Our favourite moments at the 2014 Creative Emmys

HEIDI KLUM’s blue dress threatened to steal the show, but there was still plenty of star wattage from TV and film’s biggest names at the 2014 Creative Emmys yesterday.

Foxtel shows won heaps of awards — which are handed out ahead of the main Emmys (August 26 on FOX8) for technical categories.

The big winners were: Game of Thrones, True Detective and Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (four awards each); Orange is the New Black and Deadliest Catch (three awards); Black Sails (two awards); and Boardwalk Empire, House of Lies, Bob’s Burgers, Adventure Time, House of Cards, Vice and Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (one award).

Pictured above (top to bottom, left to right): Heidi Klum, Uzo Aduba, Kate Mara, Allison Janney, Amy Schumer, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anthony Bourdain, a cute pooch and Jane Lynch.

- Charles Purcell

Eric finally makes Ginger’s dreams come true in True Blood

MR Northman brings Ginger’s most intimate fantasy to life by having sex with Ginger on top of the Fangtasia throne in last night’s episode.

The brief encounter is not exactly what Eric was expecting … but Ginger seems delighted by the results!

Don’t miss next week’s stunning finale on Monday at 3.30pm (8.30pm encore) on showcase.
- Charles Purcell

We remember the awesome costumes of Game of Thrones as GOT, True Detective and Orange Is The New Black clean up at the Emmys

FOXTEL’s big shows have been the winners as the first round of 2014 Emmy Awards were handed out at the Creative Arts Emmys in LA.
Orange is the New Black won three Emmys, while Game of Thrones, True Detective and Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey won four each.
Game of Thrones justly won for its lavish costumes … as you can see above.
Breaking Bad won the editing gong for that amazing season finale. Other winners included House Of Lies (art direction), Boardwalk Empire (art direction), American Horror Story: Coven (costumes and hairstyling), The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (picture editing), The Colbert Report (writing) House of Cards (sound) and Black Sails (special effects).
Foxtel exclusively airs the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards LIVE from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on August 26 from 9.30am.
- Charles Purcell
 

Don’t miss a second as FOX Sports brings you all 380 matches of the English Premier League

Saturday’s pick (August 16): Manchester United v Swansea, English Premier League, FOX Sports, 9.30pm; West Ham v Tottenham, 11.30pm AEST

FOX SPORTS’ world-leading coverage of the Barclays Premier League kicks off this Saturday, giving you the opportunity to see every minute of every match of your club’s 2014/15 campaign.

And with million-dollar transfers like Diego Costa, Lazar Markovic and Alexis Sanchez on the field, expect the action to be frantic. Check out some of the best goals and hottest players in the league above.

And rumours that American coach Ted Lasso (Jason Sudekis) is coaching the Hotspurs on Saturday - training them to put on their face masks and “play hard for all four quarters” - remain unconfirmed.
- Charles Purcell 

And the campaign for Peter Dinklage to win an Emmy for THAT scene starts now!

RAISE your hands if you reckon Peter “Tyrion” Dinklage deserves to win the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor for that amazing performance during his trial in season 4 of Game of Thrones. Thought so!

You can see for yourself how Peter does as Foxtel exclusively airs the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards LIVE from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on August 26 from 9.30am.

Other nominations for Foxtel shows include Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright for House Of Cards (showcase), Mark Ruffalo in The Normal Heart (Foxtel Movies Masterpiece), Julia Louis-Dreyfus in VEEP (showcase), Lena Headey in Game of Thrones (showcase), Matthew McConaughey in True Detective (showcase), and Jon Voight in Ray Donovan (showcase).
- Charles Purcell

Hooray! It’s Outlander day!

Tonight’s pick: Outlander, SoHo, 8.30pm AEST

IT’s time to put on a kilt, pick up the bagpipes and gather around with all your friends as cult hit Outlander makes its premiere Down Under.

Adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s international best-selling books, Outlander follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743.

Watch the trailer here.

And watch Outlander each week on Thursdays on SoHo at 8.30pm.
- Charles Purcell