Friday, April 12, 2024

Emmys: “Saturday Night Live” Gets Nine Acting Nominations Including Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump


“Saturday Night Live” picked up six acting nominations for this year’s Emmy Awards, as well as Best Comedy Show.

He was nominated!

Supporting acting nods from the show went to regulars Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, and Leslie Jones. Guest stars who were nominated included Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Tiffany Haddish, Donald Glover, and Bill Hader (who also was nominated for his HBO show, “Barry.”)

“SNL” was the only show produced by Lorne Michaels that received an Emmy nod. Both “Jimmy Fallon” and “Seth Meyers” were blanked, although Meyers show picked up a writing nomination.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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