Shauna Duggins became the first woman to win “stunt coordination” for a comedy category for the first round of The Creative Arts Emmys Awards, which broadcasted September 8th at 5:00 P.M. pacific standard time on FXX. This was her second nomination (her first nomination being for Alias in 2006) and her first win. She won her award for “outstanding stunt coordination” for her work on GLOW, a Netflix series based the personal and professional lives of a group of women who performed for a wrestling organization in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Duggin’s has been involved with stunt work for quite a long time and her resume is extensive. She’s done work on shows such as Charlies Angels, Charmed, The X-Files, Daredevil, Castle, Supergirl, and many others. She has done reoccurring stuntwork for Charlize Theron and Jennifer Garner.
Another exciting win was for Tiffany Haddish, who won “Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series” for her appearance on Saturday Night Live. Haddish is an up-and-coming comedian who recently starred in Girls Trip (which premiered in theaters last summer) with Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, and Jada Pinkett Smith. She has two films coming to theaters within the next couple of months. Night School (September 27) and Nobody’s Fool (November 2). You can check out her hilarious monologue on SNL, first aired November 11 of last year, below.
The Creative Arts Emmys honor outstanding artistic and technical achievement in a variety of television program genres, guest performances in weekly series, as well as exceptional work in the animation, reality and documentary categories. You can check out the full list of the Creative Arts Awards categories in this link. You can take a look at the list of Creative Arts Emmy Winners (so far) by clicking here. Be sure to also tune in to FXX September 9 at 4:00 P.M. pacific standard time for the second round of creative arts winners to be announced.