Gold Derby can exclusively reveal that Kate McKinnon is entering the “Saturday Night Live” episode hosted by Bill Burr as her 2021 Emmy Awards submission for Best Comedy Supporting Actress. This program aired October 10 and was the second episode of the 46th season for the NBC show. In this installment, McKinnon appears as debate moderator Susan Page in the opening, plus in a sketch about a self-quarantining couple, and on “Weekend Update” as Dr. Wayne Wenowdis.
This year marks her ninth career Emmy nomination with two previous wins. For this 2021 contest, she is competing against “SNL” co-stars Aidy Bryant and Cecily Strong, “Ted Lasso” stars Juno Temple and Hannah Waddingham, plus Hannah Einbinder (“Hacks”) and Rosie Perez (“The Flight Attendant”).
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