"Handmaid's Tale," "Mrs. Maisel" guest stars capture Emmys

Posted at 12:43 AM, Sep 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-16 03:16:57-04

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A trio of Emmy-honored actors are winners again for their guest performances in TV series, joined by an awards newcomer.

Bradley Whitford and Cherry Jones received trophies for their "The Handmaid's Tale" roles at Sunday's creative arts Emmy ceremony.

Jane Lynch and Luke Kirby won on the comedy side, both for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel."

Whitford added to his Emmys for "The West Wing" and "Transparent," while Jones previously won for "24."

Lynch added to her four previous Emmys for series including "Glee" and "Hollywood Game Night."

Kirby, who played Lenny Bruce on "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," has also appeared in "The Deuce" and "Rectify."

The creative arts awards set the table for the main Emmy ceremony, airing Sept. 22,