Monday, October 25, 2021

‘Ted Lasso’ Lands 20 Emmy Nominations!

Ted Lasso and the Greyhounds have nabbed 20 Emmy nominations!

Ted Lasso Emmy nominations include:

  • Outstanding Comedy Series
  • Jason Sudeikis for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
  • Brett Goldstein, Brendan Hunt, Nick Mohammed, and Jeremy Swift for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
  • Hannah Waddingham and Juno Temple for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Three episodes are nominated for Outstanding Directing For a Comedy Series; Zach Braff for “Biscuits,” MJ Delaney for “The Hope That Kills You,” and Declan Lowney for “Make Rebecca Great Again”
  • Two episodes are nominated for Outstanding Writing For a Comedy Series; Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt, Bill Lawrence, and Joe Kelly for “Pilot” and Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt, and Joe Kelly for “Make Rebecca Great Again”
  • Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Program (Half-Hour)
  • Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series
  • Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
  • Two episodes are nominated for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series; A.J. Catoline for “The Hope That Kills You” and Melissa McCoy for “Make Rebecca Great Again”
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation
  • Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation

Ted Lasso has swept through previous award shows, including wins at the Golden Globes, Critics Choice Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. It also currently holds eight nominations for the first annual Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards.

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Based on the parody NBC characters created by Sudeikis and Brendan Hunt (Coach Beard), Ted Lasso follows the overly optimistic football coach, Lasso, as he moves to England to coach a Premier League soccer team. With no experience under his belt, Lasso fumbles more often than not learning the ins-and-out of not only a new sport but an entirely new culture, but he doesn’t let that stop him.

The series proved that optimistic characters and feel-good underdog stories can be captivating and interesting. However, more importantly it proved that they can sell if they’re done right. And this one is done perfectly.

Season 2 has already been met with critical acclaim, boasting an impressive 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, which is no easy feat. Season 2 features 12 episodes, two additional from the original season 1 order, and has already been renewed by Apple TV+ for a third season.

The Emmy awards will air on Sunday, September 19. Cedric the Entertainer will host the show that airs on CBS at 8 p.m. EST.

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All 10 episodes of Ted Lasso season 1 are available to watch on Apple TV+.

Check out our review of the upcoming season 2 that premieres on July 23. Stay tuned for our coverage throughout the season including episodic recaps!

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Kaity started with Harry Potter in second grade and it’s been a losing battle ever since, or maybe a winning one ... She lives in New England with a small herd of cats, two dogs, three chinchillas, and one daughter. Her main fandoms are Marvel, The Umbrella Academy, Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings, with special emphasis on one vibranium shield-wielding Super Soldier. Contact: kaity@nerdsandbeyond.com

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