Last year's Emmy champ Jaime Pressly snubbed! Amy Poehler pulls off what the 'Saturday Night Live' boys couldn't
While no male stars of "Saturday Night Live" made the Emmy list for supporting comedy actor now that the cast has moved over from the category for variety performers, one female costar made the supporting actress lineup: Amy Poehler.
BIGGEST SNUB: Where is last year's Emmy winner Jaime Pressly ("My Name Is Earl")?
TOP 10 FINALISTS: SUPPORTING COMEDY ACTRESS
Kristin Chenoweth, "Pushing Daisies" ("Girth")
Conchata Ferrell, "Two and a Half Men" ("Fish in a Drawer")
Jenna Fischer, "The Office" ("Fun Run")
Jane Krakowski, "30 Rock" ("The Collection")
Judith Light, "Ugly Betty" ("I See Me, ICU")
Elizabeth Perkins, "Weeds" ("Risk")
Amy Poehler, "Saturday Night Live" ("Tina Fey")
Jean Smart, "Samantha Who? ("The Girlfriend")
Holland Taylor, "Two and a Half Men" ("Media Room Slash Dungeon")
Vanessa Williams, "Ugly Betty" ("Bananas for Betty")
OTHER SURPRISING OMISSIONS: Dana Delany and Nicollette Sheridan ("Desperate Housewives"), Cheryl Hines ("Curb Your Enthusiasm"), Wanda Sykes ("New Adventures of Old Christine"), Sarah Chalke ("Scrubs"), Swoosie Kurtz ("Pushing Daisies"), Becki Newton and Ashley Jensen ("Ugly Betty"). Newton, Jensen and Pressley were on the Top 10 list last year.
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