2012 Creative Arts Emmys: Find Out Which TV Stars Won and Lost!

Melissa McCarthy, Christina Hendricks, Michael J. Fox and more hit awards show in L.A.

By Brett Malec Sep 16, 2012 3:20 AMTags
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Emmy season is in full swing!

Earlier today, some of television's biggest and brightest stars gathered inside the Nokia Theatre in L.A. for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

So did Bridesmaids funnylady Melissa McCarthy win big? Who's the most hilarious guest-starring guy around? And did Clint Eastwood's infamous Super Bowl commercial earn an Emmy?

Read on for all the awards-show scoop…

Unfortunately, McCarthy will have to wait till next Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards to see if she takes home any trophies.

The Oscar nominated Mike & Molly star, along with Maya Rudolph, Elizabeth Banks, Margaret Cho and Dot Marie Jones, lost to Kathy Bates, who took home the award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy for her hilarious role as Charlie Sheen's doppelganger on Two and a Half Men.

As for Guest Actor in a Drama, Jeremy Davies outshined the likes of Michael J. Fox and Jason Ritter for his stint on Justified.

Fox also lost to Jimmy Fallon in the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy category for Fallon's gig hosting Saturday Night Live last season. Jon Hamm, Will Arnett, Greg Kinnear and Bobby Cannavale were also nominated.

Raising Hope's Martha Plimpton won Guest Actress in a Drama for her part on The Good Wife, beating out Joan Cusack, Uma Thurman, Loretta Devine, Jean Smart and Julia Ormand.

Eastwood did not win for his Super Bowl Chrysler commercial. Instead, Proctor and Gamble's "Best Job" took home the prize for favorite ad.

Neil Patrick Harris presented the Governor's Award to the It Gets Better campaign founders Dan Savage and Terry Miller.

Other notable awards include:

Selena Gomez's Disney show Wizards of Waverly Place took home the trophy for Outstanding Children's Program.

The Penguins of Madagascar beat The Simpsons for Outstanding Animated Series.

Game of Thrones won Outstanding Special Visual Effects and Outstanding Costumes for a Series.

CBS series Undercover Boss won Outstanding Reality Program.

Homeland took home the award for Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series while Lena Dunham's Girls won for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series.

Smash choreographer Joshua Bergasse was awarded for Outstanding Choreography.

The Outstanding Variety Special award went to this year's Kennedy Center Honors while the 65th Annual Tony Awards nabbed Outstanding Special Class Program (beating this year's Grammys, Golden Globes and Oscars).