Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Beginning with the 18th Primetime Emmy Awards, leading actresses in comedy have competed alone. However, these comedic performances included actresses from miniseries, telefilms, and guest performers competing against main cast competitors. Such instances are marked below:

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards are the first Emmys where there is no representation from any of the big four broadcast networks.

Winners and nominations

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2000s

2010s

2020s

Superlatives

Programs with multiple awards

Performers with multiple awards

Programs with multiple nominations

Performers with multiple nominations

Total awards by network

  • CBS – 26
  • NBC – 16
  • ABC – 7
  • HBO – 7
  • Showtime – 2
  • Amazon – 2
  • Pop TV - 1

See also

Uses material from the Wikipedia article Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, released under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license.