68th Emmy Awards: Kate McKinnon Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series For ‘Saturday Night Live’ – Facts You Need To Know
Being her third nomination for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, will Kate McKinnon finally be successful to take with her the trophy as she leaves the 68th Emmy Awards?Advertisement
For three straight years, the 32-year-old “Saturday Night Live” actress has been on the list of nominees under the said category.
However, in the past two Emmys, she went home empty-handed.
Both in 2014 and 2015, Allison Janney, who plays Bonnie Plunkett on the CBS sitcom “Mom,” snatched the trophy for the said category.
At the 68th Emmy Awards, Kate McKinnon will not only try to beat Janney in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category, but also other talented comedy stars from different networks.
On Sunday, the two actresses will prove their effectiveness as comediennes as they are pitted against Anna Chlumsky of HBO’s “Veep,” Gaby Hoffmann of Amazon’s “Transparent,” Judith Light of anther Amazon series, the “Transparent,” “Niecy Nash of HBO’s “Getting On.”
Basing on the comment of Parade, the former star of Logo TV’s “The Big Gay Sketch Show” has the potential to be the winner of the 68th Emmy Awards’ Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
According to the online publication, Kate McKinnon is the “new breakout star” of “Saturday Night Live.”
Aside from her five movies this year – “The Angry Birds Movie,” “Finding Dory, “Ghostbusters,” “Masterminds” (due on Sept. 30) and “Office Christmas Party” (to be out by Dec. 9,” she has also been busy with other commitments.
Amid this comment, Paste Magazine predicted that the actress will fail again in winning the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 68th Emmy Awards since Janney will continue to get the judges’ nod.