The 2017 Best Of TV Awards winner in the category of Best Comedy Actress is - Kristen Bell "The Good Place"
This years winner for Best Comedy Actress is Kristen Bell "Thed Good Place", giving them their 1st award in this category, and the first for the show in any category. Kristen won with 52 votes. This was her first finals appearance in just the shows second season.
Runner Up was 2 time winner (2011, 2013) Kaley Cuoco with 51 votes. This was her 7th consecutive finals appearance (4th, 4th, 2nd, 1st, 2nd, 1st).
Third was Kat Dennings with 48 votes in her 5th consecutive finals appearance in the shows last season (2nd, 5th, 5th, 6th)
3 time winner (2012, 2014, 2016) Mayim Bialik was in 4th with 47 votes, marking her lowest finish in her 7th consecutive finals appearance (1st, 2nd, 1st, 2nd, 1st, 3rd). Debra Messing was 5th with 43 votes in her first finals appearance.
Stephanie Beatriz was 6th with 38 votes in her first finals appearance. Allison Janney & Drew Barrymore tied for 7th with 33 votes. Janney in her 2nd consecutive finals last year, finishing 12th in 2016, Barrymore was in her first finals. Melissa Rauch was 9th with 31 votes in her fifth consecutive finals appearance (8th, 9th, 9th, 9th). Megan Mullally was 10th with 21 votes in her 2nd finals appearance in this category on 2 different shows (2011 "Childrens Hospital" finished 9th).
1st KRISTEN BELL "THE GOOD PLACE' 52
2nd KALEY CUOCO "THE BIG BANG THEORY" 51
3rd KAT DENNINGS "2 BROKE GIRLS" 48
4th Mayim Bialik "The Bog Bang Theory" 47
5th Debra Messing "Will And Grace" 43
6th Stephanie Beatriz "Brooklyn Nine Nine" 38
7th Allison Janney "Mom" 33
7th Drew Barrymore "Santa Clarita Diet" 33
9th Melissa Rauch "The Big Bang Theory" 31
10th Megan Mullally "Will And Grace" 21
This is the smallest margin of victory, breaking last years margin of 5 votes by Mayim Bialik over Kat Dennings & Sofia Vergara. Stephanie Beatriz becomes the 3rd different Brooklyn Nine Nine actress to make the finals in 3 consecutive years, with Melissa Fumero in 2016 & Chelsea Peretti in 2015 making the finals before her. Megan Mullally sets a new record for longest gap between finals appearances in an actress category by appearing for the first time since 2011.
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