ⓘ Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

                                     

ⓘ 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:

  • # – Indicates a performance in a Miniseries or Television film, prior to the categorys creation.
  • § – Indicates a performance as a guest performer, prior to the categorys creation.

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