Big news today: we woke up to 14 Emmy nominations!! We are incredibly proud and excited that so many of the extraordinarily talented and hardworking members of our cast and crew were recognized by the Television Academy.
Here's a look at our amazing nominees:
Outstanding Variety Series
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kate McKinnon (her first Emmy nomination!!)
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Tina Fey
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Melissa McCarthy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Jimmy Fallon
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Louis C.K.
Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: "Home For The Holidays (Twin Bed)"
Outstanding Music Direction:
Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series: Don Roy King
Outstanding Technical Directing
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic)
Outstanding Art Direction for Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition Programming
This year's 14 nominations bring SNL's total number of Emmy nominations to 187, dating back to the show's inaugural season in 1975-76. The show has won 40 Emmy Awards in that span, breaking the record previously held by Frasier for the most Emmy wins by any single series. Revisit the show's classic sketches here.
So congrats and good luck to all our incredible nominees. The work people do here at SNL, in the time they do it, is astounding. And we can't wait to watch you win in August!