No, you’re not confused: the Emmys aren’t until this coming weekend. But this past weekend, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards were held over two nights, on Sept. 10 and 11. That’s the occasion that Marvel Entertainment is celebrating today, as it wins its very first Emmy.
Creative Arts Emmys are awarded to those who have achieved technical excellence in television over the past year. Awards include recognition for reality shows, animated programs and short films and technical jobs like cinematography, costume design and sound. And then there are not a few Creative Arts Emmys specific to specific quirks of the television medium, like guest actors, narrators and voice actors.
Netflix’s Marvel’s Jessica Jones was nominated for two Creative Arts Emmys, Outstanding Main Title Design and Outstanding Main Title Theme Music, and won for its theme music. Sean Callery, who scored the show, took home the award.
The win makes this Marvel TV’s first Emmy for any of its shows, a slate that so far includes Agents of SHIELD, Agent Carter and Daredevil, in addition to Jessica Jones. The much-lauded Netflix series has also garnered a Hugo Award and a Peabody Award. It is not nominated for any awards in 2016’s Primetime Emmys Awards, which will air on Sept. 18.