Dave Chappelle SNL

Dave Chappelle finally won his first Emmy award, for hosting Saturday Night Live‘s post-election episode last fall. It’s a bit hard to believe that Chappelle has never won an Emmy before now, as he’s generally regarded as one of the most brilliant comic minds in recent memory. While he stepped out of the spotlight for a number of years after the controversial end of Chappelle’s Show, it’s still hard to fathom that he had never been recognized previously for his contributions to TV.

Chappelle not having won an Emmy for Chappelle’s Show itself is especially strange, as in addition to being a hit with audiences, the show was also a critical ...

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