RuPaul Wins Emmy

RuPaul Makes Herstory, Wins Emmy for Outstanding Reality Show Host

Condragulations, RuPaul, you are the winner of this year’s challenge.

The RuPaul’s Drag Race headliner scored an upset victory at Night 2 of the Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday, winning Outstanding Reality Show Host over Dancing with the Stars‘ Tom Bergeron, Project Runway‘s Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Hollywood Game Night‘s Jane Lynch, American Idol‘s Ryan Seacrest and Little Big Shots‘ Steve Harvey.

This was RuPaul’s first-ever Emmy nomination and win.

Other major winners from Sunday’s ceremony (click here for the big winners from Saturday’s event):

Outstanding Special Class Program
Grease: Live

Outstanding Structured Reality Program
Shark Tank

Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series
Childrens Hospital

Outstanding Animated Program

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance
Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy)

Outstanding Variety Special
The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Prime Time Special

Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series
Making a Murderer

The main Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony will be held next Sunday, Sept. 18 at 8/7c on ABC. 

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  1. Lyndon says:

    Condragulations. Well deserved.

  2. patricia Sullivan says:

    Congratulations Ru! Totally deserved!

  3. Alec says:

    RuPaul, Archer, Seth MacFarlane and Making a Murderer! Yes!!! <3

  4. Steven says:

    So glad James Corden won!

  5. Ron says:

    Yaaaassss! You better WERK, Ru! Condragulations!

  6. Big Cheddar says:

    Yaaassss Mamaaaa! Well deserved!

  7. ninergrl6 says:

    Over Seacrest? Really? I guess Ryan makes it look too easy.
    Thrilled for Grease & Carpool Karaoke!

  8. El S Boy says:

    The Only thing i see is ARCHER WIN !!!

  9. Jamie says:

    Hellz yeah. Mama Ru been deserved that Emmy for a long time.

  10. MiaB says:

    Well overdue. Condragulations, Ru!

  11. CP says:

    Yesssssssssssssssssss!! Condragulations RuPaul!!!!!!!!!