmys on the first night, with "Black Bird" and "Five Days at Memorial" also winning categories.

The first of the two-night Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place on Saturday, with Apple TV+ managing to secure four wins from the list. Continuing its previous awards form, the win count was led by "Ted Lasso."

The Jason Sudeikis sports comedy received top honors in two categories, reports Deadline, with Sam Richardson winning for his portrayal of Edwin Akufo for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

Singer Ed Sheeran along with Foy Vance and Max Martin received the award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics, for the "Ted Lasso" combo "So Long, Farewell/A Beautiful Game."

"Five Days at Memorial" also received a nod for its "Day Two" episode, under the category Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Single Episode.

Lastly, "Black Bird" director of photography Natalie Kingston won for Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie.

More Creative Arts Emmys will be awarded on Sunday night. An edited presentation will air on January 13 on FXX.

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