It's Official: Kate McKinnon Wins At Comedy

Kate McKinnon won an American Comedy Award Thursday night.
By: Michelle Garcia
May 09 2014 3:17 PM

Last night, Kate McKinnon won the American Comedy Award for her hilarious work on Saturday Night Live.

After getting on stage, and mock-bawling, McKinnon thanked the crowd for her "non-Oscar."

"I really can't believe I get to be in this room tonight with so many people I admire, and I just want to say I'm currently being treated for pink eye," she said to a room full of laughs. "That's pink eye, the elementary school disease where filthy children go to the bathroom and then rub their eye."

McKinnon was up against fellow SNL player Vanessa Bayer, Aubrey Plaza of Parks and Recreation, Chelsea Peretti of Brooklyn Nine Nine, and Julie Bowen of Modern Family.

 

Here is the full list of winners:


Comedy Supporting Actress, TV: Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Comedy Supporting Actor, TV: Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live

Comedy Actor, Film: Will Ferrell, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Comedy Director, Film: Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, This Is The End

Club Comic of the Year: Maria Bamford

Alternative Comedy Series: Key & Peele, Comedy Central

Comedy Directing, TV: Peter Atencio, Key & Peele

Comedy Special of the Year: Louis C.K., Oh My God

Comedy Actress, TV: Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Comedy Screenplay: Katie Dippold, The Heat

Comedy Writing, TV: Modern Family

Late-Night Talk Show: (tie) The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)

Viral Video of the Year: "Bad Lip Reading: The NFL"

Comedy Actress, Film: Melissa McCarthy, The Heat

Concert Comic: Jim Gaffigan

Comedy Film: This Is The End

Comedy Television Series: Parks and Recreation

 

And her insane acceptance speech:


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