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68th Emmy Awards: Saturday Night Live Outstanding Variety Sketch Series – Facts You Need To Know

68th Emmy Awards: Saturday Night Live Outstanding Variety Sketch Series – Facts You Need To Know
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68th Emmy Awards: Saturday Night Live Outstanding Variety Sketch Series – Facts You Need To Know

This is the 38th year for “Saturday Night Live” getting nominated at the Emmys and it has won 44 Emmys in the past.

“Saturday Night Live” has always been a favorite at the Emmys but the competition just gets tougher every year. Can SNL still score at the Emmys?

“Saturday Night Live” is up against competitors like “Documentary Now!” (IFC), “Drunk History” (Comedy Central), “Inside Amy Schumer” (Comedy Central), “Key & Peele” (Comedy Central) and “Portlandia” (IFC), reports Emmys.

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“Saturday Night Live”

“Saturday Night Live” or more commonly known as SNL is a 90 minute, weekly, American sketch comedy/variety show on NBC that is shot at NYC and aired its first episode on October 11, 1975.

It has since gathered huge fan-following, launching the careers of several wannabe comedians. It has also featured an impressive list of guest actors like Ben Affleck, Queen Latifah, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Liam Neeson, Luke Wilson, Colin Farrell, Robert DeNiro etc, reports Ace Showbiz.

Apart from the category of “Outstanding Variety Sketch Series”, reports Emmys, “Saturday Night Live” has also been nominated this year at the 68th Emmy Awards for:

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  • Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series
  • Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series
  • Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special – [Already Won]
  • Outstanding Lighting Design/ Lighting Direction For A Variety series
  • Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic)
  • Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Reality Or Reality-Competition Series
  • Outstanding Costumes For A Variety, Non-Fiction Or Reality Program
  • Outstanding Stunt Coordination for A Comedy Series Or Variety Program
  • Outstanding Directing for A Variety Series
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress For A Comedy Series
  • Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series
  • Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Series
  • Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series – [Already Won]

For the latest 2016 Emmy News please stay tuned in to this site.

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