Primetime Emmy Award
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series is an Emmy presented to the best performance by a lead actor in a television comedy series. Beginning with the 18th Emmys, leading actors in comedy have competed alone. However, these comedic performances included actors from miniseries, telefilms, and guest performers competing against main cast competitors. Such instances are marked below.
# – Indicates a performance in a Miniseries or Telefilm, prior to the category's creation.
§ – Indicates a performance as a guest performer, prior to the category's creation.
Check all the winners of Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series presented under Primetime Emmy Award since 2014 .