Emmys 2013: Who Should Win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series? Take Our Poll!

Aug 20 2013, 2:46pm CDT | by TV Line

Emmys 2013: Who Should Win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series? Take Our Poll!
Photo Credit: TV Line

It’s been 12 years since anyone has scored back-to-back Emmy wins for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series. (*If you’re scratching your head wondering who, exactly, holds that honor, kindly scroll to the end of this post!)

The question, of course, is whether Veep‘s Julia Louis-Dreyfus can break the no-repeat streak and score her second straight statuette. (She also won in 2006 for The New Adventures of Old Christine, but did not have the same luck in four subsequent attempts.)

VIDEO | Watch the Girls Season 3 Teaser

Two other women this year are going for non-consecutive doubles in the Best Comedy Actress race: Nurse Jackie‘s Edie Falco (who won in 2010) and 30 Rock‘s Tina Fey (the 2008 champ).

RELATED | Emmys 2013: Who Should Win Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series? Take Our Poll!

Of course, if Emmy’s habit of spreading the wealth in the category continues, then perhaps one should think twice about putting money on Louis-Dreyfus, Falco and Fey. Instead, the safest bet is to look for a win from Parks and Recreation‘s Amy Poehler (nominated for the fourth straight year), Girls‘ Lena Dunham (in the hunt for the second year running) or Enlightened‘s Laura Dern (celebrating her first and only nod for the brilliant-but-canceled HBO comedy).

What would you do if you had the power to honor one of these fine actresses when the Emmys are handed out? Take our poll below to vote for your favorite — TVLine voting closes Sept. 15, so act now! — then hit the comments to justify your pick!

Every day for the next month, we’ll launch another “Who Should Win?” Emmy poll, so come back to TVLine.com every day to weigh in on who’s most worthy of TV’s biggest honor. And to stay up to speed on all our Emmy polls, follow me on Twitter @MichaelSlezakTV!

*Patricia Heaton, a winner in 2000 and 2001 for Everybody Loves Raymond, was the last actress to take home consecutive Best Comedy Actress statuettes.


Source: TV Line

/>
 
 
 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Swatch says One More Thing Trademark refers to Columbo
Swatch says One More Thing Trademark refers to Columbo
Swatch has a perfect explanation why they trademarked the line "Just One More Thing" and it has nothing to do with Apple.
 
 
D23 Unveils PBS documentary American Experience: Walt Disney
D23 Unveils PBS documentary American Experience: Walt Disney
At Disney's bi-annual D23 expo, audiences viewed PBS's documentary about the company's leader in American Experience: Walt Disney. Featured are rare glimpses at the dark and light sides of Walt Disney, the creator of modern American consumerism.
 
 
Len Goodman is Leaving Dancing with the Stars
Len Goodman is Leaving Dancing with the Stars
After 20 seasons, he is bidding the reality show goodbye.
 
 
Ellen DeGeneres Details Finding Nemo Sequel Finding Dory at Disney's D23 Expo
Ellen DeGeneres Details Finding Nemo Sequel Finding Dory at Disney's D23 Expo
D23 Expo was the venue for the announcement of the upcoming Disney and DeGeneres venture, Finding Dory.