What time do the Creative Arts Emmy Awards start?

The Creative Arts Emmys take place on Saturday (Aug. 16) at the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles with the three-hour plus ceremony kicking off at 4 p.m. PT/ 7 p.m. ET.

Almost all of the awards, which number a whopping 80, are in technical categories that honor hundreds of below-the line television talent. However, the four guest acting winners as well as top reality host will also be crowned on Saturday. 

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Be sure to join us on the Gold Derby home page starting at 4 p.m. PT/ 7 p.m. ET on Saturday as we provide live coverage of the Creative Arts Emmy ceremony. We will have Editors Marcus Dixon and Ralph Galvan backstage providing the winners as they happen. And editors Chris BeachumMatt NoblePaul SheehanRob Licuria, and Charles Bright will be discussing all the categories and winners live. Have your say on the winners (and losers) using the chat box on the home page. 

The presenters at the Creative Arts Emmys ceremony are:

Patrick J. Adams & Sarah Rafferty (“Suits”)
Uzo Aduba, Laverne Cox & Natasha Lyonne (“Orange is the New Black“)
Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein (“Portlandia“)
Morgan Freeman (“Through the Wormhole”)
Vince Gilligan (“Breaking Bad“)
Tony Goldwyn & Bellamy Young (“Scandal”)
Judy Greer & Aisha Tyler (“Archer“)
Jonathan Groff (“The Normal Heart“)
Tim Gunn & Heidi Klum (“Project Runway“)
Tony Hale & Matt Walsh (“Veep“)
Allison Janney (“Mom” & “Masters of Sex“)
Keegan-Michael Key & Jordan Peele (“Key and Peele“)
Nick Kroll (“Kroll Show“)
Jane Lynch (“Hollywood Game Night“)
Joe Manganiello & Carrie Preston (“True Blood“)
Joel McHale & Jim Rash (“Community)
Kumail Nanjiani & Zach Woods (“Silicon Valley“)
Paul Scheer (“The League”)
Adam Shankman (“So You Think You Can Dance“)
Amy Schumer (“Inside Amy Schumer“)
Matthew Weiner (“Mad Men“)

Watch our video interviews with guest star Emmy nominees
Uzo Aduba, Beau Bridges, Laverne Cox, Jane Fonda, Allison Janney & Joe Morton

An edited version of the Creative Arts awards will air on FXM on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 8 p.m. PT/ET with a replay at 10 p.m. PT/ET. That is the night before the Primetime Emmys, which will air live on NBC from the Nokia beginning at 5 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. ET. 

You still have time to make your final predictions in several of the Creative Arts categories. Use the easy drag-and-drop menu below to get started.

Below, watch Gold Derby’s Editors slug it out over many of this year’s Creative Arts Emmy races in our extended pre-show slugfest.

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