LOS ANGELES — Over two nights, the Television Academy presented the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Ceremonies, honoring outstanding artistic and technical achievement in television. The event was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and kicked off the 70th Emmys, recognizing talent in animation and scripted programming.
The visionary science-fiction television franchise Star Trek was recognized with the prestigious 2018 Governors Award, chosen by the Television Academy Board of Governors. Bill Nye the Science Guy presented the Governors Award, which was accepted by the stars of the first and most recent series in the franchise, William Shatner (1966’s Star Trek) and Sonequa Martin-Green (2018’s Star Trek: Discovery) and an “out of this world” assembly of more than 80 Starfleet crew members and aliens from all Star Trek franchises, including Walter Koenig, Jeri Ryan, Levar Burton, Linda Park, Terry Farrell and Alex Kurtzman.
HBO led the networks with 17 total awards, with Netflix receiving 16 and NBC garnering 15.