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Even with six slots, the Emmy race for a Best Actress in a Comedy nomination has been murderer’s row for years. The fight just to get a nod won’t get any easier this season as Julia Louis-Dreyfus is eligible once again after a year hiatus f…

THR continues their fascinating Emmy Roundtable discussions with moderator Lacey Rose, this week focusing on the Comedy Actresses. The hour-long episode features Drew Barrymore (“Santa Clarita Diet”), Alison Brie (“GLOW”), Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvel…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has won six-straight Emmys in this category, but “Veep” will not qualify for consideration this year.   That means one of last year’s players won’t make the cut if both Rachel Brosnahan and Alison Brie earn n…

The SAG Awards giveth and the SAG Awards taketh away, but anyone fuming because Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan or “Get Out” didn’t win the honors you wanted them to better realize this is likely your Academy Awards outcome.  Sure, w…

It might be a slight reach to have Issa Rae (“Insecure”) as a frontrunner for a nomination, but our gut tells us the Television Academy will pay (or have already paid) attention to HBO’s critical comedy breakout.  Sarah Jessica Parker (“Divorce”) is Emmy royalty so even with Amy Schumer and Laurie Metcalf no longer in the mix it’s gonna be tough for Rachel Bloom (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”)Phoebe Waller-Bridge, (“Fleabag”), Constance Wu, “Fresh Off The Boat” or Gina Rodriguez, “Jane the Virgin” to crack the field. Continue reading 2017 Best Lead Actress In A Comedy Series Emmy Predictions at The Playlist.