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‘Dead to Me’ could deliver the lucky 13th set of co-star nominees in the Best Comedy Actress Emmy category

‘Dead to Me’ could deliver the lucky 13th set of co-star nominees in the Best Comedy Actress Emmy category

Last year, Christina Applegate earned a surprise Best Comedy Actress Emmy nomination for her then-new show “Dead to Me,” while her leading lady co-star Linda Cardellini was left out in a cold. But the pair may have double to celebrate this year as Cardellini has just entered the top six in sixth place in our odds, setting the stage for them to be just the 13th pair of co-stars to be nominated in the category and just the third in 31 years.

Since the Emmys established genre-specific categories in 1966, these are the only times co-stars have been nominated for Best Comedy Actress in the same year:

1. Elizabeth Montgomery and Agnes Moorehead, “Bewitched” (1967)

2. Cathryn Damon and Katherine Helmond, “Soap” (1978)

3. Cathryn Damon and Katherine Helmond, “Soap” (1980) (Damon won)

4. Cathryn Damon and Katherine Helmond, “Soap” (1981)

5. Jane Curtin and Susan Saint James, “Kate & Allie” (1984) (Curtin won)

6. Jane Curtin and Susan Saint James, “Kate & Allie” (1985) (Curtin won)

7. Bea Arthur,

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