‘Saturday Night Live’ wins 84th Emmy, breaking its own astonishing record

‘Saturday Night Live’ wins 84th Emmy, breaking its own astonishing record
With the victories tonight by Eddie Murphy and Maya Rudolph, “Saturday Night Live” has now taken 84 Emmy Awards throughout its long history on NBC. The variety series had 78 after last year’s ceremonies and has won six this week on the virtual Creative Arts shows. The next closest show in second place is “Game of Thrones” with 59 overall.

Murphy was triumphant as Best Comedy Guest Actor four decades after starting his career on the show. Over the past 11 years, other “SNL” guest actors to win have been Dave Chappelle, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake (see full list below).

Rudolph won for playing Senator Kamala Harris as Best Comedy Guest Actress. She joins Tina Fey, Fey and Amy Poehler, Tiffany Haddish, Melissa McCarthy and Betty White.

SEE2020 Creative Arts Emmy winners: Full list of winners in all 100 categories

Throughout the earlier nights of the Creative Arts Emmys, the show won three
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