2018 Creative Arts Emmys: 8 terrific red carpet and backstage interviews with Kenan Thompson, RuPaul, Judd Apatow and more [WATCH]

Gold Derby was on the red carpet and backstage in the press room for Sunday’s 2018 Creative Arts Emmys to chat with many of this year’s nominees (See the complete list of winners). Among the Emmy contenders we chatted with in downtown Los Angeles were Kenan Thompson (“Saturday Night Live”), RuPaul Charles (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”) and Judd Apatow (“The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling”).

Once again this year the Creative Arts ceremonies were separated into two different nights, with Saturday focusing on scripted fare and Sunday celebrating nonfiction/reality. The live Primetime ceremony will air Monday, September 17 on NBC, hosted by “SNL” stars Colin Jost and Michael Che.

Click each link below to be taken to the full interview.

Louie Anderson — Past winner for “Baskets” and nominee this year for Best Comedy Supporting Actor

Judd Apatow — Winner of Best Documentary Special for “The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling”

RuPaul Charles — Winner for Reality Host on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (click here for our full report)

Bryan Fogel — Oscar winner for “Icarus” and Emmy nominated for Best Documentary Special

John Legend, Tim Rice, Andrew Lloyd Webber –Winners and new members of the EGOT club for “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Neil Meron — Winner for Best Variety Special Live of “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Kenan Thompson, Chris Redd — Winners of Music and Lyrics for “Saturday Night Live”

Correspondents for “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” — Nominated for Best Variety Series Writing

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