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Emmy nominations: 'SNL' and late-night comedy nods reflect a Trump bump — with a few exceptions

Emmy nominations: 'SNL' and late-night comedy nods reflect a Trump bump — with a few exceptions

Live, from Los Angeles, it’s the Emmy nominations — and “Saturday Night Live” is proving it’s not a joke when it comes to Emmy dominance.

With a total of 22, matched only by HBO’s freshman drama “Westworld,” NBC’s venerable late-night comedy series earned its highest number of Emmy nods ever, outdistancing the 17 it received in 2016. Already holding the record for the number of Emmy nominations received over the run of a single series, “Saturday Night Live” has now earned a total of 231 nominations since its debut in 1975.

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