'Game of Thrones' dominates the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys

PHOTO: A scene from "Game of Thrones."PlayHBO
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"Game of Thrones" was the big winner at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys this weekend, taking home 10 awards total.

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National Geographic's sports documentary "Free Solo" made a clean sweep, winning all seven awards for which it was nominated, tying HBO's "Chernobyl" for second-most Emmy wins. Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" was right behind with six total wins.

PHOTO: Emilia Clarke in the Game of Thrones. HBO
Emilia Clarke in the "Game of Thrones."

Anthony Bourdain landed two posthumous wins for his CNN series "Parts Unknown," with Netflix's "Queer Eye" and "Our Planet," along with HBO's "Leaving Neverland," also walking away winners.

Nabbing Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Commander Joseph Lawrence in Hulu’s "The Handmaid’s Tale," Bradley Whitford became the first man to win in both the comedy and drama categories, as he previously won for his comedic role in "Transparent" in 2015.

Cherry Jones took home the drama award for her role as Holly in "The Handmaid's Tale," while Jane Lynch and Luke Kirby each won for their guest appearances as Sophia Lennon and Lenny Bruce, respectively, in "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel."

Norman Lear, at age 97, became the oldest Emmy winner in history with a victory in the category of Outstanding Variety Special -- Live for ABC's "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All In the Family and The Jeffersons."

A full list of winners is available at Emmys.com.

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards airs live the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles Sunday on Fox.