Emmy Predictions 2019: Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Last Year’s Winner: Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

The State of the Race
Every actress nominated last year is again in the running.
Rachel Brosnahan is back to defend her crown for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Pamela Adlon is gunning for her 3rd consecutive nomination for FX’s “Better Things”
Allison Janney looks to represent broadcast with another nod for “Mom”
Issa Rae wants another shot at the trophy for HBO’s “Insecure”;
Tracee Ellis Ross is hoping voters haven’t started overlooking ABC’s comedy, “Black-ish”
Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda will fight it out over Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie,” 
Ellie Kemper wants one more shot for “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is back to reclaim her crown for “Veep.”

In a Perfect World: 
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, “Broad City”;
Justina Machado, “One Day at a Time”;
Gina Rodriguez, “Jane the Virgin”;
Rachel Bloom, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”