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Tina Fey Wins Emmy for Portrayal of Sarah Palin on ‘SNL’ at Creative Arts Emmys

Sep 13, 2009  •  Post A Comment

 Tina Fey won an Emmy for playing Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on NBC’s "Saturday Night Live," it was announced Saturday night at the annual Creative Arts portion of the Primetime Emmys.

Other guest-star Emmy winners were Michael J. Fox for FX’s "Rescue Me," Ellen Burstyn for NBC’s "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and Justin Timberlake for "SNL."

HBO was the most lauded network of the night, taking home 16 statuettes, followed by NBC with 11. PBS’ "Little Dorrit" was the show with the most wins Saturday.

The TV Academy’s prestigious Governors Award, given annually to individuals or organizations committed to important social causes, was presented to Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films.

E! Entertainment Television will air a two-hour version of the Creative Arts Emmys on Friday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m.  The Primetime Emmy Awards are Sunday and will air at 8 p.m. on CBS.

For a complete list of the winners of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, click here

–Chuck Ross

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