The Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place in Los Angeles last night which serves as a precursor to the main event (the Primetime Emmy Awards) which takes place next week. They generally acknowledge all the behind-the-scenes work that is done on all our favourite shows but they also throw in a few of the acting gongs as well.

One such award was the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, which went to House of Cards favourite Reg E. Cathey who had a much bigger role in season three as chef Freddy. (We need to experience some version of those ribs of his some day).

The night also saw Game of Thrones clear up, taking eight awards for technical achievement including Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series,

Other winners on the night included Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program which went to former Glee actress Jane Lynch for 'Hollywood Game Night'.

While Joan Cusack also took home an award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in as Sheila Jackson in Shameless.

Even Taylor Swift managed to bag one forĀ Original Interactive Program for her 'AMEX Unstaged: Taylor Swift Experience'.

Below are some of the other big winners on the night while the Primetime Emmy Awards takes place on September 20th. (You can catch the nominations here).

Check out some of the Red Carpet style from last night here.

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Outstanding Structured Reality Program: 'Shark Tank'

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program: 'Deadliest Catch'

Outstanding Television Movie: 'Bessie'

Outstanding Variety Special: 'Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special'

Outstanding International Series or Special: 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown'

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series: 'The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst'

Outstanding Interactive Program: 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Bradley Whitford, 'Transparent'

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Joan Cusack, 'Shameless'

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Reg E. Cathey, 'House of Cards'

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Margo Martindale, 'The Americans'

Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series: 'Veep'

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series: 'Game of Thrones'

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program: Jane Lynch, 'Hollywood Game Night'