Gold Derby can exclusively reveal that Hannah Einbinder is entering the “Hacks” episode “I Think She Will” as her 2021 Emmy Awards submission for Best Comedy Supporting Actress. This program streamed June 10 and was the 10th episode of the first season for the HBO Max show.
In this installment, Ava (Einbinder) quits her job after Deborah (Jean Smart) slaps her in an argument over performing new material. Later on, Ava goes home for her father’s funeral and is surprised Deborah gives a funny eulogy. Ava apologizes and decides to go on tour with her.
This year marks the first career Emmy nomination for Einbinder. For this 2021 contest, she is competing against “Saturday Night Live” stars Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong, “Ted Lasso” stars Juno Temple and Hannah Waddingham, plus Rosie Perez (“The Flight Attendant”).
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