Emmy Predictions: Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series — ‘SNL,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ and Everyone Else

Emmy Predictions: Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series — ‘SNL,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ and Everyone Else
Last Year’s Winner: Dan Levy, “Schitt’s Creek

Still Eligible: No.

Hot Streak: The category hasn’t seen any repeat winners since Jeremy Piven took home three consecutive trophies for his work on “Entourage” between 2006 – 2008. Shortly thereafter, “Modern Family’s” Emmy dominance was supported by Supporting Actor wins, as Eric Stonestreet won in 2010, then Ty Burrell triumphed in 2011, before it went back to Stonestreet in 2012 and then eventually returned to Burrell in 2014.

Fun Fact: Lately, “Saturday Night Live” has become a bit of a mainstay in the Supporting categories, but it took decades before voters put sketch performers alongside their half-hour comedy peers. Eddie Murphy was the first “SNL” cast member nominated in this category, way back in 1983. It took another 29 years for the next Studio 8H player to snag a nod, when Bill Hader was nominated in 2012. “Saturday Night Live” has received six of its seven nominations in the last eight years,
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