The United States' awards season is upon us.

While the Primetime Emmys kick things off properly on Monday (NZ time), the Creative Arts Emmy Awards have already happened — primarily so the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences could avoid a 15-hour broadcast.

The creative awards feature technical categories and a smattering of others. Here are the biggest takeaways so far.

Netflix owns the night. What's new?

Streaming service Netflix won 15 Creative Arts Emmys for its programmes, including Springsteen on Broadway. Photo / AP
Streaming service Netflix won 15 Creative Arts Emmys for its programmes, including Springsteen on Broadway. Photo / AP

At this point, Netflix cleaning up at an awards show is no longer breaking news. Last year, the streaming service received 112 nominations, becoming the first company in 18 years to beat

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