Melissa McCarthy Gets Nominated For 2 Primetime Emmy Awards

Melissa McCarthy, one of our favorite plus size actresses has been nominated for 2 Primetime Emmy awards.

This year she’s nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series for her hosting gig on Saturday Night Live and Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series for her role as as Molly Flynn in the CBS comedy Mike & Molly. Last year McCarty won in the same category for her role on Mike & Molly so it’s nice to see her receive recognition for a second year in a row.

Melissa McCarthy is recognized for her role as “Sookie St. James” in the WB series Gilmore Girls. She also starred as “Dena” alongside Christina Applegate on ABC’s Samantha Who? and plays the lead role of “Molly Flynn” on CBS sitcom Mike & Molly. McCarthy held the role of “Megan” alongside her real life husband Ben Falcone, in Bridesmaids. She has also appeared in The Nines, Charlie’s Angeles, The Back-up Plan, and Life as We Know It.

Upcoming films include This Is 40 (completed), Identity Theft (post-production) and The Heat which she is currently filming.

The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards air LIVE on ABC Sunday September 23rd at 7pm EST.

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  1. […] Melissa McCarthy joins Jason Bateman in Identity Thief, a new comedy that comes out Friday, February 8th. In the film Melissa plays Diana, a harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s (Jason Bateman) identity. Later this year Melissa will continue to make us laugh as Det. Shannon Mullins in The Heat and she’s rumored to have a role in The Hangover III. […]

  2. […] Saturday night America’s favorite comedienne hosted Saturday Night Live for the 2nd time in her career. Despite a few red carpet blunders at award shows, Melissa’s star continues to shine so inviting her back to host the NBC sketch comedy show was a great move on their part. In fact, after hosting SNL the first time she was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. […]

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