71st Nominees: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

The Nominees for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series are Christina Applegate, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Rachel Brosnahan, Natasha Lyonne, Catherine O'Hara, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

Watch More
Fill 1 Auto On
Fill 1 Auto Off
Television Academy Throwback: Jackee Harry
Icon/Play 00:49

Watch as Jackee Harry wins her first Emmy for her role as Sandra Clark in the Emmy-nominated sitcom 227 at the 39th Primetime Emmy Awards in 1987.

September 22, 2020
72nd Emmy Awards: Catherine O'Hara Wins for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Icon/Play 05:50

Catherine O'Hara wins the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

September 20, 2020
How an Emmy is Won
Icon/Play 2:15

From submissions to nominations to the Emmy Awards - explained in two minutes.

September 16, 2020
Television Academy Throwback: Halle Berry
Icon/Play 01:25

In honor of pioneering actress Dorothy Dandridge, watch as Halle Berry wins an Emmy for her role in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge at the 52nd Primetime Emmy Awards in 2000.

September 8, 2020
Television Academy Throwback: Lassie
Icon/Play 00:40

Watch as Lassie makes an adorable appearance with the cast at the 34th Primetime Emmy Awards in 1982.

August 25, 2020
Television Academy Throwback: Karen Arthur
Icon/Play 01:08

Watch as Karen Arthur became the first female director to win an Emmy for Cagney and Lacey at the 37th Primetime Emmy Awards in 1985.

August 18, 2020
72nd Emmy Nominations: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Icon/Play 01:00

The nominees for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series are Christina Applegate, Rachel Brosnahan, Linda Cardellini, Catherine O’Hara, Issa Rae, and Tracee Ellis Ross.

July 28, 2020
Television Academy Throwback: Garry Shandling and Sarah Jessica Parker
Icon/Play 01:08

Garry Shandling and Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker share a funny behind-the-scenes moment at the 52nd Primetime Emmy Awards in 2000.

June 30, 2020
Television Academy Throwback: Perfect Harmony with 13th
Icon/Play 02:43

During a night of Perfect Harmony, director Ava DuVernay and cinematographer Hans Charles discussed how the idea for the important film came about and the significance of its score.

June 16, 2020
Television Academy Throwback: Golden Girls
Icon/Play 00:59

Classic TV Cast: If you’ve been catching up on your favorite TV classics, then you’ll love this flashback to a funny moment with the cast of Golden Girls presenting at the 43rd Primetime Emmy Awards in 1991.

April 28, 2020
Browser Requirements
The TelevisionAcademy.com sites look and perform best when using a modern browser.

We suggest you use the latest version of any of these browsers:

Chrome
Firefox
Safari


Visiting the site with Internet Explorer or other browsers may not provide the best viewing experience.

Close Window