2016 Emmy Awards: Kate McKinnion Wins for Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Emmy Awards

At the 68th annual Emmy Awards, the winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series was Kate McKinnon, who won for “Saturday Night Live.” The awards aired Sept. 18, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. EDT. According to ABC, Jimmy Kimmel hosted the event from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.

Nominees for Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

  • HBO – “Getting On,” Niecy Nash as Didi Ortley
  • CBS – “Mom,” Allison Janney as Bonnie
  • NBC – “Saturday Night Live,” Kate McKinnon as Various characters
  • Amazon – “Transparent,” Judith Light as Shelly Pfefferman
  • HBO – “Veep,” Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer

The excitement built as the audience waited for Kristen Bale and Joe McHale to announce who was going to take home the Emmy Award. The winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series was Kate McKinnon, who won for “Saturday Night Live.”

Nominees were announced on July 14, 2016, in a ceremony hosted by the Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum and Anthony Anderson from the ABC television show “Black-ish,” Lauren Graham from “Parenthood,” and the revival of the new “Gilmore Girls” show on Netflix.

Written by Tracy Blake
Edited by Cathy Milne

Sources:

Emmys.com: 68th Emmy Awards Nominations
ABC Live Television: The 68th Emmy Awards

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