The 71st Primetime Emmy Award nominations are in and it's time for your predictions on what show will be considered the Outstanding Comedy Series in 2019. Comedy can be hard to quantify, but all of the nominated series have proven themselves to be fantastically funny - some over several seasons. Amazon Video and HBO both have multiple shows with nominations for best comedy series this year. Out of the big five network channels, only NBC has an Emmy-nominated comedy in 2019, with The Good Place.
Which comedy series do you think will take home the Emmy this year? Vote below to make your predictions.
The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy comedy television series created by Michael Schur. Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because of her good deeds by helping get innocent people get off, she realizes there has been a mistake. Now Eleanor will do anything to stay in The Good Place. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper, D'Arcy Carden, Jameela Jamil, + more
Number of Seasons: 3
Winner for 2019 Outstanding Comedy Series.
Fleabag (BBC Three, 2016) is a British comedy series about Fleabag (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), a young woman attempting to navigate modern life in London. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Hugh Skinner, Sian Clifford
Number of Seasons: 2
Network: Amazon Video, BBC Three
Previously nominated: 2018 (Won)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon, 2017) is an American period comedy-drama television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Rachel Brosnahan as a housewife in the 1950s who decides to become a standup comic. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein, Tony Shalhoub, Marin Hinkle
Number of Seasons: 2
Network: Amazon Video
Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining asset: a small town named Schitt's Creek which they had bought their son as a joke birthday gift years before. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy, Annie Murphy, Chris Elliott, + more
Number of Seasons: 5