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Saturday Night Live Got So Many Emmy Nominations This Year

Including three acting nominations!

By McKenzie Jean-Philippe
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Season 47 of Saturday Night Live was one for the books thanks to top-notch sketches and celebrity guest Hosts like Kim Kardashian and Selena Gomez.

How to Watch

Watch Saturday Night Live Saturdays at 11:30/10:30c on NBC and next day on Peacock.  

And the Television Academy is rewarding SNL for its banner year. The show racked up several Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Variety Sketch series and three acting nods. See the full list of SNL Emmy nominations, below. 

Saturday Night Live 2022 Emmy Awards nominations

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Bowen Yang

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Kate McKinnon

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, Jerrod Carmichael

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Reality or Competition Series

Outstanding Music Direction

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special

Saturday Night Live: Stories from the Show also received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series.

How to watch the 2022 Emmys

Watch the 74th Annual Emmy Awards on Monday, September 12 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC or stream the ceremony live on Peacock. You can also rewatch your favorite episodes of Saturday Night Live on Peacock, including the one Gomez hosted on May 14, 2022. "It means the world," the actress and singer told NBC’s Mark Barger about hosting SNL. "I feel like this was a bucket-list moment. I'm so grateful." 

"This week I've gotten no sleep, and it's because I'm just so excited," Gomez said the week she was prepping for the show. "All I do is read the sketches. It's been so much fun. I'm used to a lot of fast-paced work... [The sketches have] wild characters. So it's really fun. Not only have I never played [these] characters before, but I get to do it on Saturday Night Live."