Lea Michele "Glee" wins the Best Comedy Actress award in her final chance for her portrayal of Rachel Berry on this show. Lea was frequently a finalist in the category, making it to the finals 4 times, including last years 8th place finish. This is the first year she finished ahead of her co-star Jane Lynch, who this year finished 3rd.
This ended the 4 year run of "The Big Bang Theory" winning it with Mayim Bialik (2012, 2014) finishing in 2nd this year and Kaley Cuoco (2011, 2013) finishing 4th. Sanwiched in between the former winners was Jane Lynch in 3rd. Kat Dennings "2 Broke Girls" rounded out the top 5 for the 2nd year in a row.
Zooey Deschanel "New Girl" was 6th, Amy Poehler "Parks And Recreation" 7th, Sofia Vergara "Modern Family" 8th, Melissa Rauch "The Big Bang Theory" 9th, Uzo Aduba "Orange Is The New Black" 10th.
Taylor Schilling "Orange Is The New Black" returned to the finals for a 2nd time, dropping from 7th last year to 14th this year.
Anna Faris "Mom", Gina Rodriguez "Jane The Virgin", Wendi McLendon-Covey "The Goldbergs", Constance Wu "Fresh Off The Boat", Ellie Kemper "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt", Chelsea Peretti "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" all were first time finalists.
1st LEA MICHELE "Glee" 628
2nd MAYIM BIALIK "The Big Bang Theory" 410
3rd JANE LYNCH "Glee" 347
4th KALEY CUOCO "The Big Bang Theory" 310
5th KAT DENNINGS "2 Broke Girls" 240
6th ZOOEY DESCHANEL "New Girl" 135
7th AMY POEHLER "Parks & Recreation" 132
8th SOFIA VERGARA "Modern Family" 122
9th MELISSA RAUCH "The Big Bang Theory" 118
10th UZO ADUBA "Orange Is The New Black" 101
11th ANNA FARIS "Mom" 95
12th GINA RODRIGUEZ "Jane The Virgin" 90
13th WENDI MCLENDON-COVEY "The Goldbergs" 85
14th TAYLOR SCHILLING "Orange Is The New Black" 78
15th CONSTANCE WU "Fresh Off The Boat" 74
16th ELLIE KEMPER "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" 69
17th CHELSEA PERETTI "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" 66
To see the winners for all categories, you can find them on the 2015 BOTVA page HERE or on the all-time Best OF TV Awards winners page here.
This is the 1st award for Lea Michele, and 3rd for Glee in the history of the awards.
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