Top 5 Performances by an Actress in a TV Series in 2016

As the 2016 TV season comes to a halt, and the Summer/Winter season begins, here are my picks for the best performance by an actress in a TV Series in 2016.

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Note: While most shows have finished for their mid-season break, a few still remain going or will finish in the next couple of weeks. If any of these episodes contain performances that may impact this list, I will update it. 

Top 5 Performances by an Actress in a TV Series in 2016

1. Thandie Newton (Maeve Millay, Westworld)

2. Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister, Game of Thrones)

3. Sarah Paulson (Marcia Clark, American Crime Story)

4. Rhea Seehorn (Kim Wexler, Better Call Saul)

5. Evan Rachel Wood (Dolores Abernathy, Westworld)

Honourable Mentions: Robin Wright (House of Cards), Claire Foy (The Crown), Paulina Gaitan (Narcos)

Photos: Thandie Newton (IndieWire), Lena Headey (Gold Derby), Sarah Paulson (Perez Hilton), Rhea Seeborn (AMC), Evan Rachel Wood (The Inquisitr)