Gold Derby can exclusively reveal that Kate McKinnon is entering the “Saturday Night Live” episode hosted by Liev Schreiber as her 2019 Emmy Awards submission for Best Comedy Supporting Actress. This program aired November 10 and was the fifth episode of the 44th season for the NBC show.
In this “SNL” installment, McKinnon plays fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, paranormal victim Mrs. Rafferty and investment brothers’ Grandma Donohue. She’s also part of a music video featuring the entire cast.
It’s the seventh nomination at the Emmys for McKinnon, who won this category in 2016 and 2017. For the 2019 contest, she is competing against reigning champ Alex Borstein (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”), returning nominees Anna Chlumsky (“Veep”) Olivia Colman (“Fleabag”) and Betty Gilpin (“GLOW”), plus rookie contenders Sian Clifford (“Fleabag”), Sarah Goldberg (“Barry”) and Marin Hinkle (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”).
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