SNL hosts McCarthy, Chappelle win Emmys

Frederick Owens
September 11, 2017

On Sunday, Dave Chappelle won the Emmy for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, his first ever Emmy, for his guest spot on Saturday Night Live on November 12, just after the election.

McCarthy and comedian Dave Chapelle, were announced as best guest actor and actress on a comedy series at Sunday's (Monday NZ time) creative arts awards, the precursor to the main Emmy Awards ceremony set for next weekend.

McCarthy was not present at the ceremony to accept her award.

McCarthy's impression of Spicer, which she played multiple times during "SNL's" 42nd season, earned praise from almost everyone ― except the White House.

NBC's Saturday Night Live went into television's Emmy awards this year with 22 nominations, reflecting the renewed popularity of the satirical sketch show and its most-watched season in 23 years.

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Her performances also had real-life consequences.

McCarthy was awarded for her memorable performance Sunday night at the Creative Arts Awards for the 2017 Emmys.

In her acceptance speech Bledel spoke about The Handmaid's Tale's partnership with change.org, which she said she hoped would, "encourage us all to take action...sign up, speak up and stay awake", Deadline reports.

In honor of McCarthy's Emmy win, take a look at some of her best Spicey skits below.

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