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FYI, These People Already Won Emmys This Year

ICYMI, Meryl Streep now has three Emmy Awards.

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But every year, the weekend before the Primetime Emmy Awards are held, there are separate ceremonies for the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards that take place over the course of two nights.

So, here's a list of some of the bigger names in Hollywood who have already taken home Emmys:


1. Meryl Streep, Outstanding Narrator

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Streep narrated the third episode of Five Came Back, Netflix's three-part series about Hollywood directors from the 1940s and their relationships to World War II.

2. Ava DuVernay, Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

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13th, DuVernay's documentary that was released on Netflix, is about race and the prison industrial complex in the United States.


5. Melissa McCarthy, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

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Melissa McCarthy won the Emmy for hosting an episode of Saturday Night Live on NBC — in which she played former White House press secretary Sean Spicer.

8. Samantha Bee, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special

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Bee won for the special taping of her TV show, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee Presents Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner, which she cowrote.


9. Leah Remini, Outstanding Informational Series or Special

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Remini won for A&E's Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, a docuseries about the actor's experiences with the Church of Scientology, which she stars in and executive produces.

Krystie Yandoli is an entertainment editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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