Allison Janney took home the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Emmy for her role in “Mom.” It was her second victory of the year and sixth overall.
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Janney became the first actor or actress to win two Emmys in the same year since her “West Wing” co-star Stockard Channing accomplished the same feat in 2002 (for “The West Wing” and “The Matthew Shepard Story,” both on NBC.)
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On Aug. 16, Janney won the Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series at the Creative Arts Emmys for playing a sexually frustrated wife in Showtime’s “Masters of Sex.” She starred alongside Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan.
Her previous four Emmys came from playing White House Press Secretary C.J. Craig alongside Channing in NBC’s popular political drama “The West Wing.”