How many Emmy Awards has Saturday Night Live won in 2017?
So far, a lot.
The venerable NBC sketch-comedy series tied with Westworld for the most Emmy nominations (22) heading into Sunday’s 69th annual Emmy Awards ceremony. At the Creative Arts Emmys last weekend, SNL won four total awards:
Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic)
Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Nonfiction, Reality, or Reality Competition Series
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (Melissa McCarthy)
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Dave Chappelle)
Awards SNL lost at the Creative Arts Emmys include: Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special; Writing for a Variety Series; Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Programming; Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special; Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Series; Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Limited Series, Movie, or Special; Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or Variety Program; Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tom Hanks); and Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (Kristen Wiig).
That means come Sunday, SNL can win a maximum of six more awards out of 8 total nominations:
Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Alec Baldwin)
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Kate McKinnon, Vanessa Bayer, Leslie Jones)
Variety Sketch Series
Picture Editing for Variety Program
Original Music and Lyrics
Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series